Obama to speak at Berlin’s Siegessäule on Thursday

Obama to speak at Berlin’s Siegessäule on Thursday

Barack Obama will make his Berlin speech in front of the Siegessäule landmark next week, his team has confirmed to the press.

PKK releases German hostages in Turkey

PKK releases German hostages in Turkey

Three mountain climbers from Bavaria who were kidnapped by Kurdish separatists while on holiday in Turkey 12 days ago, were freed Sunday lunchtime.

NPD marches amid financial collapse

NPD marches amid financial collapse

The Far Right extremist party the NPD is in the red for the first time in ten years, according to a report in this weekend’s weekly Der Spiegel.

Honecker appears to accept medal from Ortega

Honecker appears to accept medal from Ortega

Margot Honecker made her first official public appearance since the fall of the Berlin wall at the weekend – in Nicaragua to receive a medal.

Hamilton cool starting German Grand Prix from pole

Hamilton cool starting German Grand Prix from pole

British driver Lewis Hamilton laughed off rumours that he is about to join Ferrari and instead said he was hoping to deliver a one-two triumph for McLaren in Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag

New soldiers will be sworn into the army in front of the Reichstag for the first time this evening, in a controversial ceremony which had put the country’s top politicians in a whirl of indecision as to whether to attend.