The first share certificate ever issued by bankrupt American investment bank Lehman Brothers was sold at an auction in Germany for €24,000 on Saturday – nearly five times the minimum bid.
Germany's Stefan Bradl (Kalex) was crowned world motorcycling champion in the Moto2 category after sole rival, Marc Marquez of Spain, pulled out of the final race of the season in Valencia, officials said Saturday.
German tour operator TUI has reportedly infuriated Greek hoteliers by asking them to agree to accept payment in drachma should debt-ridden Greece leave the eurozone and adopt its own currency.
November has never been a very popular month for matrimony, but civil registry offices in Germany are dealing with a crush of couples hoping to get married on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 2011.
Europe will need 10 years to clean up its finances and emerge from the current debt crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared on Saturday.
The German government is planning a revamp of thousands of renewable energy plants for fear that many could go offline simultaneously in the event of major fluctuations in the power grid, according to Der Spiegel magazine.
Germany and France want to delay the start of European Union membership negotiations with Montenegro until June 2012, six months later than slated by the European Commission, diplomats said on Friday.