GEMA faces march of the angry clubbers

GEMA faces march of the angry clubbers

Thousands of club and disco owners took to the streets on Thursday to protest a proposed hike in charges by Germany's music royalty organization GEMA - which sent an angry email to its members in response.

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

The European Central Bank unveiled a new bid to save the euro on Thursday, with a fresh programme to buy bonds from indebted eurozone countries. German Chancellor Angela Merkel travelled to Spain to reassure Prime Minister Rajoy.

Rain eases as Germany catches last rays

Rain eases as Germany catches last rays

Germany is basking in a late-summer glow as September rolls in, with sunny days and steadily cooling nights. The rain should hold off over the weekend for most of the country, the national weather service DWD said.

Bring back your empties, Munich brewers beg

Bring back your empties, Munich brewers beg

In a last-ditch bid to prevent a slowly unravelling catastrophe to rival the ongoing euro crisis, Munich brewers have called on the city's beer lovers to return their empty bottles, as shortages have left supermarket shelves dangerously empty.

Study finds ‘chain of errors’ among doctors

Study finds ‘chain of errors’ among doctors

German doctors made over 4,000 errors last year, a new health insurers' survey found. Around a third of patients' complaints against hospitals and doctors' practices were upheld.

Police hunt for missing boy, 11

Police hunt for missing boy, 11

German police are appealing for information regarding an 11-year-old boy who went missing in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday afternoon.

Great green energy hope for Germany and India

Great green energy hope for Germany and India

As Germany and India mark 60 years of diplomatic relations, and with trade between the two countries booming, a huge opportunity is opening for the countries to cooperate in the renewable energy sector, argues Vijeta Rattani.

What’s on in Germany: September 6 – 12

What’s on in Germany: September 6 – 12

This Week's Highlights: Fantasy films screen in Cologne, contemporary art hangs in Hamburg, and it's “Music Week” in Berlin.

Lufthansa cancels 1,200 Friday flights

Lufthansa cancels 1,200 Friday flights

German flag-carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel two-thirds of its Friday flights after a cabin crew union announced a 24-hour stoppage at six major airports.

Jewish graves vandalized in northern Germany

Jewish graves vandalized in northern Germany

Unknown vandals desecrated six Jewish tombstones at a cemetery in the northeastern German city of Rostock with graffiti including Nazi swastikas, police said Wednesday.

Bosses’ brains work differently, scans show

Bosses’ brains work differently, scans show

The idea that bosses “think differently” is not just something stressed underlings mutter under their breath – they actually use different parts of their brains than non-managers do when making decisions, German scientists say.