Lightning is pictured over Algermissen, Germany. Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said on Tuesday Read more
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Pilgrims in traditional Bavarian folk costumes attend an outdoor mass to celebrate Ascension at the open-air altar at Birkenstein on Thursday near Fischbachau, Germany
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel tours the exhibition: “The First World War, 1914-1918″ (“Der Erster Weltkrieg, 1914-1918″) on its official opening at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin, Germany
A photographer takes a picture of the curve of the Dax, Germany’s share price index, on a board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Read more
Dutch tourist Nova inspects the dining table inside the ‘Crazy House’, which is completely built upside-down, in the village of Affoldern near the Edersee lake.
Musicians of the band Garmisch, wearing traditional Bavarian costumes, stand on beer benches and tables to take a group photo during May day celebrations in the spa park of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany Read more
Women dressed as witches travel on an HSB light railway train through the Harz mountains to celebrate the Walpurgisnacht pagan festival. Legend has it that on Walpurgisnacht, or May eve, witches fly their broomsticks to meet the devil at the summit of the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz range, Germany.
An aerial view shows a rapeseed field near Muencheberg, eastern Germany, on Tuesday
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich, Germany. Mr Ecclestone went on trial accused of bribery in a case that threatens a jail term for the Briton Read more