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German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds

The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds

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S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial shares climbed with bond yields....
04:00, 2019-07-12

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry – a controversial step she had previously shied away from....
00:45, 2019-06-28

Can homeopathy help with asthma? Homeopathy is a popular, traditional remedy for asthma. In this article, we look at the evidence for the safety and effectiveness of homeopathic remedies for asthma....
23:45, 2019-06-04

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
02:45, 2019-05-23

Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed it Thursday, a day after the Legislature finalized the measure. The approval comes after the state faced a lawsuit over its restrictions on abortion...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Faces....
00:30, 2019-07-16

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with their returns....
22:15, 2019-07-02

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that's left hundreds ...
02:45, 2019-06-24

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Epic will cover refunds for unhappy 'Shenmue 3' backers You might be less inclined to panic the next time a game you've crowdfunded becomes an Epic Games Store exclusive -- particularly if you're a Shenmue fan. Ys Net has informed Shenmue 3 backers that it will (with Epic's financial support) accept refun......
18:45, 2019-07-03

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Bank transfer fraud victims to get refunds under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
20:15, 2019-05-28

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period last year, amid the recent string of tourist deaths and illnesses in the embattled country, according to findings released this week. Research conducted...
20:15, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
00:45, 2019-07-10

New York City Blackout Costs StubHub $500,000 In Ticket Refunds A power outage swept New York City this weekend, leaving streets and metro stations without lights, individuals trapped in elevators, and homes without electricity. Certainly less endangering but still pretty shitty, the blackout also meant that many events in the city were canceled, and StubHub she...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
07:45, 2019-06-21

Shenmue 3 backers given refunds after move to Epic Games Store For many, the successful crowdfunding of Shenmue 3, a game that fans had waited years for, was a dream. As the fastest video game to ever raise $1m over at Kickstarter - in just under two hours - and a sequel to a beloved 2001 game on the much-dead Sega Dreamcast, Shenmue III showed the power of bot...
13:15, 2019-07-03

Angry Shenmue III backers can get refunds after Epic Game Store move Enlarge / Artist's conception of Kickstarter backers about to open up their email, expecting a promised Steam key... Back at E3, Shenmue III developer Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver revealed that the PC version of the long-awaited sequel would be available exclusively on the Epic Games Store. T...
02:15, 2019-07-03

Australia sues Sony for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games Global video game company Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd broke Australian consumer law by telling customers they could not get a refund for faulty PlayStation games, Australia's consumer watchdog said in a lawsuit....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies cutting ties with the Chinese electronics giant. The biggest blows to result from the Huawei ban, however, arguably relate to the imminent loss of acce...
04:30, 2019-06-19

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believing the craft brew was actually made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay....
01:45, 2019-05-31

Fleetwood Mac ticketholders demand refunds over sound system complaints at Wembley Stadium gig Fleetwood Mac concert-goers are demanding refunds after the iconic band performed at two London shows at Wembley Stadium on Sunday and Tuesday evening....
17:30, 2019-06-19

Shenmue III Developers Offer Refunds To Kickstarter Backers Angry About Epic Store Exclusivity Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Fans are upset that an upcoming new game is an Epic Games Store exclusive, and the developers have to react. This time it’s Shenmue III, whose creators said today that any Kickstarter backers displeased with the state of things will be able to get a refund....
16:15, 2019-07-02

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They found people with undiagnosed sleep apnea were more ...
20:30, 2019-06-14

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
15:45, 2019-05-21

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa....
09:30, 2019-07-10

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater r...
20:15, 2019-07-01

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
15:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
09:45, 2019-05-23

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors Gen...
02:15, 2019-05-25

| Mane urged to join Real Madrid Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been urged by the head of the Senegalese football association Saee Seck to join Real Madrid for the good of his career....
15:45, 2019-07-14

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said people should exterminat...
13:45, 2019-07-04

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
01:00, 2019-05-29

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider leaving for higher ground, even though the levees ...
20:30, 2019-05-25

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has concluded.The inquiry by the Royal Society of Edinb...
19:30, 2019-06-17

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland this week urging Canada to initiate proceedings before the International Court of Justice for breaching the United Nations convention against genocide....
05:15, 2019-06-28

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superior...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Germans urged to wear Jewish yarmulke in solidarity Anti-Semitism Commissioner Felix Klein has called on Germans to don the yarmulke skullcap worn by Jewish men ahead of an anti-Israel protest. The Central Council of Jews has warned about wearing the yarmulke in public....
13:30, 2019-05-28

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
19:45, 2019-05-29

Cohen: Trump’s attorney urged false testimony Michael Cohen told lawmakers earlier this year that one of Donald Trump's personal attorneys asked him to falsely testify to Congress and told him the president was considering granting him a pardon to “shut down” the Russia investigation, according to transcripts released Monday of Cohen’s two pri...
15:00, 2019-05-21

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcaps on Saturday as a symbol of solidarity with the Jewish community, after a steep rise in antisemitic attacks.Protests across the country have been cal...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies "using this opportunity to harvest and manipulate user data"....
20:15, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
12:00, 2019-06-05

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week....
02:45, 2019-06-28

Burkina Faso urged to avoid curbs on security reporting A U.S.-based journalists' rights group urged Burkina Faso's government on Wednesday to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media that "demoralize" security services battling a strengthening jihadist insurgency....
19:15, 2019-07-09

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
00:30, 2019-06-14

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
16:45, 2019-06-28

U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
20:00, 2019-06-28

Nick Foles’ wife urged him to return to Jaguars after miscarriage JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nick Foles walked off the practice field, paused briefly to take off his jersey and started sprinted to the locker room. He wanted to get home as quickly as possible. Foles spent the last two days practicing with the Jacksonville Jaguars and trying to recover from a gut-wrenchin...
06:30, 2019-06-01

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
18:30, 2019-05-23

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs...
20:30, 2019-06-06

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
20:45, 2019-06-02

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
10:00, 2019-07-02

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
07:15, 2019-07-12

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Narayan Rane Urged Me To Save Son In Assault Case: Chandrakant Patil Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil, in a video that surfaced on Monday, has claimed Rajya Sabha leader Narayan Rane had urged him to "save" his son lawmaker Nitesh Rane in......
03:15, 2019-07-09

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue moving forward....
18:15, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:30, 2019-07-05

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business and cap prices for consumers....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Kawhi Leonard urged to stay with Toronto Raptors during team's championship parade Toronto Raptors fans are doing everything they can to convince Kawhi Leonard not to leave the organization when he hits the free-agent market come the end of the month....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Mike Pompeo Urged To Raise Almond Tariff Issue With PM Modi During Meet Ahead of his visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker on Friday urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take up the issue of increased tariff on almonds during his meeting with Prime......
00:00, 2019-06-22

Young, Pregnant Urged To Take Blood Tests For Lead After Notre-Dame Fire The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood checked amid concerns over the impact of the fire....
02:30, 2019-06-06

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate grouse moors after two golden eagles disappeared within hours of each other on a shooting estate in Perthshire.The two juvenile eagles were fitted with s...
15:00, 2019-07-01

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:45, 2019-07-12

Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and highway closures, with more than 800,000 people urged to evacuate....
13:01, 2019-07-01

CNN, MSNBC personalities 'read between the lines': Mueller urged impeachment, said Trump is a 'criminal' "Wednesday’s coverage resembled a series of English literature classes, with journalists reading passages from Mueller’s briefing and taking turns speculating about their deeper meaning."...
05:45, 2019-05-31

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Commerce Department's Huawei blacklisting....
18:15, 2019-07-11

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia and other countries rejecting its waste if governments invested in recycling manufacturing as promised and required the use of ...
00:15, 2019-07-11

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian rule out Liberal party support for a Nationals bill that would open up the Murray Valley national park to logging.The premier refused to comment on T...
17:45, 2019-07-11

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
22:45, 2019-05-28

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
09:15, 2019-06-05

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to quit the race as his fundraising flounders, a source with knowledge of the situation said....
05:15, 2019-07-03

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed Purebreds such as pugs and French bulldogs are gaining popularity but struggle with rising temperaturesFlat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.They are a...
02:30, 2019-07-06

Pregnant women and children living near Notre Dame urged to undergo blood tests over lead exposure fears Women and children living around the Notre-Dame Cathedral are being urged to undergo blood testing after officials reveal residents are at risk of lead exposure....
06:30, 2019-06-05

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found smokers are three times more likely to die from hea...
19:45, 2019-07-05

Man United urged to stick with 'perfect match' by Robin van Persie Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has urged the club to persevere with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager despite a woeful finish to the 2018-19 season....
14:15, 2019-05-22

Whirlpool recall: Homeowners urged to unplug tumble dryers after firm faces order to recall half a million machines Hundreds of thousands of owners of unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers have been urged to unplug them immediately as the firm faces an "unprecedented" order to recall the machines....
09:45, 2019-06-12

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver Sallet discovered....
21:30, 2019-07-10

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
22:30, 2019-06-11

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
23:01, 2019-05-24

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
17:45, 2019-06-14

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
21:00, 2019-05-22

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
19:45, 2019-06-27

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
09:45, 2019-06-04

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a great answer....
03:00, 2019-05-22

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
00:45, 2019-06-18

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
20:30, 2019-06-07

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
19:45, 2019-06-27

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
13:15, 2019-06-22

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges including rioting and assaulting police over a violent inc...
13:45, 2019-05-24

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
21:45, 2019-06-16

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 counts of murder in a court in northwestern Germany...
11:00, 2019-06-06

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
18:15, 2019-06-04

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
13:30, 2019-05-24

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
18:15, 2019-05-31

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
13:45, 2019-05-27

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
22:15, 2019-06-19

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
19:30, 2019-07-03

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand their ground in Iran....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a political motive in the fatal shooting of 65-year-o...
12:30, 2019-06-17

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happen in Germany....
19:45, 2019-06-27

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
23:45, 2019-06-05

The Latest: German ambassador talks of war ‘we provoked’ Representatives of Germany have acknowledged on the eve of D-Day that the Allied forces that landed in German-occupied France 75 years ago not only played a huge part in Europe’s liberation, but also their country’s liberation from Nazi rule...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
11:30, 2019-07-04

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. The fire service said the aircraft belonged to the ...
17:30, 2019-07-01

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
12:30, 2019-07-04

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
18:15, 2019-05-31

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from the national treasury. A decade later many of them...
14:15, 2019-06-28

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name.” An...
14:00, 2019-06-22

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
11:15, 2019-05-30

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer in modern German history. Oldenburg court judge Seb...
14:30, 2019-06-06

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “clumsy fake reports” on the internet.But since his d...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
20:15, 2019-06-14

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
12:30, 2019-06-11

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strategic partnership. Springer said Wednesday that a holding company owned by KKR-advised funds will launch a cash offer for ...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-day IL with a left hip flexor strain (retroactive to...
05:30, 2019-06-10

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
17:15, 2019-07-10

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage with the region at a time of heightened concern f...
13:30, 2019-06-08

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale when the German shepherd attacked the 49-year-old ...
18:30, 2019-06-07

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
08:00, 2019-07-11

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
22:30, 2019-05-21

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
15:15, 2019-06-13

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
03:30, 2019-07-10

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO...
16:45, 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been tested for HIV. Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control recommends that everyone between 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at least once in their lifetime. But their latest data shows fewer than 40 percent of peopl...
19:00, 2019-06-28

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
06:15, 2019-07-09

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper reported....
13:00, 2019-05-29

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago...
17:15, 2019-06-19

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
01:30, 2019-06-12

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing a three-game series against the Indians. Germán has been ineffective in his past three starts, but h...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
19:45, 2019-06-04

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
14:30, 2019-07-11

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social Democratic party, Merkel’s junior-coalition partner in government, said Wednesday that Christin...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of parliament, Peter Beyer....
05:15, 2019-07-11

German highway toll for cars breaches EU law -EU court A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches EU law, the European Union's highest court said on Tuesday....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
22:30, 2019-05-21

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
22:30, 2019-05-21

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
13:15, 2019-06-07

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
13:30, 2019-05-28

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
15:15, 2019-06-07

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
13:30, 2019-07-16

German cockroach gaining rapid resistance to insecticides Researchers say the findings mean it will become impossible to exterminate the common cockroach with chemicals alone. Female cockroaches have dozens of offspring in a three-month reproductive cycle....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
21:30, 2019-07-10

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the two pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its military hardware....
22:45, 2019-07-01

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of violence has been arrested on suspicion of the exe...
13:15, 2019-06-18

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
22:45, 2019-06-12

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
00:30, 2019-06-10

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
07:15, 2019-05-31

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
04:30, 2019-06-21

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women’s shelter remembered the 42-year-old victim, a mother of four, outside the city’s regional...
14:45, 2019-05-21

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Far-right party aims to govern 1st German state this fall BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it intends to take power in one of the country’s 16 states for the first time this fall. Joerg Urban, the party’s leader in the eastern state of Saxony, told supporters Saturday that there’s no way other parties will be...
15:45, 2019-06-01

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
17:30, 2019-06-21

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
11:00, 2019-06-02

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
11:30, 2019-06-09

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from neo-Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counterprotest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
13:15, 2019-06-22

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
19:15, 2019-06-22

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more than 100,000 galaxy clusters, marking "the beginning of a new era."...
19:30, 2019-07-13

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
19:45, 2019-06-27

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
11:15, 2019-07-13

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
20:00, 2019-06-19

German sci-fi fans lap up dystopian tales of Brexit Britain Novelists compete with reality to describe how life in the UK could be about to changeThe scene is Europe, about 40 years from now. Climate change has turned the Netherlands into a swamp and Portugal into an economic powerhouse, thanks to wave-energy plants paid for by wealthy Brazilian investors.Ac...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Polish hotel cancels booking for German far-right party BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it’s been forced to move a planned weekend retreat for lawmakers to Berlin after a hotel in Poland canceled its booking at short notice. Party spokesman Christian Lueth said Saturday that the Radisson blu in Szczecin, just across t...
15:30, 2019-06-29

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine.” Merkel said Saturday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in...
15:30, 2019-06-29

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off as the temperature is expected to soar next week....
20:00, 2019-06-19

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’s right lat strain will likely keep him sidelined...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
15:45, 2019-06-28

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire the first six batters he faced Thursday in a reha...
11:45, 2019-06-28

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
01:30, 2019-05-29

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
16:00, 2019-06-08

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
21:00, 2019-07-04

Domingo German looks Cy Young worthy as Yankees cruise There are multiple reasons why the Yankees have the best record in the American League. The biggest one is how they have smothered the AL East. With Domingo German pitching like a Cy Young candidate and Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run double, the Yankees rolled past the pathetic Blue Jays, 4-0, on Fri...
04:45, 2019-07-13

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
06:30, 2019-07-13

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said first surfaced following his May 26 start at Kansas City...
17:30, 2019-06-09

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually....
14:30, 2019-06-13

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:15, 2019-06-06

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
07:30, 2019-07-08

German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New historical research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
17:15, 2019-07-04

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
23:01, 2019-05-24

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
17:15, 2019-07-04

German government OKs plan to shoot protected wolves BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants to relax rules against shooting wolves if the animals kill sheep or other livestock. Wolves are an endangered species in Germany and they had largely been protected from being hunted, to the annoyance of farmers who claim they are causing widespread damage t...
17:45, 2019-05-22

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
16:00, 2019-05-22

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
21:30, 2019-06-06

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
17:45, 2019-06-14

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Left party candidate Steffen Bockhahn. Ruhe Madsen i...
11:15, 2019-06-17

German Cup final live: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Serial winners versus the corporate upstarts. Neutral German fans might struggle to decide quite who they're rooting for in the German Cup this year. Follow all the action with us, as it happens....
19:45, 2019-05-25

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
11:30, 2019-07-09

German election officials threatened after rejecting far-right candidates Election officials in a German state have received hate messages and will be given police protection for their meetings after they disqualified some far-right candidates for a vote in September, a regional government spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
17:30, 2019-07-09

German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances. German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the western city of Siegen convicted the 15-year-old of manslaughter and sentenced him to 7 years and 6 mon...
20:15, 2019-06-13

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Monday that the two, who were not named, were charged with taking part in 34 instances of potential tax...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top scorer headed the champions into the lead in the 29th...
00:45, 2019-05-26

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
17:45, 2019-05-24

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:00, 2019-06-06

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
19:45, 2019-07-05

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
09:45, 2019-06-16

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
18:30, 2019-05-23

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
15:01, 2019-06-16

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Germany.While employed at clinics in the northern Ger...
13:15, 2019-06-06

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
17:30, 2019-07-06

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
00:30, 2019-05-24

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
14:45, 2019-07-05

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
18:15, 2019-07-06

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin....
21:30, 2019-06-15

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
18:30, 2019-06-16

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
10:15, 2019-07-05

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-05-22

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
17:45, 2019-07-03

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
22:00, 2019-05-26

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
19:45, 2019-06-05

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret BERLIN (AP) — A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year. The investigative journalism group Correctiv had sued for the information, arguing that t...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports....
12:30, 2019-05-27

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to penalties ranging from 300 euros ($335) to 1,800 euros...
18:45, 2019-05-27

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
19:15, 2019-05-27

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
23:45, 2019-07-02

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling mainly between short and third while the Blue Jays wai...
23:01, 2019-05-27

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry, told news agency dpa in comments p...
13:45, 2019-05-26

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest crit...
00:15, 2019-06-07

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home...
13:30, 2019-05-26

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to react if a financial crisis happened....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
04:15, 2019-05-26

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
08:45, 2019-06-18

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
19:30, 2019-05-28

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that makes it 'not-so-healthy' for us to consume. Read......
18:15, 2019-05-30

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetables. Learn more about its benefits here....
06:30, 2019-07-02

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here....
21:30, 2019-05-31

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it found, health inequ...
13:00, 2019-06-29

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 years. They found people with LDL or bad cholesterol levels below 70 mi...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admitted they let their children occasionally miss sch...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician this month, security sources have said.The man who ...
21:15, 2019-06-17

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew internati...
07:30, 2019-06-17

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
19:30, 2019-06-03

'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany....
00:45, 2019-06-18

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
19:45, 2019-06-08

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
12:45, 2019-06-06

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
22:30, 2019-06-09

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
19:30, 2019-06-03

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
20:15, 2019-06-10

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
13:30, 2019-06-06

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
13:30, 2019-06-06

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close Defense attorneys for a former nurse on trial for killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany have asked for a degree of leniency for their client...
12:30, 2019-06-05

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
12:45, 2019-06-19

Apple targets Intel's German modem business for its 5G creds Apple is reportedly in talks to buy Intel’s German modem business as it seeks to take more control over the iPhone’s supply chain.The Information says talks between the two companies started last year, with Intel eager to sell off its modem division.Intel has supplied Apple with modem ...
15:45, 2019-06-12

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
23:15, 2019-06-15

German factory production, exports drop in weak Q2 start BERLIN (AP) — German factory production has fallen more strongly than expected in April and exports have dropped sharply in a weak start to the second quarter in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that industrial production dropped 1.9% over March in seaso...
11:45, 2019-06-07

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
00:01, 2019-06-09

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-06-18

German police officer killed by train while pursuing suspect BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police officer has been killed after being hit by a train while pursuing burglary suspects in a town near Frankfurt. Police said the officer was struck and killed by the train near the Waechtersbach train station early Friday after responding to a call about a ...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s first-round draw also pitted Borussia Dortmund with third-division Uerdingen, where a reunion with ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest criticisms of mod...
16:30, 2019-06-07

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
16:45, 2019-06-08

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
04:30, 2019-06-08

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
13:00, 2019-06-19

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
14:30, 2019-06-10

German official: We'll push for minimum corporate taxation at G20 meeting The German government will use the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Japan this weekend to make the case for a German-French proposal to introduce a minimum level of corporate taxation globally, a German official said on Tuesday....
12:30, 2019-06-04

German center-left SPD's ex-leader Gabriel gives Trump praise The US president is right to criticize China and to negotiate with North Korea, according to left-of-center former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Gabriel also warned against seeing Trump voters as "dummies."...
13:45, 2019-06-04

| Tsonga, Kecmanovic rain on German parade in sodden Stuttgart Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Miomir Kecmanovic beatlocal heroes Mischa Zverev and Philipp Kohlschreiber as the grass court season got off to a sodden start in Stuttgart....
19:30, 2019-06-10

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:45, 2019-06-05

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
21:45, 2019-06-16

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
11:30, 2019-06-08

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
13:15, 2019-06-18

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday Peter Schaefer’s resignation was appropriat...
15:45, 2019-06-15

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:30, 2019-06-04

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling of being to resuscitate them. The 42-year-old Niels Hoegel faces possible life in prison if convicted...
10:15, 2019-06-06

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
20:00, 2019-06-19

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit the government and rebuild in opposition....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to restore order after the drunken crowd turned violent....
16:45, 2019-06-15

German firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover Firefighters in the city of Dortmund were called upon to help a red squirrel in need of rescue. But with its head firmly stuck in the manhole cover, rescuers had to get creative in order to free the distressed animal....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 autobahn and continue traveling though a construct...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure future in Germany....
20:30, 2019-06-20

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murder of one of Angela Merkel’s party allies.An email...
16:45, 2019-06-20

German cabin crew union threatens strike in July over pay BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German cabin crew is threatening to stage a strike at the height of the summer travel season amid negotiations with airlines over pay. The UFO union said Thursday that it will ballot members who work for budget airlines Eurowings and Germanwings. Both are part of t...
12:30, 2019-06-20

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
19:45, 2019-06-05

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a surprise announcement hours earlier, Andrea Nahles ...
23:15, 2019-06-02

German police: “Guardian angel” pigeon protected speeder BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment. Perhaps inspired by this week’s Ascension Day national Christian holiday, Viersen police said “...
17:00, 2019-05-28

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
22:00, 2019-05-27

Greens surge as German governing parties perform poorly Germany’s governing parties have slid to their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year...
03:45, 2019-05-27

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
03:15, 2019-05-27

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
23:15, 2019-05-26

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict zone remains unclear....
21:30, 2019-07-10

From the Beatles to Brexit: Exhibition explores German perspectives on the Brits While many are focused on the UK's exit from the EU, a new exhibition titled "Very British" looks at the way sport, pop culture, the Cold War and the Queen bring Germany and Britain together....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Bayern beats Leipzig 3-0 in German Cup final to seal double Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks injured to help his side complete a domestic double with a 3-0 win over Leipzig in the German Cup final        ...
22:30, 2019-05-25

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffered violence and discrimination the association said....
03:30, 2019-07-10

Colonial art restitution: German museums need greater cultural awareness The German Museums Association has underscored the importance of non-European perspectives when dealing with artifacts taken during German colonialism. Restitution is harder than with Nazi-looted art, an expert said....
23:30, 2019-07-02

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
23:30, 2019-07-02

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
15:30, 2019-05-28

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change....
13:30, 2019-05-28

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
12:00, 2019-05-28

German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage How can a Frankfurt theater bring a deeply Israeli experience of war, trauma and violent loss to the stage in Tel Aviv? A German-language production of Grossman's "To the End of the Land" grappled with this challenge....
17:45, 2019-07-02

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
23:15, 2019-05-27

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
22:30, 2019-05-21

How Domingo German could drastically change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without losing consecutive games after beating the Mets 5-1 ...
06:01, 2019-07-04

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
19:45, 2019-05-25

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
19:30, 2019-07-05

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
22:30, 2019-05-23

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
19:30, 2019-07-05

German migrant ship denied entry to Maltese waters A German rescue ship heading to Malta after being refused entry into Italy has not been given clearance to enter Maltese waters, authorities said on Sunday....
16:30, 2019-07-07

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
16:15, 2019-05-23

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
13:15, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-German business morale darkens on weak services German business morale deteriorated more than expected in May due mainly to a plunge in services sector confidence, a survey showed, suggesting that Europe's largest economy is losing steam after solid growth at the start of the year....
12:15, 2019-05-23

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divisions on key issues....
21:30, 2019-07-16

German refinery halts Russian oil imports over contamination - Handelsblatt The PCK refinery in eastern Germany has halted imports of Russian oil via the Druzhba pipeline after once again finding "slightly elevated" levels of organic chlorides, the refinery's owner Shell told Handelsblatt newspaper on Friday....
17:00, 2019-07-05

German conservative boss warns coalition partners on Europe The woman in pole position to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German to head the European Commission, saying this would put their coalition under "maximum strain"....
03:45, 2019-07-08

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
18:30, 2019-07-08

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six years.The electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft is...
11:15, 2019-05-22

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compensation - were progressing constructively....
12:00, 2019-07-04

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
19:45, 2019-05-24

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
13:00, 2019-05-22

German IS trial: Mother of tortured girl questioned in Munich A woman thought to be the mother of a Yazidi girl left to die of thirst, allegedly by an Islamic State couple, has been questioned in a Munich court. A German national is on trial for the enslaved girl's death....
21:00, 2019-07-04

German diplomat tells U.S., EU: don't use agriculture to block trade deal The United States and European Union should use common sense to move forward with formal negotiations about a trade agreement, instead of allowing disagreements over agriculture to block progress, a senior German diplomat told Reuters....
22:15, 2019-07-08

German union IG Metall accepts Osram takeover offer Germany's largest trade union, IG Metall, on Friday said it did not oppose a takeover offer from private equity firms Bain and Carlyle for German lighting group Osram after Osram's boards backed it....
13:30, 2019-07-05

German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Islamic State BERLIN — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman, who was identif...
13:30, 2019-07-05

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
11:30, 2019-05-23

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
20:30, 2019-07-15

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
19:30, 2019-07-13

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
04:15, 2019-07-13

German experts report recommends CO2 price for cars, buildings A report presented to Germany's government on Friday said the transport and building sectors should be set carbon prices as penalties to incentivise savings in climate harming emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
15:30, 2019-07-12

German Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Joining the Islamic State (BERLIN) — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman, who was...
12:00, 2019-07-05

German SPD lists von der Leyen failures in damning paper to EU peers Germany's Social Democrats have circulated a damning paper to their European political group in which they call Ursula von der Leyen an "inadequate and inappropriate candidate" to lead the European Commission ahead of a vote on her nomination next week....
14:30, 2019-07-12

German food discounter Aldi to open first store in China Supermarket chain Aldi is set to open its first location in China. The German discounter is reportedly hoping to tap into a more affluent customer base by touting sought-after products from Europe....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while under Moscow’s control. But prominent ruling par...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
00:00, 2019-06-01

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamentary group, saying she did not have the support she needed to lead it....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statement Sunday that she wanted “clarity” aft...
10:45, 2019-06-02

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
01:00, 2019-06-23

‘Go back’? Trump’s grandfather’s German hometown has a different message for the U.S. president “Seeing the not-so-imposing homes of his ancestors might bring him back to earth,” said Thomas Jaworek the mayor of the town where Trump's grandfather was born....
18:01, 2019-07-16

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillance networks and recruited police officers to run t...
14:38, 2019-05-21

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Established by the Western Allies in the final d...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on climate protests around a coal mine in western Germany (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Hundreds of climate activists have ended their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and authorities pulled some protes...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the protesters from the Garzweiler lignite coal mine in w...
15:45, 2019-06-23

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
19:00, 2019-06-28

German far-right group 'used police data to compile death list' Activists linked to military and police suspected of preparing terror attack, reports sayA group of German rightwing extremists compiled a “death list” of leftwing and pro-refugee targets by accessing police records, then stockpiled weapons and ordered body bags and quicklime to kill and dispose of ...
20:45, 2019-06-28

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cryptocurrency exchange stating that it is operating...
12:30, 2019-05-29

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open. Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte in the main stadium, Court Philippe Chatrier. Nadal meets 114th-ranked Yannick Maden on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Federer is playing at Roland Garros afte...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the first round of voting for the mayor’s post i...
11:45, 2019-05-27

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several offices including those of Porsche in Weissach and Stuttgart, that of a tax adviser in Stuttgart and those of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
01:30, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future tariffs....
02:45, 2019-07-11

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat logs in plain text to the authorities.  Since thes...
12:30, 2019-05-29

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
19:30, 2019-07-11

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
22:15, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, following meetings with U.S. officials and lawmakers in Washington....
22:15, 2019-07-10

EURO Under-21: The future of German football is bright despite final defeat Germany's Under-21s fell at the final hurdle in Italy, capping a disappointing year for German football. But despite justified criticism, there is no doubt that the talent is there and it will be given its chance....
03:30, 2019-07-01

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a World War II bomb in western Germany to explode without an external trigger. The resulting crater had some residents mistaking the blast for a meteor....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
01:45, 2019-07-01

Italy and Germany in war of words over German rescue ship captain A war of words broke out between Germany and Italy on Sunday over the German captain of a rescue ship, who defied a docking ban enforced by Rome to bring migrants ashore....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docked without permission, ramming an Italian border police motorboat which was in its way. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini branded Sea-Watch 3 cap...
09:00, 2019-06-29

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2007. Many parents opt for red meat or chicken over seafood because of concerns about mercury that fish can absorb from poll...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here....
07:15, 2019-06-19

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on doctor’s appointment. You’d have to request time off work, make sure you’re not behind on anything—it’d be a whole thing. Why not just ask a doctor he...
19:15, 2019-06-11

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are committed to support our Member States to effectively address and counter the world drug problem. We agree that if we are to achieve the 2030 Sustainab...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more about the benefits of taking a cold shower here....
08:15, 2019-07-12

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
16:45, 2019-05-21

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along with neighborhood victims, who were sickened from ...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals. ...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in the air?About 4,000 chemicals are currently used to scent products, but you won’t find any of them listed on a label. Fragrance formulations are consider...
11:45, 2019-05-23

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
01:30, 2019-06-21

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up with make your own sunscreen recipe’s promising that they are full of healthy nutrients for skin and made without chemicals. Problem is, these produ...
21:30, 2019-06-05

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a number of cancers and other conditions. Learn more here...
23:45, 2019-05-28

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity....
03:30, 2019-05-26

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods. Two new studies have found a link between ultra-processed foods and the risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. These foods, like pre-packaged...
20:45, 2019-05-30

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those who reported anxiety depression and sleep problems were more likely to start smoking E-cigarettes. Bu...
01:45, 2019-06-04

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause bacterial poisoning. Learn more here....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn more about their possible health benefits here....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
18:15, 2019-05-24

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your health and that children need to be exposed to germs is a dangerous myth, according to a public health body.The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) sai...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
18:45, 2019-06-01

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical research....
04:00, 2019-07-06

EU's Tusk proposes Commission job for center-left: German parliamentary adviser European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed giving the post of EU chief executive to Europe's center-left political bloc in the European Commission's new five-year term, according to a German EU parliamentary adviser present at talks on Sunday....
14:15, 2019-06-30

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
02:00, 2019-07-12

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
16:30, 2019-07-01

German Cup: Bayern Munich to face Cottbus, Dortmund get Grosskreutz reunion Just weeks after the end of the 2018-19 season, the draw for the first round of the 2019-20 German Cup was made. Many of the fixtures saw former Bundesliga sides matched up with current Bundesliga teams....
19:30, 2019-06-15

German locals buy all of the town's beer to protest neo-Nazis at festival Police and citizens of a small town in Germany united to empty the town’s beer supply in order to stop neo-Nazis from consuming alcohol during a far-right music festival. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
02:30, 2019-06-28

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:30, 2019-07-12

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
19:45, 2019-06-27

German tennis legend Boris Becker auction exceeds expectations An auction to settle part of Boris Becker's bankruptcy has raised more than a million British pounds. Trustees auctioning the items said they capitalized on the tennis season, especially Wimbledon....
05:15, 2019-07-12

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
11:45, 2019-07-12

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. But it's a snapshot of a special market situation and probably not a long-term trend....
14:30, 2019-07-16

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
16:30, 2019-07-01

German mconomy minister : It's up to Huawei to show it meets our security requirements Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate it can meet its security requirements for participating in the building of the country's 5G network, the economy minister Peter Altmaier said after meeting with the company's chief executive officer on Friday....
14:45, 2019-06-21

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the country’s culture ministry has said.Negotiations ha...
12:00, 2019-07-13

Bleak German mood weighs on Europe, Brexit pummels pound Darkening German investor morale and fresh Brexit woes cast a shadow over European markets on Tuesday, with German benchmark bond yields coming under pressure and the pound plunging to six month-lows against the euro....
13:15, 2019-07-16

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
15:30, 2019-06-23

Newly restored 19th-century German ship sinks after collision Elbe No 5, restored at a cost of €1.5m, collided with container vessel near HamburgA recently restored wooden sailing ship has sunk after colliding with a container vessel near Hamburg, northern Germany.Six adults and two children were injured when the gaff-rigged schooner Elbe No 5, originally buil...
20:15, 2019-06-09

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks All the formal requirements for a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions are now in place and it should be operational soon, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in Tehran on Monday....
09:45, 2019-06-10

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering from dehydration, stress, or even Parkinson's disease....
20:30, 2019-06-20