Berlin’s Schönefeld airport will get a new name when current extension work is completed, but the city remains uncertain over what it will be.
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm admitted his side suffered a catastrophe in the first-half of their 2-1 defeat at minnows Mainz as the German giants slumped to their first league defeat of the season.
Animal rights protesters occupied the site of a planned animal experimentation centre in Hannover again on Saturday, prompting the police to temporarily arrest 16 people.
Around 1,000 sheep will be feeling significantly cooler after Sunday when the German sheep shearing competition is over.
More than half of Germans are expecting a change of government after the September 27 federal election according to a poll published in the weekly Bild am Sonntag newspaper.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to Germany and Britain next week for talks with their leaders as well as the US Middle East envoy amid increasing calls from those countries for a stop to settlement activity in the occupied West Bank.