Vettel becomes youngest F1 champ ever

Vettel becomes youngest F1 champ ever

Germany's Sebastian Vettel was crowned as the youngest drivers champion in Formula One history on Sunday, when he outstripped all his rivals and won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for the outstanding Red Bull team.

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers

Germans are returning to department stores in droves, with major companies recording increased sales just a year after the demise of such businesses was being foretold.

Police stick to refusal to make officers wear identifying badges

Police stick to refusal to make officers wear identifying badges

Most German states are still refusing to have police officers wear name or number badges, saying such identification would put officers in danger, despite a compromise suggested by Berlin.

‘New horse breed’ which challenged historical theory is a donkey

‘New horse breed’ which challenged historical theory is a donkey

German scientists have solved the puzzling mystery of what was thought to be proof of a new kind of horse found among the ruins of Pompeii.

Floods close motorways as leaves and rain cause chaos

Floods close motorways as leaves and rain cause chaos

Some areas in North Rhine-Westphalia received a month’s worth of rain on Saturday as the storm system Carmen dumped heavy precipitation on the country, causing chaos in those areas worst hit.

100,000 march against social service cuts

100,000 march against social service cuts

Around 100,000 people took to the streets in cities across Germany on Saturday to demonstrate against cuts in social services, according to the German federation of trade unions, (DGB).

US report admits CIA harboured Nazis

US report admits CIA harboured Nazis

A secret history of US government World War II-era operations has concluded that US intelligence services created a safe haven in America for German Nazis and their collaborators, The New York Times reported late on Saturday.