Germany will challenge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an Italian court's ruling that it pay damages to the families of victims of Nazi war crimes there, officials said Saturday.
The German government is reportedly planning an ambitious aid package for small and medium businesses, the backbone of the German economy, to help them survive the credit crisis.
Susanne Klatten, the richest woman in Germany and an heiress to the BMW fortune, paid out €7.5 million to a Swiss gigolo who threatened to release secretly-filmed movies of the two having sex.
A German pilot was killed when his ultra-light aircraft crashed at an air show in front of hundreds of spectators on the Iranian island of Kish in the Gulf, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
Members of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) called on Transportation Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee to resign Saturday over a bonus plan his ministry approved for the board of German railway operator Deutsche Bahn.
A 25 year-old woman discovered €50,000 in cash while using a changing room in a Mönchengladbach clothing store on Friday.
Thousands of members of IG Metall, Germany's biggest industrial union, walked off the job in a series of limited strikes early Saturday morning to demand an eight percent pay increase in the metalworking and electronics sectors.