German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition lost power in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, first estimates showed Sunday, after a vote that could presage national elections next year.
The conflict between a far-right political party in western Germany and Salafist Muslims grew violent again on Saturday, with some 100 people arrested and two police officers stabbed at a protest in Bonn.
The daughter of Ukraine's jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will travel to Berlin on Monday hoping to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's president.
On a thundery night on May 6, 1937, the era of commercial airship travel came to a fiery end when the German hydrogen-filled Hindenburg burst into flames, killing 36 and shocking the world with images of the blazing dirigible.
German airports have a number of security holes in their cargo transport, a newspaper claimed on Sunday, quoting a leaked government report.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is working with car manufacturers BMW and Daimler and others to create a new car-sharing network in Germany.
With a woeful 4-1 loss to Bayern Munich on Saturday, FC Cologne lost their place in the top Bundesliga, prompting fans to stop the game a minute early with smoke bombs. But Hertha Berlin lived to fight another day.