WSOP BIG ONE – Two Germans in the most expensive tournament ever
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WSOP BIG ONE – Two Germans in the most expensive tournament ever

With one million dollar buy-in, the BIG ONE for ONE DROP is the highest buy-in poker tournament that has ever been set up in the history of poker. Tobias Reinkemeier and Philipp Gruissem dared to venture into this extraordinary event.

Police find boy’s body on North Sea island

Police find boy’s body on North Sea island

Police have discovered a child's body on the North Sea island of Amrum - in the same playground where a missing ten-year-old, identified only as Sebastian, was last seen on Sunday evening.

Ex-Bayern footballer convicted of arson

Ex-Bayern footballer convicted of arson

Former Bayern Munich player Breno Borges was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison on Wednesday for setting light to his rented villa last autumn. His psychiatric problems did not mitigate the crime, the court found.

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

The newly-elected government in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein is reportedly considering a quality control test for illegal substances, a local paper said on Monday.

Five dead after police hostage raid

Five dead after police hostage raid

Five people were left dead after a hostage-taking during a home eviction in southwestern Germany Wednesday, including the presumed gunman, police said.

‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown

‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown

Pimp, gangster, docu-soap star and now jailbird. Bert Wollersheim, the Dusseldorf “Red Light King” is in police custody accused of drugging, blackmailing and stealing over €100,000 from punters at his brothels.

Cabinet to strengthen single dads’ rights

Cabinet to strengthen single dads’ rights

The German cabinet is due to put forward a new bill on Wednesday allowing unmarried fathers the right to gain joint custody of their children - even against the mother's wishes.

Five hikers dead after 400-metre fall in Alps

Five hikers dead after 400-metre fall in Alps

Five German tourists, including a 14-year-old girl, have fallen to their deaths while walking in the Swiss Alps, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. A member of the group survived, watching the accident from below.

IMF: German economy will recover this year

IMF: German economy will recover this year

The conditions are in place for the German economy, Europe's biggest, to recover this year - and lead the eurozone back to growth - unless the crisis intensifies further, the IMF said on Tuesday.

Olympics take back seat for German tennis duo

Olympics take back seat for German tennis duo

Germany's 15-year wait to see two men in a Grand Slam quarter-final was ended by Florian Mayer and Philipp Kohlschreiber at Wimbledon on Tuesday, an embarrassing turn of events for their country's Olympic chiefs.

File shredding scandal leads to security reform

File shredding scandal leads to security reform

Germany pledged root-and-branch reform of its security services on Tuesday after the domestic intelligence chief resigned over a botched probe of serial killings now blamed on neo-Nazis.