This Week's Highlights: Football photography in Berlin, Japan Day in Düsseldorf, and English theatre in Munich.
A black Bayern Munich player who was born in Vienna and is a regular in the Austrian national team managed to keep his cool when a politician assumed he was not a German-speaker and spoke to him in English.
A Berlin hospital has found a novel way to give medical students a taste of life at 75. A suit which stiffens the joints, distorts the vision and makes everything difficult to do. James Gheerbrant climbed inside it to seek the wisdom of ages.
Germany sees no grounds to speculate on military options in Syria a foreign ministry spokesman said Wednesday, a day after France's president said he would not rule out the use of force.
Scientists from Frankfurt have discovered a new species of frog which leaves anyone who touches it with yellow fingers.
People in Germany are having medical operations they don’t need – as hospitals perform expensive interventions to boost their incomes, health insurers say.
Germany’s interior minister provoked fury by calling on Wednesday for notorious football hooligans to be forced to wear electronic ankle tags so police can keep track of them and stop them going to matches.
German-based online retailer Zalando is dealing with a huge number of returned goods, with four out of five shoe sales being sent back – and 65 percent of women’s jeans rejected – putting stress on the company’s bottom line.
More than 500 police officers raided the Berlin city’s Hells Angels chapter early on Wednesday morning – in a hurried operation after police sources tipped off the gang.
Germany's federal prosecutor on Tuesday said it had released two suspects arrested in connection with a string of immigrant murders blamed on a neo-Nazi gang.
Berlin police say they have caught a wannabe serial killer who drugged and robbed men for kicks – leaving one strangled to death in the sex-room of a gay bar.