Prize honours survivor of Ludwigshafen blaze

Prize honours survivor of Ludwigshafen blaze

A new award marking the 15th anniversary of the right-wing fire attack in the west German town of Solingen has been awarded to a survivor of the recent Ludwigshafen blaze.

Bundesliga waves goodbye to Bayern’s Hitzfeld and Kahn

Bundesliga waves goodbye to Bayern’s Hitzfeld and Kahn

Tears flowed on the football pitch this weekend as Bundesliga team Bayern Munich celebrated winning the league title as both coach Ottmar Hitzfeld and keeper Oliver Kahn left the team.

Germany sends aid to Burmese cyclone victims

Germany sends aid to Burmese cyclone victims

A plane carrying emergency health aid for 25,000 cyclone victims in Burma is set to leave Frankfurt for Yangon on Monday, according to the charity World Vision.

German conservationists call for butterfly census

German conservationists call for butterfly census

German environmental federation BUND is calling for a national butterfly census as numbers of the airborne insects are declining. BUND is urging the public to count the colourful bugs on the annual "adventure butterfly day" next weekend.