Ganz’s Hitler rages over Ronaldo, the BNP in You Tube mash-ups

Ganz’s Hitler rages over Ronaldo, the BNP in You Tube mash-ups

A scene from the Oscar-nominated film portraying Hitler’s last days, "The Downfall," has become a mash-up favourite on the internet, with obscene, ridiculous and some extremely funny alternative subtitles placed on a classic scene and posted on You Tube.

Merkel pressured by party on climate change measures

Merkel pressured by party on climate change measures

Top Christian Democrats in the Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony state governments are pressuring Chancellor Angela Merkel to help relax European carbon dioxide reduction goals.

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

More than 10 million Germans will do at least part of their Christmas present shopping over the internet, meanwhile another nearly eight million are considering following their lead.

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

The German government has reiterated its calls for action against the pirates operating along the coast of Somalia, with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier saying this weekend, “We have to act urgently.”

Security van man turns himself in and reveals buried millions

Security van man turns himself in and reveals buried millions

A man who stole millions of euros from a security van he was in charge of and disappeared to Spain has turned himself in to police and led to the booty he had buried in a field near Neu-Ulm.

Islamic banking world waits for Germany to adapt laws

Islamic banking world waits for Germany to adapt laws

Despite a huge potential client base, Germany has proven reluctant to adapt its legal and tax systems to attract Islamic finance, which has enjoyed stellar success in Britain.