German line-up mole leaves Löw fuming

German line-up mole leaves Löw fuming

Germany coach Joachim Löw is said to be fuming after a "mole" in the German camp again leaked their starting line-up at Euro 2012.

Man presumed dead after house explodes

Man presumed dead after house explodes

A man was missing presumed dead after an explosion destroyed his house in central Germany on Saturday morning.

German banks take US rating agency hits

German banks take US rating agency hits

Deutsche Bank and Postbank were among a number of global banks downgraded by the American credit ratings agency Moody's over the last couple of days amid fears of how the eurozone crisis could affect them.

‘Contract killer’ ants provoke others to attack

‘Contract killer’ ants provoke others to attack

German researchers have discovered that male members of a species of tropical ant act as "contract" killers. Scientists found that male ants daub young rivals with a chemical scent which induces a murderous rage in gangs of workers.

German-based UK soldier dies in rafting drama

German-based UK soldier dies in rafting drama

A British soldier based in Germany was killed this week when his raft capsized during an adventure training exercise in Austria, it was confirmed on Saturday.

New Berlin airport date could be even later

New Berlin airport date could be even later

Berlin’s mayor has admitted that the delayed opening of Berlin’s new airport – already put back by the best part of a year – is not certain, and that it will cost more than €1 billion more than expected.