Latest Munich News

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...

Google opens German center to improve data privacy

May. 14, 2019 6:41 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google opened a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials as tech companies' face growing scrutiny of their data collection practices. CEO Sundar Pichai said the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its...

Garin beats Berrettini to win Munich Open final

May. 5, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Cristian Garin of Chile defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (1) to win the Munich Open final on Sunday, less than a month after he claimed his first ATP title in Houston. The 22-year-old Garin saved eight of 10 break points he faced and kept his best tennis for the tiebreaker to end the...

Chile's Garin upsets Cecchinato to reach Munich Open final

May. 4, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Chilean outsider Cristian Garin extended his remarkable run at the Munich Open by reaching the final after beating third-seeded Marco Cecchinato 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday. Garin saved both break points he faced after rain delayed play twice in the second set on the outdoor clay. Ranked No. 47, he...

Garin stuns Zverev in Munich to claim 1st top-10 win

May. 3, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Cristian Garin saved two match points before stunning two-time defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the Munich Open on Friday. Garin, ranked No. 47, claimed his first win over a top-10 player — and he might have claimed it sooner had he not...