Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay

Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay

The head of a Shakespeare troupe in Berlin has been forced to auction off on eBay a life-sized replica of the famed Globe Theatre used in a film by Hollywood director Roland Emmerich.

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

Andrea Nahles, general secretary of the Social Democratic Party, and new mother, has called on German politicians to take "one day off politics" every week.

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

German banks, insurance companies and investment funds are reportedly set to contribute €4.5 billion to the new Greek bailout plan agreed last week.

Suzuki losing patience with VW, reports say

Suzuki losing patience with VW, reports say

Japanese automaker Suzuki is getting increasingly frustrated with its larger partner Volkswagen and is eyeing deeper ties with Italian giant Fiat, German media said Saturday.

Germany sends condolences to Oslo

Germany sends condolences to Oslo

Germany's political leaders were united in dismay and grief following the two attacks in Norway that led to over 90 deaths. President Christian Wulff sent a telegram of sympathy to his counterpart King Harald.

FDP threatens to abolish solidarity tax for former East Germany

FDP threatens to abolish solidarity tax for former East Germany

The Free Democratic Party, junior partner in Germany's ruling coalition, wants to force the end of the "solidarity tax" that helps to develop the former communist eastern half of the country, if parliament blocks other tax cuts.

Nowitzki joins Germany for Euro championships

Nowitzki joins Germany for Euro championships

Dirk Nowitzki, whose MVP heroics helped Dallas Mavericks win the NBA title, will play for Germany at the European championships, hoping to lead his country to the 2012 Olympics.