Leverkusen looking for Bundesliga bragging rights in Dortmund

Leverkusen looking for Bundesliga bragging rights in Dortmund

Champions League rivals Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen lock horns for Bundesliga bragging rights on Saturday as the title-holders take on last season's runners-up.

Runaway cow now wanted alive, not dead

Runaway cow now wanted alive, not dead

Yvonne the runaway cow who has eluded hunters and would-be helpers alike in the woods of Upper Bavaria since May, is still on the loose, but she’s no longer running for her life.

Berlin’s mayor welcomes Pope through gritted teeth

Berlin’s mayor welcomes Pope through gritted teeth

Berlin’s openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit has extended the Pope an official welcome for his visit next month, but said he could understand those planning to protest against the papal visit.

Defence officials split over troops for Libya

Defence officials split over troops for Libya

Defence Ministry officials gave conflicting views Friday about whether Germany will need to take part in an international peacekeeping mission to stabilize Libya after fighting there ends. And there was rare German praise for the NATO effort in the North African country.

Auditors attack Transport Ministry for expenses

Auditors attack Transport Ministry for expenses

Germany's Federal Auditing Office has criticized the Transportation Ministry for wasting taxpayer’s money by paying for personnel to attend a trade union conference on the North Sea island of Helgoland.

VW set to invest in renewable energy

VW set to invest in renewable energy

Europe's biggest automaker, Volkswagen, plans to invest almost €1 billion ($1.44 billion) in renewable energies over the coming years, a press report said on Friday.

Petrol industry to charge more for E10 debacle

Petrol industry to charge more for E10 debacle

German motorists could end up paying more at the pump for the botched introduction of E10 biofuel, as petroleum firms are reportedly are preparing to pass on the costs to customers.

Local reader helps film legend Luise Rainer get spot on ‘Boulevard of Stars’

Local reader helps film legend Luise Rainer get spot on ‘Boulevard of Stars’

Luise Rainer, a nearly forgotten yet beloved German actress will be honoured on Berlin's "Boulevard of Stars" next month after one man campaigned for the 101-year-old to receive the acknowledgment she deserves.

Kaiser couple to marry in Potsdam

Kaiser couple to marry in Potsdam

Germany’s high society event of the year is set for Saturday as the great-great grandson of Kaiser Wilhem II gets married at a royal palace in Potsdam.