Anti-capitalist demos continue overnight

Anti-capitalist demos continue overnight

Around 200 people camped out in front of the European Central Bank building in Frankfurt overnight, organizers said, as anti-capitalism protesters planned a fresh demonstration in Berlin Sunday.

VW to increase workforce to half a million

VW to increase workforce to half a million

German automaking colossus Volkswagen plans to extend its worldwide workforce to 500,000 by 2018, CEO Martin Winterkorn announced. This would make VW the world's biggest car manufacturer.

Justice minister praises Chaos Computer Club

Justice minister praises Chaos Computer Club

German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger has praised hackers in the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) for bringing to light the scope and capabilities of spyware used by the state to catch criminals.

Neo-Nazi boss to appeal to top court for hotel ban

Neo-Nazi boss to appeal to top court for hotel ban

Udo Voigt, chairman of the far-right National Demcrocratic Party, is preparing to appeal to the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe, after he was allegedly barred from a hotel for his political views.

German man possibly eaten by cannibal on South Sea island

German man possibly eaten by cannibal on South Sea island

A German traveller and a local hunter have been missing for a week on the French-governed island of Nuku Hiva in the Pacific Ocean. On Saturday, human remains were found in a dead campfire.

Wulff makes surprise trip to Afghanistan

Wulff makes surprise trip to Afghanistan

German President Christian Wulff vowed Sunday that Germany would continue to support Afghanistan after the troops have left, as he made a surprise trip to Kabul for talks with President Hamid Karzai.

Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on

Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on

Bayern Munich continued their early season charge for the Bundesliga title with a 4-0 rout of Hertha Berlin on Saturday that gave them a five-point lead at the top.