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'Confused' mum sparked Frankfurt airport evacuation
Frankfurt airport on Wednesday amid the security alert. Photo: DPA.

A mother traveling with two children sparked a partial evacuation of Germany's busiest airport and ensuing flight complications on Wednesday, apparently because she misunderstood security procedures.

100 flights cancelled due to Frankfurt airport security alert
Travelers being evacuated from Terminal 1 of Frankfurt airport. Photo: DPA.

UPDATE: Some 100 flights were cancelled on Wednesday at Frankfurt Airport after the major transfer hub went on alert because a woman had managed to evade security checks.

Brexit
Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London
Frankfurt am Main. Photo: DPA

Germany's finance capital has spotted an opportunity with the Brexit-wary banking beasts of the Square Mile.

Jihadist jailed for 2 years for posing with severed heads
Photo: DPA

The 21-year-old said he didn't want to be in the pictures.

Horror as man sets himself on fire at Frankfurt train station
Frankfurt central train station. Photo: DPA.

Witnesses were horrified to see the man set himself aflame outside the busy central train station.

Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit
Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

Will Brexit bring London rents to the Main?

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union
Real and forged €50 notes. Photo: DPA

The European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a new "state-of-the-art" €50 bill on Tuesday. A German police union said criminals would find a way to forge it.

What's on in Germany: July 2016
Berlin Pride celebrations. Photo: DPA

Beer, beach and the BMX - here's what's coming up in Germany this month.

This film makes Darmstadt look more romantic than Paris
The Russian Orthodox Church in Darmstadt. Source: City, Light and Movement.

Not quite sure where Darmstadt is? A short film shot by a Syrian refugee will have you rushing to locate it on a map.

Cleaning spray sets off shock explosion in Frankfurt cafe
Photo: Frankfurt fire department.

Four people have been injured in an explosion at a cafe in a Frankfurt shopping district. The culprit: cleaning products.

Couple copulating on bridge shut down Autobahn
Kaiserlei Bridge in Frankfurt. Photo: Dontworry / Wikimedia Commons.

It was a highly unusual choice of location for a romantic rendezvous, police in Frankfurt point out.

Mural for dead refugee boy vandalized in Frankfurt
Before and after the vandalism. Photos: DPA.

Vandals have destroyed a mural in Frankfurt dedicated to a Syrian toddler who drowned last year trying to reach Europe with his family, police said on Thursday.

'German ticket collectors saw I was a tourist and milked me'
Photo: DPA

Ticket controllers on Munich and Frankfurt local train systems are facing new accusations of exploitation of tourists who do not understand the payment rules.

German clinic offers last hope to cancer-struck Aussie child
Parents Hayley and Mark with Alexia and her brother Anton. Photo: Private

When doctors in Australia admitted defeat in their attempts to cure a four-year-old's brain cancer they said there was only one chance left - a cutting-edge clinic in central Germany.

Orlando killer 'had links with Frankfurt airport worker'
Photo: DPA.

The man who killed 49 people in the deadliest US terror attack since 9/11 may have been linked to a worker at Frankfurt Airport, German media reported on Friday.

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