The president of the European Parliament has demanded an explanation after fresh intelligence allegations against the US. The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency bugged EU institutions.
David Lagercrantz is the author of the fourth volume of the "Millennium" series, which deals with the NSA. His research and style is not as messy as Stieg Larsson's - but the atmosphere isn't as riveting either.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency is taking action on Internet surveillance. The fact that journalists rather than intelligence agencies stand accused of treason is a scandal, says DW's Martin Muno.
German officials are now using disposable mobile phones when they travel overseas, 'Der Spiegel' magazine has reported. The move comes following concerns about eavesdropping foreigners.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.