Austrian police arrest 213 rowdy Germany fans ahead of game

Austrian police arrest 213 rowdy Germany fans ahead of game

Police arrested more than 200 Germany fans who ran wild through the streets of Vienna on Friday evening, news reports said, just hours before the team's victorious Euro 2012 qualifying match against Austria.

Search for E. coli clues leads to Lübeck eatery

Search for E. coli clues leads to Lübeck eatery

German health authorities scrambling to find the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak are zeroing in on a restaurant in Lübeck. Reports also say a harbour festival that took place in Hamburg in May could be linked to the killer bug.

Germany closes embassy in Yemen

Germany closes embassy in Yemen

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle announced Saturday that Germany would close its embassy in Yemen as the strife-torn country slides towards civil war.

US steps up German, Spanish produce checks

US steps up German, Spanish produce checks

The United States is inspecting all imports of cucumbers, lettuce and tomatoes from Germany and Spain, officials said Friday, as the outbreak spread to 12 countries.

Hundreds of Facebook users crash teen’s birthday party

Hundreds of Facebook users crash teen’s birthday party

Some 1,500 people showed up outside the house of a Hamburg girl celebrating her 16th birthday on Friday, after she posted an invite on social networking site Facebook but mistakenly listed the party as a public event.

Germany sneak past Austria in Euro qualifier

Germany sneak past Austria in Euro qualifier

Germany admitted that luck had played a big part in thier 2-1 win against Austria on Friday, sealed at the last minute with a second goal by Mario Gomez.