Munich

Bayern Munich with another record-breaking financial season

Bayern Munich have generated a record turnover of 626.8 million euros (661.3 million dollars) in the 2015-16 season, an increase of more than 100 million euros, the Bundesliga champions said on...

Bird flu spreads in Germany ahead of planned cull of 8,800 geese

New cases of bird flu have been recorded in several cities and districts of southern Germany, local authorities said on Sunday, days before the planned cull of 8,800 geese in the north of the...

Siemens to buy US software company Mentor for 4.5 billion dollars

German industrial giant Siemens said Monday that it plans to acquire US software company Mentor Graphics for 4.5 billion dollars in an effort to expand its industrial software portfolio.

Motion to end support for Merkel fails at sister party rally

A proposal to withhold support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel should she once more campaign for the job didn't pass at a convention of her party's Bavarian affiliate.

Midwife sentenced to 15 years for trying to kill pregnant women

A 35-year-old midwife was found guilty Friday of seven counts of attempted murder and handed 15 years in prison for giving blood thinners to women due to deliver their babies via caesarean section...

Climbing accident leaves man hanging upside down over 200-metre drop

A 75-year-old rock climber was left hanging upside down by a rope over a nearly 200-metre drop after a fall in Austria's Tirol region, local police reported Sunday.

Bosch, Siemens recall 170,000 potentially explosive gas ovens

German household products manufacturers Bosch and Siemens are starting a recall of 170,000 gas ovens that pose the risk of exploding, the licensee of the two brands, BSH housewares group,...

Oktoberfest opens in Munich under heightened security

Oktoberfest opened in Munich on Saturday under heightened security, with backpacks banned and a fence erected around the beer festival's grounds to ensure that all...

Report: Cluster bombs still killing civilians in Syria, Yemen

Dozens of cluster bombs are still being dropped on Syria and Yemen during the conflicts there, an arms monitoring organization said Thursday.

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.

German police searching for drone pilot after close call with Airbus

German police were searching for the pilot of a drone after a near-collision with a Lufthansa passenger plane in Munich airspace last week.

Munich shooter's father: "We're receiving death threats"

The parents of the Munich teen who shot dead nine people at a McDonald's restaurant and a nearby shopping centre before turning the gun on himself, have been receiving death threats, his father...

Report: Munich shooter right-wing extremist, "hated Turks and Arabs"

An Iranian-German teenager who killed nine people during a mass shooting outside a Munich shopping centre was a right-wing extremist who "hated Turks and Arabs," Germany's FAZ newspaper reported...

Prosecutors request life imprisonment for Perkovic and Mustac

German prosecutors have requested life imprisonment for Yugoslav-era Croatian intelligence officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac over the murder of Croatian dissident Stjepan Djurekovic near...

Friend of Munich shooter may have known of attack in advance

A friend of the Munich shooter, an Afghan teen, may have known in advance of the attack in which nine people were gunned down, prosecutors said Monday.