Stallone to bring Rocky musical to Hamburg

Stallone to bring Rocky musical to Hamburg

Sylvester Stallone was in Hamburg over the weekend to announce the decision to hold the world premier of the “Rocky” musical there in a year’s time.

Murder probe into baby thrown from fifth floor

Murder probe into baby thrown from fifth floor

Berlin police have launched a murder investigation after a newborn baby was found dead near a block of flats – investigators say it was thrown from the fifth floor.

Areva to cut 1,300 German nuke jobs

Areva to cut 1,300 German nuke jobs

France's nuclear giant Areva will cut 1,300 jobs in Germany and close down two of its sites after Berlin's decision to abandon nuclear energy, news weekly Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.

Guttenberg attacks former colleagues

Guttenberg attacks former colleagues

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Germany’s former defence minister who resigned in March after being found to have plagiarised his doctoral thesis, has returned to the political stage with a scathing attack on his former colleagues.

Berlin’s TV tower to get €1 mln make-over

Berlin’s TV tower to get €1 mln make-over

Germany’s tallest structure – the Fernsehturm in central Berlin – is to be renovated over the coming months to make it more attractive to visitors – and better able to cope with growing crowds.

Central memorial agreed for neo-Nazi victims

Central memorial agreed for neo-Nazi victims

Germany will hold a memorial service for the victims of a neo-Nazi murder spree, while a minister has vowed to compensate the families of those killed. A new survey shows most Germans want to ban the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD).