Obama and Merkel agree: austerity and growth

Obama and Merkel agree: austerity and growth

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on Saturday the eurozone should not abandon fiscal reforms even as it pursues measures to revive growth, the White House said.

Pressure increases on new Berlin airport team

Pressure increases on new Berlin airport team

After the embarrassing cancellation of the new Berlin airport opening and the shock of the new date being in nine months, the team is under extra pressure to make sure it works this time.

Migrant medics: ‘pizza order German’ no good

Migrant medics: ‘pizza order German’ no good

Foreign doctors who work in Germany should be made to take a language test, to ensure they can do more than order a pizza in their adopted country, the German Doctors’ Association has decided.

German woman dies of fright in Italian quake

German woman dies of fright in Italian quake

A German woman died of fright after an earthquake shook northern Italy on Sunday morning, killing at least six other people, and leaving buildings in ruins.

Munich mired in misery as Chelsea fans celebrate

Munich mired in misery as Chelsea fans celebrate

Plans for a victory parade through Munich holding aloft the Champions League trophy were hastily shelved on Saturday night after Bayern Munich’s loss on penalties left the city heartbroken.

Chelsea snatch victory over Bayern on penalties

Chelsea snatch victory over Bayern on penalties

Bayern Munich's Champions League pride and dream were shattered on Saturday night after Didier Drogba secured Chelsea’s victory in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out at home in the Allianz Arena.