Deutsche Bank hired detectives to spy on staff

Deutsche Bank hired detectives to spy on staff

Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, hired detectives to spy on its employees including a member of its supervisory board, managers and a shareholder, German magazine Der Spiegel reported.

Hamburg street festival ends with riot

Hamburg street festival ends with riot

Anarchists from Hamburg’s autonomous scene battled police for six hours late Saturday and early Sunday in the trendy Schanzenviertel neighbourhood after a street fair. At least 67 rioters were arrested and 27 police officers injured.

Unlucky Hamburgers suffer water outage

Unlucky Hamburgers suffer water outage

It’s been a rough weekend for Hamburg. First there was a power outage, then riots, then thousands of citizens of Hamburg lost water pressure after a pump failed, a spokesman for Hamburg’s water authority said Sunday.

US travel warning for Garmisch-Partenkirchen to be lifted

US travel warning for Garmisch-Partenkirchen to be lifted

After a recent altercation between Americans and locals in the mountain resort, the US consulate in Munich said Americans could be targeted over the 4th of July weekend. On Sunday, the consulate said the alert would be lifted soon.

Cheese and sausage price war coming soon

Cheese and sausage price war coming soon

Discount grocers across Germany are girding up for a price war and planning to slash prices on sausage and milk products by as much as 10 percent later this year, Welt am Sonntag reported Sunday.

18-year-old tortured by fellow inmates at Saxon juvenile home

18-year-old tortured by fellow inmates at Saxon juvenile home

An 18-year-old inmate of a juvenile home in Saxony was repeatedly tortured by other inmates and eventually committed suicide. Prosecutors have charged two inmates with attempted murder the magazine Focus reported Sunday.

Police shoot out excavator tires after drunken joy ride

Police shoot out excavator tires after drunken joy ride

A drunken joy ride through Lower Saxony with an excavator ended in gunshots Saturday, after the 23-year-old driver refused to stop, police reported.