Teacher fined for pointing out cleavage with pencil

Teacher fined for pointing out cleavage with pencil

A German teacher who warned one of her teenage students about her provocative clothing has been fined for sticking a pencil down the girl's cleavage to make her point.

Escaped tiger kills zoo keeper

Escaped tiger kills zoo keeper

A woman was killed by a tiger which escaped from its cage at Cologne zoo on Saturday.

Household electric bills ‘billions too much’

Household electric bills ‘billions too much’

Households in Germany pay around €3 billion too much for their electricity each year, according to a market analysis which says industry is benefitting from state aid for the switch to renewables – but domestic customers are being left out.

Nine injured in fire at home for asylum seekers

Nine injured in fire at home for asylum seekers

At least nine people were taken to hospital after a fire swept through at a home for asylum seekers in Stuttgart early on Saturday morning.

Dortmund strike first in 50th Bundesliga

Dortmund strike first in 50th Bundesliga

Title defenders Borussia Dortmund kicked off the 50th Bundesliga season on Friday evening with a 2-1 home win over Werder Bremen, although it didn’t all go quite according to the script for the champions.