Jewelry thief arrested after leaving name, address behind

Jewelry thief arrested after leaving name, address behind

Police in the Bavarian town of Obernburg had little trouble tracking down a woman who made off with valuables worth thousands of euros. According to a police report, the thief left her name and address with the store clerk before fleeing.

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

Hundreds of people again took to the streets of Frankfurt and Berlin on Saturday to demonstrate against perceived injustice in the financial system, but the crowds were notably smaller than those seen at protests one week ago.

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’

The Left party has voted to support the "long-term legalisation of all drugs" in its first official policy programme, which members were considering on Saturday during a party congress.

Over 600 German WWII soldiers buried in Poland

Over 600 German WWII soldiers buried in Poland

The remains of 618 German soldiers who died during Nazi Germany's World War II retreat through Poland and were buried in mass graves were laid to rest Friday, a memorial organisation said.

DNA testing confirms German’s death on Polynesian island

DNA testing confirms German’s death on Polynesian island

German authorities said human remains found in French Polynesia were identified as those of a German man who went missing two weeks ago – but said media reports suggesting cannibalism played a role in his death were unfounded.

Suspected Russian spy pair arrested

Suspected Russian spy pair arrested

German Federal Police have arrested a man and woman on suspicion of having spied for Russia's foreign intelligence service for over two decades, according to a Saturday news report.