Death certificate of WWI ace the Red Baron found in Poland

Death certificate of WWI ace the Red Baron found in Poland

The death certificate of German World War I fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen has turned up in western Poland, the daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported on Saturday.

The Best of the Rhineland in December

The Best of the Rhineland in December

Bored in Bonn? Confused in Cologne? Depressed in Düsseldorf? Not anymore. This month we inaugurate our partnership with Rhine-online, an English-language guide to what’s going on in the Rhineland.

Westerwelle defends Swiss after minaret ban

Westerwelle defends Swiss after minaret ban

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Saturday that it was wrong to consider Switzerland a nation of bigots after its vote in favour of a ban on building new mosque minarets.

Opel to cut more than 8,000 jobs, still needs €3.3 billion

Opel to cut more than 8,000 jobs, still needs €3.3 billion

The Opel restructuring plan is pretty much finished, with around 8,300 jobs set to be cut, according to Nick Reilly, new chairman of General Motors Europe, who talked about it in a telephone conference on Saturday.

Banned footie fan takes complaint to top court

Banned footie fan takes complaint to top court

Germany's Constitutional Court is set to consider the complaint of a football fan who was banned from all stadiums in the country on the basis of suspicion that he was likely to be violent.

Warmer, damper weather to replace chill of last few days

Warmer, damper weather to replace chill of last few days

The chilly weather of the last few days should disappear on Sunday, to be replaced by a few damper but milder days.

Bisky suggests Left and SPD should make up, possibly even fuse

Bisky suggests Left and SPD should make up, possibly even fuse

Head of the socialist Left party, Lothar Bisky has proposed building a new relationship with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and even suggested an eventual fusion could be possible.

Nearly seven years prison for child abuser guru Oliver Shanti

Nearly seven years prison for child abuser guru Oliver Shanti

Supposed spiritual guru Oliver Shanti was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison on Friday, after a Munich court convicted him of 76 counts of child sexual abuse.

US pilot opposed German Afghan attack orders

US pilot opposed German Afghan attack orders

The US fighter pilots called in by German commanders in Afghanistan for a controversial air strike on two fuel tankers that left many civilians dead questioned their orders several times before attacking.