Klose breaks Bayern’s winless streak as Hoffenheim tops league

Klose breaks Bayern’s winless streak as Hoffenheim tops league

Germany striker Miroslav Klose struck just four minutes from time to give defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Karlsruhe on Saturday - their first victory in four league games.

Merkel ‘ignored’ Morsleben nuclear waste dump warnings

Merkel ‘ignored’ Morsleben nuclear waste dump warnings

Angela Merkel reportedly ignored expert warnings over safety problems at an atomic waste dump while she was environment minister.

Engine problem forces holiday jet to stop in Belgrade

Engine problem forces holiday jet to stop in Belgrade

More than 180 airline passengers and crew had an unplanned stopover in Belgrade on their way from Düsseldorf to Antalya, Turkey on Saturday after problems with an engine forced an emergency landing.

German wines sell well even in global financial gloom

German wines sell well even in global financial gloom

The German wine industry seems immune from the global financial crisis, with sales at home as well as abroad unaffected by the crash.

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet

Thousands of people looking for romance – or a sneaky affair – by advertising in local papers in the Hamburg and Berlin area could be in for a nasty shock after it was revealed that their full details were open for perusal via the internet.

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo

The Social Democrats (SPD) on Saturday made Franz Müntefering and Frank-Walter Steinmeier their new leadership tandem to lead the centre-left party into next year’s general election.

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Bayern Munich coach Jürgen Klinsmann reckons the defending Bundesliga champions will recover from their worst start to the season in 31 years – and predicts victory over Karlsruhe on Saturday.

Women Turkish writers stand proud in Frankfurt

Women Turkish writers stand proud in Frankfurt

“Of course Turkish women are stronger than men,” says Perihan Magden with a laugh. Like her, many Turkish women writers provoke the wrath of officials with uncompromising works.