Over 10,000 people marched through the streets of Hannover on Sunday in the traditional Schützenausmarsch or Marksmen’s Parade, in what is claimed to be longest parade in the world.
Berlin hosts an international gathering on climate change on Sunday to prepare the ground for the United Nations summit in South Africa.
After a number of Facebook-oragnized parties that have spun out of control, several state interior ministers are demanding tougher measures, including banning the gatherings in advance.
Group C favourites the United States and Sweden advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup on Saturday beating Colombia 3-0 and North Korea 1-0 respectively.
Deutsche Bahn did not reveal the true costs of its controversial Stuttgart 21 train station construction project, according to Der Spiegel magazine which has seen internal company documents.
In a vast hangar in a north German shipyard, environmental pressure group Greenpeace's latest weapon is nearing completion: the state-of-the-art Rainbow Warrior III.