Germany's BND intelligence agency has denied any involvement in the affair involving the clandestine training of Libyan security services by German police.
The symphony orchestra of Bavarian public broadcaster BR decided to drop a musical work from its programme after musicians complained it was too loud.
Germany Protestant and Catholic churches have warned against an exaggerated focus on health and fitness, saying those who don't have an ideal body type or perfect health shouldn't be stigmatized.
The German central bank warned on Saturday that inflation could be higher than it had predicted due to recent public-sector deals for wage hikes.
Mailboxes in seven German states will remain empty on Saturday as postal workers striking for job protection and shorter hours refuse to deliver their routes.
Max Mosley faced more pressure to resign as president of the International Motoring Federation (FIA) after Germany's national motoring body, ADAC, asked him to "reconsider" his position on Friday.