Latest Munich News

Germany arrests suspect in wolf-mask rape of 11-year-old

Jun. 27, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German officials say a man suspected of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl while wearing a wolf mask and latex gloves has been arrested in Munich. Investigator Ignaz Raab said the 43-year-old German was arrested at his workplace on Thursday, two days after the assault in the southern...

Munich police search for girl's rapist who wore wolf mask

Jun. 26, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police are trying to find a man who wore a wolf mask while sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Munich. Munich police said Wednesday that the man pulled the girl into bushes and raped her before running away. They say two passers-by witnessed Tuesday's attack but didn't recognize...

Smith takes 1-shot lead in Munich, Kaymer drops off

Jun. 22, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Jordan Smith carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW International Open. Smith is chasing his second European Tour win and a second in Germany after winning the 2017 European Open. The Englishman is at 13-under 203 after three rounds,...

Correction: Bitcoin-Carbon Footprint story

Jun. 14, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — In a story June 13 about the carbon footprint of bitcoin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the electricity required for a bitcoin transaction results in hundreds of times as much CO2 emitted as a credit card payment. It is hundreds of thousands of times as much. A corrected...

The Latest: Police take cruise ship captain into custody

May. 30, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Hungarian police say they have taken into custody the captain of the cruise ship which collided with a tour boat that sank on the Danube River in the heart...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

May. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and...

Bayern beats Leipzig 3-0 in German Cup final to seal double

May. 25, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks out injured to help Bayern Munich complete a domestic double after beating Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final on Saturday. Robert Lewandowski scored twice and Kingsley Coman grabbed the other as Bayern claimed a record-extending 19th cup win to...

Pro-EU rallies draw tens of thousands before elections

May. 19, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets Sunday 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...

Tears, cheers in Munich as Bayern claims another Bundesliga

May. 18, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

First came the tears, then the cheers. Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben scored in their last Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich to clinch a record-extending seventh straight league title after routing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Saturday. Ribery was honored for 12 years of service before the game, and Robben...