A German woman in Osnabrück has been fined €800 and handed a 15-month suspended sentence for burning her father’s corpse in an Easter bonfire - and collecting his pension after his death.
German midwives are calling for a 30 percent increase in wages in light of rising insurance premiums, and have won the backing of Family Minister Kristina Schröder.
A senior German doctor who has twice examined Ukraine's jailed ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was allowed into her prison on Friday to check on her health again, the Ukrainian prison service said.
Germany's foreign minister has called for international efforts to eradicate "virtual hiding places" for terrorists who use the internet to plan attacks.
A two-year-old camel named Leila showed off her new blue and white cast in Berlin Friday after undergoing an operation on a badly broken leg.
Leaders across the political spectrum in Germany are preparing for Socialist candidate Francois Hollande's likely victory in the French presidential run-off election Sunday.