Bus crash injures 9 German students in Sweden

Bus crash injures 9 German students in Sweden

A tourist coach carrying 25 German passengers crashed near Linköping, Sweden at lunchtime on Monday. Nine adolescents were taken to hospital.

Nazi chimney sweep allowed back to work

Nazi chimney sweep allowed back to work

A neo-Nazi chimney sweep in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt who was dismissed for his behaviour and is suing to get his job back will be allowed to return to work, court officials said on Monday.

Obama says he got ‘hustled’ by German tabloid

Obama says he got ‘hustled’ by German tabloid

Barack Obama says he was "played" and "hustled" by German tabloid daily Bild after they published a rather embarrassing unauthorized article the day after his popular speech in Berlin last week.

Friesland wedding ends in brawl

Friesland wedding ends in brawl

A wedding in the German coastal region East Friesland ended in a brawl over the weekend, as the bride and groom fought with their guests.

Emirates Airlines buys 60 Airbus planes

Emirates Airlines buys 60 Airbus planes

The Gulf airline Emirates has signed a letter of intent to buy 60 more Airbus planes, comprised of 30 A330-300s and 30 A350s, its chief executive Sheikh Ahmed ibn Said al-Maktoum said on Monday in Hamburg.

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German consumer confidence hits five-year low

German consumer confidence has hit its lowest level since June 2003, a leading survey showed on Monday, as benefits of increased employment and wages were "demolished" by inflation.

China’s field of dreams in Germany

China’s field of dreams in Germany

Made in Germany? Chinese firms could soon be flocking to a remote airport in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to assemble their goods, reports Brett Neely.

Ex-Siemens director convicted in corruption scandal

Ex-Siemens director convicted in corruption scandal

In the first trial over the massive Siemens corruption scandal that came to light in November 2006, a Munich district court on Monday handed a former manager a two-year suspended sentence and hefty fines for his part in paying €53 million in bribes to land foreign contracts.

First public Bayreuth viewing a success

First public Bayreuth viewing a success

More than 15,000 people showed up for a successful first-ever public viewing of a Bayreuth Festival opera, “The Master Singers of Nuremburg,” on Sunday evening.

Lufthansa on schedule despite massive strike

Lufthansa on schedule despite massive strike

German airline Lufthansa has reported that air traffic is running on schedule despite the massive strike of ground and cabin personnel that began early Monday morning.

Steinmeier prods China on human rights

Steinmeier prods China on human rights

Germany’s foreign minister said Monday that the upcoming Olympic Games would herald a major “opening up” of Chinese society and urged Beijing to do more to ensure the rights of its minorities.