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About 2 million music discs, albums seized in German piracy bust

Around 2 millions CDs, DVDs and vinyl albums were seized in a recent bust against pirated media, German authorities confirmed Thursday, calling it the biggest blow to the illegal industry in...

Five injured in migrant home fire in southern Germany

Five people have been taken to hospital with complications resulting from smoke inhalation after a migrant home was deliberately set on fire in southern Germany on Saturday.

VW trades blame with suppliers in row affecting almost 28,000 workers

A dispute between Volkswagen and two of its parts suppliers has ground the carmaker's production of flagship brands to a halt, affecting the working hours of almost 28,000 employees, according to...

Clogged toilet leads to massive bar fight in south-western Germany

What started with a clogged toilet at a bar in south-western Germany led to a massive punch-up involving 30 people Saturday night that had to be broken up, a police statement said.

Federer return rained off in Stuttgart

A massive rainstorm left Roger Federer's return to tennis hanging, with the Swiss player and American teenager Taylor Fritz halted at 4-3 on Wednesday in their second-round match at the Mercedes...

Sharapova handed two-year ban for failed drugs test; plans to appeal

Five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova was Wednesday banned from tennis for two years after testing positive for a newly banned substance.

Kvitova finally wins again in Stuttgart, with new coach

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova routed American teenager Louisa Chirico 6-0, 6-0 in the first round on Tuesday for her first victory at the Porsche Grand Prix in three years.

Study links economic growth in Germany to drop in cash-in-hand work

Black market employers have taken a hit from Germany's booming job market, with more legal work available to those previously in untaxed, cash-in-hand jobs, according to a study released on...

Hand grenade hurled at refugee shelter in southern Germany

Bomb disposal experts were called out to a refugee shelter in south-western Germany in the early hours of Friday after thugs hurled a hand grenade onto the grounds of the building.

Germany's most polluted city calls on residents to leave cars at home

The south-western German city of Stuttgart has called on residents to leave their cars at home indefinitely to reduce harmful air pollution levels that have fallen foul of EU standards for years...