Chinese consulate attacked in Munich

Chinese consulate attacked in Munich

As unrest in China continues after bloody weekend riots in the Xinjiang region, police in Munich are investigating an arson attack on the Chinese consulate in Munich early on Tuesday morning.

Teen dies after fall from Berlin U-Bahn train

Teen dies after fall from Berlin U-Bahn train

A 13-year-old boy was killed Monday evening in an accident on Berlin’s U-Bahn, police confirmed Tuesday. According to witness accounts, the boy had opened and leaned out the door of the train car.

Ecclestone cancels German appearance after Nazi gaffe

Ecclestone cancels German appearance after Nazi gaffe

Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One boss embroiled in controversy over a verbal gaffe in which he praised Adolf Hitler, has cancelled a planned appearance at the famous Nürburgring auto racetrack this week.

Steinmeier urges Syria to back mideast peace

Steinmeier urges Syria to back mideast peace

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Syria on Tuesday to do its part to ensure the success of Middle East peace efforts and said "destructive elements" in the region needed to be reined in.

Court rules former SS officer not ‘too old’ for murder trial

Court rules former SS officer not ‘too old’ for murder trial

A Cologne court ruled Tuesday that an 88-year-old former SS-member must stand trial in Germany for a triple-murder that took place in Netherlands during World War II.

Rare identical triplets born in Bonn

Rare identical triplets born in Bonn

The chances are about one in 10 million, but Alexandra, Antonia and Adriana beat the odds: Three identical newborn girls are healthy after being born at the Bonn University Clinic, according to a hospital spokeswoman on Tuesday.

German companies hit hard in global rankings

German companies hit hard in global rankings

The German business landscape has taken a hit from the economic crisis, and only five remain ranked in the top 100 companies of the world, daily Die Welt reported on Tuesday.

Funds for car scrapping scheme running out

Funds for car scrapping scheme running out

The budget for Germany’s popular Abwrackprämie, or car scrapping premium, could be exhausted before parliamentary elections in September, daily Bild reported on Tuesday.

Telecoms and energy firms working together on broadband

Telecoms and energy firms working together on broadband

Telecommunications companies could work with energy providers in the quest to provide faster internet connections to all of Germany, financial daily Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday.

Cyclist Ullrich to be disciplined for doping

Cyclist Ullrich to be disciplined for doping

Germany's retired former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich is to be the subject of a disciplinary procedure by the Swiss anti-doping commission, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.

Child leukemia cases at global high near Elbmarsch nuke plant

Child leukemia cases at global high near Elbmarsch nuke plant

For 20 years, children from a small rural northern German region - where Alfred Nobel invented dynamite - have been contracting leukemia at a higher rate than anywhere else in the world and no one knows exactly why.