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Lightning strikes German football pitch, 35 hurt, 3 seriously

Lightning strikes German football pitch, 35 hurt, 3 seriously

Lightning struck a football pitch in western Germany today, injuring 35 people, three of them seriously, media reported.

Air India's Delhi-London flight diverted to Frankfurt due to glitch

Air India's Delhi-London flight diverted to Frankfurt due to glitch

A London-bound Air India flight from here with 90 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Frankfurt Airport after one of the Boeing 787-800 (VT-ANO) aircraft engines had to be switched-off mid-air.

World's top 10 cities to live in

According to consultancy firm Mercer's 'Quality of Living Report-2015', globally, Vienna is followed by Zurich, Auckland, Munich, Vancouver, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Copenhagen and Sydney, as the world's top 10 cities in terms of quality of living.

 

I'm perfectly safe and fine: actor Nandoo from Frankfurt

I'm perfectly safe and fine: actor Nandoo from Frankfurt

Telugu actor Nandoo, who left for Paris on Friday from New Delhi, says he's currently staying with a friend in Frankfurt since the news about the terror attacks in the French capital broke out.

Frankfurt hold Bayern Munich 0-0 in German Bundesliga

Frankfurt hold Bayern Munich 0-0 in German Bundesliga

Frankfurt held Bayern Munich to a goalless draw to deny the front-runners the 11th win.

Mammalian reproductive system highly-developed 48 million years ago

The fossil was discovered at the Messel pit near Frankfurt, Germany, and studied by Jens Lorenz Franzen and colleagues from Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt.

Rolls-Royce looks to tap hospitality sector to up India sales

Super luxury car maker Rolls-Royce is seeking to build on its long relationship with India to grow business and sell over 100 cars a year, while exploring hospitality sector to provide premium fleet for hotels and resorts.

JLR has no plans to build plant in India: CEO Ralf

JLR has no plans to build plant in India: CEO Ralf

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has no plans to set up a manufacturing facility in India to make premium cars as the country currently is not a market for them, its CEO Ralf Speth said Tuesday.

BMW boss Harald Krueger faints at auto show press conference

BMW boss Harald Krueger faints at auto show press conference

BMW chief executive Harald Krueger fainted Tuesday during a press briefing at the IAA auto show in Frankfurt, forcing the German carmaker to halt the presentation, an AFP photographer reported.

German football association hikes new headquarter cost by 20 million euros

German football association hikes new headquarter cost by 20 million euros

The budget for the new all-comprising headquarters of the German football association (DFB) in Frankfurt has risen by 20 million euros to 109 million ($122.8 million) following the inclusion of an indoor football pitch, the DFB said on Friday.

Bemused refugees get emotional welcome in Germany

Having braved dangerous journeys to escape war, tired refugees from Syria and other conflict zones were stunned to receive a hero's welcome as they arrived in Germany over the weekend.

Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police

Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police

 Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants who have been stuck in Hungary to cross into the country via Austria on Saturday, federal police told AFP.

Did mass murder take place during Stone Age?

Archaeologists have discovered evidence of a brutal mass murder that took place outside Frankfurt some 7,000 years ago during the Stone Age.

Germany cancels cycle race after arresting suspected couple

Germany on Friday called off the May Day cycle race in Frankfurt, a day after a Turkish couple was arrested over suspicions of preparing to carry out a major terror attack at the international event.

German police foil planned Islamist attack near Frankfurt: Report

Police in southern Germany have prevented a planned Islamist attack, a German newspaper reported on Thursday, adding that a married couple had been arrested overnight after weapons and explosives were found in their home.

Borussia Dortmund poised to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor

Borussia Dortmund poised to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor

Borussia Dortmund hope to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor as head coach in the coming week, while hot favourite Thomas Tuchel made a rare appearance at Friday`s Bundesliga clash in Frankfurt.

Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career

Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career

Ex-Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese says he has completed his first couple of training sessions to prepare for a career in the wrestling ring having packed on 40kgs (88lbs) of muscle.

Anti-austerity violence mars opening of ECB`s new HQ

Violent clashes between anti-capitalist activists and German police marred the inauguration of the European Central Bank`s new headquarters Wednesday, with police cars set ablaze, rocks thrown and windows smashed.

Davis Cup: France lead Germany 3-0, qualify for quarter-finals

Davis Cup: France lead Germany 3-0, qualify for quarter-finals

France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over Germany in Frankfurt on Saturday.

Lufthansa flight grounded due to snag at Chennai airport

A Frankfurt bound Lufthansa flight with 180 passengers on board was grounded here today due to a technical snag, airport authorities said on Monday.