TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds

The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a sim...

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds

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Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
2019-07-31 19:00

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
2019-08-22 15:00

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial shares climbed with bond yields....
2019-07-11 22:51

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 20:00

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
2019-07-17 01:51

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial shares climbed with bond yields....
2019-07-11 23:34

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are willing to wear tech that measures health data &m...
2019-08-14 05:17

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry – a controversial step she had previously shied away from....
2019-06-28 00:51

Can homeopathy help with asthma? Homeopathy is a popular, traditional remedy for asthma. In this article, we look at the evidence for the safety and effectiveness of homeopathic remedies for asthma....
2019-06-05 00:00

Homeopathy Central Council Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill, which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Homeopathy Central Council from the existing period of one year to two years, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today....
2019-06-21 15:17

Homeopathy? Leave system as it is, decides Germany's Spahn German statutory health insurance funds should continue funding homeopathy to the small extent they do currently, Health Minister Jens Spahn has said. A French plan to phase out the treatment by 2021 prompted the debate....
2019-09-19 00:34

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
2019-05-23 04:00

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according to the UN....
2019-08-24 09:00

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with their returns....
2019-07-02 13:34

RPT-Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 bln- UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UBS....
2019-09-02 15:00

Watch a film in your self-driving car within two years, insurers say News 11 Sep, 2019 ABI and Thatcham claim limited automated driving could be here in two years, but governments, carmakers and drivers must act responsibly...
2019-09-11 16:34

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
2019-09-13 20:34

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UBS....
2019-09-02 18:00

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
2019-09-14 17:34

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 00:34

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period last year, amid the recent string of tourist deaths and illnesses in the embattled country, according ...
2019-07-02 22:34

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs - minister France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs, French Healthcare Minister Agnes Buzyn said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday, adding that the new policy would be fully implemented from the start of 2021....
2019-07-09 21:17

Former members of Trump Doral will be waiting a lifetime for refunds Golfers who have given up their memberships at Trump National Doral may wait the rest of their lives for refunds on their deposits.       ...
2019-08-24 23:00

Bank transfer fraud victims to get refunds under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
2019-05-28 10:51

Epic will cover refunds for unhappy 'Shenmue 3' backers You might be less inclined to panic the next time a game you've crowdfunded becomes an Epic Games Store exclusive -- particularly if you're a Shenmue fan. Ys Net has informed Shenmue 3 backers that it will (with Epic's financial suppo...
2019-07-03 06:51

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
2019-05-21 22:00

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next....
2019-08-20 19:34

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Fa...
2019-07-15 21:51

Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed it Thursday, a day after the Legislature finalized the measure. The approval comes after the state...
2019-06-13 18:00

Pension funds and insurers pledge climate action at U.N. summit Insurers and pension funds managing $2.3 trillion pledged on Monday to shift their portfolios away from carbon-heavy industries in the hope of triggering snowballing climate commitments from other big investors....
2019-09-23 15:00

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21 06:00

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
2019-07-19 18:34

New York City Blackout Costs StubHub $500,000 In Ticket Refunds A power outage swept New York City this weekend, leaving streets and metro stations without lights, individuals trapped in elevators, and homes without electricity. Certainly less endangering but still pretty shitty, the blackout also meant that many...
2019-07-16 00:17

Shenmue 3 backers given refunds after move to Epic Games Store For many, the successful crowdfunding of Shenmue 3, a game that fans had waited years for, was a dream. As the fastest video game to ever raise $1m over at Kickstarter - in just under two hours - and a sequel to a beloved 2001 game on the much-dead S...
2019-07-03 13:00

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project, which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Col...
2019-08-09 01:34

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losse...
2019-09-19 10:00

Report: Former members of Trump National Doral may be waiting a lifetime for refunds According to a Miami Herald report, golfers who have given up their memberships at Trump National Doral may wait the rest of their lives for refunds.        ...
2019-08-25 01:34

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
2019-06-07 08:34

VA issues $400M in refunds to vets for erroneous home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) refunded more than $400 million in erroneous home loan fees to veterans after an inspector general audit prompted a review earlier this year, the agency announced Tuesday....
2019-10-11 04:00

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believing the craft brew was actually made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay....
2019-05-31 01:17

Australia sues Sony for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games Global video game company Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd broke Australian consumer law by telling customers they could not get a refund for faulty PlayStation games, Australia's consumer watchdog said in a lawsuit....
2019-05-29 06:17

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies cutting ties with the Chinese electronics giant. The biggest blows to result from the Huawei ban, how...
2019-06-19 05:17

Nintendo will fix the Joy-Con drift issue for free and provide refunds for previous repairs If you’ve ever noticed game characters moving on the screen without any input from the Joy-Con controllers, then you’re one of the many Switch owners suffering from the so-called Joy-Con Drift issue. Thankfully, the problem can be fixed, ...
2019-07-24 18:17

Thomas Cook customers may face two-month delay for refunds: watchdog Britain's aviation regulator said on Monday that refunds of bookings by Thomas Cook customers could take longer than expected as the regulator does not have all information needed from the collapsed travel firm....
2019-10-01 00:34

Angry Shenmue III backers can get refunds after Epic Game Store move Enlarge / Artist's conception of Kickstarter backers about to open up their email, expecting a promised Steam key... Back at E3, Shenmue III developer Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver revealed that the PC version of the long-awaited sequel would b...
2019-07-02 22:17

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer In an effort to appease NY Senator Chuck Schumer, food ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for fees it charged on non-existent phone orders, The Post has learned. The food ordering and delivery company, which also owns Seaml...
2019-08-01 20:17

Thomas Cook customers may face two-month delay for refunds - watchdog Britain's aviation regulator said on Monday that refunds of bookings by Thomas Cook customers could take longer than expected as the regulator does not have all information needed from the collapsed travel firm....
2019-09-30 10:34

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
2019-07-31 22:51

Leave room for the firetruck: Insurers help design mansions to tame disaster losses Bruce Gendelman wanted a mountainside retreat when he bought 12 acres in Aspen, Colorado. But forest fires that have torched nearby land in recent years left him concerned....
2019-08-30 17:34

Fleetwood Mac ticketholders demand refunds over sound system complaints at Wembley Stadium gig Fleetwood Mac concert-goers are demanding refunds after the iconic band performed at two London shows at Wembley Stadium on Sunday and Tuesday evening....
2019-06-19 18:00

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
2019-06-27 22:00

Norwegian Cruise Line passengers demand refunds after ship skips several scheduled stops Norwegian Cruise Line passengers voiced their anger after disembarking from the ship Friday after several port stops were canceled due to weather.       ...
2019-10-13 00:51

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial ser...
2019-07-20 01:17

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
2019-08-07 13:00

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
2019-08-06 09:34

U.S. denies Cuba health minister visa to attend health meeting in Washington Cuba said on Monday the Trump administration denied its health minister a visa to attend a Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) meeting in Washington and accused the United States of repeatedly violating its obligations as the host of an internati...
2019-10-01 03:34

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
2019-06-14 23:34

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
2019-07-18 02:17

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
2019-07-31 18:17

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
2019-07-17 23:34

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
2019-08-03 17:17

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
2019-07-18 08:17

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
2019-09-05 23:34

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
2019-07-18 00:17

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
2019-09-10 22:34

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
2019-09-10 10:34

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
2019-08-04 03:17

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
2019-07-20 18:51

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
2019-07-23 00:51

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-22 00:17

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
2019-09-10 22:00

4 Your Health: Air pollution could increase mental health issues in children (NBC News)- New data is showing just how many children died from drowning over the summer. According to the CPSC, at least 150 children under the age of 15 drowned in swimming pools or spas between Memorial day and Labor day. Last year, about 148 ki...
2019-09-26 12:34

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
2019-09-03 03:34

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater risk of heart and blo...
2019-07-02 04:34

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
2019-05-22 00:17

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-09-21 18:00

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
2019-05-23 12:51

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-24 20:51

Three urged to stop overcharging customers at the end of a contract Three has been urged to apply automatic discounts to contracts once the minimum term has expired and minimise the overpayments made by customers.Most mobile phone contracts include an airtime and handset component for a minimum period of time –...
2019-09-20 16:00

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con...
2019-07-04 16:34

| Mane urged to join Real Madrid Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been urged by the head of the Senegalese football association Saee Seck to join Real Madrid for the good of his career....
2019-07-14 19:51

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
2019-05-29 05:17

Urged to 'do something,' Ohio governor backs 'red flag' law Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Tuesday proposed a "red flag" law that would take guns away from people who may harm themselves or others, responding to pressure for him to "do something" after a mass shooting in Dayton that killed nine people....
2019-08-06 22:34

Prince Andrew urged to tell all he knows about Jeffrey Epstein Lawyer for abuse victim asks prince to support investigation into late financier’s crimesPrince Andrew should give sworn testimony on “everything he knows” about his friend Jeffrey Epstein after saying he was appalled by the disgraced financier’s sex...
2019-08-19 22:34

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition o...
2019-07-18 21:17

| UK's Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, threatening to fight his party "in every seat" otherwise....
2019-08-28 20:00

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 12:34

Brussels commuters urged to hitchhike to work to cut congestion Local government backs new app connecting drivers who have spare seats with workersThe act of thumbing a lift has been in and out of favour over the years, romanticised in great works of literature chronicling the travails of workers in the Great Dep...
2019-09-27 20:00

Germans urged to wear Jewish yarmulke in solidarity Anti-Semitism Commissioner Felix Klein has called on Germans to don the yarmulke skullcap worn by Jewish men ahead of an anti-Israel protest. The Central Council of Jews has warned about wearing the yarmulke in public....
2019-05-28 10:00

On Ukraine Aid, ‘Nothing to See Here’: Diplomats Urged to Play Down Funds’ Release A series of internal State Department emails reflect diplomats’ frustration with the unexpected freeze on funding that Congress had already approved....
2019-10-09 21:00

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
2019-05-29 19:51

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has c...
2019-06-17 17:17

Cohen: Trump’s attorney urged false testimony Michael Cohen told lawmakers earlier this year that one of Donald Trump's personal attorneys asked him to falsely testify to Congress and told him the president was considering granting him a pardon to “shut down” the Russia investigation, according...
2019-05-21 15:17

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
2019-08-07 15:34

Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists Rights groups are urging Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after one was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk last week...
2019-07-03 11:00

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 14:34

Judges urged to back MPs' recall if they rule against prorogation Final arguments at supreme court raise question of who has power to bring parliament backParliament should be allowed to reassemble next week, the supreme court has been urged, as the legal battle over Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension threatened ...
2019-09-20 10:00

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
2019-05-24 14:51

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland this week urging Canada to initiate proceedings before the International Court of Justice for breaching ...
2019-06-28 01:00

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcaps on Saturday as a symbol of solidarity with the Jewish community, after a steep rise in antisemitic...
2019-05-31 14:01

VW, SEC urged by judge to resolve civil diesel suit The federal judge in California earlier questioned why the regulator waited two years to sue the automaker, which has paid billions in fines and buyback costs worldwide for skirting U.S. and other diesel emissions rules. The judge put the lawsuit on ...
2019-08-17 08:00

On World Mental Health Day, Designer Kenneth Cole Offers Hope With the Launch of the Mental Health Coalition October is a month of commemorations; it marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, includes the last two weeks of Hispanic Heritage Month, and tomorrow is International Day of the Girl. But mental health is an issue that affects every demographic—in fact,...
2019-10-11 11:00

Tanzania urged to provide more information on suspected Ebola case Authorities in Tanzania have been urged by the UN to supply further information about the death of an individual from suspected Ebola Virus Disease earlier this month in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam....
2019-09-24 21:34

Meyer texts urged Smith to stay, spurn Alabama Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged former assistant Zach Smith to remain on the Buckeyes' staff in January 2018 rather than accept a position at Alabama, according to a text message exchange released by the university Friday....
2019-08-03 03:51

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
2019-05-23 18:51

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following a Third Death, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
2019-09-06 22:00

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week....
2019-06-28 01:34

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12 12:00

U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
2019-06-28 21:17

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
2019-06-13 23:51

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressu...
2019-08-07 01:34

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in Indian-administered Kashmir have been advised by the government to leave the area immediately, amid ...
2019-08-02 17:17

BBC urged to reform complaints policy amid Naga Munchetty row Handling of viewer feedback revives concerns over treatment of BAME staffThe BBC is facing growing calls to reform its complaints system and ensure the process treats all staff the same after the corporation’s disastrous handling of viewer feedback a...
2019-10-02 04:34

Leonardo DiCaprio urged to end support for Indian river project Charities warn actor that Cauvery tree-planting scheme could harm endangered waterway and its environs Leonardo DiCaprio has been urged to withdraw support for a controversial tree-planting programme in India, which could result in catastrophic envir...
2019-09-26 10:34

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s larges...
2019-07-19 08:34

Plastics pollution? Course urged golfers to hit balls into Lake Michigan A diver and photographer commissioned by the Free Press found hundreds of balls in Lake Michigan off Arcadia Bluffs' 12th hole.        ...
2019-07-24 07:34

NRL players urged to follow Latrell Mitchell's lead on racism Roosters player calls out abuse on social mediaTeammates ‘proud’ of Mitchell’s response to slurSydney Roosters skipper Boyd Cordner has called on other players to follow Latrell Mitchell’s leadership in calling out racist online trolling. Cordner on ...
2019-08-13 10:51

Europe is being urged to spend, but some nations are showing little appetite for change EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to revive the region's economy....
2019-09-17 16:34

Whistleblower: Trump ‘Urged’ Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to d...
2019-09-21 03:34

City urged to attach 'climate risk' reports to pensions MPs want mandatory climate reporting within three years to avoid risk to investmentsBritain’s biggest companies, investors and pension funds must come clean to investors on the financial risks they face due to the climate crisis, MPs have said.The en...
2019-08-12 09:17

Leonardo DiCaprio urged to cut support for India river project A coalition of Indian environmental groups has urged Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio to withdraw his support for a contentious river rejuvenation program being launched by a globe-trotting mystic....
2019-09-27 01:34

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
2019-07-22 23:34

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
2019-06-28 12:17

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
2019-09-07 06:34

Countries urged to make ‘digital world’ safer for children Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, recruitment by extremist groups, and other risks, according to a new UN-backe...
2019-10-02 03:00

Burkina Faso urged to avoid curbs on security reporting A U.S.-based journalists' rights group urged Burkina Faso's government on Wednesday to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media that "demoralize" security services battling a strengthening jihadist insurgency....
2019-07-09 18:34

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which...
2019-08-29 02:00

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs for two str...
2019-06-07 06:17

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
2019-09-12 16:00

Cycle hire firms urged to help clear dumped bikes from canals Trust says it is recovering 100 bikes a year – docked, dockless, even electric – in London aloneHundreds of dockless bikes are being dumped in canals and rivers and most operators are unwilling to help clean up the mess, the body responsible for the ...
2019-07-21 17:17

Narayan Rane Urged Me To Save Son In Assault Case: Chandrakant Patil Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil, in a video that surfaced on Monday, has claimed Rajya Sabha leader Narayan Rane had urged him to "save" his son lawmaker Nitesh Rane in......
2019-07-09 01:17

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
2019-06-03 02:00

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
2019-07-02 10:34

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
2019-07-12 07:51

French soccer head urged to quit over anti-gay chants order French Football Federation president Noël Le Graët has sparked an angry response by urging referees to no longer stop matches when there is homophobic chanting       ...
2019-09-10 22:34

Pelosi urged to act on Trump impeachment: 'We expect moral leadership' – live Progressive groups demand Democrats move ahead with hearingsHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visitSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.11pm BST Progressive groups are expressing “deep disappointment” over House Democrats...
2019-06-04 15:00

Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis Submission to government review calls for urgent uptake of electric vehicles, a boost to public transport and tightening of efficiency standardsAustralia should dramatically decrease its oil use to ward off a potential crisis by tightening fuel-effic...
2019-07-17 23:17

Hundreds of children die in Philippine dengue epidemic as local action urged Health ministry calls for greater efforts to deal with mosquito-borne disease at village level as death toll reaches four figuresThe Philippine health ministry has urged local officials to ramp up efforts to combat dengue fever after the death toll f...
2019-09-12 08:34

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
2019-08-07 01:00

Musk’s top advisers urged Twitter break after cave diver attack The court documents, made public in cave diver Vernon Unsworth's case against Elon Musk, show that the Tesla CEO’s actions created a distraction for financial, communications and legal personnel within Tesla as the EV maker struggled to mass-produce ...
2019-10-09 02:34

U.S. appeals court urged to revive hotel 'emoluments' case against Trump The top lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia on Monday urged an appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his Washingt...
2019-08-27 01:00

Trump urged Ukraine leader to investigate Biden’s son in phone call Trump defended himself Friday against the intelligence official’s complaint, angrily declaring it came from a “partisan whistleblower,” though he also said he didn’t know who had made it....
2019-09-21 02:34

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
2019-05-21 16:17

People in Bahamas taking pictures of Hurricane Dorian urged to take shelter As Hurricane Dorian, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane since 1950, struck the Bahamas on Sunday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm with 185 mph, authorities gave strong warnings to potential victims....
2019-09-02 08:00

President Trump Urged Rex Tillerson to Help Drop DOJ Charges for Giuliani Client President Donald Trump pressed then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help persuade the Justice Department to drop a criminal case against an Iranian-Turkish gold trader who was a client of Rudy Giuliani, according to three people familiar with the...
2019-10-10 15:34

'Shock' investment urged to stem flow of Central American migrants Regional leaders on Friday called for "shock" investment in infrastructure in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to reduce the number of migrants flowing from the three economically fragile countries, bound for the United States....
2019-08-24 05:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
2019-06-28 20:00

Bahamians urged to carry hammers in case they are trapped in flooded homes Officials in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas urged residents on Monday to grab hammers and flotation devices in case floodwaters trap them in their attics and they have to smash their way out. Commonwealth officials said they received a “tremendo...
2019-09-02 22:00

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
2019-05-23 02:34

Unesco urged to remove Belgian festival from heritage list over 'savage' in blackface Anti-racism activists across Europe call four-day carnival in Ath an ‘act of symbolic violence towards black communities’Anti-racism campaigners have called on Unesco to remove a Belgian folklore festival from its cultural heritage list unless organi...
2019-08-20 19:00

Macron urged to take action after British man abandons rowing machine up Mont Blanc French President Emmanuel Macron has been urged to take action after British tourist Matthew Disney abandoned a rowing machine close to the summit of Mont Blanc....
2019-09-04 23:34

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
2019-07-05 12:51

Trump urged Ukraine president eight times during call to investigate Joe Biden's son, report says The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate Biden's son "to discredit" Biden....
2019-09-20 23:00

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
2019-05-28 18:17

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
2019-05-23 02:34

Boris Johnson urged to justify 'awarding public funds to close friend' Sir Alastair Graham, former standards watchdog chief, says there is prima facie case of PM having broken code of conductBoris Johnson is under growing pressure to explain why he allegedly failed to declare an interest in the allocation of public mone...
2019-09-22 20:00

Mueller urged to talk freely and resist Trump officials' bid to limit testimony Democrats say DoJ ‘boundaries’ warning can be ignoredMueller to testify on Wednesday in two separate sessionsDemocrats are urging Robert Mueller, the special counsel who investigated Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, to ignore efforts by th...
2019-07-24 06:34

Kawhi Leonard urged to stay with Toronto Raptors during team's championship parade Toronto Raptors fans are doing everything they can to convince Kawhi Leonard not to leave the organization when he hits the free-agent market come the end of the month....
2019-06-17 21:17

Facebook urged to create backdoor for encryption to fight child abuse, terrorism The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging services unless law enforcement officials have backdoor access, saying encryption hindered the fight against c...
2019-10-04 19:34

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
2019-07-18 00:34

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian rule out Liberal party support for a Nationals bill that would open up the Murray Valley national p...
2019-07-11 12:51

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12 12:17

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggestsIndonesia and other countries rejecting Australian waste will no longer be a problem if governments quickly invest in recycling manuf...
2019-07-10 21:34

Moderate Liberals urged to break ranks and vote for climate emergency motion Adam Bandt says every MP ‘capable of supporting this motion’ since it does not condemn the governmentThe Greens have intensified efforts ahead of the return of federal parliament next week to lobby moderate Liberals to break ranks and vote for a moti...
2019-10-11 22:00

College students burned a Latina professor's book after she urged them to think about their white privilege Twitter/@elainaaan Students at Georgia Southern University burned a novel written by a Latina professor who told them in a lecture to consider their white privilege. Jennine Capó Crucet visited the campus on Wednesday to speak about her novel...
2019-10-11 20:34

Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and highway closures, with more than 800,000 people urged to evacuate....
2019-07-01 13:00

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate grouse moors after two golden eagles disappeared within hours of each other on a shooting estate in Per...
2019-07-01 16:34

Young, Pregnant Urged To Take Blood Tests For Lead After Notre-Dame Fire The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood checked amid concerns over the impact of the fire....
2019-06-06 02:51

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this y...
2019-08-21 08:34

Zcash network urged to update nodes immediately to push ‘important security fix’ The company behind niche cryptocurrency Zcash is urging the network to upgrade node software to the latest version immediately, as it contains an “important security fix.” “Users should upgrade their nodes to [version 2.0.7-3] immediately and discont...
2019-09-27 02:34

Mike Pompeo Urged To Raise Almond Tariff Issue With PM Modi During Meet Ahead of his visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker on Friday urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take up the issue of increased tariff on almonds during his meeting with Prime......
2019-06-22 05:51

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to quit the race as his fundraising flounders, a source with knowledge of the situation said....
2019-07-03 04:34

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
2019-06-17 17:17

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March...
2019-05-21 21:51

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, one of the country’s most respected scientists has ...
2019-08-23 14:00

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed Purebreds such as pugs and French bulldogs are gaining popularity but struggle with rising temperaturesFlat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian surve...
2019-07-06 04:34

Premier league football clubs urged to pay minimum wage to cleaners, caterers and stewards Premier league football clubs are being urged to pay staff a real living wage, because their earnings do not cover the cost of living, charity Citizens UK says....
2019-08-09 12:00

English police urged Uefa to reschedule Friday night Prague game amid fan fears • Timing of Euro tie in Prague could spark drunken behaviour• Uefa overlooked Mark Roberts’ plea, making the game high riskThe national police lead officer for football, Mark Roberts, has revealed that he wrote to Uefa to urge it not to stage England...
2019-10-07 06:34

Thomas Cook news: Last ditch talks continue as government urged to save tour operator The Government is being urged to step in to save Thomas Cook from going out of business amid a possible collapse that could leave thousands of holidaymakers stranded....
2019-09-21 23:00

Facebook urged to create backdoor to encrypted messaging as governments warn of public safety risks Britain, the US and Australia are pressuring Facebook to create a backdoor to its encrypted messaging apps amid warnings over a threat to public safety....
2019-10-04 13:00

Swimmers urged to take precautions with blue-green algae warning in effect along Saint John River New Brunswickers will be looking for ways to cool off this weekend, but if you're swimming in lakes and rivers, you're being advised to keep a close eye out for blue-green algae....
2019-07-20 02:34

Athens urged to fast track asylum seekers amid island shelters crisis – UNHCR A spike in the number of refugees reaching Greek island reception centres is likely to worsen the situation in already “dangerously overcrowded” facilities there, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.  ...
2019-10-01 19:34

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
2019-08-18 16:00

Hurricane Dorian latest: Massive flooding unleashed across Bahamas as people urged to find flotation devices Hurricane Dorian has caused massive flooding across the Bahamas, pounding the islands with so much wind and water that people were urged to find flotation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary....
2019-09-03 07:00

| Johnson fails again | Hong Kong residents urged to reject violence: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election | Chief Executive Carrie Lam urges all Hong Kongers to say no to violence; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-09-10 07:00

Pregnant women and children living near Notre Dame urged to undergo blood tests over lead exposure fears Women and children living around the Notre-Dame Cathedral are being urged to undergo blood testing after officials reveal residents are at risk of lead exposure....
2019-06-04 23:00

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between 2012 and 2016. The researchers say the vaccine co...
2019-08-24 03:34

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found s...
2019-07-05 21:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence...
2019-08-15 00:51

Man United urged to stick with 'perfect match' by Robin van Persie Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has urged the club to persevere with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager despite a woeful finish to the 2018-19 season....
2019-05-22 12:17

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, &#...
2019-09-21 18:34

Supreme Court judges urged to 'stand up for democracy' in Parliament suspension hearing Judges ruling over the legality of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament have been urged to "stand up for democracy" in the second day of the Supreme Court hearing....
2019-09-19 16:00

England fans urged to 'report that idiot' as FA call on supporters to help extinguish trouble by self-policing The Football Association are calling on England fans to 'report that idiot' amid fears that supporters travelling to Prague will face heavy-handed policing on reputation....
2019-10-07 05:34

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
2019-08-23 06:00

Boris Johnson urged to be Churchill not Stalin by senior Tory MP as disquiet over 'purge' of rebels grows A senior Conservative MP today warned Boris Johnson "we are better being like Churchill and NOT Stalin" as the Prime Minister came under mounting pressure to reverse a "purge" of anti-no deal rebels....
2019-09-05 20:00

Phone call shows President Donald Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's son The White House released a transcript Wednesday of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that's at the center of a congressional impeachment investigation....
2019-09-26 17:34

Whirlpool dryer recall: Homeowners urged to unplug tumble dryers after firm faces order to recall half a million machines Hundreds of thousands of owners of unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers have been urged to unplug them immediately as the firm faces an "unprecedented" order to recall the machines....
2019-06-12 13:00

Trump is reportedly infuriated that Mick Mulvaney didn't have a strategy to defend explosive revelations that Trump urged the Ukrainian president to investigate Biden Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump and White House aides are reportedly frustrated with the chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, over not having a response plan for Trump's recent call with the Ukrainian president t...
2019-09-29 05:00

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
2019-08-23 07:00

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
2019-08-23 09:00

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 02:00

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver Sallet discovered....
2019-07-10 21:17

A look at German tourism over the ages The bankruptcy of the travel company Thomas Cook does not mark the end of mass tourism. But it is a warning sign, says tourism researcher Hasso Spode. DW takes a look at the history of German tourism....
2019-09-24 19:34

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination plot....
2019-07-19 23:34

7 German habits you should consider adopting Upon moving to Germany, DW's Dana Regev from Israel couldn't understand why Germans were being so... German. But five years later, she has embraced these seven Germans practices that she once strongly rejected....
2019-10-02 20:34

Hezbollah: What good would a German ban do? US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has made waves after calling for Berlin to issue a domestic ban on the Lebanese political and paramilitary organization. The Foreign Office says no — but is keeping tabs on it....
2019-09-08 03:34

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
2019-05-24 23:34

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
2019-07-17 06:17

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
2019-06-04 09:17

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
2019-06-14 17:17

KfW: The quiet giant of German finance With a balance sheet of €486 billion, KfW is Germany’s third-largest bank and a key player in German finance. Does it provide a protective cloak to the country’s financial well-being or cast a shadow over its banking sector?...
2019-09-16 16:00

Yankees' German placed on leave under DV policy Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association....
2019-09-20 04:34

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
2019-06-28 07:00

| Vettel believes F1 wil miss German GP Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel reckons it's only a matter of time before F1 chiefs realise it was a mistake to drop the German GP from the 2020 calendar....
2019-09-16 18:34

German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants A German non-governmental organization filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it said had been saved from a sinking boat in Malta's search and rescue zone....
2019-09-06 23:34

Lioness swallows her cubs whole in German zoo A lioness at a German zoo gobbled up her two newborn cubs whole, shocking her keepers. The first-time mother, named Kigali, gave birth to the cubs at the Leipzig Zoo on Friday and suddenly ate them three days later, the zoo announced. “The inex...
2019-08-08 19:00

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
2019-05-23 22:17

The myth of the wild German forest As Amazon rainforest is decimated by widespread fires and logging, we can look to a long German tradition of burning and clearing woodlands — and solutions that have included systematic replanting and forest management....
2019-08-30 16:34

Why a German GP exclusion could have been better for Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo's decision to appeal the penalty that cost both its Formula 1 drivers points in the German Grand Prix means the matter is now set for a legal ruling...
2019-08-04 13:51

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
2019-06-28 07:00

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
2019-06-07 21:17

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be allowed to identify a suspect's age as well as skin color....
2019-08-02 06:34

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
2019-05-23 06:17

German women pensioners receive 26% less than men A new study shows that women pensioners in Germany can expect an average of 26% less in monthly payments than men. Women would need to save up to 2% of their annual salary throughout their careers to be on par with men....
2019-09-17 19:00

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials have all the tools necessary to address far-right violence proactively – as my own successful investigat...
2019-08-16 17:00

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by media organizations. Several such lists have been discovered recently....
2019-08-29 02:34

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
2019-08-12 09:51

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
2019-05-22 02:51

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
2019-06-18 06:17

Sources: Yanks' German won't pitch again in '19 Right-hander Domingo German will miss both the rest of the regular season and the postseason following his placement on administrative leave, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney....
2019-09-21 02:34

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
2019-06-18 06:17

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04 12:17

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
2019-07-10 17:17

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of intentionally targeting people he believed to be for...
2019-06-07 19:34

Hangovers are an 'illness,' German court rules A firm claimed to have an anti-hangover concoction, but a Frankfurt court says this is unlawful. The ruling stated that food supplements cannot claim to treat a sickness....
2019-09-24 19:34

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
2019-07-10 13:00

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase was among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
2019-07-10 07:00

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 14:51

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
2019-07-03 17:00

Fewer German women are taking the pill A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in recent years....
2019-09-19 19:34

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
2019-06-22 16:17

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from ...
2019-06-28 20:34

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
2019-06-11 19:17

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-14 20:17

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11 07:51

Report: Yanks' German to miss rest of '19 New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German will not pitch again in 2019 after being placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, ESPN reported Friday....
2019-09-21 07:00

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer i...
2019-06-06 16:17

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesting they be named "Hong" and "Kong" in solidarity with protests there....
2019-09-14 15:34

German police take wild buzzard under their wing Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist....
2019-09-19 19:34

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
2019-06-22 15:51

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
2019-07-10 23:51

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
2019-06-05 04:17

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
2019-06-08 00:34

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead 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. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. T...
2019-07-01 17:34

German court rules that hangovers are an ‘illness’ A German court ruled this week that a hangover is an “illness” — just days into the boozy annual Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. The ruling, made in Frankfurt state court Monday, was part of a verdict against a food supplement distributor of...
2019-09-24 19:00

German business confidence dips further to near 5-year low BERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that German business confidence has fallen to a near five-year low as managers’ expectations for the coming six months have deteriorated. The Ifo institute said Monday that its monthly confidenc...
2019-06-24 11:00

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand their ground in Iran....
2019-06-28 07:00

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-06 00:17

Hangovers are an 'illness' German court rules A firm had claimed to have an anti-hangover concoction but a Frankfurt court has said this is unlawful. The ruling stated that food supplements cannot claim to treat a sickness....
2019-09-24 04:00

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
2019-07-02 09:51

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
2019-06-17 22:51

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
2019-06-09 19:34

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user community in its home market Germany said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 11:34

German Book Prize shortlist announced For English readers, Saša Stanišić is the most famous author among the six finalists for the literature award. But before they're translated from German, here's a peek at the titles that are seen as this year's best....
2019-09-17 19:00

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
2019-06-17 16:17

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-20 10:51

Made in Germany: German products have best reputation According to a new YouGov poll, products made in Germany have the best reputation with international consumers. The poll saw Chinese-manufactured products lagging far behind....
2019-09-30 23:34

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-19 21:34

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's law on internet transparency....
2019-07-02 14:34

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States...
2019-06-08 12:51

Hangovers are an illness, German court rules A German court ruled Monday that a company manufacturing "anti-hangover" products cannot claim to alleviate symptoms of excess alcohol consumption.        ...
2019-09-24 19:00

Yotam Ottolenghi’s German-inspired recipes Throw your own Oktoberfest with these autumnal recipes of schupfnudeln with browned butter, flammkuchen with speck and leeks, and a side of spicy sauerkraut.There are two reasons today’s recipes are German-inspired: the three-week Oktoberfest that’s ...
2019-09-29 01:34

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
2019-06-16 21:34

Genocide: Namibia still waiting for a German apology Political relations have been tense lately, as several German politicians acknowledge, on visits to the country's former colony in Africa, responsibility for the genocide. That is not enough for many Namibians....
2019-09-17 01:34

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
2019-07-07 06:51

A German Court Defines Hangovers as an Illness As Oktoberfest begins, a German court said that companies selling anti-hangover products were illegally marketing them as “preventing, treating or healing a human illness.”...
2019-09-24 08:00

Merkel says German coalition discord over EU top job 'is not easy' Opposition by Germany's Social Democrats, junior partners in the ruling coalition, to the nomination of conservative Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission chief is making governing difficult, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 16:51

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-16 15:00

German banks already trying to sublease One Vanderbilt space German banks that leased the full 26th floor at One Vanderbilt are now trying to sublease the space before they even move in. Back in 2017, DZ Bank and its affiliate, DVB Bank, the No. 2 bank in Germany, signed leases for the tower’s entire 26th floo...
2019-10-09 11:00

Widow of German IS rapper is arrested in Hamburg The German-Tunisian woman has been arrested just months after a cellphone provided fresh evidence about her time in Syria. She had married two IS fighters, one of whom was rapper-turned-extremist Denis Cuspert....
2019-09-09 17:34

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
2019-07-24 18:51

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
2019-09-13 21:00

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
2019-05-27 10:01

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
2019-07-22 22:00

German Angst 2019: Germans less fearful than ever before Germans are less scared than they have been since 1993, according to a new poll. Germany straining under the migrant crisis has beaten Trump to the top spot....
2019-09-05 22:34

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
2019-08-13 20:51

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
2019-07-21 20:51

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about their widespread use, and clipping words was promoted by the Nazis....
2019-08-07 13:00

10 Americans were in German synagogue as gunman tried to get in: ambassador There were 10 Americans inside a synagogue in Germany when a gunman unsuccessfully tried to enter before killing two people outside the building on Wednesday, the U.S. ambassador to Germany said....
2019-10-10 07:34

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban...
2019-07-19 17:17

2 Dead Following German Synagogue Attack on Yom Kippur (HALLE, Germany) — A heavily armed assailant tried to force his way into a synagogue Wednesday in eastern Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, and two people were killed as he fired shots outside the building and into a kebab sho...
2019-10-10 04:00

German is the most spoken language in immigrant households Most people with immigrant backgrounds in Germany primarily speak German at home, according to microcensus data. The results come on the heels of a debate about holding kids back from school over their German skills....
2019-09-11 07:00

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
2019-08-13 19:17

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
2019-05-24 14:51

Rammstein: Sons of East German punk Till Lindemann and his five colleagues weren't inactive before founding their band Rammstein. They all grew up in the GDR's punk and underground scene — a subversive tradition that still influences them today....
2019-07-31 18:34

German police say 71 officers injured during deportations Germany's federal police force has said 71 of its officers were injured last year while carrying out deportations, according to a media report. The injuries, for the most part, were not severe....
2019-08-04 05:51

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. They blame companies for marketing sugar-packed food to kids....
2019-08-13 02:51

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
2019-08-15 05:51

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
2019-08-02 17:00

Domingo German unravels as Yankees get ripped by Red Sox BOSTON — Not every rough outing by a starting pitcher is cause for concern, especially when that pitcher has been as steady as Domingo German. But it’s also true the right-hander is in uncharted waters. German entered Friday having already thrown a c...
2019-09-07 06:34

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scouring the school for clues about why the disease spread....
2019-08-01 20:00

Shooting Outside German Synagogue Livestreamed, Viewed By About 2,200 Just weeks after a broad effort announced by tech platforms to curb the spread of violent content, a video of Wednesday's deadly shooting in the German city of Halle was posted online, where it was......
2019-10-10 18:00

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
2019-08-05 14:00

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse gases....
2019-09-08 03:34

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the city authorities have denied the requested permit....
2019-09-01 19:34

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
2019-08-01 03:17

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
2019-05-21 22:17

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany        ...
2019-07-31 20:51

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
2019-08-20 08:34

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst serial killers....
2019-08-31 00:34

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
2019-07-19 02:34

German police under fire after losing submachine gun Police in northern Germany realized a MP5 submachine gun went missing in March, but waited months to report the case. The gun and ammunition have yet to be found, with pressure mounting on officials over their response....
2019-08-10 01:34

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a German soldier for allegedly spreading "terrorist propoganda" on Facebook....
2019-08-09 07:34

Russia launches German satellite to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-made satellite to replace Russia's "Hubble" space telescope. It will allow scientists to trace the structure of the universe....
2019-07-13 17:00

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
2019-08-14 20:51

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
2019-08-24 09:00

German Air Force short on pilots, not planes Germany's military has long struggled with a shortage of functioning equipment. At the Laage Air Base near Rostock, however, it's not the planes that are hard to come by, but the pilots, as DW's Volker Witting reports....
2019-09-04 13:34

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources and reputations....
2019-08-16 18:00

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
2019-05-30 04:17

Reus, Alcácer send Dortmund through 2-0 in German Cup Borussia Dortmund overcame a stubborn challenge from third-division Uerdingen and a reunion with World Cup winner Kevin Großkreuz to win 2-0 in the first round of the German Cup       ...
2019-08-10 03:00

German politicians flew more in 2018 than 2017 Members of the German parliament increased their air miles last year compared with the year before, a media report says. Members of the climate-conscious Greens racked up the most flights per head of any party....
2019-08-11 02:34

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
2019-08-11 19:00

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “cl...
2019-07-16 06:00

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting it on track to reach the 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 billion) valuation it is seeking....
2019-09-12 13:00

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
2019-08-12 09:51

China summons German ambassador to Beijing The Chinese government took action in protest at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meeting with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. Beijing says it has "sufficient proof" of foreign intervention in Hong Kong....
2019-09-11 19:00

F1's German GP could return at different venue after 2020 exit Formula 1 has revealed that the German Grand Prix could return to the calendar at a different venue in the future, following confirmation Hockenheim has lost its place...
2019-08-29 16:34

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
2019-05-31 19:17

Opinion: German bureaucracy discriminates against women "Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to make gender equality a bureaucratic reality, writes DW's Nancy Isenson....
2019-08-28 17:34

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience ...
2019-08-23 12:34

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
2019-05-31 10:34

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the term "race," they say....
2019-09-12 01:34

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests otherwise....
2019-08-29 12:00

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equiv...
2019-08-07 15:34

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
2019-07-17 18:01

German Cup: Bundesliga teams that could get upset in first round Rarely do all Bundesliga clubs survive the first round of the German Cup, even if they're all playing sides from lower leagues. Here are some top flight teams that could be upset in this year's tournament....
2019-08-09 03:34

German trial looks into controversial cum-ex dividend deals The western German town of Bonn on Wednesday sees the opening of a criminal trial involving two British investment bankers, who stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in massive tax losses....
2019-09-04 00:00

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counter protest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
2019-06-22 09:34

Yankees’ Domingo German Is Likely to Miss Rest of the Season German, who was placed on administrative leave on Thursday under the M.L.B. domestic violence policy, could return, but the Yankees are making plans to play without him....
2019-09-21 09:34

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago....
2019-06-19 17:17

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in European Parliament...
2019-06-19 16:34

Shake that sleeve: German idioms with items of clothing Items of clothing feature in many popular German idioms. Find out more about exploding shirt collars and what Germans mean when they say "it's coat or pants to me."...
2019-09-04 13:34

German becomes majors first 16-game winner as Yanks beat O's From the outset, there was something different about Domingo Germán. His fastball zipped a little more, setting up an effective curveball and the Yankees got what they needed from their unexpected ace....
2019-08-14 21:51

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
2019-06-19 07:17

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
2019-09-03 01:34

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
2019-09-12 13:34

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
2019-08-12 23:17

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
2019-06-21 17:51

The Latest: German rescue ship requests aid for 100 migrants The crew of a German humanitarian ship carrying about 100 migrants in the Mediterranean has appealed to Malta to help find a quick solution so the ship can enter a safe harbor...
2019-08-28 20:00

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
2019-06-21 08:17

Patriots promote German RB Johnson to active roster The New England Patriots on Saturday promoted German running back Jakob Johnson to the 53-man roster after fullback James Develin was ruled out for Sunday's game against the New York Jets....
2019-09-22 05:00

The secret to German retailer Lidl's Spanish boom German low-cost supermarket Lidl has profited from the difficulties of some of Spain's biggest retailers. It is now the largest German supermarket in Spain and the second-fastest-growing firm in the sector....
2019-08-13 22:17

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday ...
2019-08-14 07:17

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an initiative commemorating victims of Soviet persecution....
2019-09-04 00:00

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
2019-06-21 21:17

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that being on such lists represents a "tangible threat."...
2019-08-14 15:17

United quoted £90m for German wonderkid - Paper Round "Bayer Leverkusen demand £90m for Kai Havertz, Chelsea are set to miss out on Elseid Hysaj, Barcelona stars lose faith in Ernesto Valverde and Arsenal were rejected by Dennis Praet. It\u0027s Monday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
2019-09-23 03:34

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off as the temperature is expected to soar next week....
2019-06-19 19:34

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its equipment....
2019-07-01 20:34

Bayern ease past Cottbus into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
2019-08-13 14:51

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
2019-06-19 19:34

8-year-old German boy takes mom's car on high-speed joyride — again An 8-year-old boy has taken his mother's car on a joyride for the second time in a week. Police said the grade-schooler didn't appear to care about traffic laws....
2019-08-24 09:00

German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots, in a setback that has angered politicians and raised questions about the readiness of the country's military....
2019-08-29 01:00

No German Grand Prix in 2020 Formula One season Next year's Formula One season will feature a record high 22 races, but none of them will be in Germany. It means Ferrari star Sebastian Vettel and the title-winning Mercedes team will be without a home race....
2019-08-29 12:00

German mother and baby die from toxic pharmacy glucose mix German authorities are investigating the deaths of a 28-year-old pregnant woman and her baby after she took a glucose-based solution made at a pharmacy in Cologne. The drugstore owner expressed shock....
2019-09-24 19:34

Schalke boss' comments were 'racist' but no proceedings-German FA "Comments made by Schalke 04 president Clemens Tonnies regarding Africa were racist but there will be no proceedings against the billionaire, who has stepped down from his post for three months, the German FA (DFB) said on Thursday."...
2019-08-29 17:00

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin....
2019-06-16 04:00

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
2019-06-16 08:34

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis calls for new era of German relations Greece's new conservative prime minister wants to implement reforms more far-reaching than those imposed by the EU. He has called for German investment in the country....
2019-08-29 19:00

German sprint specialist Kittel announces retirement German sprint specialist Marcel Kittel on Friday announced his retirement from the sport, saying he lacked the commitment and drive that was necessary to remain a top athlete....
2019-08-24 14:00

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
2019-06-14 13:51

Romanian prosecutors probe abuse of German teens Authorities in Romania are investigating a social program for troubled youths, who were allegedly kept in "slavery-like conditions." A German couple is being investigated for human trafficking....
2019-08-28 17:34

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
2019-06-12 23:17

Merkel promises €500m to revitalise German forests Storms, drought, beetles and fires have destroyed equivalent of 250,000 football fieldsAngela Merkel’s government has promised more than half a billion euros to revitalise the country’s crisis-hit forests in the fight against climate change.A third o...
2019-09-25 21:34

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Administrative Court was ruling in a case involvin...
2019-06-13 12:34

Thomas Cook's German subsidiary declares insolvency Days after UK travel agency Thomas Cook ceased operations and left tens of thousands stranded, its German subsidiary has also filed for insolvency. Restructuring efforts are underway to get the firm back on its feet....
2019-09-25 17:34

| Court backs tax evasion case against German FA ex-bosse Four former top football officials face trial in Germany after a Frankfurt court ruled they must answer tax evasion charges linked to the 2006 World Cup vote-buying scandal....
2019-08-26 21:34

German troops wait 8 years for new combat boots Since 2016 the German military — the Bundeswehr — has planned to provide troops with new combat boots. Now soldiers must wait longer to be properly equipped, something one member of parliament described as "grotesque."...
2019-08-28 17:34

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
2019-06-13 19:00

Thyssenkrupp: German steel giant's board wants to sack CEO Thyssenkrupp has been struggling through a failed merger bid, falling profits and difficult restructuring. Now the conglomerate's board wants CEO Guido Kerkhoff out....
2019-09-25 07:00

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
2019-06-16 20:34

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
2019-06-16 20:34

Descendants of Nazi-era Jews fight for German citizenship Hundreds of applicants have been denied German citizenship because of loopholes in Article 116. A group of descendants has taken matters into their own hands — and a new German Interior Ministry decree could help....
2019-08-29 19:00

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
2019-06-18 03:17

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
2019-08-17 21:34

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
2019-08-17 10:34

Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes Technology shares led Wall Street's advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week....
2019-08-16 20:34

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to react if a financial crisis happened....
2019-06-18 11:34

German highway toll for cars breaches EU law -EU court A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches EU law, the European Union's highest court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:34

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and im...
2019-08-16 17:00

German politician reveals death threats from neo-Nazis Social Democrat lawmaker Uli Grötsch had grown used to getting insults. But after receiving two death threats in the space of eight weeks, he has spoken out on the issue....
2019-09-24 04:00

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Monday that the two, who were not named, were charged...
2019-06-17 15:51

German Greens attempt to win over voters in lagging East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, far away from the urban centers where most of their supporters reside....
2019-08-20 08:34

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
2019-06-17 21:51

VW's Diess will continue as CEO after German prosecutors pressed charges Volkswagen's Herbert Diess will keep his role as the carmaker's chief executive and continue to defend himself with all legal means after prosecutors indicted him in connection to an emissions cheating scandal, his lawyers said on Tuesday....
2019-09-24 16:34

German prosecutors indict top VW bosses over emissions scandal German prosecutors have accused Volkswagen's CEO of holding back market-moving information on rigged emissions tests four years ago, raising the prospect of fresh upheaval at the carmaker just as it tries to reinvent itself as a champion of clean dri...
2019-09-24 16:34

Teamviewer braces for largest German tech IPO since 2000 The maker of German device connectivity software Teamviewer is going public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Its IPO is billed as the biggest in the tech field since the bursting of the dot-com bubble....
2019-09-24 14:34

Romania arrests 5 over 'barbaric' abuse of German youths German teenagers faced beatings and slavery-like conditions in Romania while taking part in a German-funded youth project, Romanian authorities said. A resident reportedly managed to flee and report the abuse....
2019-08-29 22:00

German ministry says airlines should pay fair price for CO2 emissions The German government wants to ensure that airlines pay a fair price for the carbon emissions for which their industry is responsible, an environment ministry spokesman said on Friday, adding that flights could not remain cheaper than train travel....
2019-08-30 13:00

German Greens attempt to win over voters in skeptical East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, far away from the urban centers where most of their supporters reside....
2019-08-21 11:00

German prosecutors press charges against current and former VW CEOs German prosecutors brought criminal charges of stock market manipulation against Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, former CEO Martin Winterkorn and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch in relation to an emissions cheating scandal....
2019-09-24 12:34

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. The "Adlerflug," German for "eagle's flight," will now be redesigned....
2019-08-21 11:00

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
2019-06-18 19:51

Deliveroo loses appetite for German takeaway market Deliveroo has announced that it is pulling out of Germany - the first time the fast-expanding firm has withdrawn from a market since it was launched in 2013....
2019-08-12 17:51

German state plans dangerous-pet law after cobra escape The escape of a pet cobra last month has left authorities in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia scrambling for a new law on the private ownership of dangerous animals. A previous draft bill was deemed too bureaucratic....
2019-09-08 03:34

German military investigates elite unit over far-right ties German military intelligence is probing its KSK elite unit over concerns of widespread far-right extremism. The level of extremist sympathy in the 1,100-person unit is feared to be "extraordinarily high."...
2019-09-10 16:34

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 08:00

Protesters against German neo-Nazi rally gather in Kassel Thousands of people came into Kassel to start a counter-protest against a planned demonstration by a neo-Nazi party. The rally comes several weeks after the killing of one of the city's prominent pro-migrant politicians....
2019-07-20 16:17

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. After waiting an hour and 26 minutes for a rain-le...
2019-07-19 20:00

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
2019-07-05 18:17

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
2019-07-05 18:17

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tipoffs were received by police. Six men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
2019-07-19 02:51

Pep Guardiola honors German sea captain who rescued migrants A ceremony to mark Catalonia's national day honored the German captain of the rescue ship "Sea-Watch 3," who helped save the lives of 40 refugees. The medal was presented by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola....
2019-09-11 19:00

Far-right politician wins German mayoral job after running unopposed German politicians from three mainstream parties scrambled Monday to recall a far-right district mayor they elected after nobody else volunteered for the job....
2019-09-10 14:34

German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New historical research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
2019-07-04 20:34

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
2019-07-04 20:34

Ferrari tops both practice sessions at sweltering German GP With track temperatures uncomfortably high at the sweltering German Grand Prix on Friday Ferrari made the best of the conditions by topping both practice sessions        ...
2019-07-31 20:51

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
2019-07-03 15:17

German Opponents of ECB's Crisis Strategy Make a Last Stand In a prosperous corner of southern Germany, opponents of Europe’s economic crisis-fighting strategy are making a last stand, attacking the giant bond-buying program launched 4½ years ago by the European Central Bank....
2019-07-31 18:51

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without lo...
2019-07-04 07:17

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
2019-07-31 18:34

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor....
2019-07-24 15:17

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
2019-07-23 02:00

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
2019-07-04 20:34

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
2019-07-06 17:17

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
2019-07-06 19:17

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
2019-09-13 21:00

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
2019-07-10 13:00

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
2019-07-13 09:51

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
2019-07-13 09:51

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
2019-07-13 09:51

Domingo German looks Cy Young-worthy as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the eighth inning … or possibly the ninth. With the entire baseball universe expecting the Yankees to sec...
2019-07-13 09:51

German Companies From Deutsche Bank to BMW Grapple With Setbacks German efficiency has taken a hit this year as many of the country’s most recognizable corporations have faced setbacks, hurt by a slowing local economy, questionable business decisions and digital troubles....
2019-07-12 15:51

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future...
2019-07-11 02:51

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more than 100,000 galaxy clusters, marking "the beginning of a new era."...
2019-07-13 20:00

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
2019-07-16 21:00

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
2019-07-17 00:34

German state proposes smoking ban in vehicles with children The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is to consider a law which would ban smoking in vehicles with children and pregnant women. The health minister has also called for a nationwide ban....
2019-09-11 19:00

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 19:17

German schools evacuated after WWI chemical weapon find Two schools near Berlin had to be cleared after toxins were found on a nearby building site. Further investigation revealed the substances were in fact irritant gases from World War I....
2019-09-17 01:34

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
2019-07-09 05:51

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
2019-07-09 11:17

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
2019-07-17 16:51

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
2019-09-12 14:34

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
2019-07-17 01:34

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 14:34

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from neo-Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counterprotest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
2019-06-22 16:17

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
2019-07-08 14:00

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed by a judge who said she was...
2019-09-05 22:00

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 ...
2019-06-28 11:17