Latest Munich News

Explosion of WWII bomb in Munich injures 4, disrupts trains

Dec. 01, 2021 09:03 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to a busy railway line in Munich on Wednesday, injuring four people, one of them seriously, German authorities said. A column of smoke was seen rising from the site near the Donnersbergerbruecke...

Bayern Munich's AGM ends in tumult over Qatar sponsorship

Nov. 26, 2021 13:37 PM EST

Bayern Munich’s annual general meeting ended in tumult with members yelling and booing the club’s directors for refusing to discuss its sponsorship arrangements with Qatar. “We are Bayern! You are not!” irate fans chanted at club president Herbert Hainer, chief...

Fast track: Scally a Bundesliga starter, set for US debut

Nov. 16, 2021 16:52 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The newest player on the U.S. national team feels like he fits right in. While former high school classmates are getting ready for Thanksgiving break of their college freshman semesters, 18-year-old defender Joe Scally could make his debut as a...

Germany: Islamic extremist motive possible in train attack

Nov. 16, 2021 08:51 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they are no longer ruling out an Islamic extremist motive in a knife attack on a train earlier this month that left four people wounded. Prosecutors in Munich said Tuesday that Islamic State group propaganda videos had been found on...

2 Germans on trial in Italy for fatal Lake Garda boat crash

Nov. 10, 2021 08:08 AM EST

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — Two German men went on trial Wednesday on manslaughter charges in connection with a boat collision in Italy’s Lake Garda that killed two young Italians who were also out on the lake that night. Patrick Kassen, who was allegedly at the helm of the...

Bayern fans step up protests against club's ties to Qatar

Nov. 09, 2021 12:14 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich fans have been stepping up their public criticism of the club for its ties to World Cup host Qatar. Bayern supporters displayed a huge banner during the team’s home game on Saturday, criticizing the club for what they say is the “sports...

US defender Chris Richards making his mark in German league

Nov. 08, 2021 08:55 AM EST

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Making a mark in German soccer is far from easy for any player, even more so at perennial champion Bayern Munich. United States center back Chris Richards is adapting well to life in Europe, though, and has become a regular starter on loan at...

Man stabs 10-year-old child in Munich department store

Nov. 07, 2021 11:19 AM EST

VIENNA (AP) — A 57-year-old man stabbed a 10-year-old boy with a kitchen knife in a department store in Munich on Saturday evening, German police told the news agency dpa. Approximately 50 officers responded to the scene at a TK Maxx department store in Munich, the...

Bayern, Juventus through to Champions League knockout rounds

Nov. 02, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty on Tuesday but still got a hat trick. The Poland star dominated on his 100th Champions League appearance to lead Bayern Munich into the last-16 after a 5-2 rout of Benfica. Juventus also booked its...

German on trial for castrating men on his kitchen table

Oct. 28, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German electrician went on trial Thursday accused of murder in the death of one man, and mutilating several others by performing illegal operations on their genitals. The 66-year-old told a regional court in Munich that he performed the procedures at the...