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Swede held for dramatic 1995 German bank robbery

A 32-year-old Swede has been arrested on suspicions of having participated in the spectacular 1995 robbery of a bank in Berlin.

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Deutsche Bahn denies spying like Telekom

Germany’s national railway operator Deutsche Bahn on Tuesday denied the company had engaged in widespread spying on its employees’ contacts to journalists.

Sojourning in Schleswig

Sojourning in Schleswig

On her way back from a trip to Denmark, Elise Krentzel makes a worthwhile stop with her family in the northern German town of Schleswig.

Dutch paper claims Merkel is Oranje fan

Dutch paper claims Merkel is Oranje fan

The Dutch newspaper Telegraaf on Tuesday speculated German Chancellor Angela Merkel secretly supports the arch rivals of the German national football team just days ahead of the Euro 2008.

Drug traffickers busted in Frankfurt with €7 mln in cocaine

Drug traffickers busted in Frankfurt with €7 mln in cocaine

German police and customs workers arrested seven alleged major drug traffickers in possession of €7 million worth of cocaine at the Frankfurt airport on Tuesday.

Germany to earn €1 billion from sales of carbon emission rights

Germany to earn €1 billion from sales of carbon emission rights

The German government is set to reap around €1 billion ($1.55 billion) this year from the sale of carbon dioxide emission rights, a press report said Tuesday.

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row

Stores in Germany could see the first supply shortages of milk by as early as Tuesday amid the escalating dairy farmer delivery boycott over low milk prices.

German camera on Mars probe potentially discovers ice

German camera on Mars probe potentially discovers ice

The German camera attached to a robot arm on the Phoenix spacecraft sent to Mars by NASA has possibly discovered ice on the red planet.

Pilot strike grounds dozens of German flights

Pilot strike grounds dozens of German flights

Many flights have been cancelled across Germany on Tuesday morning because of a pilot strike on Lufthansa subsidiary airline CityLine.

Baden-Württemberg storm flooding kills 3

Baden-Württemberg storm flooding kills 3

At least three people are dead and several injured after severe weather overnight in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, police said on Tuesday morning.

UN climate change talks in Bonn to follow up Kyoto

UN climate change talks in Bonn to follow up Kyoto

Negotiators opened a UN meeting Monday aimed at helping pave the way to a follow-up deal to the Kyoto plan on fighting climate change by the end of next year.