Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs

Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs

Thyssenkrupp said on Friday it would slash its workforce worldwide by about 20,000 in the coming year, as the steelmaker battles with record losses and an industry in crisis.

How labour reforms have left Germany’s working poor desperate for change

How labour reforms have left Germany’s working poor desperate for change

Fire at major Ruhr area hospital kills at least two

Fire at major Ruhr area hospital kills at least two

Young man ‘surfs’ on train after forgetting bag inside

Young man ‘surfs’ on train after forgetting bag inside

Teen ‘Salafists’ arrested over bomb attack on Sikh temple

Teen ‘Salafists’ arrested over bomb attack on Sikh temple

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

Police union doesn’t have time for petty crime

Police union doesn’t have time for petty crime

Germany spends millions on animal-only bridges

Germany spends millions on animal-only bridges

General Motors to invest €4 billion in Opel

General Motors to invest €4 billion in Opel

Chilly economic climate and weather hit zoos

Chilly economic climate and weather hit zoos

Opel to end Bochum car production in 2014

Opel to end Bochum car production in 2014

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr

Galatasaray torpedo Schalke’s CL dreams

Galatasaray torpedo Schalke’s CL dreams

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon

Steel demand slumps, ThyssenKrupp suffers

Steel demand slumps, ThyssenKrupp suffers

ThyssenKrupp to axe 2,000 European steel jobs

ThyssenKrupp to axe 2,000 European steel jobs

Truck crashes into bus stop injuring five children

Truck crashes into bus stop injuring five children

ThyssenKrupp completes stainless steel unit sale

ThyssenKrupp completes stainless steel unit sale

ThyssenKrupp posts massive €4.7 billion loss

ThyssenKrupp posts massive €4.7 billion loss

Duisburg shuts down for WWII bomb detonation

Duisburg shuts down for WWII bomb detonation

East German payments ‘no longer needed’

East German payments ‘no longer needed’

Football referees protest surging violence

Football referees protest surging violence

Duisburg mayor faces recall election

Duisburg mayor faces recall election

Man shot after knife attack on cops

Man shot after knife attack on cops

Gloomy summer provides extra sunshine for tanning salons

Gloomy summer provides extra sunshine for tanning salons

Car ploughs into crowd injuring 11 people

Car ploughs into crowd injuring 11 people

Report: Duisburg shouldn’t have approved ill-fated Love Parade

Report: Duisburg shouldn’t have approved ill-fated Love Parade

Pensioner saves 7-year-old girl from stranger

Pensioner saves 7-year-old girl from stranger

Duisburg mayor apologises to victims of Love Parade tragedy a year later

Duisburg mayor apologises to victims of Love Parade tragedy a year later

Doctors test robotic suit to help paraplegics

Doctors test robotic suit to help paraplegics

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One dead after teens set themselves on fire

Police failures contributed to Love Parade crush: report

Police failures contributed to Love Parade crush: report

Dortmund star Sahin poached by Real Madrid

Dortmund star Sahin poached by Real Madrid

Anti-Semitic flyer found on The Left website

Anti-Semitic flyer found on The Left website

Police foil Dortmund stadium bomb plot

Police foil Dortmund stadium bomb plot

Father in court for castrating daughter’s older boyfriend

Father in court for castrating daughter’s older boyfriend

Schalke sack Magath

Schalke sack Magath

Traffic lights giving way to roundabouts

Traffic lights giving way to roundabouts

Police face outbreak of spring fever in randy Ruhr Valley

Police face outbreak of spring fever in randy Ruhr Valley

Dortmund football hooligans given chance to work off stadium bans

Dortmund football hooligans given chance to work off stadium bans

Love Parade firm posts surveillance video online

Love Parade firm posts surveillance video online

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Bullet found in man’s head years after drunken New Year’s Eve

Bullet found in man’s head years after drunken New Year’s Eve

Love Parade death toll climbs to 19

Love Parade death toll climbs to 19

Sauerland won’t jump, but will be pushed

Sauerland won’t jump, but will be pushed

Ruhr autobahn turned into culture strip

Ruhr autobahn turned into culture strip

Ruhr crocodile sightings put Bochum police on alert

Ruhr crocodile sightings put Bochum police on alert

26,000 raise their voices to fill the Ruhr region with song

26,000 raise their voices to fill the Ruhr region with song

Jimmy Andrew: From Scottish miner to Ruhr fitness mogul

Jimmy Andrew: From Scottish miner to Ruhr fitness mogul

High design heads to the corner shop in the Ruhr

High design heads to the corner shop in the Ruhr

Escaped cobra found dead

Escaped cobra found dead

Search for escaped cobra costs over €30,000

Search for escaped cobra costs over €30,000

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Leverkusen pummels Frankfurt

Leverkusen pummels Frankfurt

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

Magath looks to repeat magic at Schalke as Bundesliga kicks off

Magath looks to repeat magic at Schalke as Bundesliga kicks off

Drunk driver cruises into metro tunnel

Drunk driver cruises into metro tunnel

Ground collapse forces home evacuation

Ground collapse forces home evacuation

Klitschko unfazed by ‘bloodsport’ bout in Gelsenkirchen

Klitschko unfazed by ‘bloodsport’ bout in Gelsenkirchen

Opel plans cheap model as Magna mulls cuts

Opel plans cheap model as Magna mulls cuts

Dortmund police arrest serial bunny butcherer suspect

Dortmund police arrest serial bunny butcherer suspect

Mafia trial for Duisburg slayings starts in Italy

Mafia trial for Duisburg slayings starts in Italy

Aging Nazi sentenced for attempted toy gun heist

Aging Nazi sentenced for attempted toy gun heist

Medical association calls smoking an illness

Medical association calls smoking an illness

Ex-NPD treasurer jailed for stealing neo-Nazi party funds

Ex-NPD treasurer jailed for stealing neo-Nazi party funds

Priceless expressionist artworks stolen in Gelsenkirchen

Priceless expressionist artworks stolen in Gelsenkirchen

Disabled man kept in Essen cellar for years

Disabled man kept in Essen cellar for years

Berlin’s public transport most-vandalized in Germany

Berlin’s public transport most-vandalized in Germany

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Deutsche Post strike hits advertising mail

Deutsche Post strike hits advertising mail