Two German journalists held by Iran for more than four months after entering the country on tourists visas were released on Saturday, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed.
Germany’s entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has been chosen – Lena Meyer-Landrut will sing an electro-pop song called ‘Taken by a Stranger’ after television viewers picked it over several other songs.
Thousands of anti-fascists and neo-Nazis as well as police officers trying to keep them apart filled Dresden's city centre on Saturday after organisers of three neo-Nazi demonstrations were given the judicial go-ahead to march.
Embattled Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg included a ten-page political analysis he commissioned a parliamentary researcher to write, almost untouched, in his own doctoral thesis, according to new information.
The German police force has admitted sending undercover officers to other countries, including Scotland, during a parliamentary hearing into the controversial deployment of an undercover British policeman in Germany.
The first prizes of the Berlin film festival were awarded on Friday night, with the Teddy Award for best gay and lesbian film going to the Argentine melodrama Ausente.
A reward of €5,000 is being offered for information about the murder of three members of Albert Einstein’s family in 1944 as authorities launch a last-ditch attempt to find the killer.