Rain and winds to replace autumnal sunshine by Monday

Rain and winds to replace autumnal sunshine by Monday

The recent placid mix of foggy and sunny weather conditions over much of Germany will be gradually replaced with heavy rain and sometimes stormy winds, the German Weather Service said on Saturday.

Platzeck calls for reconciliation with former Eastern communists

Platzeck calls for reconciliation with former Eastern communists

Brandenburg’s Minister President Matthias Platzeck has called for reconciliation with the former communists who ruled East Germany.

Audi buys stake in FC Bayern Munich

Audi buys stake in FC Bayern Munich

Audi has all but completed negotiations with FC Bayern Munich to buy a 9.5 percent stake in the football club, according to a report in the online version of Stern magazine.

Fully functioning grenade left in cinema sparks investigation

Fully functioning grenade left in cinema sparks investigation

A cleaning lady working at a cinema got the fright of her life when she picked up a paper napkin from a seat and found it was wrapped around a hand grenade.

Three more swine flu deaths include one previously healthy patient

Three more swine flu deaths include one previously healthy patient

Three more people died of the A/H1N1 virus in Germany on Friday, including for the first time, a person with no underlying health problems, authorities reported.

Merkel and Sarkozy bury Blair EU president idea

Merkel and Sarkozy bury Blair EU president idea

France and Germany will join forces to choose a new-look European Union's first big boss, President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday, sweeping Tony Blair towards the Brussels exit.