German state-owned regional bank WestLB is to seek government guarantees worth at least €10 billion under a rescue scheme, the daily Rheinische Post
Both twin baby polar bears at Nuremberg Zoo have died, it was announced on Saturday.
Nobel laureate for economics Paul Krugman has slammed the German government’s handing of the economic crisis, saying Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück have completely failed to understand the situation.
The German government has lost more than 300 files that are so top secret no-one knows what was in them, it was confirmed this weekend.
Two teenagers who stole a truck from work went on a slow motion rampage with the vehicle, smashing up seven cars without even getting very far.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has appointed a German-speaking lawmaker to be his new minister for Europe after a rocky few months for Franco-German ties.
A policeman who was filmed while punching a Berlin football fan in the face for seemingly no reason has been identified as a squad commander in charge of up to 80 officers.
Detailed and sensitive bank information of tens of thousands of German credit card customers have been stolen in what investigators have described as the worst ever case of data theft in the country.