Schumacher hints at prolonging F1 return

Schumacher hints at prolonging F1 return

Former world champion Michael Schumacher has hinted he may be willing to prolong his return to Formula One.

Employees unsettled by Opel sell-off rumours

Employees unsettled by Opel sell-off rumours

The chief representative of employees at German carmaker Opel has called on parent company General Motors to put an end to rumours that it is considering selling off its European unit.

Farm behind E. coli not likely to face prosecution

Farm behind E. coli not likely to face prosecution

German officials say that the likely source of the deadly E. coli epidemic, a vegetable sprout farm in Lower Saxony, will probably not face criminal prosecution.

Small explosion hits IKEA store in Dresden

Small explosion hits IKEA store in Dresden

Following a small explosion in an IKEA store in Dresden on Friday evening, the German headquarters of the Swedish home furnishings chain is calling on all branches in the country to be extremely vigilant.

Embassy staff suspected of taking bribes

Embassy staff suspected of taking bribes

Following the arrest of a German diplomat last month, prosecutors are now investigating other allegations that employees at numerous German embassies sold visas for bribes.

Greens open to coalition with Merkel’s CDU

Greens open to coalition with Merkel’s CDU

Green Party boss Cem Özdemir has said that he could envisage a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) after the next federal elections in 2013.

Berlin to advise against Palestinian state bid

Berlin to advise against Palestinian state bid

A high-level German diplomatic mission to the Middle East will try to convince Palestinians next week to drop plans to gain UN recognition for an independent state.