All six fire engines in the village of Syke have been written off after catching fire – the second time it has happened in the small Lower Saxony town.
A group of German experts will be sent to the Egyptian border in order to help efforts to limit the weapons being smuggled through tunnels into the Gaza strip.
The controversial exhibition of bodies, ‘Körperwelten’ or Bodyworlds, is back in Germany after five years touring the world.
Two men have been killed in separate hunting accidents over the weekend, with at least one having been mistaken for a wild boar, and shot by a fellow hunter.
Police are investigating after Germany’s 800 metre running champion Rene Herms was found dead in his flat in Lohmen, near Pirna in Saxony.
Food discount giant Edeka, whose merger with the Plus stores has been approved, plans to create 8,000 new jobs this year as the global financial crisis sends more people to cheaper shops, its CEO says.