Parents furious at naked day care games

Parents furious at naked day care games

German parents of children at a day care centre in Duisburg are incensed that some of their kids were allowed to let it all hang out during play time. The caregiver who allowed the nude romp has lost her job.

Mamma Mia! Lufthansa to set up Italian airline

Mamma Mia! Lufthansa to set up Italian airline

German flag carrier Lufthansa will found its own Italian airline early next year, even as it courts Italy's bankrupt Alitalia. The new carrier will have its hub in Milan and fly to several major European cities.

Four more Brits catch barf boat bug

Four more Brits catch barf boat bug

Another four passengers from a cruise ship filled with British pensioners have been admitted to the hospital in Germany, suffering from a viral infecion that raged through the boat. German authorities have lifted the quarantine that had been placed on the craft.

Merkel pressures banks to tap rescue packages

Merkel pressures banks to tap rescue packages

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized banks on Wednesday for being too proud to tap Berlin's €480-billion ($625-billion) rescue package and lend more money to recession-hit firms.

Maggot-infested monkey head found at Munich customs

Maggot-infested monkey head found at Munich customs

Customs officials at the Munich airport got a nasty surprise this week when they discovered an airmail parcel from South Africa that contained a rotten monkey head, the main customs office reported on Wednesday.

Erfurt school evacuated after email threat

Erfurt school evacuated after email threat

An Erfurt high school has been evacuated on Wednesday after receiving threats of a killing spree, authorities in the German state of Thuringia said.

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Berlin police bust Vietnamese human trafficking ring

After months of investigation, Berlin police have conducted widespread raids to bust a Vietnamese human trafficking ring, authorities reported on Wednesday.

Jolie attends American Academy lecture

Jolie attends American Academy lecture

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has attended a scholarly lecture at the American Academy in Berlin, daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.

Australia lets German doc with Down’s Syndrome son stay

Australia lets German doc with Down’s Syndrome son stay

Australia granted a German doctor and his family permanent residency on Wednesday, overturning a ruling rejecting the application because his son has Down's Syndrome.

Klose scores two goals for Bayern win

Klose scores two goals for Bayern win

Two second-half goals from striker Miroslav Klose sealed Bayern Munich's 3-0 win over Steaua Bucharest on Tuesday to put the Germans into the Champions League knock-out stages.