Dog attack victim tries to save owner’s life

Dog attack victim tries to save owner’s life

A jogger who was attacked by four dogs shook off her bite wounds and battled to save the life of the animals’ owner after he suffered a heart attack trying to pull them off her.

Deutsche Bank ‘to pay €800 mln’ in Kirch case

Deutsche Bank ‘to pay €800 mln’ in Kirch case

Deutsche Bank will pay €800 million to the heirs of a media mogul whose empire collapsed after the bank’s CEO said investors were not willing to lend him any more money, the German media reported on Monday.

Olympic bosses cannot ban underwear luger

Olympic bosses cannot ban underwear luger

The Olympics Committee cannot stop the Tongan luger whose apparently amazing name coincidence was revealed to be a German underwear firm' marketing ploy, from taking part in the Games should he qualify.

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma

A German company which studies drug prescription habits for the pharma industry is accused of selling raw data to drug companies, in what magazine Der Spiegel said on Monday could be a huge data protection scandal.

Shitstorm ‘best English gift to German language’

Shitstorm ‘best English gift to German language’

Germany needed Shitstorm, according to a group of language experts who elected the word as the top English contribution to the German language last year.

Barefoot snow runner sets 5km world record

Barefoot snow runner sets 5km world record

A German physiotherapist who ran barefoot over snow for five kilometres in less than 25 minutes has gotten into the Guinness Book of Records – but paid for it with bloody feet which needed medical treatment afterwards.

Thousands hit streets to protest copyright law

Thousands hit streets to protest copyright law

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on the streets of Germany over the weekend to voice their opposition to a copyright law which they fear the government will sign, despite having put it on hold.

Greece leaving the euro not so scary – Germans

Greece leaving the euro not so scary – Germans

German ministers continued to increase pressure on Greece to implement savings measures over the weekend, despite the Greek parliament voting clearly in favour of a radical reform packet which provoked riots in Athens.

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years

A witchcraft trial is re-opening in Cologne on Monday in the hope that one woman will have her name cleared, centuries after being burned at the stake.

Love Parade disaster city votes out mayor

Love Parade disaster city votes out mayor

The mayor of the city where the Love Parade stampede killed 21 people a year and a half ago has been voted out of office in a rare example of German recall democracy.