Bahn CEO suggests talks with Stuttgart 21 critics

Bahn CEO suggests talks with Stuttgart 21 critics

Deutsche Bahn CEO Rüdiger Grube on Saturday proposed a roundtable between opponents and supporters of Stuttgart's controversial railway construction, one day after thousands turned for the biggest protest so far.

Expert assessment backs longer life spans for nuclear plants

Expert assessment backs longer life spans for nuclear plants

An experts' report commissioned by the German government has advocated extending the life of the nation's nuclear power plants by up to two decades, German media reports said on Saturday.

Love Parade organiser to release event footage

Love Parade organiser to release event footage

Love Parade organiser Rainer Schaller plans to post surveillance tapes online that he said prove Duisburg police were also to blame in the tragedy that left 21 people dead, news magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.

Ifo’s Sinn: Tolls on all German roadways would reduce traffic

Ifo’s Sinn: Tolls on all German roadways would reduce traffic

Germany needs to institute a time- and location-dependent toll system on all streets to help cut the costs of too much traffic, said Hans-Werner Sinn, head of the influential Ifo economics institute, in an article published on Saturday.

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

The chairman of the Turkish Community in Germany (TGD) has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to send a clear signal condemning anti-Muslim comments by Bundesbank official Thilo Sarrazin, according to a Saturday report.

10-man Kaiserslautern squad stuns Bayern

10-man Kaiserslautern squad stuns Bayern

Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal admitted his side's finishing let them down as they suffered a shock 2-0 defeat on Friday at Bundesliga new boys Kaiserslautern, who finished with 10 men.