- UAW adds to unfair labor practices allegations at Volkswagen Updated: Feb-09-16 5:43 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The United Auto Workers alleges that Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range of issues from vending machine prices to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs despite a union victory at the plant in December.
- Dortmund, Bremen reach German Cup semifinals with away wins Updated: Feb-09-16 5:27 pm
BERLIN - Marco Reus scored one goal and set up another as Borussia Dortmund reached the German Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win at Stuttgart that was briefly interrupted by tennis balls on Tuesday.
- Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80 Updated: Feb-09-16 1:25 pm
BAD AIBLING, Germany - Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said.
- The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility Updated: Feb-09-16 12:59 pm
LONDON - The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):
- The Latest: Norway investigating migrant child abuse cases Updated: Feb-09-16 12:43 pm
GENEVA - The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):
- The Latest: Death toll in German train crash up to 10 Updated: Feb-09-16 12:20 pm
BERLIN - The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):
- Graabak comes back from 8th place to take World Cup victory Updated: Feb-09-16 11:39 am
TRONDHEIM, Norway - Joergen Graabak of Norway overcame a deficit of more than a minute to win the Trondheim leg of the Nordic Combined World Cup on Tuesday.
- Deutsche Bank shares hit as markets fret over European banks Updated: Feb-09-16 11:24 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - The CEO of Deutsche Bank reassured employees and markets that the company's finances were "rock-solid" as Europe's banks took another a beating in the stock market Tuesday.
- Poland to ask Germany about satirical Carnival float Updated: Feb-09-16 9:44 am
WARSAW, Poland - The Polish government has taken offense at a German Carnival float that satirizes the country's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, and plans to raise the matter with the German government, Poland's foreign minister said Tuesday.
- Hundreds of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne Updated: Feb-08-16 1:07 pm
COLOGNE, Germany - Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid heightened security following robberies and sexual assaults in the city on New Year's Eve.
- Quality control chief leaves scandal-hit Volkswagen Updated: Feb-08-16 11:17 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Volkswagen says its quality control chief is leaving the company.
- Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery returns to training Updated: Feb-08-16 9:31 am
MUNICH - Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has completed his first full team training since a right thigh muscle injury put him out for two months.
- How to fix the euro: Top bankers urge closer ties Updated: Feb-08-16 8:44 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - The top central bankers from France and Germany are joining in an appeal to fix longstanding flaws in the euro currency by more closely integrating their economies and putting more authority over financial policies at the European level.
- Stun guns in demand in Germany amid security concerns Updated: Feb-08-16 6:33 am
PRAGUE - After the attacks in Paris and New Year's security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns - to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the market.
- The Latest: Japan mulls sanctions after NKorea launch Updated: Feb-07-16 11:28 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):
- Hamburg held to 1-1 draw by Cologne in Bundesliga Updated: Feb-07-16 4:17 pm
BERLIN - Hamburger SV was lucky to escape with a 1-1 draw against Cologne as the home side's slump continued Sunday in its sixth Bundesliga game without a win.
- German police search homes of suspected extremists Updated: Feb-07-16 2:42 pm
BERLIN - German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of being part of an extremist organization, prosecutors said.
- Canada's St-Gelais, Hamelin win short track World Cup 500s Updated: Feb-07-16 2:38 pm
DRESDEN, Germany - Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin won 500 meter races at a short track World Cup meet on Sunday.
- Bencic, Hingis help Switzerland beat Germany 3-2 in Fed Cup Updated: Feb-07-16 2:31 pm
LEIPZIG, Germany - Belinda Bencic and Australian Open doubles champion Martina Hingis sent Switzerland to the Fed Cup semifinals with a 3-2 win over Germany on Sunday.
- Gale warning puts dampener on Cologne Carnival procession Updated: Feb-07-16 11:31 am
BERLIN - Organizers are banning horses, large puppets and flags during the main procession at this year's street Carnival in Cologne because of a gale warning.
- Germany's Arndt wins 4-man bob World Cup race, European gold Updated: Feb-07-16 9:21 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland - Maximilian Arndt of Germany won a four-man bobsled World Cup race on Sunday to extend his standings lead and take the European title.
- Authorities close German unit of Canada's Maple Financial Updated: Feb-07-16 9:01 am
BERLIN - German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering.
- Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn comes in 3rd Updated: Feb-07-16 8:36 am
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead.
- Leicester beats City 3-1, Torres nets 100th Atletico goal Updated: Feb-06-16 7:36 pm
Leicester firmly underlined its Premier League title credentials with a 3-1 win at Manchester City on Saturday, while Atletico Madrid moved provisionally level on points with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league by beating Eibar 3-1.
- Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam Updated: Feb-06-16 1:09 pm
DRESDEN, Germany - Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers to the continent.