Five siblings jailed for ‘honour killing’ of sister

Five siblings jailed for ‘honour killing’ of sister

Four brothers and a sister were jailed in Germany for the killing their sister who the judge said was simply a “little girl who wanted to be happy”, but whose choice of German boyfriend was not tolerated by her family.

New Berlin airport ‘should open next March’

New Berlin airport ‘should open next March’

Berlin’s new airport should open next March officials announced on Thursday - after firing the chief planner who signally failed to get it ready for the due date of June 3, forcing an embarrassing cancellation.

Germany loses Astra production to UK factory

Germany loses Astra production to UK factory

Germany’s Opel factory will stop making Astra cars, owner General Motors said on Thursday, confirming rumours which have been circulating for weeks. But the US car giant said it would keep the Rüsselsheim factory operating.

Bayern ready for Chelsea, Berlin protests relegation

Bayern ready for Chelsea, Berlin protests relegation

As Bayern Munich gears up for Saturday’s Champions League final against Chelsea in Munich, other battles are also shaping up elsewhere in German football.

Prince of Prussia sells diamond for $10 million

Prince of Prussia sells diamond for $10 million

The great-great-grandson of the last German Kaiser sold one of the world’s biggest diamonds, the Beau Sancy for nearly $10 million, more than three times the expected auction price.

German sues Macedonia over CIA abduction

German sues Macedonia over CIA abduction

The European Court of Human Rights heard a complaint Wednesday filed by a German man who claims the CIA abducted him in Macedonia in 2003 and flew him to Afghanistan to be tortured.