After the German parliamentary elections, Europe is watching to see how the new government shapes up.
The Christian Democrats made unprecedented gains in the recent election, while the Free Democrats failed to make it into parliament; the Social Democrats slightly improved their poor showing of last time, the Left party lost votes but ended up third largest party, while the Greens' influence has waned.
DW provides an in-depth look at the results, and what happens next.
The Bundesliga continues to be under the financial microscope, particularly compared to other leagues. A new regulation, revealed on Thursday by the league's operators, further reduces the chance of major investment.
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira will be leaving Real Madrid this summer in search of a new challenge he says. Schalke remain heavily linked with the 27-year-old midfielder, but nothing has been agreed.
The Supreme Court in London has ruled that letters sent by Prince Charles to ministers can be disclosed to the media. Prime Minister David Cameron has described the judgment as "disappointing."