Giant catfish empty rivers, turn cannibal

Giant catfish empty rivers, turn cannibal

Giant catfish are becoming an increasing problem in German rivers and lakes, with one monstrous 2.5-metre specimen even said to be eating swans in a river it has emptied of all other fish. Some are even becoming cannibals.

Former first lady sues over red light rumours

Former first lady sues over red light rumours

Bettina Wulff, the wife of German ex-president Christian Wulff, is suing a TV moderator and Google for helping spread rumours about her life before her marriage.

Damaged cargo ship enters German waters

Damaged cargo ship enters German waters

A cargo vessel hobbled by a deadly explosion in July entered German waters on Saturday as it made its way to its final destination at a northern German port, officials said.

Lufthansa flights back on plan as talks start

Lufthansa flights back on plan as talks start

Lufthansa resumed its regular flight schedule at 5:30 on Saturday morning, after what was possibly the largest strike in the history of the airline.

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

The European Central Bank's masterplan to help prop-up the battered eurozone countries prompted scathing criticism among German commentators Friday, who questioned the government's muted response.

Germany struggle to beat Faroe Islands

Germany struggle to beat Faroe Islands

Germany laboured to a 3-0 win over Faroe Islands in their opening World Cup qualifier on Friday, as two second-half goals from Real Madrid's Mesut Özil saved the Germans' blushes.