A row erupted on Saturday within the German government about the future of the country's scandal-hit domestic intelligence service. The justice minister wants to make it smaller, an idea the interior minister dismissed.
It may be July, but Germany is set for some wet and windy weather over the weekend and into next week, national weather service (DWD) said on Saturday.
A German politician turned landlord has been charged with fraud for massively overcharging his welfare benefit tenants and even renting out uninhabitable cellars as flats.
Authorities in the west German region of North Rhine-Westphalia have bought data on German clients of a Swiss bank suspected of tax evasion, a report said on Saturday.
General Motors was pressed by unions Friday to respect job pledges at its German unit Opel after the shock resignation of its chief executive and as Europe's car sector struggles with overcapacity.
The German government on Friday pledged quick action to protect the right of Jews and Muslims to circumcise baby boys on religious grounds, after a court ruling that prompted international outcry.