BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say a truck carrying crates of beer lost part of its load, spilling about 10,000 bottles onto a road in the southwest of the country.
BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of environmentalists are blocking the entrance to a coal-fired power plant in the German city of Mannheim in protest over the burning of fossil fuels.
BERLIN (AP) — Police stepped up security at airports in southwestern Germany on Thursday, amid concerns that extremists may have tried to scope out operations at Stuttgart airport.
German news agency dpa and public broadcaster SWR reported that security officials are investigating four people, including at least one with possible ties to the Islamist scene.
BERLIN (AP) — Three people died after they were hit by a small plane in central Germany on Sunday as it attempted to take off after an aborted landing, police said.
Police in Hesse state said the victims, two women and a child to be around age 9 or 10, were on a path next to an airfield at the Wasserkuppe hill near Fulda, German news agency dpa reported.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The possibility of a U.S.-led trade war is worrying investment professionals in export-oriented Germany, Europe's largest economy.
The ZEW index of economic sentiment sagged to 5.1 points in March from 17.8 points in February. The main reason was a more pessimistic outlook for coming months, while assessments of how things are currently slipped by less.
BERLIN (AP) — Police say four people were killed after a truck struck two cars on a German highway, pushing the smaller vehicles under another tractor-trailer.
Mannheim police say the incident happened Monday afternoon on the A5 Autobahn near the town of Walldorf in southwest Germany.
Police say a woman was extracted from the wreckage and flown by helicopter to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The two truck drivers were unharmed.
MAINZ, Germany (AP) — The China under-20 team walked off in protest during its friendly against a German fourth-tier side on Saturday after a small group of fans held up Tibetan flags.
The game at TSV Schott Mainz was delayed for about 25 minutes and resumed once the protestors were convinced by stewards to remove their flags.
The game was the first friendly for China's under-20 team against sides from the southwest division in the fourth tier of Germany's league system.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a young Humboldt penguin that had been stolen from a zoo in the southwestern city of Mannheim has been found dead.
Police spokesman Michael Klump said prosecutors have opened an investigation and were looking for possible witnesses.
He said the animal's body, which could be identified by the number 53 on its wing, was found Thursday near a parking lot in Mannheim.