Merkel: G8 to tackle food crisis

Merkel: G8 to tackle food crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a German newspaper that the G8 group of top industrialized nations will take measures to fight the soaring price of food at next week's summit.

Truck drivers to protest high fuel prices

Truck drivers to protest high fuel prices

Faced with job losses due to the high price of diesel and increased road tolls, German truck drivers say they'll do everything short of strike to draw attention to their plight.

Rotten cheese scandal spreads to Germany

Rotten cheese scandal spreads to Germany

A Bavarian dairy has been ordered to stop production because of suspected involvement in an Italian cheese scandal which saw 11,000 tons of rotten cheese mixed with fresh products and sold to European consumers.

Man rips head off new Hitler waxwork

Man rips head off new Hitler waxwork

A wax figure of Adolf Hitler had its head ripped off soon after the opening of a new branch of Madame Tussauds in Berlin on Saturday, police said.