Safety concerns have prompted Berlin officials to remove the city’s only cricket pitch, in use for more than six decades beginning with British troops. But cricketers suspect ulterior motives and argue it’s a “death blow” for a sport that promotes multiculturalism and integration.
Commuters face major disruptions on Thursday and Friday with train drivers from five large private rail operators set to strike.
The former chairman of the bankrupt retail giant Arcandor, Thomas Middelhoff, has lashed out at his accusers as he prepares to fend off their claim for €175 million in damages.
The German foreign ministry said Wednesday that five Libyan diplomats were being expelled because of "pressure" being exerted on Libyans living in Germany.
The lawyer of alleged Nazi camp guard John Demjanjuk called Wednesday for his German trial to be scrapped after new FBI documents emerged calling into question a vital piece of evidence.
Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, plans to restructure its US operations to sidestep new regulations that could have forced it to raise billions in new capital, a report said Wednesday.
A Frankfurt Airport employee has been fired after being caught secretly filming women in the public toilets, a media report said Wednesday.
Electricity prices will rise only slightly under the government’s plan to hasten the shift to renewable energy, Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen has said in an effort to bolster his case for green power.
A website enabling teenagers to post insults and racist comments about their peers has prompted an outcry in Germany after 20 youths beat another teen senseless over remarks made on its forums.
The Bundestag will not pursue a complaint for breach of copyright against Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, a spokesman said Wednesday in the first piece of good news for the former defence minister mired in a plagiarism scandal.
A young politician from the socialist Left party has been busted stealing 200 rolls of toilet paper from a city hall in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, media reported Wednesday.