Love Parade memorial held in Duisburg

Love Parade memorial held in Duisburg

Thousands of people paid their respects on Saturday in the German city of Duisburg to the 21 people who died in the Love Parade tragedy a week earlier.

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

CSU demands rightward shift to lift government

Germany's ruling parties – the Christian Democratic Union and its Bavarian sister, the Christian Social Union – need to get back to their conservative roots to counter terrible polls, the CSU chairman said Saturday.

Convicted sex offender asks not to be released

Convicted sex offender asks not to be released

A convicted sex offender asked not to be released from prison without further rehabilitation, it was revealed Saturday. The man was set free in mid-July after nearly 30 years in jail.

Germans undecided about military service

Germans undecided about military service

A new survey suggests that Germans have not yet decided whether they would like to see the end of conscription.

Government planning extensive Hartz IV reforms

Government planning extensive Hartz IV reforms

German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen is planning corrections to the unemployment benefit known as Hartz IV that will have far-reaching consequences for the long-term unemployed.

Siemens ditches partial work scheme

Siemens ditches partial work scheme

German industrial group Siemens said Friday that it has resumed full-time work schedules at German sites owing to a pick-up in demand, following the lead of the auto industry.