Israeli historian praises German democracy

Israeli historian praises German democracy

In comments published in Israeli newspaper Haaretz on Sunday, renowned historian Tom Segev said Germany had drawn the right lessons from its past and had reason to celebrate on its 60th anniversary.

Dairy farms under threat as milk prices slide

Dairy farms under threat as milk prices slide

The vice president of the National Union of Farmers (DBV), Udo Folgart, warned on Sunday that a fifth of all diary farms in Germany are threatened with closure on account of tumbling milk prices.

Guttenberg says Opel better off bankrupt

Guttenberg says Opel better off bankrupt

Germany’s Economy Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg said on Sunday all three bids for Opel have shortcomings and suggested it might be better if the struggling carmaker filed for bankruptcy.

Suspect in Madeleine case treated in Aachen hospital

Suspect in Madeleine case treated in Aachen hospital

Two years after the famous disappearance of Madeleine McCann from Portugal, authorities in Aachen are to investigate a convicted British pedophile, being treated in a local hospital, suspected of involvement in the incident.

Customs officials seize millions of fake football shirts

Customs officials seize millions of fake football shirts

Is the shirt on your back the real thing? German customs investigators have seized almost 10 million counterfeit football shirts and scarves of major European clubs, news magazine Focus reported on Saturday.

Thousands demonstrate against coal plant in Mainz

Thousands demonstrate against coal plant in Mainz

Around 4,000 people took to the streets in the city of Mainz on Saturday to protest against a planned coal-fired power plant on the banks of the Rhine river.