Most Germans want grand coalition to end

Most Germans want grand coalition to end

A new survey says that 56 percent of Germans have had enough of the ruling coalition of Germany’s two biggest parties.

Landslide tips house into lake

Landslide tips house into lake

A violent landslide tipped a house in Nachterstedt in Saxony-Anhalt into a lake early on Saturday morning. Three people are missing and feared dead.

Quarter of German companies planning redundancies

Quarter of German companies planning redundancies

A new survey has found that one in four German companies are planning to lay people off, according to financial magazine Wirtschaftswoche.

VW plan total takeover of Porsche

VW plan total takeover of Porsche

Volkswagen are planning a total takeover of Porsche, revising earlier reports that VW was only buying half of the sports car giant, news magazine Der Spiegel said Saturday.

CSU speaks out against Iceland’s EU entry

CSU speaks out against Iceland’s EU entry

The Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats, has spoken out against Iceland’s entry to the European Union, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported Saturday.

Somali hijackers release German ship for ransom

Somali hijackers release German ship for ransom

Somali hijackers said on Saturday they had released the German ship Victoria and its crew which they had been holding for three months after being paid a ransom of $1.8 million.