Merkel loses power in state election

Merkel loses power in state election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition lost power in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, first estimates showed Sunday, after a vote that could presage national elections next year.

100 arrests as Muslims clash with far-right

100 arrests as Muslims clash with far-right

The conflict between a far-right political party in western Germany and Salafist Muslims grew violent again on Saturday, with some 100 people arrested and two police officers stabbed at a protest in Bonn.

Tymoshenko’s daughter to make pleas in Berlin

Tymoshenko’s daughter to make pleas in Berlin

The daughter of Ukraine's jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will travel to Berlin on Monday hoping to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's president.

Reflecting on Hindenburg disaster 75 years on

Reflecting on Hindenburg disaster 75 years on

On a thundery night on May 6, 1937, the era of commercial airship travel came to a fiery end when the German hydrogen-filled Hindenburg burst into flames, killing 36 and shocking the world with images of the blazing dirigible.

Report finds security holes at German airports

Report finds security holes at German airports

German airports have a number of security holes in their cargo transport, a newspaper claimed on Sunday, quoting a leaked government report.

Deutsche Bahn plans car-sharing network

Deutsche Bahn plans car-sharing network

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is working with car manufacturers BMW and Daimler and others to create a new car-sharing network in Germany.

Cologne relegated, Berlin saved – for now

Cologne relegated, Berlin saved – for now

With a woeful 4-1 loss to Bayern Munich on Saturday, FC Cologne lost their place in the top Bundesliga, prompting fans to stop the game a minute early with smoke bombs. But Hertha Berlin lived to fight another day.