World War II bomb defused in Munich

Berlin: A bomb from World War II was discovered in Ramersdorf -- a district in Munich -- before being defused, police announced Monday.

Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail
Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail

Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has lost weight and is living a spartan existence while serving his prison sentence for tax evasion, according to ex-Germany international Gunter Netzer.

Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg
Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg

Promoted Paderborn were flying high early Saturday as they notched up another victory to lead the Bundesliga as champions Bayern Munich slumped to a goalless draw at Hamburg.

London to host Euro 2020 final
London to host Euro 2020 final

London will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.

Police declare all-clear in suspected Ebola case in Munich

Police gave an all-clear signal in Munich Friday afternoon after a suspected Ebola case alert at the central railway station proved to be a false alarm.

Suspected Ebola cases reported in Munich

Two Somalis have been picked up by police at the Munich central railway station as they have typical Ebola symptoms, media reported Friday.

Ecclestone accused of `$10 million` bribe

Convicted German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, a key witness in the corruption trial of Bernie Ecclestone, told a court on Friday that the Formula One boss offered him a $10 million bribe in 2004.

Bayern`s Dante wary of struggling Rooney

Brazil`s Dante says Bayern Munich must be wary of Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney, who is set to play with a pain-killing injection in Wednesday`s Champions League quarter-final, second-leg.

Widespread flight cancellations in German strikes

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled after public-sector workers walked off the jobs at airports in Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf and several other German cities in a strike for higher wages.

Ribery, Kahn believe in Hoeness` Bayern return

Both France winger Franck Ribery and ex-Germany captain Oliver Kahn believe disgraced ex-club president Uli Hoeness will return to work at Bayern Munich after serving a prison sentence for fraud.

Ozil`s vanishing act a real worry for Arsenal

When Arsenal paid a club record 42 million pounds for Mesut Ozil last August it was with nights like Tuesday in Munich in mind.

Arsenal`s Ozil relishing facing Bayern

Arsenal`s German star Mesut Ozil has said he is relishing the challenge of facing Champions League holders Bayern Munich in Wednesday`s last 16, first leg clash at home.

US Defence Secretary Hagel to meet NSA Menon in Munich

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel would meet India`s National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon in Munich this week, Pentagon officials have said.

Hungary Silver Boot winner Varady dead at 60

Former Hungary footballer and Silver Boot winner Bela Varady has died at the age of 60, his family announced Thursday.

Munich snub highlights need for bid process review

Munich`s spectacular 2022 Olympics snub with citizens voting against a candidacy for the world`s biggest winter sports event last week highlighted the need to review the process of bidding for the Games.

Munich set to bid for 2022 Winter Games

Munich`s 2022 Winter Games bid has been approved by the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) after a vote Monday.

Guardiola to celebrate Bayern success with Oktoberfest delights

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly set to don leather breeches (lederhosen) and sample the alcoholic and culinary delights at the upcoming German festival Oktoberfest to celebrate his flying start to life in Munich.

Oktoberfest to open in Beijing

The world`s biggest beer festival, Oktoberfest, will kick start in Beijing Sep 6, reports Xinhua.

2,000 protest in Munich against neo-Nazi killings

About 2,000 people are protesting in Munich against the terror of a neo-Nazi trio suspected of killing nine businessmen and a police woman since 2000.

Champions` League: Arsenal fall short of Munich miracle

Arsenal exited the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the third consecutive year despite beating Bayern Munich 2-0 in the second leg.