Unloved, ineffective and on his political deathbed, Guido Westerwelle has become a foreign policy liability for Germany, writes The Local's Marc Young.
Deutsche Bank is reportedly developing emergency plans for what to do if the economy worsens - including saving up to €2 billion by cutting jobs in investment banking.
Despite the official start of autumn on September 1, much of Germany looks set to enjoy a warm and toasty weekend with temperatures going up to 30 degrees.
Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) hopes to turn the page on a string of electoral defeats in a poll in the north-eastern German state Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania on Sunday.
The classic ultra-violent video game "Doom" can now be sold openly in Germany, 17 years after its release, following a decision by the government agency responsible for protecting young people from violent media.
Motherhood in the Fatherland follows mum Sabine Devins as she navigates the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany. In the latest instalment, she discovers how nudity supposedly helps baby development.
The IFA consumer electronics fair, which opened to the public in Berlin on Friday, is shaping up as a battleground for tablet computer makers to attack the Apple iPad's dominant market position.
The official insolvency procedures of energy firm TelDaFax have begun in a Bonn court, but refunds appear to be a pipe dream for most of the failed utility's 700,000 former customers.
German Development Minister Dirk Niebel has ruled out handing out any more development aid for Libya, saying there was no need.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has told the leadership of his Christian Democratic Union party that he wants the European Union to create a new treaty that gives Brussels greater powers in financial policy.
The Bavaria cow named Yvonne who escaped from a farm in May, went on the run and had a hefty bounty put on her head, has finally been caught.