Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

As Apple prepared to launch on Monday an eagerly awaited service that lets consumers stream music they bought to any Apple device, a German music-streaming site has lodged an anti-trust claim against the technology giant.

Merkel’s VIP treatment in DC

Merkel’s VIP treatment in DC

Amid criticism that Germany has been shirking its global responsibilities, Dr. Jackson Janes from the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies analyzes the importance of Chancellor Merkel’s high-profile visit to Washington this week.

Holidaymakers face summer transport chaos

Holidaymakers face summer transport chaos

Holidaymakers face unusual transport chaos in Germany this summer, with the ADAC car club forecasting a sharp rise in traffic jams, while there have been early signs that overheating on Deutsche Bahn trains may once again become a problem.

Germany star Klose leaving Bayern

Germany star Klose leaving Bayern

Veteran Germany striker Miroslav Klose is to quit Bayern Munich, the Bavarian football giants announced Monday, and he is now set to join Spanish side Valencia, according to a report in German daily Bild.

Pranksters slap Windows logo on Apple’s Hamburg store

Pranksters slap Windows logo on Apple’s Hamburg store

A group of nerdy pranksters have defaced the Apple new store under construction in Hamburg by slapping a Microsoft Windows logo on the building.

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

The Bundeswehr has launched an investigation after reports that children were invited to play war games at a mock encampment named for a village in Kosovo where the Nazis once committed war atrocities.

Daimler, Rolls-Royce take over Tognum

Daimler, Rolls-Royce take over Tognum

German auto group Daimler and Britain's Rolls-Royce said Monday they had succeeded in a takeover of motor and turbine maker Tognum, having acquired 59.87 percent of its shares.

Sky angers pubs with undercover TV stings

Sky angers pubs with undercover TV stings

The pay-TV broadcaster Sky is sending undercover investigators out to pubs to catch landlords who are showing popular broadcasts such as Bundesliga football games, according to a media report.

Obama to pressure Merkel on Libya

Obama to pressure Merkel on Libya

US President Barack Obama will ask Angela Merkel for a stronger German contribution to the military intervention in war-torn Libya when the chancellor visits Washington on Monday, according to a media report.

Löw confident of perfect record in Euro qualifiers

Löw confident of perfect record in Euro qualifiers

With his team almost assured of a place at Euro 2012, Germany coach Joachim Löw is relaxed about his side's qualifier against minnows Azerbaijan on Tuesday despite mounting injury problems.

Authorities still hunting for E. coli source

Authorities still hunting for E. coli source

Germany will maintain a health warnings for sprouts as well as tomatoes, lettuce and cucumbers despite initial negative tests for deadly E. coli bacteria, Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner said Monday.