Latest Frankfurt News

Europa League wins for Chelsea, Milan, Arsenal, Sevilla

Sep. 20, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

Chelsea maintained its perfect start to the season when Brazil forward Willian scored in a 1-0 Europa League victory at PAOK Thessaloniki on Thursday. Two goals from Ever Banega and Wissam Ben Yedder led Sevilla, the most successful team in Europa League history, to a 5-1 thrashing of Standard Liege while...

German teenager arrested in gay club bomb attack plan

Sep. 13, 2018 8:38 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been arrested on suspicion he was planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack in the Frankfurt area, prosecutors said Thursday. Frankfurt prosecutors' spokesman Sinan Akdogan told The Associated Press the 17-year-old was arrested by Hesse state police Sept. 1 and...

Jermaine Jones retires, 11 months after his last match

Sep. 7, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

Midfielder Jermaine Jones announced his retirement, 11 months after his last match for Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy. The 36-year-old midfielder, born in West Germany to an American father and West German mother, had four goals in 69 appearances for the United States from 2010-17, highlighted by a tying goal...

German prosecutors: American man killed girlfriend, self

Sep. 6, 2018 10:40 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say evidence indicates a 39-year-old American man killed his girlfriend and then himself. In a statement provided to the AP on Thursday, prosecutors in the German city of Darmstadt, south of Frankfurt, said an autopsy indicated the man wasn't killed by bullets fired by...

German court rules Frankfurt must ban some diesel cars

Sep. 5, 2018 12:09 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that Frankfurt must ban high-polluting diesel vehicles in order to improve the city's air quality. The dpa news agency reported Wednesday the Wiesbaden administrative court ruled on a complaint filed by the environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe, which had argued...

Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack

Aug. 10, 2018 1:09 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is being investigated for attempted manslaughter after allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. "It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort woman had a dispute and that he attacked her," Frankfurt police spokesperson...

Frankfurt flights resume after being suspended for storm

Aug. 9, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Takeoffs and landings at Frankfurt Airport were briefly suspended on Thursday because of a thunderstorm. Storms hit parts of Germany after a long spell of hot, dry weather. Flights at Germany's busiest airport were suspended Thursday afternoon as one such storm approached, but airport...

Security breach at Frankfurt Airport prompts evacuation

Aug. 7, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Police evacuated part of a terminal at Germany's busiest airport Tuesday after a security official mistakenly allowed a French family that hadn't completed required security checks into a secure area. Federal police stopped flights from boarding and kept passengers out of area A of Frankfurt...

German police say part of a terminal at Frankfurt airport is being evacuated

Aug. 7, 2018 6:55 AM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — German police say part of a terminal at Frankfurt airport is being evacuated.