Bayern’s history meets upstart Leipzig in German Cup final

Soccer 05/24/19, 08:23

Their histories, and lists of achievements, couldn't be more different.Bayern Munich has won 54 major titles, while Leipzig has none. Bayern has been around for 119 years, Leipzig 10.Luckily for Leipzig, though, those numbers won't mean much when the two teams meet in the German Cup final on Saturday.Bayern won ...

Global markets rise after Wall Street fall on Huawei anxiety

Business 05/21/19, 05:18

Global stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after anxiety over U.S. curbs on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei dragged down Wall Street.Benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Sydney advanced. Tokyo and Hong Kong declined.Anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tension was reignited by Washington's decision to require export licenses for technology ...

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes

Europe 05/19/19, 10:53

Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament.Marches in Germany were held under the banner of "One Europe for Everyone: Your Voice Against Nationalism" in cities including Berlin, Cologne, ...

Germany: Below-par Bayern Munich still too good for the rest

Soccer 05/19/19, 08:18

Even a below-par Bayern Munich side was just too good for the rest.Bayern's record-extending seventh consecutive Bundesliga title confirmed the distance between the Bavarian powerhouse and its rivals after a season in which it failed to impress as before.For the first time in ten years the title race went to ...

Despite title chances, Bayern coach Kovac’s future uncertain

Sports 05/17/19, 08:11

Despite leading Bayern Munich to the verge of two titles, Niko Kovac's future as coach remains up in the air.Bayern can clinch the Bundesliga title at home against Eintracht Frankfurt — Kovac's former team — on Saturday, one week before the team's German Cup final against Leipzig in Berlin.But with ...

Dortmund hopes for ‘small miracle’ to take title from Bayern

Soccer 05/16/19, 05:23

Despite needing a "small miracle" to win the Bundesliga title on the final day of the season, Borussia Dortmund already has its celebration party planned.Bayern Munich, which leads Dortmund by two points and has a huge advantage on goal difference, is favored to win its record-extending seventh straight title on ...

Bayern fails to clinch Bundesliga, Dortmund keeps race alive

Soccer 05/11/19, 10:52

Bayern Munich missed the chance to win the Bundesliga in a scoreless draw at Leipzig while Borussia Dortmund kept the title race alive by beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 3-2 on Saturday.Bayern, which would have secured a seventh straight title with a win, blew the first of what coach Niko Kovac called ...

Arsenal into Europa League final; Chelsea, Frankfurt to ET

Sports 05/09/19, 15:56

Arsenal qualified for the Europa League final by beating Valencia 4-2 thanks to a hat trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Thursday, completing a 7-3 win on aggregate.The other semifinal between Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt headed for extra time at Stamford Bridge following a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. It was ...

Leverkusen routs Frankfurt to stake Champions League claim

Soccer 05/05/19, 13:27

Bayer Leverkusen took advantage of Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa League exertions to rout the visitors 6-1 and challenge for fourth place in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Frankfurt, which drew 1-1 at home to Chelsea in the first leg of their semifinal on Thursday, was second best in every aspect from the first ...

Arsenal, Chelsea in string positions in Europa League semis

Soccer 05/02/19, 15:58

The possibility of an all-English final in the Europa League grew likelier after Arsenal and Chelsea moved into strong positions in the semifinals on Thursday. Arsenal will take a 3-1 lead into the second leg against Valencia after coming from behind through two goals by France striker Alexandre Lacazette and a ...

Wandering horse: Strolling mare causes stir in Frankfurt

Amazing 04/30/19, 05:14

Not far from the glass and steel towers of Germany's banking capital, a 22-year-old Arabian mare is causing a stir with her languid daily strolls through a Frankfurt neighborhood.Owner Werner Weischedel says his old nag Jenny, who's recently found social media fame after a local news show about it went ...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia, Frankfurt in Europa League SFs

Soccer 04/18/19, 17:02

Chelsea scored three early goals before surviving a second-half scare to advance to the semifinals of the Europa League on Thursday with a 4-3 home win over Slavia Prague, and Arsenal beat Napoli 1-0 to make the last four for the second straight year.In the other second-legged quarterfinal games, Valencia ...

Hundreds evacuated in Frankfurt so WWII bomb can be defused

Europe 04/14/19, 06:50

Some 600 people have been evacuated from their homes in the old city of Frankfurt so specialists could remove a World War II-era bomb that was discovered in the Main River.The German news agency dpa reported the bomb was defused, as planned, underwater on Sunday, which led to a loud ...

PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

World 04/13/19, 04:00

Photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes boys playing soccer in the historic Kasbah of Algiers, Algeria; a horse-drawn carriage traveling next to a highway in Frankfurt, Germany; ...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia and Benfica win in Europa League

Soccer 04/11/19, 16:33

Arsenal closed in on the Europa League semifinals with a 2-0 home win over Italy's Napoli on Thursday while Chelsea scored late to earn a 1-0 victory at Slavia Prague.Coming off a disappointing 1-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, Arsenal produced an attacking display that Napoli was not able to ...

German authorities raid homes, offices in tax fraud probe

Europe 04/11/19, 06:54

German prosecutors have searched over a dozen offices and homes across the country as part of their investigation into a massive tax fraud going back more than a decade, officials said Thursday.The scheme involved so-called cum-ex transactions in which participants would lend each other shares so they could collect reimbursement ...

Gladbach’s Champions League hopes take another blow

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:49

Borussia Moenchengladbach's hopes of Champions League football took another blow at the end of a turbulent week in a 1-1 draw at home to Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Florian Neuhaus put the home side ahead from a narrow angle early in the second half, only for Davy Klaassen ...

Jovic seals late Frankfurt win at Schalke

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:13

Luka Jovic scored in the ninth minute of stoppage time for Eintracht Frankfurt to consolidate its Champions League qualification place with a 2-1 win at Schalke in the Bundesliga on Saturday.The Serbian striker held his nerve to score despite furious protests from the home side over a decision made through ...

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher on upbeat data

Europe 04/02/19, 03:53

Global stock prices followed Wall Street higher Tuesday on encouraging economic data despite uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union.Benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Hong Kong gained while Tokyo was flat. Oil prices rose again, adding to Monday's big gains.Investors were encouraged by unexpectedly strong manufacturing data from ...

One of Russia’s richest women dies in plane crash in Germany

Europe 03/31/19, 16:50

One of Russia's richest women, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva, died Sunday in a plane crash in Germany, the airline operator said. Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine, six-seat Epic LT aircraft that crashed and burned in a field as it approached the small airport at Egelsbach, a town in southwestern ...

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