A panel of top economists believes Chancellor Angela Merkel's new centre-right government should take back its "gift baskets" of tax relief in light of Germany's huge public debt.
A referee from the German Football Association (DFB) was allegedly bribed during the enormous football match-fixing scandal uncovered last week, according to Der Spiegel magazine.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who admitted - under torture - to having organised trips to Afghan training camps for aspiring Jihadists including three of those involved in the 9/11 attacks, says he wants to return to Germany if he is released.
The neo-Nazi NPD party is resorting to prime-rate phone lines to raise money, using the same 0900-code system employed by sex phone services and quiz hotlines.
A German-born Turkish man with a string of criminal convictions can be deported to Turkey, even though he has never lived there and only speaks broken Turkish, a court has ruled.
The woman who was sacked by a nursing home for eating a sandwich intended for residents will not lose her job, the Christian organisation running the institution has announced.
Britain's opposition Conservatives, tipped to win power in a general election next year, said on Saturday they would pull the country's 25,000 troops out of Germany as part of a reorganisation of NATO forces.