Woman suspected of killing partner’s children

Woman suspected of killing partner’s children

A 30-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her partner's three young children in western Germany, police said on Saturday. They were found in a house fire in their ground floor flat.

Survey: Private sector downturn in Germany

Survey: Private sector downturn in Germany

Eurozone private sector activity contracted for the tenth time in 11 months in July, with data now consistently showing the downturn becoming "entrenched" in Germany, a key survey showed Friday.

Two lions ‘poisoned’ in Berlin zoo

Two lions ‘poisoned’ in Berlin zoo

Two lions in a Berlin zoo are thought to have been poisoned, officials revealed on Friday. With what, or how, remains a mystery but the animals are reportedly very ill.

Suspected art smuggler freed on bail in China

Suspected art smuggler freed on bail in China

A suspected German art smuggler is free on bail after more than four months in a Beijing jail on tax evasion charges, Germany's foreign ministry said Friday in a case that has strained ties.

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt, 93, in love again

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt, 93, in love again

Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, 93, has taken to the TV to talk about the stability of the euro, the debt crisis - and his love life.