Nazi camp Buchenwald liberated 65 years ago

Nazi camp Buchenwald liberated 65 years ago

Survivors and dignitaries marked on Sunday 65 years since the US army liberated Buchenwald, one of the largest and most notorious Nazi concentration camps on German soil in World War II.

German press mourns Poland’s Kaczynski

German press mourns Poland’s Kaczynski

The sudden death of Polish president Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash prompted a raft of emotional headlines and editorials in the Sunday press in Germany, Poland's neighbour and close ally.

Germany triumphs in NASA’s ‘Great Moonbuggy Race’

Germany triumphs in NASA’s ‘Great Moonbuggy Race’

"Team Germany" from Leipzig has won the US Space Administration's "Great Moonbuggy Race," where student design, build and race vehicles that tackle challenges faced by engineers of the lunar rover.

Population free-fall continues

Population free-fall continues

Germany's demographic crisis shows no sign of abating, with a new prognosis out that predicts the country's population will fall by 12 million over the next four decades.

After 3G hype, 4G frequencies to go on auction in Germany

After 3G hype, 4G frequencies to go on auction in Germany

A decade ago, telecoms paid big to snap up 3G mobile licenses and later regretted it. Now in Germany, the next generation 4G frequencies are about to go up for auction.

Woman sues over ‘Ossi’ discrimination

Woman sues over ‘Ossi’ discrimination

A woman born in the former East Germany is claiming discrimination after discovering the word "Ossi" preceded by a minus sign had been written on a job application rejected by a firm in western Germany. She's going to court.