A rumour published in The New York Times that President Hosni Mubarak could be brought to Germany to facilitate a transition of power in Egypt caused a diplomatic stir at the weekend.
Germany's construction companies and unions fear an economic catastrophe should a new European Union directive come into force. The new rule will allow international companies to import their own workers from different countries.
Fights erupted between rival football fans in Hamburg on Saturday night after the Bundesliga derby between Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli was cancelled because of heavy rain.
Olaf H., the man who confessed to the murder of 10-year-old Mirco, is now being investigated in connection with the unresolved case of an 11-year-old girl found dead 15 years ago.
An orderly transition in Egypt is essential to the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Sunday, a day after attending a Middle East Quartet meeting in Munich.
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm admitted Cologne's shock 3-2 win over the defending champions was a bitter defeat to swallow as the hosts came from 2-0 down to floor the Bavarian giants.