In the hunt to replace sacked Bayern Munich coach Jurgen Klinsmann, club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisted on Sunday that experience and personality would be key attributes for potential candidates.
The German government has confirmed it has received a concrete request from the US to take in prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay as the Americans prepare to close down the notorious jail.
The family of Tim Kretschmer, who shot dead 15 people in and around his school in Winnenden in March before killing himself, has moved away amid hostility in the community.
Police have come to within arm’s length of Germany’s most wanted criminal, Thomas Wolf , but he is still on the run, having ditched a car and escaped on a bicycle with no saddle.
The cash for clunkers scheme to encourage people in Germany to buy new cars is having a far smaller impact than is widely believed, according to a study conducted for the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.
A lightning strike injured 26 teenagers, three of them seriously, in southern Germany on Saturday afternoon as they warmed up for a football match.