Germany's leading financial outfit, Deutsche Bank, announced the largest rights issue in its history Sunday, saying it would raise around €10 billion ($13 billion) to take over retail bank Postbank.
A three-year-old child was bitten to death by a Rottweiler dog in Saxony-Anhalt on Saturday evening, authorities have confirmed.
Germany captain Michael Ballack has said he will fight to win back his place in the national side, despite being left out of the squads for the last two Euro 2012 qualifiers and picking up a new injury on Saturday.
Reports that the Bundesbank agreed to increase disgraced board member Thilo Sarrazin’s pension payments by €1,000 a month to accelerate his departure have been greeted with fury and denials.
German statistics show pay rises lagging behind the country's growth rate, and the situation will likely last, despite calls from trade unions and trade partners for higher wages.
Efforts to remove Duisburg Mayor Adolf Sauerland in the wake of the Love Parade disaster in which 21 people were killed and around 500 injured, seem set to fail.
A week-long hunt for a 10-year-old boy has been intensified after his trousers were found in a field, heightening fears he may have been the victim of a crime.