Thomas Cook pulls 2,000 tourists from Tunisia

Thomas Cook pulls 2,000 tourists from Tunisia

Tourism company Thomas Cook on Friday said it was repatriating about 2,000 German holidaymakers from Tunisia following a travel warning from the Foreign Ministry due to mounting unrest in the North African country.

Greek police arrest German in terror raid

Greek police arrest German in terror raid

Greek police on Friday said they had arrested a German woman, allegedly the daughter of a wanted leftist with ties to the Red Army Faction, in a sweep aimed at a radical anarchist group that sent bombs to embassies.

Woman pleasures herself in train – other passengers not amused

Woman pleasures herself in train – other passengers not amused

The police on Friday said they had arrested a woman having a good time with herself and a vibrator on a train in Bavaria. Despite rubbing her fellow passengers the wrong way, she claimed she didn’t understand what all the fuss was about.

SAP revs up electric car operations

SAP revs up electric car operations

German software maker SAP is taking steps into the electric car market. The company is developing programs to manage emission-free corporate fleets and will add electric vehicles to its own group of company cars.

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Young mother confesses to killing her newborn

A 20-year-old woman in the northern German city of Bremen has confessed that she killed her newborn baby, according to police. The baby’s body was found in her apartment.

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Belarus accuses Berlin of plotting coup

Belarus on Friday accused EU members Germany and Poland of seeking to topple its strongman President Alexander Lukashenko by organising the December mass protest against his re-election.

Floodwaters still rising

Floodwaters still rising

Rivers in some parts of Germany continue to rise due to rain and melting snow. Officials in Bavaria and Saxony are still concerned about floodwaters while Heidelberg is breathing easier as the situation there improves.

Little hope of finding missing tanker crew members

Little hope of finding missing tanker crew members

Chances are slim of finding alive the two missing crew members of a tanker that capsized on the Rhine, according to officials. Two other crew members were rescued after Thursday’s accident.

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production

Under fire for her response to Germany’s widening dioxin food safety scandal, Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner on Friday said she will implement tougher animal feed regulations.

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden

A prize-winning lifelike sculpture of a squatting policewoman urinating has whipped up a storm of protest in the eastern German city of Dresden, where it went on prominent display last week.

The best of Berlin in January

The best of Berlin in January

Exberliner, Berlin’s leading English-language magazine, in January tells you where to go batty, finds the knitty gritty in Mitte, and gets cozy in Kreuzkölln.