Minister: Millions at risk of old age poverty

Minister: Millions at risk of old age poverty

German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen has warned that millions of workers face a bigger risk of ending up with inadequate pensions than previously thought.

Canine lovers protest for dogs’ rights

Canine lovers protest for dogs’ rights

Canine lovers in Hamburg who complain of a dog's life for their pets are calling for a change in the law on breeds classed as dangerous.

German thought dead in Spanish wildfires

German thought dead in Spanish wildfires

Spanish police suspect the body of a man found as wildfires rage north of the Spanish resort of Marbella to be that of a 54-year-old German who returned to his home despite an official evacuation.

Judge questions legality of child ear-piercing

Judge questions legality of child ear-piercing

A civil court in Berlin has called for clarification about whether ear-piercing of youngsters constitutes bodily harm after parents of a three-year-old girl sued a practitioner.

Cologne player quits over fans’ threats

Cologne player quits over fans’ threats

Defender Kevin Pezzoni has quit second division football club FC Cologne after he was attacked and threatened by angry fans.

Romanian PM: Secret police in German press

Romanian PM: Secret police in German press

The Romanian prime minister has claimed that secret police from his country have infiltrated the German press in a bid to sabotage his rule.