CDU sinks behind Greens in Bremen state election

CDU sinks behind Greens in Bremen state election

The Greens for the first time on Sunday overtook the conservatives in a state election in Germany, according to exit polls made public in the wake of the Bremen vote.

German petrol prices too high, says cartel authority

German petrol prices too high, says cartel authority

A new report from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has concluded that German motorists pay too much for their fuel.

Budapest sales rep sex party cost €83,000

Budapest sales rep sex party cost €83,000

Torsten Oletzky, head of insurance company Ergo, said on Sunday that the prostitute sex party organised for insurance salesmen in 2007 cost €83,000.

Merkel tells Germans to work harder too

Merkel tells Germans to work harder too

Chancellor Angela Merkel attempted some damage control on Sunday after her remarks about the work ethic in certain Mediterranean countries were taken badly last week.

Rolling Stones museum opens in Lower Saxony

Rolling Stones museum opens in Lower Saxony

Rolling Stones obsessive Ulli Schröder unveiled his immense memorabilia collection to the public on Sunday, with the opening of his own museum dedicated to the band.

Bremen’s 16-year-olds vote in state election

Bremen’s 16-year-olds vote in state election

Sixteen-year-old Germans are voting in a regional election for the first time on Sunday, as nearly half a million people go to the polls in the city state of Bremen.

Schalke lift Cup as Neuer speculation cranks up

Schalke lift Cup as Neuer speculation cranks up

Bayern Munich-target Manuel Neuer captained Schalke 04 to their fifth German Cup title as second-division Duisburg were hammered 5-0 in Saturday's final on what may have been his last game for the club.