A fire at an apartment building in Berlin's Neukölln district early on Saturday morning left three people dead and more than a dozen others injured. The fire started after a pram was reportedly set ablaze, according to a Berlin daily.
Ex-defence minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who resigned last week amid revelations he copied large portions of his doctoral thesis, has issued an apology to the German parliamentary research service, according to a Saturday report.
Bundesliga strugglers Wolfsburg have set a flat-rate fine of €10,000 to punish any tardiness in their squad as the 2009 champions battle to stay in Germany's top-flight.
On the heels of an explosion at a Japanese nuclear power plant following a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake in the country, politicians in Berlin spoke out Saturday against plans to extend the lifetime of nuclear reactors in Germany.
Before undergoing a sex change to become a woman, Monika Strub was a member of Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party. But ten years later, she is running for Baden-Württemberg's state parliament for the socialist Left party.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she is "fundamentally sceptical" as to the prospect of military intervention in Libya at the present time.