A 90-year-old German, sentenced in Italy in absentia to life in prison for a Nazi war crime, pleaded innocent Monday at the start of a trial in Germany in one of the last cases of its kind.
Millions of spiders have colonized the HafenCity revitalization of Hamburg's old port district, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported on Monday. Some windows alone are infested with more than 700 creepy crawlers.
German carrier Lufthansa will acquire full control of Brussels Airlines, the two companies said Monday after talks with SN Airholding of Belgium.
Passengers on an Air Berlin flight that made two false starts in Nuremberg on Sunday banded together and forced the pilot to ground the plane. Against the background of several recent aviation disasters, they collected signatures and then waited 15 hours for a replacement aircraft.
A German teenager will stand trial on Monday for causing €100,000 in damage after he flooded a Düsseldorf arena with beer.
The German Finance Ministry on Monday said the country’s exposure to the collapsed US investment bank Lehman Brothers was “manageable,” but that didn’t stop financial shares from tanking on the Frankfurt stock market.
BASF, the world's biggest chemical company, said Monday it aimed to take over Swiss rival Ciba for €3.8 billion ($5.4 billion).
Members of Germany’s hard-line socialist Left party on Monday attacked former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt for comparing their populist leader Oskar Lafontaine with Adolf Hitler and French far-right politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.
The German Medical Association is pushing to have tobacco addiction recognized as an illness, Dortmund daily Ruhr Nachrichten reported on Monday.
Germany's parliamentary commissioner for the country’s armed forces, Reinhold Robbe, said on Monday he fears for the morale of the Bundeswehr soldiers.
A 90-year-old German, sentenced in absentia by an Italian military court to life in prison for a Nazi war crime, faces trial in Germany Monday in one of the last cases of its kind.