Authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia are considering dropping the film „American Beauty“ from the English curriculum for final secondary school exams after complaints it was too risqué, Der Spiegel reported.
Labour Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday he expects a rush by companies to reduce working hours as well as a big jump in unemployment this year as Germany slides deeper into recession.
A recent video posted on Youtube by suspected Islamists specifically threatened to launch attacks in Berlin, Cologne and Bremen, according to a report by German news magazine Focus.
German engineering group Siemens plans to sell its stake in Areva NP, the reactor subsidiary of French nuclear power giant Areva, a source close to the matter told AFP.
Investigators in Germany have for the first time uncovered a paedophilia network distributing images via mobile phones as police this week raided more than 400 homes across the country.