Wenders and Herzog take art-house cinema 3D at Berlinale

Wenders and Herzog take art-house cinema 3D at Berlinale

Art-house cinema broke into the next dimension at the Berlin film festival Sunday with hotly awaited 3D premieres from European veterans seeking to reclaim the format from Hollywood blockbusters.

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Former Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück has rejected his Social Democratic colleague Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s suggestion that he stand for the position of head of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Dresden marks bombing amid neo-Nazi march

Dresden marks bombing amid neo-Nazi march

Thousands of people Sunday formed a human chain in the eastern German city of Dresden to mark the 66th anniversary of the deadly Allied firebombing during World War II and to protest against a neo-Nazi march.

Chill easterly winds bring winter back to north and east

Chill easterly winds bring winter back to north and east

The relatively mild temperatures which have graced much of Germany recently have gone, replaced by wintry weather likely to last well into the new week, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Sunday.

More than six million guns in private hands

More than six million guns in private hands

As details of gun ownership are gathered in Germany for a new national register, it has emerged that 6.3 million weapons are registered in private households in the country.

SPD and Greens set for power in Hamburg

SPD and Greens set for power in Hamburg

A centre-left coalition of Social Democrats (SPD) and Greens looks set to win next week's election in the city-state of Hamburg, according to the latest opinion poll published in Focus magazine.

Gottschalk leaves Wetten dass..? after accident

Gottschalk leaves Wetten dass..? after accident

Thomas Gottschalk, host of Germany’s most successful television show Wetten, dass..? will step down at the end of the season after a contestant was paralysed during a stunt performed on the show.