Kobe Bryant turns to German doctor

Kobe Bryant turns to German doctor

One of the United States’ most famous athletes – basketball superstar Kobe Bryant – has revealed that he’s been relying on German medical care to fix his ailing ankle and knee.

Christmas Eve lights in sky ‘probably meteor’

Christmas Eve lights in sky ‘probably meteor’

Christmas Eve was topped off for many in Germany by the sight of what was probably a meteor, but looked like a mysterious star – or even Santa and his sleigh.

Hundreds of animals die in morning farm fire

Hundreds of animals die in morning farm fire

At least 600 pigs and 10 cows were killed in a farm fire on Christmas Day morning, police in Upper Bavaria said.

Kids’ channel targeting older children

Kids’ channel targeting older children

Popular public German children’s television network Ki.Ka.is planning a major expansion of programming in an effort to appeal more toward older children over the next year.

Police: Dead baby may have been slain

Police: Dead baby may have been slain

A dead baby found wrapped in towels on the ground in a garage might have been murdered, and could even have been thrown out of a passing train, detectives in Potsdam say.

Hitler’s favourite singer dies aged 108

Hitler’s favourite singer dies aged 108

Johannes Heesters, a controversial operetta singer who became famous in Nazi Germany and who was considered one of the world's oldest performing artists, died on Saturday aged 108, his agency said.