Five siblings suspected of killing Kurdish woman

Five siblings suspected of killing Kurdish woman

Police in northern Germany think they have found the body of an 18-year-old Kurdish woman who had gone missing in November. The police suspect that the woman’s family abducted her because they disapproved of her relationship.

Punkrockers ride to ice hockey team’s rescue

Punkrockers ride to ice hockey team’s rescue

Cult punk band Die Toten Hosen are loyal fans of their local ice hockey team in Düsseldorf, so much so they have decided to come to the rescue of the financially strapped club.

<i>Mein Kampf</i> headed for German newsstands

Mein Kampf headed for German newsstands

British publisher Peter McGee says he plans to publish excerpts from Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf and sell them in Germany.

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

As the German economy shines, next door France plunges into recession, shedding jobs and losing its top credit rating. But President Nicolas Sarkozy has a plan to save the country, by making it more like Germany.

Fresh revelations hit beleaguered president

Fresh revelations hit beleaguered president

Further revelations appeared about beleaguered President Christian Wulff this weekend, with Der Spiegel reporting that a film producer treated him to a hotel upgrade during Oktoberfest.

Deutsche Börse-NYSE merger heads for rocks

Deutsche Börse-NYSE merger heads for rocks

The merger of Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext, which would create the world's largest market operator worth over $17 billion (€14 billion), looks seriously compromised just weeks from an EU competition decision.