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.
For yet another month, consumer prices in Europe's biggest economy have risen only moderately. They stayed well below the level that would cause alarm at the European Central Bank, fresh figures showed.
US congressional negotiators have reached a bipartisan budget agreement. The deal would ease the automatic across-the-board spending cuts and help avoid budget clashes for the next year or two.
Bayer Leverkusen needed a result to stay alive in the Champions League, while already qualified Bayern Munich did not. In the end, the former got the win they wanted, while Bayern got a loss they hardly expected.