Defence Ministry warns cuts could ruin forces

Defence Ministry warns cuts could ruin forces

An internal Defence Ministry report is warning that planned savings programmes for Germany’s armed forces would make them ineffective, while a soldiers’ representative said the plans would castrate the services.

Accident involving truck full of candles closes motorway to Poland

Accident involving truck full of candles closes motorway to Poland

The nightmare of getting stuck in traffic rather than driving effortlessly to an Easter holiday destination came true for many people on the way from Germany to Poland on Thursday afternoon with a 50-kilometre jam.

Live webcam the first to show intimate scenes of eagle family life

Live webcam the first to show intimate scenes of eagle family life

The German Wild Animal Foundation has set up the first ever live camera to record the family life of a lesser spotted eagle, with sound and pictures available around the clock on the internet.

Central Council of Jews renews call for neo-Nazi NPD party ban

Central Council of Jews renews call for neo-Nazi NPD party ban

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has renewed its call for the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD) to be banned.

Munich pair exposed to massive fine for public sex

Munich pair exposed to massive fine for public sex

A couple who were caught in flagrante after leaving a nightclub in the Munich

Sarrazin remains SPD member

Sarrazin remains SPD member

Thilo Sarrazin, former Bundesbank board member and author of a book on immigration which caused controversy and outrage, will remain a member of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) it was decided on Thursday night.

Oliver Kahn fined for tax evasion on fancy clothes from Dubai

Oliver Kahn fined for tax evasion on fancy clothes from Dubai

Former German national goalkeeper Oliver Kahn has been fined €125,000 for attempted tax evasion after bringing clothes worth thousands of euros into the country without declaring it.