German carmaker Opel is reportedly threatening to close three of its plants in Europe and sack 11,000 people as it teeters on the brink of bankruptcy.
Faced with collapsing freight traffic due to the world economic crisis, state-owned Deutsche Bahn says “everything is on the table” as it considers plans to save millions of Euros, the Tagesspiegel reported Saturday.
A bus filled with German ski tourists in Austria caught on fire early Saturday morning, injuring at least four passengers.
Four days after the Cologne historical archive building suddenly collapsed, search crews are still looking for two young men believed to be trapped in the rubble.
The discount supermarket chain Lidl is known for offering rock-bottom prices on everything from pickles to bedroom furniture. Starting Monday, Lidl will see if its low-price formula work selling cars.
A Lithuanian man stole a truck-mounted mobile crane from the Brandenburg town of Neuruppin early Saturday morning.
A handful of German celebrities will hurtle down an Olympic bobsled track in modified Chinese woks at the seventh annual Wok World Championship in Germany on Saturday, organisers said.