Count Otto Lambsdorff, an elder statesman of German politics and the architect of a historic reparations accord for thousands of people forced to work for the Nazis, has died.
The first seal-watching expeditions to see grey seals on the north German coast started this weekend after the population was deemed stable enough to cope with public observation.
Germany's environment minister said the Copenhagen climate summit would fail if nations did not agree to a maximum two-degree rise in Earth's temperature, in an interview published on Sunday.
Egypt has not demanded the return of the Nefertiti bust which has pride of place in Berlin’s Neues Museum, according to Michael Eissenhauer, head of the city’s museums, stressing that it is there to stay.
Italian police are investigating the murder of a German woman whose body was found next to a motorway in the Calabria region on Saturday.
A group calling themselves ‘the hoodie wearers’ has claimed responsibility for the Hamburg police station attack on Thursday, saying it was to mark the first anniversary of the death of a teenager in Greece who was shot by police.
A man accused of trying to blackmail billionaire Dietmar Hopp for more than €5 million will face court this week, after a classic Hollywood-style sting conducted in top secret.