Woman burned father in Easter bonfire

Woman burned father in Easter bonfire

A German woman in Osnabrück has been fined €800 and handed a 15-month suspended sentence for burning her father’s corpse in an Easter bonfire - and collecting his pension after his death.

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise

German midwives are calling for a 30 percent increase in wages in light of rising insurance premiums, and have won the backing of Family Minister Kristina Schröder.

German doctor treats Tymoshenko

German doctor treats Tymoshenko

A senior German doctor who has twice examined Ukraine's jailed ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was allowed into her prison on Friday to check on her health again, the Ukrainian prison service said.

Germany battles internet terrorism

Germany battles internet terrorism

Germany's foreign minister has called for international efforts to eradicate "virtual hiding places" for terrorists who use the internet to plan attacks.

Camel’s cast a first for Berlin vets

Camel’s cast a first for Berlin vets

A two-year-old camel named Leila showed off her new blue and white cast in Berlin Friday after undergoing an operation on a badly broken leg.

German politicians brace for Hollande victory

German politicians brace for Hollande victory

Leaders across the political spectrum in Germany are preparing for Socialist candidate Francois Hollande's likely victory in the French presidential run-off election Sunday.