Munich remembers 1972 Olympic victims

Munich remembers 1972 Olympic victims

Relatives of 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre joined survivors and politicians Wednesday to pay tribute at the site of their killings 40 years ago in Germany.

Cologne football bullies could face charges

Cologne football bullies could face charges

A recent attack on FC Cologne defender Kevin Pezzoni and his subsequent decision to quit the league has sent shockwaves throughout Germany's football community and prompted the player to consider filing a legal complaint.

Streaming music hits high note in Germany

Streaming music hits high note in Germany

After records and cassettes, CDs and downloads came streaming – and the idea of on-demand, online music has taken hold. In Germany income from streamed music in Germany was up by more than 40 percent in the first half of this year.

Greens put factory farms onto election menu

Greens put factory farms onto election menu

The Green Party says it will focus on opposition to large-scale industrial livestock farming during the campaign for next autumn’s general election.

US nuclear bombs will remain in Germany

US nuclear bombs will remain in Germany

American nuclear weapons will not be removed from Germany, despite their departure being a long-term aim of the German government, it has emerged.

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

An elderly German farmer who sowed bird seed hoping for a crop of sunflowers accidentally started his own cannabis plantation – and was mortified when police arrived to investigate.

Germany outranks US in global competitiveness

Germany outranks US in global competitiveness

Despite pressures from the ongoing euro crisis and economic uncertainty in Europe, Germany held on to sixth place in a new global survey of 144 countries' competitiveness.

Lufthansa strike to go national on Friday

Lufthansa strike to go national on Friday

Lufthansa seems set to be hit by a 24-hour strike on Friday, affecting all German airports. Shorter strikes on Tuesday and last Friday already saw hundreds of flights cancelled or delayed and tens of thousands of passengers affected.

Ex-husband finds dead baby in freezer

Ex-husband finds dead baby in freezer

A German man defrosting his ex-wife's freezer found the body of a new born baby that had been there for a decade. State prosecutors said on Tuesday they had begun a manslaughter investigation.

Euro rescue sparks biggest court challenge

Euro rescue sparks biggest court challenge

Germany's contribution to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is being challenged by the biggest constitutional complaint in the country’s history, with around 37,000 people asking the Constitutional Court to stop it.