Pirates hijack tanker with German captain

Pirates hijack tanker with German captain

Somali pirates hijacked the tanker 'York' filled with liquid gas off the coast of Kenya on Saturday. The German captain was able to make contact with the Greek company that operates the ship 24 hours later.

Nocturnal cow attacks car

Nocturnal cow attacks car

A cow left to wander on a cold night attacked a car while walking along a country road near the town of Heimbach in North Rhine-Westphalia on Saturday night.

Top German firms ban Facebook in the office

Top German firms ban Facebook in the office

A host of leading German companies are banning the use of the social networking site Facebook in their offices. While the official reason is IT security, firms are apparently also concerned that too many worker hours are being lost.

Third Reich’s Foreign Ministry deeply involved in Holocaust

Third Reich’s Foreign Ministry deeply involved in Holocaust

Nazi Germany's Foreign Ministry was a "criminal organization" that was much more involved in the killing of millions of Jews during World War II than previously thought, a German historian said.

Austrian far-right to help German populists

Austrian far-right to help German populists

The far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) is reportedly planning to open an office in Germany to help build a similarly populist party with nationwide appeal.

Werder thrash Gladbach to stay in touch at top

Werder thrash Gladbach to stay in touch at top

Champions League side Werder Bremen are up to eighth in the Bundesliga table on Saturday after their 4-1 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach and are now just a point off the top five.