Kieler Woche regatta and festival sets sail

Kieler Woche regatta and festival sets sail

Around three million people are expected in Kiel on the north coast this week, with the start of the Kieler Woche sailing festival.

Jogi says stress cigarette his business

Jogi says stress cigarette his business

German football trainer Joachim Löw has rejected criticism of his smoking a cigarette during the quarter final match against Portugal at the end of last week, saying it was his private business.

Bionade could be cleared from shelves for misleading labels

Bionade could be cleared from shelves for misleading labels

Manufacturers of Bionade have responded angrily this weekend to a court decision ordering all bottles of the fashionable soft drink to be taken off shelves in Germany.

Newspaper report on schoolgirls was an early Brecht satire

Newspaper report on schoolgirls was an early Brecht satire

One of the first pieces of writing by German playwright Bertold Brecht has been unearthed from the archives of the Augsburger Nachrichten newspaper – a report on the graduation of a class of schoolgirls.

Tax men raid more millionaire homes

Tax men raid more millionaire homes

New raids have been carried out in Germany in the Liechtenstein tax evasion scandal, weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.

German economics minister calls for more oil and nuclear power

German economics minister calls for more oil and nuclear power

German Economy Minister Michael Glos called for “quickly” increasing oil supplies in the world market, and returning to nuclear power, in an opinion column in the Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag.