Catching up with Germany’s culinary cop Tim Mälzer

Catching up with Germany’s culinary cop Tim Mälzer

Often called Germany’s answer to Britain’s Jamie Oliver, star chef Tim Mälzer recently opened up his own restaurant in Hamburg. Joseph Corcos bellies up to the table.

Chinese ‘specialty cook’ trafficking ring raided

Chinese ‘specialty cook’ trafficking ring raided

Law enforcement officers staged nationwide raids on Monday as part of an investigation into a Chinese human trafficking ring providing “specialty cooks” to restaurants across Germany.

German solar-panel manufacturers face financial ruin

German solar-panel manufacturers face financial ruin

The German solar industry, once at the forefront in its field, has been hit hard by the bad economy and increasing competition from Asia, the Financial Times Deutschland reported Monday.

World Athletics Championship fails to spark run on tickets

World Athletics Championship fails to spark run on tickets

While athletes set new world records at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin, interest in buying tickets has fallen flat.

Michelle’s murderer confesses as trial begins

Michelle’s murderer confesses as trial begins

The accused murderer of eight-year-old Michelle confessed to the crime and apologised to her parents as his closed trial began at a Leipzig court on Monday.

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

The English might cringe when it comes to taking penalties against Germany, but that didn’t stop British daily The Times from naming Borussia Dortmund’s imposing Westfalenstadion the best place in the world to watch a football match.

German couple survives collision with train

German couple survives collision with train

A German couple walked away from their crumpled car unscathed after colliding with a regional train that dragged them 20 metres along train tracks before halting near Linz, an Austrian press agency reported on Sunday.

Customers sue Otto for failing to deliver €50 Macbooks

Customers sue Otto for failing to deliver €50 Macbooks

Customers are planning to sue mail-order retailer Otto after it failed to deliver on thousands of orders for Apple Macbooks priced at €49.95, news magazine Der Spiegel reported this week.

Expert says politicians ignore school drop-outs

Expert says politicians ignore school drop-outs

German politicians grossly underestimate the problem of student drop-outs in Germany, news agency DDP reported on Monday.

Currywurst museum celebrates saucy opening in Berlin

Currywurst museum celebrates saucy opening in Berlin

As German as the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin's favourite snack, the curried sausage or "currywurst," now has its own museum, a shrine to the saucy delicacy that has become a national treasure.

Industry targets immigrants for skilled labour training

Industry targets immigrants for skilled labour training

In an attempt to combat a looming shortage of skilled workers, German industry will begin actively recruiting apprentices who have immigration background, daily Bild reported on Monday.