Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist

Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist

German airline Lufthansa reportedly snooped on a journalist to identify the source of leaks in an incident bearing hallmarks of a spying scandal that has recently rocked Deutsche Telekom.

German to sue ministry over wrongful CIA rendition

German to sue ministry over wrongful CIA rendition

A German citizen mistakenly abducted in a case involving the controversial CIA practice known as "extraordinary rendition" reportedly has plans to sue the German Justice Ministry.

German smoking ban crippling bars and pubs

German smoking ban crippling bars and pubs

A partial smoking ban in Germany has led to plummeting profits at pubs, bars and discotheques, according to new figures from the country's Federal Statistics Office.

Polish-born Podolski banking on German win

Polish-born Podolski banking on German win

Germany's Polish-born striker Lukas Podolski is going to Sunday's Euro 2008 game against Poland determined to help his side clinch victory.

Police arrest German pensioner for pushing girl into train

Police arrest German pensioner for pushing girl into train

Police in Munich have arrested a German pensioner for shoving a young girl against an incoming train at an underground station this week in an incident captured by surveillance cameras.