UEFA ‘faked’ tears for German team

UEFA ‘faked’ tears for German team

UEFA has admitted manipulating supposedly "live" images to include previously filmed footage for the second time during the Euro 2012 football tournament, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Hospital stops ops after circumcision ruling

Hospital stops ops after circumcision ruling

Berlin's Jewish Hospital has suspended all non-medical circumcision procedures amid legal uncertainty resulting from this week's court ruling that it amounts to bodily harm and criminal assault.

Happy holidays for mobile phone users

Happy holidays for mobile phone users

Holiday makers are celebrating the end of astronomical roaming charges after new rules were announced to cut the cost of using a mobile phone to call loved ones or check emails while abroad within the EU.

‘Witches’ pardoned 400 years after executions

‘Witches’ pardoned 400 years after executions

Cologne City Council has pardoned 38 women nearly 400 years after they were sentenced to death for suspected witchcraft, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Germany approves euro-crisis fighting tools

Germany approves euro-crisis fighting tools

The German parliament has overwhelmingly approved two euro-crisis fighting tools rallying to a call by Chancellor Angela Merkel to show the world Germany's commitment to the single currency.

Three killed by lightning strike

Three killed by lightning strike

Three women are dead and a fourth is fighting for her life after being struck by lightning on a golf course near the central German city of Korbach late on Friday afternoon.