Police arrest 70 in left-wing Berlin riots

Police arrest 70 in left-wing Berlin riots

Around 70 people were arrested and 30 police officers injured during riots in Berlin early on Sunday after several incidents blamed on left-wing activists escalated.

Corruption cops raid presidential office

Corruption cops raid presidential office

Police raided the Office of the Federal President late last week, it was confirmed on Sunday, as they continue to investigate President Christian Wulff’s former spokesman and advisor for corruption.

Urban slang is ‘more logical’ way of speaking

Urban slang is ‘more logical’ way of speaking

The street slang spoken by young people in Germany’s big cities is so distinct that one language expert is arguing for it to be recognised as a dialect.

Cops ‘quizzed neo-Nazi terror cell woman’ in 2007

Cops ‘quizzed neo-Nazi terror cell woman’ in 2007

Police questioned a member of a neo-Nazi terror cell just months before the gang killed a policewoman – but asked her about water damage to a flat, having no idea she was connected to a string of shootings, it emerged on Sunday.

Fifth German body found on wrecked cruise ship

Fifth German body found on wrecked cruise ship

The body of a fifth German victim has been recovered from the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, and identified as a woman from Baden-Württemberg, the police confirmed on Sunday.

First German DNA screen baby born healthy

First German DNA screen baby born healthy

The first baby to be born in Germany after her embryo was tested for genetic diseases using the controversial PID screening technique saw the light of day on Friday – a healthy girl.

Bayern cling to Liga lead on goal difference

Bayern cling to Liga lead on goal difference

Bayern Munich stayed top of the German league on Saturday as Mario Gomez claimed his 17th goal of the season in a 2-0 win over Wolfsburg - but Shinji Kagawa-inspired Borussia Dortmund are hard on their heels.