Frankfurt shooter deep into jihad: prosecutors

Frankfurt shooter deep into jihad: prosecutors

German prosecutors on Wednesday said the Kosovar man accused of killing two US airmen at Frankfurt’s Airport in March had a long fascination with Islamist propaganda, contradicting his previous statements.

Klaus Wowereit: the mayor Berliners deserve?

Klaus Wowereit: the mayor Berliners deserve?

The colourful mayor of Berlin for the last decade, Klaus Wowereit, famously dubbed his city "poor but sexy" - critics and fans alike say he bears an out-sized responsibility for both attributes.

Mercedes unveils its future vision

Mercedes unveils its future vision

What will a Mercedes-Benz look like in 2025? Sporting wing doors and a hydrogen fuel cell, German carmaker Daimler is billing its F125 concept vehicle as the luxury saloon of the future.

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

Fears are increasing in Germany that blackbirds are being wiped out by a tropical disease, while tests are being conducted on a number of cadavers to try to find out why they died.

Social Democrats gain support amid euro crisis

Social Democrats gain support amid euro crisis

Popular support for the Social Democratic Party is at its highest level since 2008, reaching 29 percent, according to the latest Stern-RTL survey.

Court says Lufthansa pilots can fly until they reach 65

Court says Lufthansa pilots can fly until they reach 65

Lufthansa pilots have shot down a rule which forced them to retire at 60, and can now continue to fly until they are 65, with a ruling from the European Court of Justice which said anything else would be discrimination.

Drinks maker granted trademark for German f-word obscenity

Drinks maker granted trademark for German f-word obscenity

A drinks maker has been awarded a trademark for a German 'f-word' obscenity after a two-year legal fight for an alcoholic beverage using the word.

Customers wasting billions on electricity

Customers wasting billions on electricity

Germans could save billions on their electricity bills if they would simply change power providers, according to a special report published by the Monopolies Commission.

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

The German government continues to be shaken by the insistence of junior coalition partner the Free Democratic Party openly talking about the possibility of a Greek default in the euro crisis.

Borussia take point from Arsenal in return to Champions League

Borussia take point from Arsenal in return to Champions League

German champions Borussia Dortmund drew 1-1 with Arsenal on Tuesday night, in their return to the Champions League after an absence of nine years.