Police in Villingen-Schwenningen, a small town near the Black Forest in southwestern Germany found themselves with nothing better to do on Friday night than investigate a UFO sighting.
Hesse's state premier and Christian Democratic leader Roland Koch celebrated the formal sealing of his centre-right coalition government on Saturday by declaring that its success had national implications.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Saturday he is expecting a formal American request soon for Germany to take in inmates from the US terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.
According to a new report published Saturday in news magazine Der Spiegel, experts at the German finance ministry calculate that tax-payers will have to shell out a further €120 billion to save Germany’s crisis-stricken banks.
After last week's lottery drawing failed to produce a winner, Lotto players on Saturday will vie for the third largest German jackpot of all time – some €35 million.
Jörg Ziercke, head Germany's BKA federal police agency for criminal investigation issued a warning on Saturday that Islamist extremists may attempt terrorist attacks ahead of the general election on September 27 in order to influence the outcome.
Coach Martin Jol hailed Hamburg's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich on Friday as the best moment of his time in charge as a first-half header from Croatian striker Mladen Petric took his side top.