Giant catfish are becoming an increasing problem in German rivers and lakes, with one monstrous 2.5-metre specimen even said to be eating swans in a river it has emptied of all other fish. Some are even becoming cannibals.
Bettina Wulff, the wife of German ex-president Christian Wulff, is suing a TV moderator and Google for helping spread rumours about her life before her marriage.
A cargo vessel hobbled by a deadly explosion in July entered German waters on Saturday as it made its way to its final destination at a northern German port, officials said.
Lufthansa resumed its regular flight schedule at 5:30 on Saturday morning, after what was possibly the largest strike in the history of the airline.
The European Central Bank's masterplan to help prop-up the battered eurozone countries prompted scathing criticism among German commentators Friday, who questioned the government's muted response.
Germany laboured to a 3-0 win over Faroe Islands in their opening World Cup qualifier on Friday, as two second-half goals from Real Madrid's Mesut Özil saved the Germans' blushes.