Latest Rhineland-Palatinate Stories

2009-02-03 10:23:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, February 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With retroactive effect to January 1, 2009, the State of Rhineland-Palatinate is taking over all of Fraport AG's shares in Flughafen Frankfurt Hahn GmbH (FFHG).

2008-08-02 11:25:30

For the first time an international researcher team has developed a model, which identifies potential habitats and corridors for the European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris).

2006-04-10 05:45:03

By James Mackenzie BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), partners in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, said on Monday he was stepping down on the advice of doctors only months after taking office.

2006-03-26 11:11:11

BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservatives and Social Democrats looked to have held on to power in three state elections on Sunday, preserving a regional balance crucial for the stability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition in Berlin.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.