Politicians condemn new Lidl data scandal

Politicians condemn new Lidl data scandal

The discount supermarket Lidl was hit with another scandal this weekend when news magazine Der Spiegel revealed that employees’ personal documents had been dumped in a public waste paper bin in the town of Bochum.

Financial crisis could raise rents

Financial crisis could raise rents

The German tenants’ association, or Deutscher Mieterbund, is expecting rents in Germany to rise as a result of the financial crisis, the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel am Sonntag reported Sunday.

Obama – Merkel relations thaw as NATO pledges more troops

Obama – Merkel relations thaw as NATO pledges more troops

President Barack Obama praised NATO on Saturday for committing up to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan, singling out commitments from France and Germany as proof of their "seriousness of purpose."

Deutsche Post could buy into Royal Mail

Deutsche Post could buy into Royal Mail

Germany’s postal service the Deutsche Post is considering buying into its British counterpart the Royal Mail, press reports said this weekend.

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday that North Korea's launch of a rocket was a clear provocation that would harm relations in the region.

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern

Wolfsburg strikers Edin Dzeko and Grafite both struck twice on Saturday to inflict a humiliating 5-1 defeat on defending champions Bayern Munich, putting their side top of the Bundesliga.