Investigators clear Gorch Fock commander of allegations

Investigators clear Gorch Fock commander of allegations

A commission has apparently dismissed accusations against the Gorch Fock's commander, who was suspended amid scandalous revelations involving misconduct onboard the elite navy training vessel, according to a new report.

Car plows into Hamburg pedestrians, killing four

Car plows into Hamburg pedestrians, killing four

Four people were killed and 11 others injured after a vehicle smashed into a group of pedestrians in Hamburg's Eppendorf neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon. Police said the car ran a red light and collided with another vehicle before overturning into the crowd.

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing

Hamburg announced the sacking of coach Armin Veh on Sunday, a day after the side suffered a humiliating 6-0 reverse to Bayern Munich.

10 Germans flee Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant

10 Germans flee Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant

Ten German employees of nuclear giant Areva were conducting maintenance work at Japan's Fukushima plant during Friday's massive earthquake, according to a Sunday report. A company spokesman said the men immediately left the site.

EU sees billions in Libyan assets frozen at German banks

EU sees billions in Libyan assets frozen at German banks

German banks including the Bundesbank have frozen over €10 billion in Libyan assets following a European Union decision, news magazine Der Spiegel reported in its edition to be published Monday.

Merkel calls for review of nuclear plant safety

Merkel calls for review of nuclear plant safety

Following an emergency meeting with German cabinet members on Saturday, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a safety inspection of nuclear power plants in Germany, as a blast at Japan's Fukushima plant raised fears of a meltdown.