Sun gives way to rain and storms as summer still fails to materialise

Sun gives way to rain and storms as summer still fails to materialise

The sunny weather which graced much of the holiday weekend will not hold, but rather dissolve into rain – with downpours in central areas of the country.

Wedding party turns into mass fight with restaurant staff

Wedding party turns into mass fight with restaurant staff

A wedding party in Bavaria turned into such a nasty fight that police are investigating for a possible attempted murder charge.

Westerwelle attacked from within FDP for poor polls and low profile

Westerwelle attacked from within FDP for poor polls and low profile

Disastrous polling figures have led to serious public squabbling within the Free Democrats, with former leader Wolfgang Gerhardt leading the charge against party leader Guido Westerwelle.

Four die in helicopter crash but group in hot air balloon unhurt

Four die in helicopter crash but group in hot air balloon unhurt

Four men died on Sunday when the helicopter they were flying in suddenly lost altitude and crashed near a motorway.

Amusement park in running for socks-on-line world record

Amusement park in running for socks-on-line world record

Staff at a German amusement park reckon they have broken a world record – not for how many times they have been on the rollercoaster - but for creating the longest sock washing line ever.

‘Traumschiff’ cruise ship evacuated after fire

‘Traumschiff’ cruise ship evacuated after fire

The famous cruise ship MS Deutschland, the setting for the long-running ZDF television soap opera Traumschiff, has been evacuated after it caught fire while docked in a Norwegian fjord.