Toddler takes accidental solo train journey

Toddler takes accidental solo train journey

An 18-month-old boy was separated from his father while on a regional train in the town of Jena on Friday. The doors closed while the child's father was still on the platform and the train left the station.

Before pope visit, Merkel warns against ‘advance of secularism’

Before pope visit, Merkel warns against ‘advance of secularism’

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday called for Christians to unite against the advance of secularism as she prepared to welcome Pope Benedict XVI on a landmark visit back to his native Germany.

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

The parties of Germany's ruling coalition continue throwing verbal barbs at one another over the euro crisis. The Free Democrats refuse to back down from their eurosceptic stance, despite demands from the Christian Democrats.

Heidi Klum tops list of online virus threats

Heidi Klum tops list of online virus threats

Be careful what you Google, especially if it's for pictures of Heidi Klum. The German celebrity tops the list of internet searches that can lead to malicious software, according to a leading computer security firm.

Oktoberfest kicks off

Oktoberfest kicks off

With the traditional shout of "O'zapft is," or "It's tapped," the Munich Oktoberfest got going on Saturday for the 178th time. Some six million people are expected, and they'll be paying more for the beer this time.

3D Hitler photo album goes on sale

3D Hitler photo album goes on sale

A new album of images of Adolf Hitler captured in 3D, once used as a propaganda tool by the Nazi regime, went on sale in Germany on Friday.