Pacifists mark Easter with protests

Pacifists mark Easter with protests

Thousands of pacifists rallied in Germany on Sunday against plans to install a military training ground northwest of Berlin, marking the second day of the country's traditional Easter protest marches.

US soldier faces murder charges over four Iraqi executions

US soldier faces murder charges over four Iraqi executions

A US sergeant is to face murder charges in a courts martial in Germany on Monday over the deaths of four Iraqi detainees who prosecutors and co-defendants say were bound, blindfolded and shot in the head.

Two feared drowned in river after beer garden afternoon

Two feared drowned in river after beer garden afternoon

Two young men are thought to have drowned after a post-beer garden swim in the Isar river in central Munich on Saturday afternoon.

Anti-fascists successfully block neo-Nazi march

Anti-fascists successfully block neo-Nazi march

Two thousand demonstrators in Lüneburg, Lower Saxony succeeded in stopping a neo-Nazi march through the town on Saturday.

Sunny weather set to reign til mid-week

Sunny weather set to reign til mid-week

The largely warm and sunny weather across Germany this weekend will continue through Easter Monday and into the start of the week.

Calls re-emerge for straggler ministries to leave Bonn for Berlin

Calls re-emerge for straggler ministries to leave Bonn for Berlin

A decade after the Bundestag opened for parliamentary business in Berlin, a row has reignited over why some government ministries are still operating in Bonn.

Police arrest teenage son of shot family

Police arrest teenage son of shot family

The teenager whose entire family was found shot dead in their home on Friday was detained on Saturday evening, suspected of killing them with his friend.