It's been 20 years since East and West Germany reunified, but the terms "typically Ossi" and "typically Wessi" are still bandied about. We've selected some of the most common cliches.
France's conservative UMP was the big winner in the second round of the country's local elections. The governing Socialists suffered huge losses, while the right-wing National Front also came off worse than expected.
Germany defeated Georgia 2-0 in their fifth EURO 2016 qualifying game. The win in Tbilisi sees Joachim Löw's team back on track after two straight qualifying disappointments.
Relive all the action as minnows Georgia lost 2-0 to football world champions Germany in a group D qualifier for the 2016 European Championships.