Bavarians smash global child porn ring

Bavarians smash global child porn ring

Police in Bavaria have uncovered a huge international paedophilia pornography ring, which has already resulted in hundreds of investigations in Germany and the collection of data from thousands of suspects in 98 countries.

New German budget airline set for take off

New German budget airline set for take off

A new budget airline for Germany is on the way, according to a report in Der Spiegel on Saturday, with Lufthansa, TUI and Arcandor working to fuse their low-cost airlines into a giant to challenge Air Berlin.

Sports specialist warns against Chinese training methods

Sports specialist warns against Chinese training methods

A leading sports scientist has warned against adopting Chinese training methods for young athletes, saying pressure to do so will rise after the Olympics where Germany is not performing well.

Berlin and Hamburg in tug-of-war over police officers

Berlin and Hamburg in tug-of-war over police officers

An extraordinary row has broken out between police authorities, over 21 officers from Berlin who are working in Hamburg and want to move back home – but whose return is being blocked.

Terrapins reintroduced to Brandenburg ponds

Terrapins reintroduced to Brandenburg ponds

A group of terrapins were released into the wild in Linum, Brandenburg on Saturday as part of a reintroduction programme.

German jailed in China for Tibet protest

German jailed in China for Tibet protest

A German is among a group of pro-Tibet activists arrested in Beijing and sentenced to ten days in prison as Chinese authorities toughen their approach to protesters with the end of the Olympics drawing close.