Rain and storms expected after perfect weekend

Rain and storms expected after perfect weekend

The weekend's perfect weather will turn changeable in the next couple of days, with showers and storms, according to the German weather service meteomedia.

May Day turns violent in Berlin and Hamburg

May Day turns violent in Berlin and Hamburg

At least 200 people were arrested in Berlin on Friday night after May Day demonstrations in the southern Kreuzberg district descended into hours of fighting between rioters and police.

Somali pirates keep German ship as elite force is withdrawn

Somali pirates keep German ship as elite force is withdrawn

The German government pulled back the elite combat force GSG 9 from storming the pirate-held ship Hansa Stavanger at the last minute, it was reported at the weekend.

Runners to mark unification by tracing former border

Runners to mark unification by tracing former border

A group of amateur runners are planning to mark the fall of the German-German border 20 years ago by running 1,000 kilometres along its former route.

Porsche clan to decide sale question on Wednesday

Porsche clan to decide sale question on Wednesday

The Porsche clan will decide on Wednesday whether to sell the sports car manufacturer to Volkswagen for €11 billion, according to weekly Focus magazine.

‘Ivan the Terrible’ suspect could be extradited any time

‘Ivan the Terrible’ suspect could be extradited any time

The man accused of being the sadistic concentration camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible could be deported to Germany for trial at any time, after losing a crucial legal appeal.