Two adults, nine-day-old infant die in Berlin apartment fire

Two adults, nine-day-old infant die in Berlin apartment fire

A fire at an apartment building in Berlin's Neukölln district early on Saturday morning left three people dead and more than a dozen others injured. The fire started after a pram was reportedly set ablaze, according to a Berlin daily.

Guttenberg apologises to Bundestag researchers

Guttenberg apologises to Bundestag researchers

Ex-defence minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who resigned last week amid revelations he copied large portions of his doctoral thesis, has issued an apology to the German parliamentary research service, according to a Saturday report.

Worried Wolfsburg to punish late players with five-figure fine

Worried Wolfsburg to punish late players with five-figure fine

Bundesliga strugglers Wolfsburg have set a flat-rate fine of €10,000 to punish any tardiness in their squad as the 2009 champions battle to stay in Germany's top-flight.

Japan quake fuels German nuclear debate

Japan quake fuels German nuclear debate

On the heels of an explosion at a Japanese nuclear power plant following a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake in the country, politicians in Berlin spoke out Saturday against plans to extend the lifetime of nuclear reactors in Germany.

Former neo-Nazi becomes leftist after sex change

Former neo-Nazi becomes leftist after sex change

Before undergoing a sex change to become a woman, Monika Strub was a member of Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party. But ten years later, she is running for Baden-Württemberg's state parliament for the socialist Left party.

Merkel wary of military engagement in Libya

Merkel wary of military engagement in Libya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she is "fundamentally sceptical" as to the prospect of military intervention in Libya at the present time.