Hot temperatures, storms and hail all expected next week

Hot temperatures, storms and hail all expected next week

Germany’s weather will offer nearly everything over the next week – apart from the expected ‘Eisheiligen’ or icy days which supposedly herald the real start of summer.

Bayern, Hertha and Stuttgart chase Wolfsburg in Bundesliga

Bayern, Hertha and Stuttgart chase Wolfsburg in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has insisted the defending Bundesliga champions must focus on their three remaining games individually, after the title race was blown wide open on Saturday.

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

Small parties rule out three-way coalitions after election

The general election in September, expected to change a government widely regarded as stuck in an unproductive rut, could produce more of the same – after the two smaller parties this weekend ruled out any three-way grouping.

Medic sheds doubt on Tamiflu strategy against swine flu

Medic sheds doubt on Tamiflu strategy against swine flu

A top German pharmacologist says stockpiling anti-viral drug Tamiflu against a possible swine flu pandemic could be a waste of money because there is little evidence that it really works.

Thousands turn up to boo racists in Cologne

Thousands turn up to boo racists in Cologne

Several thousand people turned up in Cologne to protest racism and xenophobia at a far-right extremist rally in the city on Saturday.

Four hospitalised after plane hits turbulence

Four hospitalised after plane hits turbulence

Passengers on a plane were hurled from their seats and 14 people injured when their flight from Munich to Lisbon hit a patch of severe turbulence over the Alps on Saturday evening.