Hospital workers stage huge protest in Berlin

Hospital workers stage huge protest in Berlin

Some 130,000 hospital workers from all over Germany made their opposition to the country's healthcare policy loud and clear Thursday with a noisy demonstration in central Berlin.

German police arrest suspect in murder of Nottingham gamer

German police arrest suspect in murder of Nottingham gamer

German police in the state of Hesse on Thursday have arrested a man suspected of murdering a 20-year-old student from Nottingham, England in an incident that appears to have been sparked by an online dispute.

Steinbrück slams US for sparking global financial crisis

Steinbrück slams US for sparking global financial crisis

German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück on Thursday slammed the United States for allowing its lax regulation to spark a worldwide financial crisis.

British Army deploys ferret forces to Münster

British Army deploys ferret forces to Münster

British forces stationed in Münster have welcomed furry reinforcements in the form of two royal regimental ferrets just prior to their deployment in Iraq.

Desert kidnappers demand Germany pay €6-million ransom

Desert kidnappers demand Germany pay €6-million ransom

Bandits who kidnapped 11 tourists in the Egyptian desert have asked for Germany to be responsible for paying a ransom of €6 million ($8.8 million), an Egyptian security official said on Thursday.

German suspected of Swedish child murders deemed fit for jail

German suspected of Swedish child murders deemed fit for jail

Christine Schürrer, the German woman suspected of murdering two children in Arboga this March, was given a clean bill of health when the results of a psychiatric evaluation were released on Thursday morning.

Every fourth German butter brand ‘impure’

Every fourth German butter brand ‘impure’

Every fourth German butter product is “impure,” according to test results released by consumer advocacy group Stiftung Warentest on Thursday.

Daimler wants to sell remaining Chrysler stake to Cerberus

Daimler wants to sell remaining Chrysler stake to Cerberus

German automaker Daimler has said it wants to sell its remaining 19.9-percent interest in its former US subsidiary Chrysler to private equity firm Cerberus, which last year acquired a majority stake in Chrysler from Daimler.

What’s on in Germany: September 25-October 1

What’s on in Germany: September 25-October 1

Bundeswehr AWACs in Afghanistan could direct combat sorties

Bundeswehr AWACs in Afghanistan could direct combat sorties

Plans to send AWAC reconnaissance aircraft to coordinate NATO air missions in Afghanistan could run into more resistance in the German parliament than previously thought.

Berlin zoo monitoring Knut following keeper’s death

Berlin zoo monitoring Knut following keeper’s death

Officials at Berlin’s zoo have said they are paying extra attention to their world-famous polar bear Knut following the shocking death of the man who raised him as cub.

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said during a visit to Wall Street on Wednesday that European states had long tried to convince the United States to approve measures that would have averted the current financial market crisis.