Brain scans used to detect paedophilia

Brain scans used to detect paedophilia

A study by German scientists shows that it may be possible to identify paedophiles by scanning their brains as they look at pictures of adults and children.

10-year-old severely beaten by teenagers

10-year-old severely beaten by teenagers

A 10-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious internal injuries after being beaten up by two 14-year-old twins and an 11-year-old accomplice, police said Tuesday.

New incendiary device found on train tracks

New incendiary device found on train tracks

Another incendiary device was found on train tracks in Berlin on Tuesday, in what may be the latest round in a series of arson attacks on German railways by suspected leftists extremists.

Economy seen heading for slowdown

Economy seen heading for slowdown

The government said on Tuesday that Germany's economy will likely slow later this year due to the impact of the eurozone debt drama, in a stark warning that the crisis is hitting even Europe's strongest economy.

Sliding towards terrorism

Sliding towards terrorism

The leftist extremists claiming responsibility for arson attacks on Germany's rail system this week said they do not want to hurt anyone, but it’s only a matter of time until they do, comments Gerd Nowakowski from Der Tagesspiegel.

Air Berlin under fire for lawmaker perks

Air Berlin under fire for lawmaker perks

Air Berlin has been offering special perks to members of the German parliament, something which an anti-corruption group charges could cross the line into unethical lobbying.

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

The head of Germany's banking federation has announced that banks should accept the 21-percent loss on Greek debt repayment before further measures are discussed to ease the eurozone crisis.

Making a castle your home

Making a castle your home

Rich in castles and stately manors, Germany has plenty for sale to both commoners and bluebloods alike. Sally McGrane reports on buying your own fairytale home.

Coalition squabbles over government spyware

Coalition squabbles over government spyware

Germany’s ruling coalition of the Christian Democratic Union and the Free Democratic Party have found a fresh source of conflict in the new controversy over the government’s Trojan spyware.

Berlin considers banning Hells Angels

Berlin considers banning Hells Angels

Representatives across all major parties in the newly-elected state parliament of Berlin have spoken out in favour of banning the Hells Angels, a motorcycle gang linked with organized crime, in the German capital.

Germany aim to set records against Belgium

Germany aim to set records against Belgium

Belgium have not qualified for a major finals since the 2002 World Cup and to keep alive their hopes of reaching Euro 2012 they will need to do something no-one else has managed in the qualifiers and beat Germany on Tuesday.