German bees hit the road to avoid genetically manipulated pollen

German bees hit the road to avoid genetically manipulated pollen

Bee-keepers in Germany are increasingly taking their buzzing charges on long commuter journeys to the pollen fields – in order to avoid genetically-manipulated (GM) corn which can contaminate honey.

Greens line up for leadership battle among new generation

Greens line up for leadership battle among new generation

Life in the Green party just got more interesting with the news that Volker Ratzmann will fight for the party leadership, coming up against popular Green MEP Cem Özdemir.

‘Degenerate’ art stolen by Nazis on show in Rostock

‘Degenerate’ art stolen by Nazis on show in Rostock

An art exhibition has opened in Rostock showing hundreds of works stolen by the Nazis and condemned as ‘‘degenerate’’, which have not been seen since the 1950s.

HIV positive men and pharmacist con €90k from German insurer

HIV positive men and pharmacist con €90k from German insurer

An investigation has been launched into a suspected fraud where two HIV positive men and a pharmacist are thought to have conned more than €90,000 from a health insurance company.

German wins skyscraper run

German wins skyscraper run

A German athlete sprinted up 91 floors in 10 minutes and 53 seconds on Sunday to win the Taipei 101 race—a leg-burning effort that took him to the top of the world’s tallest skyscraper.

Germany champs for innovation, losers in development

Germany champs for innovation, losers in development

Regardless of what happens on the football pitch on Monday, as far as innovation is concerned, the Germans are European champions - but although they created the MP3 audio encoding format and the fax, it is often foreign groups that have profited from their development.