Largest Hindu temple in northern Germany opens in Hannover

Largest Hindu temple in northern Germany opens in Hannover

At least 1,000 Hindus gathered in Hannover on Sunday to celebrate the inauguration of the biggest Hindu temple in northern Germany.

Owomoyela takes on neo-Nazis over World Cup insults

Owomoyela takes on neo-Nazis over World Cup insults

Three leading neo-Nazi NPD party figures will appear in court on Tuesday charged with incitement and defamation, nearly three years after producing and distributing leaflets suggesting the national football team should be all-white.

Police officers under increasing attack

Police officers under increasing attack

German police are being attacked more than ever before, with people showing increasing disrespect for officers, according to a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper.

Wine industry rebels hit out against own promotion institute

Wine industry rebels hit out against own promotion institute

The generally staid German wine industry is in slow-motion upheaval. A rebellion is growing against compulsory membership of the German Wine Institute, which costs some producers hundreds of thousands of euros.

German spy held over affair with translator

German spy held over affair with translator

A German spy has been arrested for treason after allegedly giving away important secrets to his Kosovar translator with whom sources say he was having an affair.

Brothels feel impact of financial crisis

Brothels feel impact of financial crisis

Times are hard down at Berlin’s Pussy Club where a new all-in service is on offer: €70 for girls, drinks and food.