Internet ‘phishing’ increasing in Germany amid financial crisis

Internet ‘phishing’ increasing in Germany amid financial crisis

Internet users beware - hucksters are taking advantage of the global financial crisis with an ever-rising number of frightening spam emails in Germany designed to get you to reveal your private information.

Daylight Saving Time ends

Daylight Saving Time ends

The darker days of winter are upon us across Europe with the end of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday morning, with clocks going back an hour.

Merkel warns of hard economic times ahead

Merkel warns of hard economic times ahead

German chancellor Angela Merkel warned of tough times ahead for the world's third largest economy due to the global financial crisis, and called for a comprehensive overhaul and more oversight of the financial system.

Chelsea blocks Ballack crisis talks

Chelsea blocks Ballack crisis talks

English Premier League leaders Chelsea have refused to allow Michael Ballack to travel to Germany to meet coach Joachim Löw for crisis talks which could determine the famed football player’s international future.

Rail passengers face delays amid train recall

Rail passengers face delays amid train recall

Tens of thousands of railway passengers in Germany faced delays and cancellations on Saturday, after railway operator Deutsche Bahn recalled scores of its high-speed train fleet over ongoing safety concerns following a derailment in July.