German Chancellor Angela Merkel directly contradicted US President Barack Obama on Saturday, saying spending cutbacks were now needed following the spate of throwing money at the global economic crisis.
Coach Joachim Löw insisted on Saturday that Germany's shock defeat to Serbia at the World Cup had not sent them into 'headless-chicken mode' and he was still confident of reaching the last 16.
Berlin’s Christopher Street Day parade drew thousands of people in Berlin on Saturday, as around 50 trucks and marchers round their way around the city to end up for the first time at the Brandenburg Gate.
Two of Germany’s biggest music stars, Herbert Grönemeyer and Marius Müller-Westerhagen have called for the rich to be taxed more in the current times of crisis in order to spare the poor.
A German attempt to develop a drug to help boost women’s sex drive has been knocked back by the US Food and Drug Administration, which said there was no evidence to show it was effective or safe.
Green politicians are discussing the idea of a boycott of BP and its Aral petrol stations in Germany, in the light of the multi-national’s failure to prevent or stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
The infuriating telephone queues on premium rate customer ‘service’ lines where the caller pays in full to hear music or repeated recordings telling them how valued their custom is, will soon be free.
The Social Democrats and Greens in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) are preparing to form a red-green minority government, after conservative premier Jürgen Rüttgers said he would not contest a challenge for his position.