Neo-Nazi march in Passau takes place amid protests

Neo-Nazi march in Passau takes place amid protests

A neo-Nazi demonstration planned for Saturday in the centre of Passau has been given the go-ahead despite an emotionally charged atmosphere in the Bavarian town after the suspected far-right stabbing of the police chief in December.

Bayern snap up Hamburg’s Olic

Bayern snap up Hamburg’s Olic

Bayern Munich have snapped up Hamburg's Croatian international star Ivica Olic, who will join the Bavarians in the summer, Bayern said Saturday on their website.

Steinmeier calls for blue helmets in Gaza

Steinmeier calls for blue helmets in Gaza

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has suggested the deployment of a United Nations peace-keeping force to resolve the crisis in the Middle East.

Dresdner Bank employees veto new Commerzbank manager

Dresdner Bank employees veto new Commerzbank manager

Factionalism and insecurity in the German banking system resurfaced on Saturday as employees of Dresdner Bank blocked the installation of Commerzbank chief Martin Blessing to accelerate Commerzbank's planned takeover.

Althaus conscious and speaking after accident

Althaus conscious and speaking after accident

Thuringia’s state premier Dieter Althaus was successfully revived from his artificial coma on Saturday morning and is able to speak, after his life-threatening collision with another skier in Austria on New Year’s Day.

Seehofer warns against relying on Merkel

Seehofer warns against relying on Merkel

Bavarian state premier Horst Seehofer has warned his fellow conservatives against going into this autumn’s general election too confident of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity.

Green zones are a success, says environmental group

Green zones are a success, says environmental group

The German environment protection organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe has declared controversial zones restricting traffic in urban areas highly successful in the fight against particulate matter air pollution.