Suspected Mossad agent arrested in Poland for Germany

Suspected Mossad agent arrested in Poland for Germany

Polish authorities acting on a German request have arrested a suspected Mossad agent thought to have played a role in the Dubai assassination of a Hamas commander, German prosecutors said Saturday.

New capital airport up to nine months late

New capital airport up to nine months late

Berlin Schönefeld's relaunch as the German capital’s only airport is likely to be delayed by up to nine months, it was reported at the weekend.

Investigation finds DNA traces on Bögerl’s body

Investigation finds DNA traces on Bögerl’s body

Detectives investigating the kidnapping and killing of Maria Bögerl may launch mass DNA testing in the Heidelheim region after a post-mortem examination found traces of another person on her body.

Woodland sealed off due to poisonous caterpillars

Woodland sealed off due to poisonous caterpillars

A section of the woodland in Stuttgart has been sealed off to prevent people being stung by poisonous caterpillars which have hatched in significant numbers.

Germany ready for Aussie Socceroos in first World Cup match

Germany ready for Aussie Socceroos in first World Cup match

Germany opens its World Cup campaign against Australia on Sunday with the Antipodeans eager to show they will not be a punching bag for weightier European opposition.

Gauck criticises government savings plans as not fair enough

Gauck criticises government savings plans as not fair enough

Joachim Gauck, the former East German civil rights activist and candidate for president, has stirred things up by criticising the government’s savings plans for not being socially fair.

Military plans exclude conscripts

Military plans exclude conscripts

A looming fight within the governing coalition over whether to scrap military service seems to have already been decided, with the Defence Ministry already planning to make do without any new troops from next year.