Merkel: Greece doesn’t need German money

Merkel: Greece doesn’t need German money

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Greece does not need financial aid at present and that the stability of the eurozone was "assured," after talks with Prime Minister George Papandreou.

Ice breakers struggle to clear harbours

Ice breakers struggle to clear harbours

Ice breakers on Friday were working non-stop to clear northern Germany's frozen harbours following a return to frigid temperatures in recent days.

Dresden opens chamber of Turkish delights

Dresden opens chamber of Turkish delights

Saxon kings both feared and admired the Ottoman Empire. Andrew Curry heads to Dresden to explore Germany’s long fascination with Turkish art, culture and military prowess.

Hesse to let buyers hunker down in old bunkers

Hesse to let buyers hunker down in old bunkers

The state of Hesse is selling 20 bunkers from World War II and the Cold War to the highest bidder, the Institute for Federal Real Estate (BImA) said on Friday.

Catholic abuse scandal hits famous boys’ choir

Catholic abuse scandal hits famous boys’ choir

The child sexual abuse scandal in Germany’s Catholic Church continued to spread on Friday as a spokesperson confirmed abuse at Regensburg’s cathedral school for their famous boys' choir, the Domspatzen.

Brüderle: Germany won’t give ‘one cent’ to Greece

Brüderle: Germany won’t give ‘one cent’ to Greece

German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle on Friday said Berlin will "not give one cent" to help Greece out of its debt crisis, as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to meet Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.

German budget heading for record deficit

German budget heading for record deficit

Germany is set for a record deficit of €80.2 billion after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition agreed on its first budget early on Friday morning.

Techno’s not dead: Berlin’s club scene in the easyJet era

Techno’s not dead: Berlin’s club scene in the easyJet era

Techno music is not dead in Berlin, music journalist Tobias Rapp argues. Exberliner magazine's Seymour Gris sat down with him to discuss the changing landscape of club culture in the German capital.

Deutsche Bahn faces infrastructure funds gap

Deutsche Bahn faces infrastructure funds gap

German national rail operator Deutsche Bahn doesn’t have enough money to complete 46 high-priority planned construction projects, a media report said on Friday.

Bayern Munich looking to cement top league ranking

Bayern Munich looking to cement top league ranking

Bayern Munich will be looking to cement their newly gained place at the top of the Bundesliga this weekend as second and third-placed Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke snap at their heels.

German high court gets youngest leader ever

German high court gets youngest leader ever

Germany’s highest court got a new leader on Friday. The institution’s Vice President Andreas Voßkuhle will take over as his predecessor Hans-Jürgen Papier leaves following 12 years of service.