Felix Neureuther has chalked up the second slalom world cup victory of his career at his home of Garmisch-Patenkirchen on Saturday – the same spot where his father took the title 36 years ago.
The chancellery of Brandenburg Premier Matthias Platzeck has been infiltrated by spies working for the Russians, according to a magazine report.
The controversy surrounding Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle’s travel companions on official overseas trips has widened to include a close colleague at the ministry.
The Pope has become embroiled in Germany's Catholic child sex abuse scandal after his former diocese confirmed he approved a decision to give church accommodation to a priest accused of forcing an 11-year-old boy to perform oral sex.
Police in Berlin hunting for a gang who robbed a high-stakes poker tournament in front of rolling cameras have made an arrest and raided several addresses in the capital.
Germany will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest by Lena Meyer-Landrut, the slightly rockier of the two 18-year-old girls who made it through to the final.