German police investigating a head-on car crash in which two people died found the additional dead body of a woman in the boot of one of the vehicles, a spokesman said on Sunday.
The centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) has turned down an invitation from The Left party to convene for an opposition summit, following the opposition's failure to topple Angela Merkel's government in last week's presidential election.
The state of Bavaria is holding a referendum on Sunday to decide whether to impose a complete ban on smoking in all restaurants and bars. It would be the strictest ban in Germany.
Deutsche Bank reportedly received advanced warning of a raid on its offices during an investigation into alleged tax evasion. A number of the bank's employees are currently being scrutinized.
The German Interior Ministry is planning to introduce a plan to help activists leave the extremist left-wing scene, mirroring the scheme it has already developed to help neo-Nazis opt out.
Germany's papers could scarcely hide their glee Sunday after their team's 4-0 rout of Argentina sent them into the World Cup semi-finals and got the whole nation dreaming of a fourth World Cup triumph.
Germany's state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn plans to make the biggest investment in its history between now and 2014, a company official told the Berliner Zeitung Saturday.