Adler set to keep goal at World Cup

Adler set to keep goal at World Cup

Rene Adler is set to be Germany's first choice goalie at this summer's World Cup in South Africa, the national side's goalkeeping coach said on Monday.

Obama might remove US nukes from Germany

Obama might remove US nukes from Germany

US President Barack Obama is reportedly planning to reduce his country’s sizable nuclear weapons arsenal, which could lead to the elimination of the few remaning bombs still stored in Germany.

Böhmer calls for Germany to recognise foreign credentials

Böhmer calls for Germany to recognise foreign credentials

About 28 percent of people collecting Hartz IV welfare benefits in Germany are immigrants – a situation integration commissioner Maria Böhmer wants to change by recognising foreign qualifications to give newcomers a better chance at finding work.

Faulty hip implants force hospital to redo 200 surgeries

Faulty hip implants force hospital to redo 200 surgeries

More than 200 people who had artificial hip replacements at a Freiburg clinic will have to go under the knife once again due to faulty implants, the RkK regional hospital association reported on Monday.

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

It sounds like something from a creepy science-fiction film, but a poll published on Monday showed one in four Germans would be happy to have a microchip implanted in their body if they derived concrete benefits from it.

Seduced by sans serif

Seduced by sans serif

If you’ve ever been titillated by typeface or fascinated by fonts, then Rebecca F. Miller doesn’t have to spell out the allure of Berlin’s quirky Letter Museum.

Merck snaps up Millipore for $7.2 billion

Merck snaps up Millipore for $7.2 billion

Merck KGaA on Monday hailed its takeover of Millipore, a US biotechnology firm, with the German pharmaceutical giant's chief executive Karl-Ludwig Kley saying he felt like he had won a gold medal.

Minister warns of growing might of Google, Facebook and Apple

Minister warns of growing might of Google, Facebook and Apple

German Consumer Minister Ilse Aigner on Monday warned of the growing power of internet companies like Google and Apple, as CeBit, the world’s biggest high-tech trade fair, prepared to kick off in Hannover.

Merkel rules out German aid for Greece

Merkel rules out German aid for Greece

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday evening dismissed talk of a German rescue plan to help Greece weather its massive debt crisis, as Athens braces for a tough EU audit on its ailing public finances.

Cities ask for help paying for new public workers’ wage hike

Cities ask for help paying for new public workers’ wage hike

German communities asked for financial support on Monday, saying they could not afford to back up their weekend agreement with public workers’ union Verdi to increase wages by 2.3 percent over the next two years.

Violent storm ‘Xynthia’ cuts deadly path

Violent storm ‘Xynthia’ cuts deadly path

The vicious Atlantic storm “Xynthia” ravaged Germany overnight, killing at least six and injuring dozens. National rail provider Deutsche Bahn said on Monday morning that commuter traffic was “relatively stable” after wind downed countless trees.

Bayern Munich back on top of Bundesliga

Bayern Munich back on top of Bundesliga

German giants Bayern Munich this weekend went top of the Bundesliga for the first time since winning the title in 2008 - back where they belong, trainer Louis van Gaal said.