Young people in Germany have better chances of finding a job than their counterparts anywhere else in Europe, according to new statistics released to coincide with International Youth Day.
Three Germans were killed when their light aircraft crashed into a mountain side in Norway in low visibility conditions, Norwegian police confirmed on Saturday.
German court officials say they aim to establish in coming months whether Nazi war criminal Aribert Heim, known as "Doctor Death", has actually died as reported several years ago.
German hammer thrower Betty Heidler nearly lost out on a bronze medal on Friday evening due to a computer failure. Judges re-measured her throw by hand after some confusion and heated protest from both the German and Chinese teams.
Bavaria is a hotbed of Mafia activity, the local group of the opposition Social Democrats said on Friday. Experts said Germany is a 'promised land' for Italian organised crime and called for tougher coordinated police action against gangs.
Germany launched a project on Friday to shed light on the identities of the hundreds of people killed along its internal Cold War border while trying to flee the communist East.