Bayern Munich want charismatic older coach

Bayern Munich want charismatic older coach

In the hunt to replace sacked Bayern Munich coach Jurgen Klinsmann, club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisted on Sunday that experience and personality would be key attributes for potential candidates.

Germany checking Gitmo inmates for US

Germany checking Gitmo inmates for US

The German government has confirmed it has received a concrete request from the US to take in prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay as the Americans prepare to close down the notorious jail.

Winnenden shooter’s family will not return to community

Winnenden shooter’s family will not return to community

The family of Tim Kretschmer, who shot dead 15 people in and around his school in Winnenden in March before killing himself, has moved away amid hostility in the community.

Germany’s most wanted criminal dodges police on bike

Germany’s most wanted criminal dodges police on bike

Police have come to within arm’s length of Germany’s most wanted criminal, Thomas Wolf , but he is still on the run, having ditched a car and escaped on a bicycle with no saddle.

New car inducement scheme only works for one in four

New car inducement scheme only works for one in four

The cash for clunkers scheme to encourage people in Germany to buy new cars is having a far smaller impact than is widely believed, according to a study conducted for the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.

Lightning injures 26 at football match

Lightning injures 26 at football match

A lightning strike injured 26 teenagers, three of them seriously, in southern Germany on Saturday afternoon as they warmed up for a football match.