Deutsche Bank bags Postbank

Deutsche Bank bags Postbank

Deutsche Bank has managed to acquire a large stake in rival Postbank, German news agency DPA reported on Thursday, heralding a new wave of consolidation in Germany’s banking sector.

Almost one-fourth of Germans believe the US was behind 9/11

Almost one-fourth of Germans believe the US was behind 9/11

Seven years after September 11, 2001, a new poll has found that 23 percent of Germans believe the US government was involved in a conspiracy to perpetrate the terror attacks in America.

Media watchdog slams ads with naked women and Hitler

Media watchdog slams ads with naked women and Hitler

A meat company in Germany that advertised its wares with the image of a naked woman emblazoned across its delivery trucks, and other ads using gratuitous nudity came under fire Wednesday from an industry watchdog.

Germany willing to send 40 observers to Georgia

Germany willing to send 40 observers to Georgia

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany is ready to contribute about 40 of the 200 EU observers to be deployed in Georgia under a new peace plan, in a statement released Thursday.

Summer ends as temperatures set to plunge this weekend

Summer ends as temperatures set to plunge this weekend

Anyone able to get outside on Thursday should enjoy the last hurrah of summer in Germany, as temperatures are set to drop dramatically heading into the weekend.

Immigrant youth not more violent than German kids

Immigrant youth not more violent than German kids

Immigrant youth are not more violent than their German peers, according to a new study by the Universities of Münster and Bielefeld.

What’s on in Germany: September 11 – 17

What’s on in Germany: September 11 – 17

This week's highlights: A Bollywood dance party in Munich, Coldplay in Cologne, and a Berlin dance club celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a dozen DJs.

Liechtenstein prince calls Germany ‘Fourth Reich’

Liechtenstein prince calls Germany ‘Fourth Reich’

The Prince of Liechtenstein, Hans-Adam II, has labelled Germany “the Fourth Reich” amid a dispute with Berlin over efforts to hinder tax evasion in the tiny Alpine statelet.

Deutsche Bank targets Postbank stake

Deutsche Bank targets Postbank stake

In another move towards the consolidation of Germany’s banking sector, Deutsche Bank has confirmed its is in advanced talks to take a stake in Postbank.

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Raptor dinosaur tracks found near Bückeburg

Scientists from Lower Saxony’s State Museum in Hannover have found extremely well preserved tracks of raptor dinosaurs made famous by the movie “Jurassic Park.”

Klose hat-trick snatches draw from Finland

Klose hat-trick snatches draw from Finland

Veteran striker Miroslav Klose got Germany out of jail with a hat-trick to seal a late 3-3 draw against Finland in Wednesday night's World Cup 2010 qualifier.