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54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds World War II bomb

54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds World War II bomb

An unwelcome Christmas surprise in southern Germany forced the evacuation of 54,000 people from their homes Sunday after the discovery of a bomb dating from World War II, local authorities said.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund rue missed chances, draw to Augsburg 1-1

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund rue missed chances, draw to Augsburg 1-1

Dortmund are fourth on 27 points, nine points adrift of leaders Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig, who face each other on Wednesday.

Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben help Bayern march on, Borussia Dortmund held by Schalke at home

Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben help Bayern march on, Borussia Dortmund held by Schalke at home

Dortmund have extended the club record of 26 league matches unbeaten since Bayern beat them at home in April 2015 and are fifth in the table while Schalke are 12th.

DFB Pokal: Holders Bayern Munich outmuscle Augsburg, Borussia Dortmund progress on penalties

DFB Pokal: Holders Bayern Munich outmuscle Augsburg, Borussia Dortmund progress on penalties

In total, seven top German league clubs exited at the second-round stage.

Dortmund hit five past Augsburg, Moenchengladbach beat Schalke

Dortmund hit five past Augsburg, Moenchengladbach beat Schalke

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's hat-trick helped cut the gap with Bayern back to seven points.

Bayern Munich leave it late to keep pace with Borussia Dortmund in Germany

Bayern Munich leave it late to keep pace with Borussia Dortmund in Germany

Thomas Mueller converted a controversial 90th minute penalty as Bayern Munich came back from a goal down to defeat Bavarian rivals Augsburg 2-1 while Borussia Dortmund also made it four wins from four in Bundesliga action on Saturday.

Javi Martinez set for long-awaited Bayern Munich comeback

Javi Martinez set for long-awaited Bayern Munich comeback

Spain international Javi Martinez could make his Bayern Munich comeback in Saturday`s Bavarian derby at home to Augsburg after more than a year out with a serious knee injury.

Baba Rahman says his versatility handy for Chelsea's title defence

Baba Rahman says his versatility handy for Chelsea's title defence

New signing Baba Rahman hopes his versatility and crossing skills will come in handy in Chelsea`s Premier League title defence this season.

Chelsea sign left-back Baba Rahman on five-year deal

Chelsea sign left-back Baba Rahman on five-year deal

Premier League champions Chelsea on Sunday announced the signing of defender Baba Rahman from Augsburg.

Augsburg`s Abdul Rahman Baba poised to join Chelsea

Augsburg manager Stefan Reuter confirmed Saturday that Ghana`s Abdul Rahman Baba is poised to join English champions Chelsea with the deal set to net the Germans up to 30 million euros ($33m).

Raul Bobadilla sees red after penning new Augsburg deal

Paraguay striker Raul Bobadilla penned a contract extension at Augsburg until 2018, only to be sent off after just 45 minutes into the new Bundesliga season on Saturday.

Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Switzerland international striker Josip Drmic has left Bayer Leverkusen for Borussia Moenchengladbach, his new club said on Wednesday.

Bayern Munich's Pepe Reina suspended for two matches

Bayern Munich's Pepe Reina suspended for two matches

 German champions Bayern Munich's reserve goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been suspended for two games by the Tribunal of the German Football Federation after being sent off during Saturday's clash against Augsburg in the Bundesliga.

Pep Guardiola to Manchester City rumours fly after Bayern Munich lose again

Pep Guardiola to Manchester City rumours fly after Bayern Munich lose again

Fresh claims linking Pep Guardiola to Manchester City are circulating after Bayern Munich warmed up for their Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona by slumping to a fourth straight defeat.

Ten-man Bayern Munich suffer fourth straight defeat

Ten-man Bayern Munich suffer fourth straight defeat

Ten-man Bayern Munich suffered a morale-sapping fourth straight defeat by losing 1-0 to Augsburg on Saturday ahead of their mission-impossible Champions League semi-final, second-leg against Barcelona.

Hamburg climb off bottom to boost survival hopes

Hamburg climb off bottom to boost survival hopes

Hamburg boosted their hopes of avoiding an historic relegation from the Bundesliga with a dramatic 3-2 win over Augsburg to climb off the bottom of the table on Saturday.

Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback

Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback

Schalke 04 and Augsburg`s hopes of reaching next season`s Champions League suffered a setback on Sunday after their goalless Bundesliga draw in Bavaria.

Thomas Mueller sparkles as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear in Bundesliga

Thomas Mueller sparkles as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear in Bundesliga

Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Hanover 3-1 on Saturday and stretch their advantage at the top to 11 points after VfL Wolfsburg slumped to a 1-0 loss at Augsburg.

Dortmund's Kevin Grosskreutz sidelined with injury

Dortmund's Kevin Grosskreutz sidelined with injury

German football club Borussia Dortmund's Kevin Grosskreutz has been sidelined with a thigh injury for six weeks.

Borussia Dortmund lose to 10-man Augsburg as crisis deepens

Borussia Dortmund lose to 10-man Augsburg as crisis deepens

Last season`s Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund slumped to a 1-0 home defeat by 10-man Augsburg on Wednesday to continue their spectacular implosion and remain firmly anchored to the foot of the standings.