German foreign minister says EU break-up is a real threat

The break-up of the European Union is a real possibility, warns German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in comments released ahead of their Monday publication in the German newspaper...

Bayern Munich down Gladbach to lead Bundesliga from Hertha Berlin

Bayern Munich cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach late Saturday to lead the Bundesliga by three points from the impressive Hertha Berlin.

Mars lander may have "exploded on impact," European Space Agency says

The European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander may have "exploded on impact" after a failed descent to the surface of the Red Planet earlier this week.

Bombardier announces 7,500 job cuts as part of restructuring

Canadian aircraft and train manufacturer Bombardier will cut a further 7,500 jobs as part of its ongoing restructuring, the company said on Friday.

Hitler salute is grounds for dismissal, German court rules

A German employment tribunal on Thursday ruled that a Nazi salute is grounds for dismissal after a driver for a patient transfer service filed a legal complaint against his employer.

Mars orbiter a success, but fate of lander uncertain after touchdown

The orbiter in a joint European and Russian mission to Mars has been a complete success, but it is not known if the lander part of the mission has touched down or crashed on the planet's surface,...

Agreement on road map in Ukraine crisis after Berlin meeting

Angela Merkel played down expectations ahead of a crisis summit in Berlin. But she got unexpected results: An agreement on a road map toward peace in eastern Ukraine.

Mars spacecraft in orbit but no clear signal from lander

A joint European and Russian mission to look for signs of life on Mars has successfully placed a spacecraft into the planet's orbit, the European Space Agency said Wednesday, although the signal...

Police detain 200 suspects at world airports for airline ticket fraud

One hundred and ninety-three suspects were detained over a five-day period at airports around the globe as part of a crackdown on fraudulently purchased airline tickets, according to a statement...

Merkel to host crisis summit in Berlin on Ukraine, Syria

Germany and France are to call on Wednesday for extending the suspension of Russian-led airstrikes against the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo at a crisis summit hosted by Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Leftist German parties consider teaming up to topple Merkel

Some 90 left-leaning lawmakers in the German parliament were set to meet on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a coalition that would exclude Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian...

BASF: One person remains missing after deadly explosion at plant

German chemical giant BASF said Tuesday that one person remains missing after an explosion at one of its plants killed two people and injured dozens of others the day before.

Orban calls Hungary country of "European freedom" in Bavarian speech

Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended his anti-immigration stance on Monday, saying his nation is on the side of "European freedom" during a speech held in southern Germany.

Hungary's Orban to give controversial speech in Bavarian parliament

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is set to speak before the parliament of the southern German state of Bavaria Monday, despite strong resistance to the visit from opposition parties.

Questions remain on German terrorism suspects Islamic State ties

Investigators in Germany are still searching for evidence of involvement by the Islamic State terrorist militia in the plans of Jaber al-Baker, a terrorism suspect found hanged in his prison cell...