German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she backed the NATO bid of ex-Soviet republic Georgia while in Tbilisi to meet Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on Sunday.
Hundreds of people who were evacuated after more than 100 suffered breathing problems following an accident at paint factory in Mönchengladbach have returned home.
An enterprising unemployed man who was caught dealing in magic mushrooms has been told he does not have to pay the more than €7,000 business start up money the German employment office gave him.
Up to 10,000 long-term unemployed Germans will be trained to care for people suffering from dementia, after a change in the law gave care homes budgets to employ more care workers.
A monument dedicated to homosexuals persecuted and tortured by the Nazis has been vandalized in Berlin, less than three months after it was unveiled.
Deutsche Telekom is planning to close nearly half its call centres across the country, according to Focus magazine.
Brandenburg has set up a trial water buffalo ranch with the aim of creating a new branch of local agriculture and healthy eco-systems in the wetter areas of the eastern German state.