Wolfsburg clinch first Bundesliga title

Wolfsburg clinch first Bundesliga title

Vfl Wolfsburg won their first ever German league title after a 5-1 drubbing of beaten UEFA Cup finalists Werder Bremen on the last day of the season on Saturday.

Report says cash-strapped Porsche needs further billions

Report says cash-strapped Porsche needs further billions

Ailing sports carmaker Porsche’s financial troubles are much worse than feared and the company needs another cash injection of €2.5 billion, news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

Köhler re-elected German president

Köhler re-elected German president

Horst Köhler was re-elected to the largely ceremonial post of German president on Saturday for a second five-year term.

Minister blasts reality TV show with borrowed babies

Minister blasts reality TV show with borrowed babies

German Family Minister Ursula von der Leyen has urged broadcaster RTL to stop the release of a controversial reality TV show in which teenagers will be filmed looking after babies “donated” to the programme.

Germany marks 60th birthday with Berlin street party

Germany marks 60th birthday with Berlin street party

Thousands turned out to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Germany's constitution on Saturday at a street fair near Berlin's historic Brandenburg Gate.

Red Bull Cola banned for containing cocaine

Red Bull Cola banned for containing cocaine

Authorities in the German states of Hesse and North-Rhine Westphalia have ordered retailers to stop selling Red Bull Cola after they found traces of cocaine in the fizzy drink.