Merkel and Cameron struggle to show unity

Merkel and Cameron struggle to show unity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron were at pains on Friday to stress unity on tackling the debt crisis but differed sharply on strategic points.

Neo-Nazi murders expose institutional blind spot

Neo-Nazi murders expose institutional blind spot

Germany’s law-enforcement and intelligence authorities are scrambling for answers after a neo-Nazi terrorist cell murdered at least ten people. Hannah Cleaver examines how the far-right threat was ignored.

Neo-Nazi terror cell ‘may have been bigger’

Neo-Nazi terror cell ‘may have been bigger’

The neo-Nazi terrorist group which killed nine shopkeepers and a policewoman probably involved at least two more people than the four already in the sights of the authorities, Germany’s Federal Public Prosecutor said on Friday.

Suzuki cuts ties with Volkswagen

Suzuki cuts ties with Volkswagen

Japan's Suzuki Motor said Friday it had ended its alliance with Volkswagen and demanded the German auto giant sell back its stake in the Japanese carmaker by November 2012.

Court says no to misleading Nutella labels

Court says no to misleading Nutella labels

A German court has told makers of Nutella to change the labels which it said were misleading, giving the impression that the nut-chocolate spread had more vitamins and less fat and sugar than it did.

The ins and outs of buying property

The ins and outs of buying property

Germany might have avoided the recent global real estate bubble, but buying a flat can still be a confusing and expensive endeavour. Joe Morgan looks into mortgages and other property pitfalls.

Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

The Irish and German governments became entangled in a spat on Thursday after details of the Irish budget were given to the German Bundestag, before being presented to the Irish parliament, the Dáil.

Allianz counts down to space insurance launch

Allianz counts down to space insurance launch

German insurance giant Allianz will launch special insurance to so-called “space tourists” next year, according to a media report.

Deutsche Börse to sell derivatives businesses

Deutsche Börse to sell derivatives businesses

Stock market operators NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse said Friday they would sell parts of their derivatives activities in a bid to gain approval from EU Commission for their merger.

Koreans look to Germany for reunification advice

Koreans look to Germany for reunification advice

South Korea is betting that closer cooperation with Germany can help it solve problems related to the country’s eventual reunification with North Korea.

Merkel hosts UK’s Cameron amid EU rifts

Merkel hosts UK’s Cameron amid EU rifts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host British Prime Minister David Cameron for talks on Friday amid growing friction over how to restore stability in the face of Europe's debilitating debt crisis.

Bullets – and bones – found in Soviet tank

Bullets – and bones – found in Soviet tank

Construction workers near Rostock made an unusual discovery Thursday, when they unearthed half of a Soviet World War II-era tank with skeletal remains inside. Experts believe the other half of the tank is buried across the street.