The head of a Shakespeare troupe in Berlin has been forced to auction off on eBay a life-sized replica of the famed Globe Theatre used in a film by Hollywood director Roland Emmerich.
Andrea Nahles, general secretary of the Social Democratic Party, and new mother, has called on German politicians to take "one day off politics" every week.
German banks, insurance companies and investment funds are reportedly set to contribute €4.5 billion to the new Greek bailout plan agreed last week.
Japanese automaker Suzuki is getting increasingly frustrated with its larger partner Volkswagen and is eyeing deeper ties with Italian giant Fiat, German media said Saturday.
Germany's political leaders were united in dismay and grief following the two attacks in Norway that led to over 90 deaths. President Christian Wulff sent a telegram of sympathy to his counterpart King Harald.
The Free Democratic Party, junior partner in Germany's ruling coalition, wants to force the end of the "solidarity tax" that helps to develop the former communist eastern half of the country, if parliament blocks other tax cuts.
Dirk Nowitzki, whose MVP heroics helped Dallas Mavericks win the NBA title, will play for Germany at the European championships, hoping to lead his country to the 2012 Olympics.