40 years in Berlin and facing deportation

40 years in Berlin and facing deportation

Recently stripped of her German passport for violating the country’s restrictive rules on dual citizenship, a woman faces deportation to Turkey after living in Berlin for the past 40 years. Her offence? She overstayed her Istanbul holiday by 11 days.

Pirates free hijacked German tanker

Pirates free hijacked German tanker

The German tanker Longchamp has been released two months after being hijacked by Somalian pirates, the Hamburg-based shipping company Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement announced on Saturday.

Opel convoy protests against carmaker’s possible demise

Opel convoy protests against carmaker’s possible demise

Hundreds of car fans made a convoy of Opels in the town of Rüsselsheim in Hesse on Saturday in a privately-organised protest against the threatened demise of the beleaguered car manufacturer.

Majority of Germans against daylight savings time

Majority of Germans against daylight savings time

As Germany prepares for daylight savings time on Saturday, a new survey showed most of the country would rather not set their clocks forward an hour.

Auction sparks big interest for Saxon ‘village’ on Ebay

Auction sparks big interest for Saxon ‘village’ on Ebay

The interest for a single-property village in Saxony placed on the internet auction website Ebay is growing fast, according to its seller Alexandra Schmidt.

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said throwing too much money into reviving global economic growth would make the recovery unsustainable, in comments published Saturday.

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery

Bayern Munich are preparing for a "brutal fight" to stop playmaker Franck Ribery falling into the clutches of would-be suitors like super-rich Manchester City.

Official: 100 ‘dangerous’ Islamists in Germany

Official: 100 ‘dangerous’ Islamists in Germany

Germany is home to several hundred "potentially dangerous Islamists", including a hard core of around 100, a senior Interior Ministry official said on Saturday.