Ilse Aigner: Bavaria’s dirndl-wearing ‘dinosaur’

Ilse Aigner: Bavaria’s dirndl-wearing ‘dinosaur’

Ilse Aigner, just named "Dinosaur of the Year" by a nature group, is our latest "German of the Week." The dirndl-wearing agriculture minister is thought to be planning a strategic retreat from Merkel's cabinet to mount a challenge for the Bavarian state premiership.

Aigner warns fellow ministers against using Facebook

Aigner warns fellow ministers against using Facebook

Spain threatens to sue Hamburg for E. coli scare

Spain threatens to sue Hamburg for E. coli scare

Spanish cucumbers not behind E. coli outbreak

Spanish cucumbers not behind E. coli outbreak

Crisis team meets as E. Coli death toll hits 13

Crisis team meets as E. Coli death toll hits 13

E.coli deaths continue as ministers warn of threat

E.coli deaths continue as ministers warn of threat

Farmers angry over minister’s animal protection plan

Farmers angry over minister’s animal protection plan

Minister: Google faces 50,000 lawsuits

Minister: Google faces 50,000 lawsuits

Prosecutors probe Google for data breach

Prosecutors probe Google for data breach

Banks signal readiness to reduce ATM fees

Banks signal readiness to reduce ATM fees

Minister warns of growing might of Google, Facebook and Apple

Minister warns of growing might of Google, Facebook and Apple

Fewer overweight children in Germany

Fewer overweight children in Germany

Cardboard boxes prompt food contamination fears

Cardboard boxes prompt food contamination fears

Germany will fight to keep total GM food ban

Germany will fight to keep total GM food ban

Consumer food ingredient website crashes on launch

Consumer food ingredient website crashes on launch

Farmers complain as discount grocers lower prices again

Farmers complain as discount grocers lower prices again