Whistles for Wowereit at Tempelhof park opening

Whistles for Wowereit at Tempelhof park opening

Around 50 demonstrators whistled through Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit's speech at the opening of a new park on the former Tempelhof airfield on Saturday.

Ash cloud stops six Frankfurt flights

Ash cloud stops six Frankfurt flights

Six flights to and from Frankfurt airport and Spain were cancelled on Saturday because of another ash-cloud from the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull.

Professor devises Germany’s World Cup-winning formula

Professor devises Germany’s World Cup-winning formula

A physics professor from Dortmund has devised a formula that explains why Germany will definitely win the football World Cup in South Africa this summer.

Pope accepts Mixa’s resignation

Pope accepts Mixa’s resignation

Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of controversial Augsburg Bishop Walter Mixa following Friday's revelations about his alleged sexual abuse of children.

Attacks on police rise dramatically

Attacks on police rise dramatically

The number of attacks on German police officers rose drastically last year, according to figures released Saturday by the federal police authority in Potsdam.

Merkel braces for blow in vital state election

Merkel braces for blow in vital state election

Candidates in Germany's most populous state were wrapping up campaigning Saturday as angry voters appeared ready to punish Chancellor Angela Merkel's party over a colossal aid package for Greece.

German ice hockey team stuns US

German ice hockey team stuns US

A sudden-death winner by Felix Schutz gave hosts Germany a shock 2-1 win over Vancouver Olympics runners-up the United States in the world championship's opening match on Friday.