Anti-Nazi hacktivists vow to continue cyberwar

Anti-Nazi hacktivists vow to continue cyberwar

German hackers have pledged to continue their cyberwar against the far right - despite recent crackdowns against so-called 'hacktivists'. In an exclusive interview, one spoke with Brian Whelan.

Germans back voluntary quotas for women

Germans back voluntary quotas for women

Most Germans would like to see firms adopt a voluntary quota to ensure that women hold a certain percentage of top management jobs – but only around one in four would like to see this enshrined in law, new figures show.

Soldiers threaten actor over anti-war film

Soldiers threaten actor over anti-war film

The German army is investigating death threats sent to a young actor who was in a television film depicting the Bundeswehr as a bunch of buffoons, the army has confirmed to The Local.

Trier’s ‘Jesus tunic’ ready for half a million pilgrims

Trier’s ‘Jesus tunic’ ready for half a million pilgrims

The ancient town of Trier is expecting at least half a million pilgrims over the coming month to view a tunic, put on display Friday, that was reportedly worn by Jesus.

Scientists find runes on ancient comb

Scientists find runes on ancient comb

Archaeologists have found the oldest engravings of letters ever to be discovered in central Germany, officials from the area announced on Thursday.

Germany slams Ukraine for political crackdown

Germany slams Ukraine for political crackdown

Germany's top human rights official Thursday slammed as "unacceptable" Ukraine's crackdown on former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and other opposition members after a visit to the country.

Protesters drop golden turd by Athens embassy

Protesters drop golden turd by Athens embassy

Ten German protesters were arrested in Athens on Thursday after leaving a giant golden turd on the doorstep of the Berlin embassy in the Greek capital.

Rossmann must ‘beware of saturated market’

Rossmann must ‘beware of saturated market’

Germany's number two drug store chain, Rossmann, should look before it leaps into the gap left by the demise of rival Schlecker, German retail analysts have warned, saying the domestic market is nearly saturated.

Train hits digger, kills three, injures 13

Train hits digger, kills three, injures 13

Three people were killed and 13 others injured in central Germany early Friday morning, when a regional train smashed into a digger working on the train line.

Yvonne the runaway cow to be a moo-vie star

Yvonne the runaway cow to be a moo-vie star

Yvonne the runaway cow who became a German media sensation last summer will be charging onto the silver screen when she stars in her very own feature film – “Cow on the Run”.