Two German schoolgirls had a narrow escape at the weekend when the fairground ride gondola they were in broke off the main structure and skidded along the ground.
The cost of posting a letter in Germany is set to rise for the first time in 15 years – by three cents to 58 cents – to maintain standards, Deutsche Post chief Frank Appel said on Saturday.
A 73-year-old German man died of hypothermia after being caught out by unexpected heavy snow in the Austrian Alps with a fellow retiree who survived, police said on Saturday.
The bodies of 12 German farmers killed by vengeful Czechs after World War II were laid to rest on Saturday in a move seen as a step towards soothing Czech-German relations on the matter.
An anti-Islam far-right group wants to stage a Berlin screening of the provocative anti-Islamic film that sparked violent protests across the Muslim world, a report said.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Saturday he hoped Gruether Fürth win this season's Bundesliga title after returning to his Franconian hometown to watch his football team play.