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 ...

Update: Wealthy Russian dies in plane crash in Germany

World 03/31/19, 14:44

The Latest on a small plane crash in central Germany (all times local):9:40 p.m.Russian airline operator S7 Group says that co-owner Natalia Fileva, one of Russia's richest women, has died in the crash of a small plane in Germany. A damaged police car is seen next to a road in Langen ...

Frankfurt grabs 4th in Bundesliga, Champions League beckons

Soccer 03/31/19, 13:50

Eintracht Frankfurt could be playing in the Champions League next season.Luka Jovic scored again and set up another goal as Frankfurt beat relegation-threatened Stuttgart 3-0 Sunday to move fourth in the Bundesliga.Frankfurt, which is enjoying its best league campaign, took advantage of Borussia Moenchengladbach's 3-1 defeat at Fortuna Duesseldorf on ...

UEFA punishes Shakhtar Donetsk, Lazio for fan racism

Sports 03/28/19, 15:16

UEFA has ordered Shakhtar Donetsk and Lazio to close parts of their stadium next season because of racist fan behavior at Europa League games.Shakhtar fans displayed a far-right banner at a home game against Eintracht Frankfurt in February.Lazio fans were seen performing Nazi salutes at an away game against Sevilla ...

Shares in Germany’s Bayer plunge on US weed killer ruling

California 03/20/19, 05:39

Shares in Germany's Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer — the second case that has gone against manufacturer Monsanto, acquired by Bayer last year.Bayer AG shares dropped 13 percent to 60.66 euros ($68.84) in Frankfurt ...

Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt’s success

Soccer 03/18/19, 11:01

Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the Europa League quarterfinals and is closing in on Champions League qualification.Luka Jovic has played a huge role in both.The 21-year-old Serbia forward has emerged as one of Europe's most exciting players, scoring 15 goals in the Bundesliga and ensuring Frankfurt's progress in the Europa League ...

Ancelotti’s Napoli faces Arsenal in Europa League

Sports 03/15/19, 07:26

Napoli will play Arsenal in the Europa League quarterfinals, bringing coach Carlo Ancelotti back to London where he won an English Premier League title with Chelsea.Chelsea was paired with Slavia Prague, which shocked five-time champion Sevilla with a comeback late in extra time in the round of 16 on Thursday.An ...

Germany: Crematorium goes up in flames, bodies survive

Amazing 03/14/19, 04:44

A fire at a crematorium in southern Germany has caused significant damage to the building — but the 20 bodies stored inside remained intact.German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the cause of the overnight fire in Schwaebisch Hall, about 175 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of Frankfurt, was still being ...

Arsenal, Napoli, Frankfurt advance in Europa League

Soccer 02/21/19, 15:28

Arsenal rebounded from a 1-0 loss to BATE Borisov a week ago with a comprehensive 3-0 second-leg victory in the Europa League on Thursday to reach the round of 16.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang forced an early own goal before center backs Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos added one apiece for Arsenal to ...

Gladbach salvages 1-1 draw with Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Soccer 02/17/19, 14:33

Denis Zakaria scored late to salvage a 1-1 draw for Borussia Moenchengladbach at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday, a result that keeps both teams' European hopes intact.Zakaria, who missed the best chance of the first half when he failed to beat Frankfurt 'keeper Kevin Trapp one-on-one, made up for it in ...

Frankfurt airport working on flying taxis

Europe 02/12/19, 11:42

The operator of Frankfurt's international airport says it is developing a concept for electric air taxi services.Fraport AG is working with Volocopter GmbH, which makes two-seat, multi-rotor electric aircraft that can fly with a pilot or autonomously.Actually operating such taxis to bring people to and from the airport will have ...

Dortmund squanders 3-goal lead to draw in Bundesliga

Sports 02/09/19, 12:02

Borussia Dortmund squandered a three-goal lead and drew with Hoffenheim 3-3 at home to give Bayern Munich a chance to close in on the Bundesliga leader on Saturday.Jadon Sancho starred for Dortmund in the absence of injured captain Marco Reus, but instead of opening a 10-point gap ahead of Bayern's ...

Brilliant Brandt fires Leverkusen to 5-1 rout of Mainz

Sports 02/08/19, 17:45

Midfielder Julian Brandt scored twice and laid on two goals as Bayer Leverkusen shrugged off its German Cup exit by winning 5-1 at Mainz in the Bundesliga on Friday.Leverkusen, knocked out 2-1 by second division Heidenheim on Tuesday, racked up a third successive league victory and is firmly in the ...

Germany: No choice but to reject terrorist extradition to US

Europe 02/07/19, 09:34

An American request for the extradition of a Turkish man wanted in the United States on terrorism charges was rejected because there was no other option under German law, authorities said Thursday, in a case that has raised the ire of officials in Washington.Adem Yilmaz, who was indicted under seal ...

Bayern slips up at Leverkusen, Dortmund held in Frankfurt

Soccer 02/02/19, 11:38

Bayern Munich lost at Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 and Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund was unable to take full advantage as it was held at Eintracht Frankfurt to 1-1 on Saturday.Marco Reus' 22nd-minute goal was not enough for Dortmund as Luka Jovic equalized 10 minutes before the break. Paco Alcacer came closest ...

Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos

Europe 01/15/19, 05:39

A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travelers.The ver.di union called on staff at airports including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen to walk off the job between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time (0100 and 1900 ...

Security staff to stage strike at Germany’s biggest airport

Europe 01/11/19, 09:22

A German labor union is calling on security staff at Frankfurt airport to go on strike next week in a dispute over pay.The ver.di union said Friday that workers should walk out at Germany's biggest airport between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. (0100-1900 GMT) Tuesday.The union said it couldn't rule ...

Wolfsburg beats Augsburg 3-2, climbs 5th in Bundesliga

Soccer 12/23/18, 11:55

Yannick Gerhardt scored late to clinch a 3-2 win for Wolfsburg at Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Gerhardt's 89th-minute winner lifted Wolfsburg to fifth place, three points behind Leipzig in the last Champions League spot and one point ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt, before the league's winter break.Augsburg made the better ...

Werner scores 2 again, Leipzig tightens grip on 4th place

Soccer 12/16/18, 12:03

Germany forward Timo Werner again scored twice to help Leipzig consolidate fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 home win over Mainz on Sunday.Yussuf Poulsen also scored twice as Leipzig maintained its unbeaten record at home this season and stayed two points behind Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern Munich. Borussia ...

Violent Eintracht fans create disorder at Lazio match

Soccer 12/14/18, 05:29

Italian authorities are still summing up the damage committed by visiting Eintracht Frankfurt fans before, during and after a Europa League match against Lazio.Fans heading to the stadium on Thursday launched firecrackers in downtown Rome and damaged a supermarket. There was more disorder and clashes with police outside the Stadio ...

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