A 74-year-old man from Lower Saxony swam the 18.5 kilometre Strait of Gibraltar on Saturday in four hours and nine minutes.
Sports car maker Porsche is planning to build cheaper versions of its luxury models in an effort to attract more buyers, the magazine Automobilwoche reported Saturday.
On the 19th anniversary of German reunification, Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans to leave disagreements behind and to work together to overcome the economic challenges facing the nation.
The head of Germany’s central bank said Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin should resign after the former Berlin finance senator said the city's Arab and Turkish populations had no productive function and had too many children.
The Bundesliga's bottom side Hertha Berlin on Saturday confirmed Friedhelm Funkel as their new coach following the sacking of Swiss Lucien Favre.
Berlin’s 368-metre communist-era TV tower turns 40 years old Saturday. Although it was initially a symbol of East Germany’s love of monumental architecture, the tower has become a favorite part of the capital city’s skyline.
Axel Weber, the president of Germany’s central bank, said on Saturday that deteriorating public finances means there is little room for tax cuts, which have been made a priority by the country's incoming centre-right coalition.