German insurance giant Allianz said on Sunday it would sell the nation's third-largest private bank, Dresdner Bank, to number two Commerzbank for €9.8 billion ($14.4 billion).
Around 2,000 people demonstrated against what they fear are American nuclear weapons stored at the airforce base in Büchel in the German state Rhineland-Palatinate at the weekend.
A thief who stole a car in Dresden drove it off complete with the owner’s dog in the back.
Investigations have been launched into possible match fixing in Germany's Bundesliga to profit a betting ring, after allegations were published at the weekend.
Waiting for traffic lights to go green, drivers checking each other out expect to see good looking people behind the wheels of Porsche, Audi and Mini cars, while Mercedes are expected to be piloted by older people.
Mid-winter outdoor eating and drinking – and smoking – in the warm thanks to the power of patio heaters looks to have its days numbers in Berlin at least, with several city districts set to ban them.
A British amateur diplomat tried to stop World War II by offering Nazi Germany rule over Europe if the British Empire could rule the rest of the world, according to secret files declassified on Sunday.