Police close in on Mirco disappearance suspect

Police close in on Mirco disappearance suspect

Police say they are closer to catching the perpetrator they believe is responsible for the disappearance of Mirco, an 11-year-old boy who has been missing for two months.

Daylight saving time ends Saturday night

Daylight saving time ends Saturday night

The nights will draw in sooner as of Sunday, as clocks get turned back by one hour at 3am Saturday night.

German man feared dead in Australian outback

German man feared dead in Australian outback

A German tourist was missing in Australia's rugged Kakadu National Park, police said Saturday, expressing grave fears that he had been gone more than 24 hours without drinking water in intense heat.

State to borrow less than feared in 2011

State to borrow less than feared in 2011

Germany's relatively rapid economic recovery means that the government will have to borrow significantly less than expected in the coming year, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Biggest German-built cruise ship completed

Biggest German-built cruise ship completed

The "Disney Dream", the largest cruise ship ever built in Germany, is to leave its dry dock in the northern town of Papenburg on Saturday. It is the first of two ships to be built there for the US-based Disney Cruise Line company.

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid

French engineering giant Alstom failed Friday in a court bid to prevent cross-Channel train operator Eurostar from buying trains made by its German rival Siemens in a deal worth €600 million.