Merkel kebab photo in Ukrainian restaurant promotion sparks row

Merkel kebab photo in Ukrainian restaurant promotion sparks row

A row has broken out over a photograph of Chancellor Angela Merkel slicing a kebab, which is being used to promote a restaurant in Odessa.

Westerwelle kicks off Foreign Minister job in Poland

Westerwelle kicks off Foreign Minister job in Poland

New Foreign Minister, Free Democratic Party leader Guido Westerwelle, completed his first foreign trip over the weekend – in Poland rather than the traditional first stop of France.

Biker gang brawl followed by a grenade attack

Biker gang brawl followed by a grenade attack

Up to 100 police officers were called to a pub in Duisburg on Saturday evening to break up a fight between rival biker gangs the Bandidos and Hells Angels, meanwhile a grenade attack followed several hours later.

Quelle last-ditch clearance sale founders as website crashes

Quelle last-ditch clearance sale founders as website crashes

The biggest clearance sale in German history started with a whimper rather than a bang on Sunday, when the website of bankrupt mail-order giant Quelle collapsed.

Demjanjuk witness also suspected of mass murder involvement

Demjanjuk witness also suspected of mass murder involvement

A witness in the forthcoming trial of accused war criminal John Demjanjuk is being investigated under suspicion of himself having been involved with the murder of at least 434,000 people.

Kohl, Bush and Gorby meet ahead of Wall anniversary

Kohl, Bush and Gorby meet ahead of Wall anniversary

Helmut Kohl, George Bush, and Mikhail Gorbachev hailed their excellent relations in Berlin on Saturday evening, 20 years after the Cold War leaders watched over the Wall's fall.