The neo-Nazi NPD held demonstrations in a number of cities in Germany over the weekend in protest at the May 1 opening of the labour market to Eastern European countries.
Two senior Rwandan Hutu rebel leaders go on trial Wednesday in Germany, accused of masterminding atrocities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
German drug store chain Schlecker, long attracting negative publicity for its poor payment of staff and the leak of personal information of its customers, has stepped in it again – with the emergence of a list of workers it seemingly wants to fire.
Family Minister Kristina Schröder says she is working on plans for tax breaks for those who employ home help or nannies in an effort to make it easier for middle class families.
There were only minor incidents in Berlin and Hamburg on Saturday evening as the expected Walpurgis Night stand-offs between party-goers, rioters and police ahead of May Day did not materialise.
Borussia Dortmund were crowned Bundesliga champions on Saturday after a 2-0 win at home against Nuremberg gave them their first German league title since 2002.