Two Germans die in Tyrolean mountains

Two Germans die in Tyrolean mountains

Two German hikers have died after falling in the Tyrolean mountains, police announced on Saturday. The accidents were not connected and experts have warned people to be more cautious when walking over snow in the hills.

Seventh fire in apartment building within a month

Seventh fire in apartment building within a month

Police are searching for suspects after the seventh fire within a month broke out in an apartment building in western Germany on Friday. The flat was completely wrecked but no-one was injured.

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

The head of Germany's central bank, Jens Weidmann, is pressing Spain to seek a bailout for troubled banks from the eurozone's current rescue fund, the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).

Kassel opens 13th ‘documenta’ art show

Kassel opens 13th ‘documenta’ art show

One of the biggest events in the art world's calendar, documenta 13, kicked off on Saturday and is expected to attract more than 750,000 visitors to the western German town of Kassel over its 100-day run.

Germany face Portugal in Euro 2012 opener

Germany face Portugal in Euro 2012 opener

Germany on Saturday take on Portugal while the Netherlands face Denmark, as the first matches in Euro 2012 are played in competition co-hosts Ukraine.