Man killed after climbing on top of Berlin metro

Man killed after climbing on top of Berlin metro

A 19-year-old tourist was killed on Saturday after apparently climbing onto an underground train in Berlin.

Westerwelle mends differences with Merkel

Westerwelle mends differences with Merkel

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Saturday re-emphasized his common ground with Chancellor Angela Merkel after criticizing her for compromising with French President Nicolas Sarkozy over the eurozone's fiscal rules.

Nuclear power protestors mobilize around Germany

Nuclear power protestors mobilize around Germany

Over a hundred anti-nuclear power demonstrations are expected to take place throughout Germany on Saturday, mostly directed at the transport of radioactive waste to the controversial storage site near Gorleben.

North-South derby ends in damp squib for Bayern

North-South derby ends in damp squib for Bayern

Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal admitted he was disappointed with the Bundesliga champions goalless draw in Hamburg, but insisted his side 'gave everything they had'.

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Major new museum opens in Cologne

After 15 years of planning and construction, a major new museum complex opens its doors in the centre of Cologne this weekend. The city's head of culture promises that the €80 million project will be a visitor magnet.

VW records strong profits

VW records strong profits

Volkswagen, the biggest European carmaker, reported Friday a strong operating profit of €4.8 billion for the first nine months of 2010 and said its full-year figure would show gains as well.