Ukraine: blame Germany for Tymoshenko jail term

Ukraine: blame Germany for Tymoshenko jail term

The Ukrainian government has said it holds Germany partly responsible for the controversial seven-year prison sentence that former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is serving in her own country.

Left leader calls for 40k a month income cap

Left leader calls for 40k a month income cap

The new leader of Germany's socialist Left party has called for a 100 percent tax on any income above €40,000 a month, because beyond that point, "there's no additional life enjoyment anyway."

Merkel ally tells Greece: Vote right or euro’s gone

Merkel ally tells Greece: Vote right or euro’s gone

A leading German right-wing politician warned Saturday that if the far left wins Greece's elections this weekend, the country's exit from the eurozone "will be only a matter of time."

Rainy summer week ahead for Germans

Rainy summer week ahead for Germans

Low pressure fronts over the Atlantic and Scandinavia mean that Germany's watery summer looks set to continue over the weekend.

Man ‘kills flatmate and jumps from window’

Man ‘kills flatmate and jumps from window’

A German man apparently stabbed his 21-year-old flatmate to death before attempting suicide in Berlin on Friday morning. He is still critically injured.

Germany’s class of 2010 ready to down Danes

Germany’s class of 2010 ready to down Danes

Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has said Germany's rising stars have learnt a few lessons from the 2010 World Cup as they look to down Denmark on Sunday to reach the Euro 2012 quarter-finals.