Merkel’s party slammed in biggest state election

Merkel’s party slammed in biggest state election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's party suffered a severe defeat Sunday in a pivotal German state vote likely to award her main rivals a major boost in their bid to soften her austerity drive in Europe.

Family found squirrelled away in a road sweeper

Family found squirrelled away in a road sweeper

A German street cleaner got a surprise on Sunday when he emptied out the waste bag of his road sweeper and found a family of four baby squirrels.

Online voice launched for sex crime victims

Online voice launched for sex crime victims

Five activists from Munich are trying to break the walls of silence surrounding sexual violence with an internet campaign enabling people to tell their stories even if they never told the police what happened to them.

Neo-Nazi ‘could have escaped but chose to die’

Neo-Nazi ‘could have escaped but chose to die’

Neo-Nazi terrorists Uwe Mundlos and Uwe Böhnhardt could have easily escaped police last year, but chose to die instead, in another in a long line of embarrassing revelations for investigating authorities.

Airport crowds laugh at Berlin mayor over delay

Airport crowds laugh at Berlin mayor over delay

Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit was laughed down while addressing crowds visiting Berlin’s new international airport, which has been hit by catastrophic, embarrassing delays and, it emerged this weekend, is only half finished.

Dortmund beats Bayern 5-2 for German Cup

Dortmund beats Bayern 5-2 for German Cup

Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund blasted past Champions League finalists Bayern Munich 5-2 in Saturday's German Cup final to claim the first domestic double in their 103-year history.