Government meets experts to discuss economic rescue package

Government meets experts to discuss economic rescue package

The government met a host of representatives from the world of business and employment as well as experts for an economics summit on Sunday, promising to keep the preservation of jobs a priority.

US general damages Steinmeier with thanks for Iraq war help

US general damages Steinmeier with thanks for Iraq war help

Despite all its denials, Germany is said to have been instrumental in helping the US military wage its war against Iraq – after a former American general thanked the secret service for its help.

Deutsche Bahn increases prices on tickets and discount cards

Deutsche Bahn increases prices on tickets and discount cards

Travelling by train in Germany became more expensive again on Sunday, with Deutsche Bahn announcing a 3.9 percent increase in ticket prices.

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains

Czechs have turned old economic clichés around and are flooding into Bavaria – to go on cheap shopping sprees.

Germany suggests widening Iran sanctions to banks and transport

Germany suggests widening Iran sanctions to banks and transport

Germany wants further sanctions to be imposed against Iran, hitting the banking and transport sectors, according to Der Spiegel magazine on Sunday.

‘Neo-Nazi’ tried to kill Passau police chief

‘Neo-Nazi’ tried to kill Passau police chief

A neo-Nazi is thought to have stabbed Passau's police chief after he increased pressure against far-right groups this year, media reports said on Sunday.