The discount supermarket Lidl was hit with another scandal this weekend when news magazine Der Spiegel revealed that employees’ personal documents had been dumped in a public waste paper bin in the town of Bochum.
The German tenants’ association, or Deutscher Mieterbund, is expecting rents in Germany to rise as a result of the financial crisis, the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel am Sonntag reported Sunday.
President Barack Obama praised NATO on Saturday for committing up to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan, singling out commitments from France and Germany as proof of their "seriousness of purpose."
Germany’s postal service the Deutsche Post is considering buying into its British counterpart the Royal Mail, press reports said this weekend.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday that North Korea's launch of a rocket was a clear provocation that would harm relations in the region.
Wolfsburg strikers Edin Dzeko and Grafite both struck twice on Saturday to inflict a humiliating 5-1 defeat on defending champions Bayern Munich, putting their side top of the Bundesliga.