BERLIN (AP) — A snowstorm and strong winds pounded northern and western Germany on Sunday, forcing trains to cancel trips and leading to hundreds of road accidents. Police said 28 people were...
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — American teenager Matthew Hoppe scored for the third consecutive Bundesliga game but couldn’t prevent Schalke from slumping to a 2-1 loss to fellow struggler Cologne...
BERLIN (AP) — A video went viral Sunday in Germany of a confrontation at a coronavirus protest, where a young woman compared herself to a famous Nazi resistance fighter and then was accused by a...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany has taken in another group of sick children who have been living in migrant camps in Greece, along with their close relatives.
BERLIN (AP) — Another group of children with medical needs who have been living in migrant camps in Greece arrived in Germany on Wednesday with their close relatives, a transfer that was delayed...
BERLIN (AP) — German police investigating the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal have ended their search of a garden plot on the outskirts of Hannover, northern...
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — German police investigating the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal were searching a garden plot Wednesday on the outskirts of Hannover,...
BERLIN (AP) — German police investigating the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal in 2007 searched a garden plot Tuesday in the northern city of Hannover in connection with...
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Two players at German second division side Dynamo Dresden tested positive for the new coronavirus on Saturday, putting on hold the club’s planned return to soccer next...
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BERLIN (AP) — Calls to scrap the rest of the Bundesliga season are growing as Europe struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
This weekend’s games in Germany are all to be played...
BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation says it has a “special responsibility” to support Holocaust Memorial Day as its former president Felix Linnemann was directly responsible for sending...
BERLIN (AP) — More than 5,000 people followed the call by the governor of a northern German state on Saturday to join rallies against a far-right protest in Hannover.
BERLIN (AP) — A German Green party lawmaker with Turkish roots has won a runoff election to become the mayor of Hannover.
Belit Onay received 52.9% of the vote in Sunday's election compared...
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 52-year-old man suspected of killing a woman may have narrowly escaped capture by smashing a train window and fleeing before officers arrived.
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say two World War II-era bombs found in two major cities have been successfully defused and disposed of.
The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that 15,200...
BERLIN (AP) — A 13-year-old boy driving his stepfather's SUV set off a chase through the German city of Hannover that ended with the teenager driving into a patrol car, police said...
American defender Chris Gloster has signed a three-year contract with the Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.
The 19-year-old left back from Montclair, New Jersey, made his debut for Red Bulls II in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Sheeran's Divide Tour is one for the record books.
Pollstar confirms the 28-year-old British singer's tour will set the all-time highest-grossing tour record with...
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Hannover is bringing Mirko Slomka back as coach in its bid to secure an immediate return to the Bundesliga.
Hannover, which was relegated this season, has also...
CHICAGO (AP) — Toronto forward Ayo Akinola will miss the Under-20 World Cup because of an ankle injury and has been replaced on the U.S. roster by LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich won and moved to the verge of a record-extending seventh straight Bundesliga title on Saturday, while rival Borussia Dortmund blew a two-goal lead and drew at Werder...
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen got a helping hand from the snow in its 3-2 win at Hannover in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Hannover's Genki Haraguchi was denied an almost certain goal — with...
BERLIN (AP) — Two Bundesliga teams offered contrasting examples on Sunday over the value of switching — or keeping — coaches in a midseason relegation fight.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Hannover's hopes of a fresh start under new coach Thomas Doll took a blow in losing at home 3-0 to Leipzig, which consolidated fourth place in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Doll, who took over from the fired Andre Breitenreiter on Sunday, watched his new team stretch its run without a win to nine games.
Leipzig captain Willi Orban scored twice in the second half as the visitors tightened their grip on the last place for Champions League qualification.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund's Japan international Shinji Kagawa has turned down Bundesliga rival Hannover and instead joined Turkish side Besiktas on loan.
Dortmund says Kagawa requested the move. The 29-year-old midfielder had only made two league appearances this season and did not feature prominently in coach Lucien Favre's plans.
BERLIN (AP) — The Bundesliga is a bit upside down this season.
Instead of Bayern Munich running away with the title while several teams fight against relegation, there is excitement at the top of the standings while four teams trail well below the rest at the bottom.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Relegation-threatened Hannover fired coach Andre Breitenreiter on Sunday after eight Bundesliga games without a win, then hired former Dynamo Berlin midfielder Thomas Doll as his replacement.
The club said Doll, who coached Hamburger SV and Borussia Dortmund before coaching stints in Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Hungary, agreed a deal late Sunday to take over through June 2020.
"He knows the Bundesliga inside out," Hannover general manager Horst Heldt said in a club statement.
BERLIN (AP) — Coach Andre Breitenreiter was facing the chop after his Hannover side was thrashed by Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund 5-1 on Saturday.
Hannover is second from bottom, level on points with last-placed Nuremberg, and Breitenreiter received little support from club president Martin Kind or general manager Horst Heldt before the game.
Kind said the club needed to consider all options and "anything else would be dishonest."
BERLIN (AP) — A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travelers.
The ver.di union called on staff at airports including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen to walk off the job between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time (0100 and 1900 GMT).
In Frankfurt alone where more than 1,000 security staff were participating in the strike, 570 flights were canceled and that across Germany up to 220,000 passengers may be affected.
BERLIN (AP) — A German labor union has expanded a planned strike by security staff at Frankfurt Airport on Tuesday to include several other airports, including Hamburg.
News agency dpa reported that the ver.di union on Sunday announced the one-day walkout at Hamburg, two days after calling the strike at Frankfurt, Germany's busiest hub.
Walkouts are also expected Tuesday at the smaller Hannover, Bremen, Leipzig-Halle, Dresden and Erfurt airports.
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a judge has ordered the continued detention of a young Polish man who forced open a locked perimeter gate at Germany's Hannover Airport and drove his car onto the airfield.
The 21-year-old suspect's motive remained unclear on Sunday, but police said they still had no indication his alleged actions were terror-related.
BERLIN (AP) — A man forced open a locked gate on the security perimeter of Hannover Airport in northern Germany and drove a car onto the airfield Saturday before coming to a halt underneath an airliner and being detained, police said.
No one was hurt in the incident, but flights were suspended for more than four hours.
BERLIN (AP) — Organizers say they are scrapping the annual CEBIT computer show in Germany, an event that has drawn tech enthusiasts to Hannover for more than three decades.
Deutsche Messe AG said Wednesday that technology has become so ubiquitous that its presentation at other trade fairs has reduced demand for the 32-year-old CEBIT.
The event began in 1986 and was once billed as the biggest computer show in the world, drawing around 800,000 visitors at its peak around the turn of the century.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Moenchengladbach reclaimed second place in the Bundesliga on Sunday with another fine attacking display in a 4-1 rout of Hannover.
Only league leader Borussia Dortmund has scored more goals (35) in 12 rounds so far, as Gladbach took its tally to 30 despite starting on the wrong foot.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards, the company said Wednesday.
Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would begin local production of electric-powered vehicles at its facilities in Emden and Hannover in 2022. A plant in Zwickau was designated previously for e-car production.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Ihlas Bebou set up one goal and scored another to give struggling Hannover a 2-1 home win in the derby against Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen coach Heiko Herrlich is under pressure after an indifferent start to the season.
The club had hopes of challenging for a top-four place and qualification for the Champions League, but Herrlich's team is 13th with just two wins from its opening eight games in the Bundesliga.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has hired former Schalke and Augsburg coach Markus Weinzierl to take over from Tayfun Korkut, who was fired on Sunday.
The club says the 43-year-old Weinzierl agreed a deal through June 2020 and will take charge of his first training session on Wednesday.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has fired coach Tayfun Korkut and his assistants Ilija Aracic and Steven Cherundolo after the side's poor start in the Bundesliga.
Losing to previously bottom Hannover 3-1 on Saturday left Stuttgart last in the league after seven games.
Former Germany defender Andreas Hinkel was to take over on an interim basis.
BERLIN (AP) — Iceland striker Alfred Finnbogason kept with tradition by scoring a hat trick for Augsburg in its 4-1 win against Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Finnbogason, who scored against Argentina in Iceland's debut at this year's World Cup, also got a hat trick in the 3-3 draw between Augsburg and Freiburg last season.
BERLIN (AP) — Bundesliga games kicked off to uncustomary silence on Tuesday as fans protested against inconvenient kick-off times, increased ticket prices and the general commercialization of the game.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A German zoo is sending its last orangutan to Louisiana, and he's already learning some English.
Jambi is a 22-year-old Sumatran orangutan, a critically endangered species of the red-haired Asian great apes.
He'll travel 5,000 miles (8,050 kilometers) from Hannover Adventure Zoo to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, where he will join three females: Reese, Feliz, and Feliz's daughter, Menari.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Hannover held visiting Borussia Dortmund to the Bundesliga's first scoreless draw of the season to start the second round on Friday.
The home side dominated possession but Dortmund went closest in the first half. Marco Reus twice gave Hannover a scare before the break, Michael Esser's outstretched leg saving his first effort while the crossbar denied his second minutes later.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is looking for goals, and hoping Paco Alcacer provides them.
Despite an array of attack-minded players, Dortmund has struggled to score since Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang departed last season for Arsenal. The Gabon striker scored 98 goals and set up 25 more in 144 league appearances. Replacement Michy Batshuayi managed seven in 10 games before his loan spell from Chelsea was ended by injury.
BERLIN (AP) — The airport at Hannover in northern Germany has reopened after damage caused to the runway by persistent heat forced operators to shut it for repairs.
News agency dpa reported that airport officials said departures resumed with a flight to Amsterdam just after 6.30 a.m. Wednesday. The airport expected some cancellations and delays before operations return to normal around midday.
BERLIN (AP) — Days of extreme heat have damaged a runway at Germany's Hannover airport, forcing operators to shut it down pending repairs.
Germany's ninth-busiest airport said Tuesday that 41 flights are affected by the closure, which is expected to last until Wednesday.
The airport's closure hits thousands of passengers during the busy summer holiday travel period.
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — United States striker Bobby Wood switched to Bundesliga side Hannover from relegated Hamburger SV on Monday.
The 25-year-old Wood joined on loan for one year, with the option to then make the switch permanent, Hannover said in a statement.
The Hawaii-born forward is the club's third loan signing of the summer, after Kevin Wimmer (from Tottenham) and Takuma Asano (Arsenal).