Greece says Berlin putting EU at risk

Greece says Berlin putting EU at risk

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou implicitly criticised Germany on Saturday for allegedly opposing efforts to help his country out of its fiscal crisis, warning Berlin risked destabilising the European Union.

Third suspect in poker game robbery arrested

Third suspect in poker game robbery arrested

Police said on Saturday they arrested a third suspect in the armed robbery at a high-stakes German poker tournament in Berlin two weeks ago. The man reportedly presented himself to the authorities at the city's Tegel airport after returning to Germany.

Zollitsch says pope ‘warning’ German clergy

Zollitsch says pope ‘warning’ German clergy

Archbishop Robert Zollitsch on Saturday said Pope Benedict XVI's letter to Irish Catholics expressing remorse for child sex abuse by priests was also a warning to Germany's clergy.

Conservatives plan to rein in pharmaceutical prices

Conservatives plan to rein in pharmaceutical prices

Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) have proposed a sweeping price freeze on prescription drugs for three years, according to a report published by the Süddeutsche Zeitung daily on Saturday.

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

A team of German researchers have designed the world’s first “cloaking” device capable of rendering a three-dimensional object invisible. The development puts scientists one step closer toward creating a functional type of invisibility.

Wild boars run amok through Hamburg

Wild boars run amok through Hamburg

A herd of wild boars ran loose through a Hamburg neighbourhood on Friday evening, invading a metro station and an office building as police chased the rampaging pack of pigs.

Klitschko vows to defend heavyweight crown

Klitschko vows to defend heavyweight crown

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko insists United States challenger Eddie Chambers will not be leaving Germany with his WBO and IBF titles when the pair meet in Düsseldorf on Saturday.