Germans want absolute ban on drink-driving

Germans want absolute ban on drink-driving

More than three quarters of Germans want to see an absolute ban on drinking and driving, according to results of a survey published on Sunday.

Bonn focus for Unity Day and NRW celebrations

Bonn focus for Unity Day and NRW celebrations

A three-day festival in Bonn this weekend and Monday marks not only the October 3 Day of German Unity, but also the 65th anniversary of the founding of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Computer will soon piece together torn Stasi files

Computer will soon piece together torn Stasi files

A computer system to put torn shreds of Stasi files back together and reveal what they say should be ready for testing in just a few months.

Merkel manager attacked euro fund sceptic

Merkel manager attacked euro fund sceptic

Extraordinary exchanges between senior members of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union in the run-up to last week’s crucial vote on the euro bail-out fund have come to light, prompting claims of anti-democratic bullying.

Crime claims against Qaddafi son were ignored

Crime claims against Qaddafi son were ignored

German officials buried numerous criminal allegations against ousted Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's son Saif al-Arab for fear of damaging bilateral ties, the weekly Der Spiegel reported at the weekend.