Swimmers take plunge as Germany’s first open air pool of season opens

Swimmers take plunge as Germany’s first open air pool of season opens

Around 30 hardy swimmers jumped into the waters of the Sonnenbad in Karlsruhe on Friday to mark the opening of the outdoor swimming season - in chilly February weather.

Doctor wins landmark legal case against rating website’s ‘protection racket’

Doctor wins landmark legal case against rating website’s ‘protection racket’

Man suspected of plotting Karlsruhe terror attack arrested after close observation

Man suspected of plotting Karlsruhe terror attack arrested after close observation

Karlsruhe streets ahead of rest of Germany for car-sharing

Karlsruhe streets ahead of rest of Germany for car-sharing

Mystery meat piles at southwest German train station baffle residents

Mystery meat piles at southwest German train station baffle residents

Federal government has violated Bundestag’s rights, Constitutional Court rules

Federal government has violated Bundestag’s rights, Constitutional Court rules

German study shows those who exercise regularly remain ‘younger’ longer

German study shows those who exercise regularly remain ‘younger’ longer

Far-right vigilantes could face terror charges

Far-right vigilantes could face terror charges

Lindt and Haribo bears must get along: court

Lindt and Haribo bears must get along: court

Erdogan pleads for German Turks’ votes

Erdogan pleads for German Turks’ votes

‘Reform business inheritance tax’ court tells MPs

‘Reform business inheritance tax’ court tells MPs

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital

Homeless cup: football with new goals

Homeless cup: football with new goals

Far-right complains over president ‘loony’ label

Far-right complains over president ‘loony’ label

Acid explosion injures chemistry students

Acid explosion injures chemistry students

Seal escapes, hangs out with swans

Seal escapes, hangs out with swans

Teen love-bites no big deal says top court

Teen love-bites no big deal says top court

Tax equality for gay German couples

Tax equality for gay German couples

‘Germans don’t take their work home’

‘Germans don’t take their work home’

Plea bargains ‘could warp German justice’

Plea bargains ‘could warp German justice’

‘The yes is as weak as the but’

‘The yes is as weak as the but’

Court jails ex-RAF member for 1977 murder

Court jails ex-RAF member for 1977 murder

Gunman who killed four was French national

Gunman who killed four was French national

Five dead after police hostage raid

Five dead after police hostage raid

Court tells Google how to avoid liability for blog posts

Court tells Google how to avoid liability for blog posts

High court considers fees to scare off frivolous appeals

High court considers fees to scare off frivolous appeals

Police kill bank robbers in shoot-out

Police kill bank robbers in shoot-out

Fire kills animals at Karlsruhe Zoo

Fire kills animals at Karlsruhe Zoo

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

Scientists develop 3-D cloaking device

German high court gets youngest leader ever

German high court gets youngest leader ever

Policeman killed in Karlsruhe tram collision

Policeman killed in Karlsruhe tram collision

Tram collision injures 27 in Karlsruhe

Tram collision injures 27 in Karlsruhe

High court begins case on controversial child welfare benefits

High court begins case on controversial child welfare benefits

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy

High court backs equal rights for gay marriages

High court backs equal rights for gay marriages

Tram driver fined for sending photos of his genitals to passengers

Tram driver fined for sending photos of his genitals to passengers

Karlsruhe student crowned ‘Miss Germany 2009’

Karlsruhe student crowned ‘Miss Germany 2009’

Porsche test driver dies in autobahn crash

Porsche test driver dies in autobahn crash

Football league nixes naughty 69 jersey for Karlsruhe’s Drpic

Football league nixes naughty 69 jersey for Karlsruhe’s Drpic

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Court boosts fringe parties’ election hopes

Court boosts fringe parties’ election hopes

Parliament to fast-track reform for Lisbon Treaty

Parliament to fast-track reform for Lisbon Treaty