Former President Christian Wulff has been accused of putting prize money destined for charity into his personal bank account – and not declaring it. Prosecutors are considering whether to start proceedings against him.
Populist newspaper Bild made it into the record books for its 60th anniversary edition at the weekend, distributing a record 41 million free copies to German households. But not everybody shared in celebrating the tabloid’s birthday.
Wealthy Germans are being pushed into panic-buying property at sky-high prices in Switzerland as fears grow for the safety of their euro assets, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble called for EU member states to hand more powers to the European Union in "major political areas", Der Spiegel news magazine reported Saturday.
Engineers on five new German navy warships must constantly wear gas masks after poison gas was found in the engine rooms, according to a newspaper report on Sunday.
Camp costumes and colourful drag flooded the streets of Berlin on Saturday as hundreds of thousands took part in the city's annual Christopher Street Day gay pride parade.