Bayern’s Klose hits World Cup form

Bayern’s Klose hits World Cup form

Germany's number one striker Miroslav Klose looks set to again terrorise his team's opponents at this summer's World Cup after the Bayern Munich star admitted he is recapturing his best form.

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast

The German government will raise its growth rate forecast for 2010 from 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent in its annual economic report, according to the weekly Der Spiegel.

FDP under fire for large donation from hotel magnate

FDP under fire for large donation from hotel magnate

The Free Democratic Party (FDP) received more than €1 million from one single donor – a baron whose company will profit from the reduction in value added tax on hotel bills recently enacted by the new government.

More snow expected on Sunday

More snow expected on Sunday

Meteorologists are forecasting more snow for much of Germany on Sunday, although they also warn it could turn into rain and then possibly freeze to produce black ice on roads.

‘Terror-pisser’ killed neighbour’s garden with night-time golden showers

‘Terror-pisser’ killed neighbour’s garden with night-time golden showers

A couple in Hamburg have finally got to the bottom of why the plants in their front garden keep turning brown and dying – their neighbour has been urinating on them at night.

World Bank says Germany most efficient exporter

World Bank says Germany most efficient exporter

Germany emerged top and Singapore second in a new World Bank logistics survey that measures how efficiently countries trade their goods around the world.

Doctor convicted after lemon juice used on operation wounds

Doctor convicted after lemon juice used on operation wounds

A doctor who used lemon juice instead of antiseptics to treat his patients’ operation wounds, has been given a suspended sentence of 15 months for the death of one of those concerned.

German mobile hospital heads for Haiti

German mobile hospital heads for Haiti

A German plane carrying a mobile hospital, three all-wheel-drive vehicles and 200 crates of medical supplies, as well as several volunteers and a doctor, left for Haiti on Saturday, according to the German Red Cross (DRK).