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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.