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Two Germans indicted in France over flooded youth campground

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two Germans have been charged for causing unintentional injury and endangering the lives of others after they brought a group of teenagers to an unauthorised campsite in southern France, where a man was...

Monsanto owners call weed killer 'safe' after jury orders big payout

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

Monsanto's German owners insisted Saturday that the weed killer Roundup was "safe," rejecting a California jury's decision to order the chemical giant to pay nearly $290 million for failing to warn a...

US judge rejects German drug maker's effort to halt execution

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

A US judge on Friday denied German drugmaker Fresenius Kabi's motion to stop a planned lethal injection execution in Nebraska on the grounds that the state improperly obtained the company's drugs.Federal...

US judge rejects German drug maker's effort to halt execution

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

A US judge on Friday denied German drug maker Fresenius Kabi's motion to stop a planned lethal injection execution in Nebraska, claiming the state illegally obtained the company's drugs.Federal judge...

ECB ends Greek banks' access to cheapest credit

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

The European Central Bank on Friday said it has decided to cancel a special lifeline giving Greek banks access to cheap credit when the country exits its bailout programme later this month.The lifting...

Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two Germans who brought a group of teenagers to a campsite in southern France, where a man was swept away by floods, were held for questioning Friday after it emerged that the site was off-limits for...

Tour de France winner Ullrich held over 'escort' assault

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Tour de France-winning cyclist Jan Ullrich was briefly detained Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, before freeing him on bail pending an investigation for possible...

Cancellations and compensation: what rights do air passengers have?

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Strike-hit Ryanair has announced it will refund passengers whose flights are cancelled -- as it is obliged to do -- but will not pay out compensation, citing "extraordinary circumstances".However, the...

Ex-Tour de France winner Ullrich held over prostitute assault

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, just a week after the German national was briefly detained in Spain."He...

Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of passengers were hit by transport chaos on Friday as Ryanair pilots across Europe went on a coordinated 24-hour strike to push their demands for better pay and conditions at the peak...

Czechs negotiate release of two Europeans from Syrian jail

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two humanitarian workers including one German landed in Prague on Thursday following their release from a Syrian jail negotiated by Czech diplomats, a minister said."We have just returned from a humanitarian...

German man missing after floods rip through French campsite

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

An elderly German man, who was helping supervise children at a campsite in southeast France, was missing on Thursday after being swept away by floodwaters, police said.The 75-year-old man was accompanying...

Germany lifts ban on Nazi symbols in computer, video games

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

Computer and video games can include swastikas and other Nazi symbols, a German industry body said Thursday, after a heated debate over the "Wolfenstein" franchise in which gamers battle Third Reich forces.The...

Deutsche Telekom lifts outlook despite dip in profit

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's Deutsche Telekom lifted its full-year outlook on Thursday despite a dip in quarterly net profit, saying "unbroken" customer growth in US arm T-Mobile would bolster earnings.Net profit at the...

Thyssenkrupp swings to loss on industrial woes

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp, grappling with a leadership crisis and investor calls for a major revamp, reported a quarterly loss on Thursday as cost overruns in its industrial unit weighed on the...



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