A long-awaited report into abuse in the Catholic church in Cologne found hundreds of children have been sexually abused since 1975, with high-ranking officials neglecting their duties to report cases.
German police say they have solved a nine-year-old burglary using DNA on a half-eaten piece of sausage.
Merkel's chief of staff says Germany can return to full normality in the summer if vaccine manufacturers keep to their delivery pledges and no new coronavirus mutation upends vaccination plans.
The cocaine was found in more than 1,700 tin cans that had been filled with putty, Hamburg's customs office said.
The 60-year-old man is alleged to have participated in the robberies in Cologne and Frankfurt between 2018 and 2019.
Friedrich Karl Berger, 95, who moved to Tennessee in 1959, admitted to being a former concentration camp guard. He denies being an alleged "accomplice" in the deaths of camp prisoners.
Not quite the normal atmosphere in Dusseldorf this year.