Police are investigating Saturday’s fire at Hamburg’s port, in which 30 cars were destroyed, as a case of arson, according to a spokesman. No one was injured in the blaze, but losses are estimated at €1.5 million.
Both coach Joachim Löw and his squad are to receive Germany's top honours after winning “the hearts and minds” of fans by finishing third at the World Cup, it was revealed on Sunday.
North Rhine-Westphalia’s centre-left Social Democrats and Greens cleared the last hurdle toward forming a minority government in the western German state on Saturday after both parties voted to approve a joint coalition deal.
European Central Bank chief economist Jürgen Stark has said "the worst is over" after a key ECB loan deadline passed smoothly and German data showed industrial production in Europe's top economy had soared in May.
Several passengers on an Intercity Express train on the Hannover-Cologne route collapsed on Saturday after temperatures inside the cars reportedly surpassed 50 degrees Celsius.
Germany sizzled through the hottest day of the year Saturday, with temperatures near 39 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country – and there's no cool-down in sight for the rest of the weekend.