T-Mobile suffers nationwide blackout

T-Mobile suffers nationwide blackout

Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile network suffered a major nationwide outage on Tuesday afternoon, disrupting wireless service for millions of customers in Germany.

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan

Germany has struck a broad agreement on a plan to clean up toxic assets from banks' balance sheets, Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück said Tuesday after a crunch meeting with key government leaders.

Newspaper Bild hooks up with Facebook

Newspaper Bild hooks up with Facebook

Germany's biggest newspaper Bild has partnered with social networking website Facebook to integrate user content and comments, publisher Axel Springer announced on Tuesday.

Court rules <i>Zeitungszeugen</i> Nazi newspaper project is legal

Court rules Zeitungszeugen Nazi newspaper project is legal

A British publisher who has reprinted Nazi-era newspapers for educational purposes has won a German court battle over their distribution, a tribunal spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Death camp guard escaped by faking Nazi victim status

Death camp guard escaped by faking Nazi victim status

A former death camp guard wanted by Germany for abetting the killing of 29,000 Jews presented himself as a Nazi victim to refugee aid workers at the end of the war, documents indicated Tuesday.

Police raid huge pot plantation

Police raid huge pot plantation

An enormous cannabis plantation has been found at a former factory site in Osterode, police in the state of Lower Saxony reported on Tuesday.

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

Nadja Benaissa, singer in the popular German girl band No Angels, was released from police custody in Frankfurt on Tuesday after being arrested ten days ago on suspicion of infecting a lover with HIV.

Germany expecting economic slump despite improving sentiment

Germany expecting economic slump despite improving sentiment

An important economic sentiment index posted a surprising rebound on Tuesday, but Germany is still reportedly expecting the worst recession since World War II.

Berlin police beef up search for anarchist car arsonists

Berlin police beef up search for anarchist car arsonists

Berlin police are stepping up their efforts to nab anarchists who burn dozens of luxury cars in the city each year, state interior minister Ehrhart Körting told daily Berliner Zeitung on Tuesday.

Four teen girls killed in head on collision

Four teen girls killed in head on collision

Four teenage girls died in a head-on car collision in Bavaria, police said on Tuesday.

US rejects Nazi guard’s ‘delaying tactics’

US rejects Nazi guard’s ‘delaying tactics’

The US government has sought to clear the way to deport former death camp guard John Demjanjuk, just days after a US court postponed his deportation for proof that he is fit to travel to Germany.