Opel headed for loss of €1.4 billion this year

Opel headed for loss of €1.4 billion this year

Opel, the European unit of US auto group General Motors, expects to report a loss of €1.4 billion this year, Opel head Nick Reilly said in a magazine interview in Frankfurt on Monday.

Police fear sex crime in teen murders

Police fear sex crime in teen murders

Two teenagers found dead in the Lower Saxony town of Bodenfelde were possibly the victims of a sexual predator, investigators said Monday.

Swiss schoolboys jailed over Munich assaults

Swiss schoolboys jailed over Munich assaults

Three Swiss schoolboys who went on a violent rampage while on a class trip in Munich last year, indiscriminately beating five passers-by and leaving two with life-threatening injuries, were sentenced to lengthy jail terms on Monday.

Andrew Preble: Bringing the Big Easy to Berlin

Andrew Preble: Bringing the Big Easy to Berlin

The Local’s series “Making it in Germany” presents Andrew Preble, a Louisiana native serving up proper Cajun cuisine in the German capital. Mark Worth reports.

Namibian airport police officer charged for fake bomb scare

Namibian airport police officer charged for fake bomb scare

A court formally charged a senior officer in Namibia's airport police on Monday for placing a fake bomb at the country's airport to be put on a Germany-bound plane last week, but postponed his case.

Third most-wanted Nazi war criminal dies ahead of trial

Third most-wanted Nazi war criminal dies ahead of trial

Nazi death camp guard Samuel Kunz, number three on the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s most wanted list, has died aged 89, just months before he was due to stand trial, German prosecutors said Monday.

Reichstag dome closed amid terrorism fears

Reichstag dome closed amid terrorism fears

Police have closed the dome and roof terrace of Berlin’s Reichstag in a dramatic security clampdown following reports that Islamists were planning a Mumbai-style attack on the building.

Psychiatrists needed to cope with army trauma

Psychiatrists needed to cope with army trauma

Germany’s military urgently needs psychiatrists as a growing number of soldiers return home from foreign missions traumatised, according to a Monday media report.

Body of anti-nuclear protestor found in stream

Body of anti-nuclear protestor found in stream

Nearly two weeks after a massive anti-nuclear protest in Lower Saxony ended, the body of a demonstrator has been found drowned in a stream, police announced late on Sunday.

Most Israelis cannot forgive Germany for Holocaust

Most Israelis cannot forgive Germany for Holocaust

Most Israelis still find it impossible to forgive Germany for the Holocaust, a poll published Monday has found.

Schäuble defends Ireland euro bailout

Schäuble defends Ireland euro bailout

Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has insisted Germany’s economy is safe despite the announcement that fellow euro zone member Ireland has asked for an international bailout of nearly €100 billion.

Police investigate double teen killing

Police investigate double teen killing

Police are investigating the apparent murder of two teenagers whose bodies were found on Sunday next to a stream in Lower Saxony.