Addiction expert warns over ignorance of shisha smoke dangers

Addiction expert warns over ignorance of shisha smoke dangers

The German government's top addiction prevention official has warned that the increasingly popular trend of smoking tobacco in shisha water pipe is at least as damaging as cigarettes and that many young people underestimate the dangers.

Two dead in bus crash caused by coughing fit

Two dead in bus crash caused by coughing fit

Two people have been killed and 33 injured, some of them seriously, after their bus crashed and slid down an embankment, landing on its side near the motorway.

Police say opera singer hid death of missing fisherman husband

Police say opera singer hid death of missing fisherman husband

An opera singer is being held by police suspected of being involved in the death of her fisherman husband and masterminding a complicated cover-up plot worthy of a decent libretto.

Poker heist suspect released without charge

Poker heist suspect released without charge

The man arrested on Friday evening on suspicion of being involved in the poker game heist in Berlin last week has been released after detectives discovered there was no way he could be connected to the robbery.

Toyota recall action seen torpedoing sales

Toyota recall action seen torpedoing sales

The recall of around 216,000 Toyota cars in Germany will cost the company around €13 million and is expected to reduce new sales in the country by around 20 percent.

Hertha fans riot at loss, Bayern regains Liga lead

Hertha fans riot at loss, Bayern regains Liga lead

A dramatic game day in the Bundesliga was marred by violence on Saturday at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium when more than 100 Hertha fans rampaged across the pitch to their own side’s bench in fury at their side’s defeat to Nuremberg.