Croatia to promote fledgling authors at Frankfurt Book Fair

Selected young Croatian authors will appear at this year's Frankfurt International Book Fair on October 19-23 under the motto "They're coming

German Air Traffic Control says 40 incidents with drones this year

There have been 40 incidents involving drones in German airspace this year, air traffic controllers said on Sunday.

Asylum seeker in Germany sets wife on fire, kills self

A Syrian asylum seeker died while lighting his wife on fire at a refugee shelter in western Germany, police said Thursday.

About 100 flights cancelled after Frankfurt airport security scare

About 100 flights were cancelled to and from Frankfurt airport on Wednesday after a security scare, a spokesman for airport operator Fraport said.

Flight crew prevents drunk pilot from taking off in Frankfurt

A drunk pilot who wanted to take off on a flight from Frankfurt to Colombo with more than 270 passengers on board was stopped by the cabin crew, according to a report from news site

Police catch Munich shooter's suspected arms dealer in bogus sale

A weapons dealer thought to have sold a gun to the 18-year-old who carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Munich has been detained, German prosecutors said.

Meteorologists: German folk rule predicting weather has been spot-on

A German folk rule, which predicts that the weather on a traditional feast day will be repeated over the following seven weeks, has been spot-on this year, meterological experts have said.

Frankfurt tipped to be big winner from Brexit: study

German financial centre Frankfurt stands to emerge as a bigger winner from Britain's plans to leave the European Union, according a study released on Thursday.

German organic winemakers blame EU for spread of crop-spoiling mildew

Organic winemakers in Germany expect huge crop losses in the coming months as a mildew overtakes vineyards after an unusually rainy summer.

Lufthansa avoids naming new profit outlook amid terrorist threat

Lufthansa shied away from specifying a new full-year profit outlook for 2016 nearly two weeks after revising it downward, saying uncertainty due to terrorist fears made it hard to get an idea of...

Deutsche Bank warns: more cost-cutting after reporting profit plunge

Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, posted a 98-per-cent plunge in second quarter profit on Wednesday, with the group's chief executive John Cryan warning that the company might now have to...

Bayer reports jump in earnings, but remained silent on Monsanto bid

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG reported on Wednesday an 18.6-per-cent rise in second quarter profit, as strong demand for pharmaceuticals helped offset a weaker performance by its...

Departure lounge: When hopes for German asylum end at the airport

For the unlucky few whose asylum claims are rejected almost immediately after their arrival in Germany, a two-storey building on the grounds of Frankfurt Airport becomes their temporary boarding...

German stock exchange works council says new deal needed with LSE

The works council at Germany's Deutsche Boerse stock exchange has demanded key changes to the planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) following the British vote to leave the European...

Italy's intractable banking crisis spells trouble for Renzi and EU

Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world's oldest bank, is the epicentre of growing scrutiny on Italian lenders in the wake of the Brexit referendum. The growing anxiety over Italy's banking sector...