Cameroon striker Mohamadou Idrissou was both goal-scorer and provider for Mönchengladbach as they upset Leverkusen 6-3 on Sunday in a nine-goal thriller on a weekend of shock results in the Bundesliga.
Iraq on Sunday slammed as "illegal" an agreement between its autonomous Kurdistan region and the German energy firm RWE that is expected to help supply the planned Nabucco gas pipeline to Europe.
Swedish golfer Peter Hanson reached his qualification target at the Johnnie
Members of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives are at odds with Germany's health minister on whether the government should ease restrictions on organ donations, according to a Sunday media report.
German national rail operator Deutsche Bahn on Sunday said it had paid €2.7 million in compensation to 23,000 passengers who suffered sweltering heat onboard high-speed trains with faulty air conditioning units.
Already under fire for his discriminatory comments against Muslims, Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin sparked further outrage with controversial remarks regarding Jews in an interview published on Sunday.
Sweden's governing coalition has retained a strong poll lead over the Red-Green opposition with the general election just three weeks away.
Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Sunday defended plans to effectively end compulsive military service in Germany – and suggested new recruits should serve under a probationary status for six months.
Sweden's financial regulator has revoked the licence of investment bank HQ due to major deficiencies in the company's trading operations.
Hoffenheim had Isaac Vorsah to thank for a late goal on Saturday night that gave them a 1-0 win at newcomers St Pauli and with it the joint early lead in the Bundesliga.
A Swedish-Iranian employee of cosmetics firm Oriflame has been charged in Iran for allegedly profiting from a pyramid scheme days after five of the company's employees were arrested amid suspicions of spying.