Passengers stuck in transit prepare for third night in limbo

Passengers stuck in transit prepare for third night in limbo

Around 800 air passengers are stuck in transit at Frankfurt airport – with no visa for the European Union they are not allowed to leave the building, but no planes are allowed to take-off, leaving them stranded.

Bayern’s ‘cissies’ deliver 7-0 victory

Bayern’s ‘cissies’ deliver 7-0 victory

Dutch winger Arjen Robben said Bayern Munich's 7-0 hammering of Hannover sets up the German giants for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg, against Lyon.

Nearly half of Germans say nuclear power stations should run longer

Nearly half of Germans say nuclear power stations should run longer

Nearly half of Germans support the idea of allowing nuclear power stations to operate longer than planned in order to provide electricity, according to a new survey.

Merkel misses Kaczynski funeral but Westerwelle takes helicopter

Merkel misses Kaczynski funeral but Westerwelle takes helicopter

Chancellor Angela Merkel has cancelled her planned trip to Poland to attend Sunday’s funeral service for President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria.

German airlines question extended flight ban

German airlines question extended flight ban

Germany's two largest airlines have questioned the sense of the flight ban - now extended until 8 pm on Sunday as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland continues to occupy European air space.

Air travel ban extended into Sunday evening

Air travel ban extended into Sunday evening

German airspace has been closed until at least Sunday 8 pm, as the weather continues to blow the ash from the Icelandic volcano over mainland Europe, halting practically all air travel.

Priest says he was bullied into taking fall for Pope in abuse scandal

Priest says he was bullied into taking fall for Pope in abuse scandal

The church official who initially said it was his fault that a paedophile priest was given succour in Pope Benedict XVI’s former diocese has broken ranks, alleging he was bullied into taking responsibility to protect the pontiff.