Germany called on Sunday for efforts towards a ceasefire in Gaza to intensify but said that any truce must ensure Israel's long-term security.
German skier Maria Riesch won her third successive World Cup slalom in Zagreb on Sunday in the latest leg of the World Cup series and took the lead in the overall standings off American Lindsey Vonn.
Unknown arsonists continued a series of attacks on Berlin’s luxury cars on Saturday night by setting fire to two vehicles in the Friedrichshain district.
On Monday Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive a festive children's choir raising money for charity. They are not the only ones wanting cash in Berlin - and others are singing a lot less sweetly.
According to the latest edition of the weekly Der Spiegel, German car giant Daimler recently decided not to buy Swedish-based Volvo Cars from ailing US manufacturers Ford, but Daimler has now denied it was ever interested.
The eBay auction of a handful of possessions of Thomas Dörflein, deceased keeper of Berlin’s famous polar bear Knut, ended Saturday evening, taking a total of nearly €7,000. The sale took place despite recriminations from Dörflein’s former fiancée Daniela K.
Germany's 20 wealthiest families have lost about €40 billion in the economic crisis in share values alone, the financial magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported in its latest edition.