Official didn’t apologise to maligned speedskater

Official didn’t apologise to maligned speedskater

The vice president of the International Skating Union (ISU) has denied telling German speed skater Claudia Pechstein that he was sorry for her two-year suspension from competition that forced her to miss the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Forecast shows more rain and wind on the way

Forecast shows more rain and wind on the way

Most Germans will have to make due this coming week with lots of wind and rain. Snow is only forecast for the mountains, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported Saturday.

German carmakers seek more diesel sales in US

German carmakers seek more diesel sales in US

German automakers are making yet another attempt to get Americans to buy diesel cars, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported Saturday.

Football tournament scrapped after fans riot

Football tournament scrapped after fans riot

The second day of a football tournament in Hamburg was canceled after violent clashes Friday resulted in numerous injuries and the arrest of 74 fans, organizers announced.

Germany calls for PIP breast implant removal

Germany calls for PIP breast implant removal

Germany and the Czech Republic have advised women to have potentially faulty breast implants made by French firm PIP removed, but Britain said it was not convinced of the need.

Neo-Nazis may be behind 2003 murder attempt

Neo-Nazis may be behind 2003 murder attempt

The neo-Nazi group previously accused of 10 murders between 2000 and 2007 may be responsible for the murder attempt of a Turkish-born restaurant owner in the industrial Ruhr area, authorities have said.