Deutsche Telekom is considering a partial or even full take over of America’s third-largest mobile phone provider, Sprint Nextel, a move which would put it on a par with the US market leader AT&T Wireless.
Human rights campaigners started a torch run through Germany on Saturday to draw attention to abuses in China and the situation in Tibet.
Former German interior minister and stalwart of the Social Democratic Party Otto Schily will exit politics next year according to a report in weekly magazine Der Spiegel.
Women can significantly reduce the chance of their children developing allergies by paying regular visits to dairy farms and breathing in the air, according to researchers in Germany.
The government is drawing up plans to cut tax privileges currently granted to the neo-Nazi NPD party according to the Munich-based newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.
With Berliners still halfway focused on the row over the future of Tempelhof airport, it emerged on Saturday that the fate of the German capital's far more heavily-used Tegel airport has already been decided.
Unfriendly students and an unstructured curriculum are two reasons Germany is struggling to draw and keep foreign students, AFP's Brett Neely writes.