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Surprising rise in European economic confidence

The European Commission’s index rose to 103.1 from 102.7, defying expectations of a decline.

Dutch tourist found dead at Mulu National Park

Search goes on for local tour guide trapped in flash flood.

Defending champion Kerber knocked out of Wimbledon

Angelique Kerber makes her earliest exit losing today's Wimbledon match against Lauren Davis who is now through to the third round.

Germans injured in Madeira bus crash flown home

Investigators are still trying to determine why the vehicle crashed off the road.

Thai man arrested after rape, murder of German tourist

The 23-year-old suspect was arrested a few hours later in his home, wearing a blood-stained shirt and pants.

Rothschild dynasty targets rich in bid to rebuild German arm

Reinhard Krafft believes his firm’s access to private-equity investments can give it an edge when it comes to attracting high-net-worth individuals.

Mixed emotions in Germany as 500-euro note bows out

While the plan to slowly kill off the 500-euro note has made few waves abroad, it sparks emotional debate in Germany where many fear it is a prelude to abolishing cash altogether.

Australia police call off outback search for German tourist

The German tourist is believed to have hitched and walked her way to Emily Gap, a site popular with tourists in a remote nature park famed for its rocky ravines and gorges.

Suspect held over massive German politician data hack

A massive data leak and a breach of cybersecurity are piling immense political pressure on the German government.

Goerges beats teen sensation Andreescu to retain Auckland crown

Second seed Goerges secures a 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory.

German stars shine at Hopman

The Germans have made a clean sweep with a straight sets win.

German rail union calls strike for Monday in pay row

Deutsche Bahn says the warning strikes would affect services considerably.

Report: Volkswagen denies allegations chairman knew early about emissions cheating

Volkswagen says it had been aware of the allegations for some time.

Deutsche Bank chief dismisses takeover speculation

Speculation about a possible merger has continued despite the bank's dismissal in September.

German president joins Armistice ceremony in London

Steinmeier followed with his wreath, in a unique and highly symbolic act marking the reconciliation between the once warring nations.

3 cheetah cubs make public debut at German zoo

They are the first offspring of Isantya, who moved to Muenster from Paignton, England last year.

Some of the world’s worst serial killers

Worst serial killers in recent history.

German industry slams US pressure on Iraq over Siemens deal

Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric Co. after US officials warned that US-Iraqi relations would be at risk if the government accepted the deal with Siemens.

Knorr-Bremse discloses dispute with Bosch in IPO prospectus

Knorr said Bosch accuses it of competing in truck steering systems in violation of agreements between the two companies.

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines

Porsche chief conceded the step is a result of the three-year-old "dieselgate" scandal at auto giant Volkswagen.

Poll shows support for Merkel’s coalition parties hits record low

The survey by pollster Emnid had support for Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), down by one percentage point on the week to 29%.

Far right, anti-fascists hold rival protests in restive German city

Leftist protesters started a march under the slogan 'Heart instead of Hate' at 1300 GMT in the centre of Chemnitz.

Internet giants remain on watchlist, German regulator warns

The Federal Cartel Office is focusing on protecting competition in the digital economy through a strategy against big internet companies.

Germany’s far-right movement calls protest after deadly dispute

The call by the anti-migrant and Islamophobic movement came after police said a 35-year-old German national died in hospital following a "dispute between several people of different nationalities".