Man pushes boy in front of train at Frankfurt station

World / Crime & Legal Jul 30, 2019

Man pushes boy in front of train at Frankfurt station

A 40-year-old Eritrean man killed an 8-year-old boy on Monday by pushing him in front of an oncoming train at Frankfurt's main train station in Germany, police said. The man also pushed the boy's mother but she survived. Police were unaware of any connection between ...

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

World Aug 8, 2018

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday following a lapse in security in which a French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said. After the alarm had been raised, the ...

Frankfurt to evacuate 60,000 to defuse British WWII bomb

World Aug 31, 2017

Frankfurt to evacuate 60,000 to defuse British WWII bomb

Around 60,000 inhabitants of Germany's financial capital Frankfurt will be ordered to leave their homes on Sunday while a large World War II bomb discovered at a building site is made safe, the police said. Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, Frankfurt's Goethe University, and at ...

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Business Nov 11, 2015

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Lufthansa has canceled 930 flights scheduled for Wednesday at three hubs in Germany after efforts failed to halt an ongoing strike by flight attendants. The cancellations affect 100,000 travelers going to or from Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf. They were announced even as the airline and the ...