ATM hackers turn to train ticket machines

ATM hackers turn to train ticket machines

Faced with improved ATM security, German credit card fraudsters have started manipulating train ticket machines to steal PIN numbers and bank details, the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) revealed this week.

Graffiti ‘florist’ fined despite flower fans

Graffiti ‘florist’ fined despite flower fans

A German man who covered his home town in graffiti flowers which became so popular they can now be found on T-shirts and badges, has been fined €12,000.

Cabinet agrees law to reduce drugs in meat

Cabinet agrees law to reduce drugs in meat

The German cabinet gave its support to a new law limiting the use of antibiotics in farm animals, giving states more power to exert tighter control.

Religious offence – hate speech or free speech?

Religious offence – hate speech or free speech?

Germany is split on a possible screening of the film which sparked violence in several Islamic countries. It is a free speech versus religious sensibility debate – with fear of violence mixed in. Have your say.

Court sides with Porsche against investors

Court sides with Porsche against investors

A court has rejected two claims from Porsche investors who sued the German luxury sports car firm after its failed merger with the Volkswagen group in 2008 led to large losses.

Ban on speed camera warnings ‘outdated’

Ban on speed camera warnings ‘outdated’

The current German ban on devices which warn drivers about speed cameras as they approach – giving them a chance to re-enter the speed limit before being caught, could soon be lifted.

Investors confidence up after months of gloom

Investors confidence up after months of gloom

Investor sentiment in Germany rose for the first time in five months in September, data showed Tuesday, as the European Central Bank's new bond-buying programme helped boost confidence.

Kik bought clothes from doomed factory

Kik bought clothes from doomed factory

Discount clothes chain Kik has admitted to getting products made at the factory in Pakistan where nearly 300 workers died in a fire last week, due to basic safety standards being flouted.

Dortmund clean up against Ajax Amsterdam

Dortmund clean up against Ajax Amsterdam

Borussia Dortmund not only kicked off their 2012-13 Champions League campaign with a 1-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam but Jürgen Klopp's young German side also took a big step forward in their development.

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits

It may still be 30 degrees Celsius in parts of Germany, but that hasn't stopped shopkeepers from worrying about their holiday sales.