Germany

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Violence has become a routine feature of summer life in Palma and Magaluf

British and German diplomats join forces in war against drunken tourists

British and German diplomats join forces in war against drunken tourists

Representatives of two countries agree to create united front against violence

Woman banned from wearing headscarf in court by German judge

Woman banned from wearing headscarf in court by German judge

Woman banned from wearing headscarf in court by German judge

The Syrian woman is appearing in court over a divorce at a district court in Luckenwalde, Brandenberg

Former London postman charged with mass execution after joining Isis

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Harry Sarfo is already serving a three-year prison sentence in Germany on terrorism charges

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Nazi festival against foreigners held in Germany

Thousands flock to Nazi anti-foreigner festival in Germany

Thousands flock to Nazi anti-foreigner festival in Germany

Many wore clothes with slogans such as 'I love Hitler' and 'Skinheads, white and proud'

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after their planned meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after scheduled meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20

Sean Spicer says the chat, which took place hours after formal meeting, was a 'brief conversation'

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Gina Miller scandal is nothing new for racist aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps

Aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps has been jailed for writing a Facebook post calling for Gina Miller to be run over - but it's just another addition to his depressing rap sheet

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg, calling him a paedophile

Topless feminists attack Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg and launch paedophile allegations

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen recital and hurl paedophile accusations at him

The American actor and musician had been in Germany to perform a Woody Allen and New Orleans Jazz Band concert

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat goes wrong in Germany

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat spirals out of control

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat spirals out of control

Police in Darmstadt were summoned to the scene of a man screaming for help as his wife drove the car with him on the bonnet

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere compares violent G20 protesters to neo-Nazis and Islamist extremists

German minister compares G20 protesters to neo-Nazis and Islamist terrorists

German minister compares G20 protesters to neo-Nazis and Islamist terrorists

Thomas de Maiziere says violence seen in Hamburg has been incomprehensible and outrageous

Defoe has earned widespread acclaim and admiration for his treatment of Bradley

George Galloway says Jermain Defoe must be Sports Personality of the Year after Bradley Lowery tribute

Jermain Defoe must be Sports Personality of the Year, says George Galloway

George also talked about Charlie Gard, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in passionate opening address

Vince Cable believes the public are sick of elections

Lib Dem leader-in-waiting Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Cable, the only man challenging for the Lib Dem leadership, suggests he will support Theresa May on Brexit.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

A political reporter claims Donald Trump probably has no agenda for the meeting and will just say what he thinks

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

The collision took place at around 7am local time and it is thought those on the coach were part of a senior citizens tour group

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Despite Chancellor Angela Merkel voting against same-sex marriage, the majority of German MPs voted for it

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Local media report that 50 firefighters attended the scene

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' was found by customers

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' found by customers

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' found by customers

Explosives experts were called to the scene and disarmed the device, say police

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Berlin to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin state ordered to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin to pay compensation to woman for rejecting job application over headscarf

The woman was told during a job interview that she couldn't wear a headscarf at work

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Off-duty police officer arrested for attacking woman and stabbing man with butter knife at party

Off-duty police officer arrested for attacking woman and stabbing man with butter knife at party

Off-duty police officer arrested for stabbing man with butter knife at party

The man allegedly became angry during an argument at a birthday celebration in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Germany votes to give compensation and quash convictions of gay men

Germany votes to quash convictions of gay men and compensate them

Germany votes to quash convictions of gay men and compensate them

It is believed around 5,000 people will be entitled to compensation for being criminalised under historical anti-homosexual laws

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Man dies and others injured after storms and tornado hits Germany

Man dies and others injured after storms and tornado hit Germany

Man dies and others injured after storms and tornado hit Germany

A 50-year-old man died when a tree fell on his parked car, his wife was also injured

Turkish agency expresses distaste with new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Diyanet oversees religious activity in Turkey, and it says the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque is incompatible with Islam because men and women mingle

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion, but escapes pimping conviction

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion, but escapes pimping conviction

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion

Schwesta Ewa has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

It is not yet clear what the motive was for the father to stab his children

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Refugee imprisoned following conviction of fire attack on homeless man in Berlin

Refugee who set homeless man on fire jailed in Germany

Refugee who set homeless man on fire jailed in Germany

The 21-year-old was handed a sentence of two and a half years for setting the man's headrest on fire in a subway station

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

'German men claim to be fathers of refugee children in exchange for money'

German men 'claiming to be fathers of refugee children in exchange for money'

German men 'claiming to be fathers of refugee children in exchange for money'

In Germany men can legally claim they are the father of a child even if they are not biologically related.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Five-year-old boy stabbed to death at refugee centre in Germany

Five-year-old boy stabbed to death at refugee centre in Germany

Five-year-old boy stabbed to death at refugee centre in Germany

A Russian boy was stabbed by an Afghan man at a refugee shelter in Arnschwang, his mother has been taken to hospital with serious injuries

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Turkish court acquits two men suspected of aiding honour killing of their sister in Berlin

Turkish court acquits two men of aiding their sister's honour killing after she refused to wear headscarf

Turkish court acquits two men of aiding their sister's honour killing

Alparslan and Mutlu Surucu were acquitted of the killing of their younger sister Hatun in 2005

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

 Germany postpones deportation flight of Afghan asylum seekers after Kabul bomb

Germany postpones deportation flight of Afghan asylum seekers after Kabul bomb

Germany postpones deportation flight of Afghan asylum seekers after Kabul bomb

Two German embassy staff and an Afghan guard were injured when a bomb hit Kabul

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

BREAKING: Syrian teen arrested in Germany suspected of plotting new Berlin attack

Syrian teen arrested in Germany suspected of plotting new Berlin attack

Syrian teen arrested in Germany suspected of plotting new Berlin attack

A 17-year-old has been arrested by special forces in Brandenburg

Pig body parts on wooden stakes put up at mosque construction site in Germany

Pig's head and feet left at mosque building site in Germany

Pig's head and feet left at mosque building site in Germany

Nine stakes measuring 1.5 metres high with pig body parts on them were put up at the construction site of a mosque in Erfurt, Germany

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

French authorities announced on Tuesday they had seized a large amount of Captagon in January and February

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Man admits to driving and dragging ex-girlfriend along ground, whilst two-year-old is in car

Man admits to tying ex-girlfriend to car and dragging her along the ground - with two-year-old inside

Man admits to driving and dragging ex-girlfriend along ground

The man said he had planned to commit suicide after returning his son back to the mother

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

The slur was aired in late April

German far-right politician loses 'Nazi slut' legal case

German far-right politician loses 'Nazi slut' legal case

Judges rule satirical TV programme was justified in calling AfD politician Alice Weidel a Nazi slut

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Prosecutors say Borussia Dortmund attack was not linked to terrorism

German prosecutors say Borussia Dortmund attack wasn't linked to terrorism

German prosecutors say Borussia Dortmund attack wasn't linked to terrorism

German federal prosecutors have not found any evidence to suggest the attack on Dortmund's team bus had a terrorist background

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Passenger without valid ticket beat train ticket inspector 'to a pulp'

Passenger without valid ticket 'beat train ticket inspector to a pulp'

Passenger without valid ticket 'beat train ticket inspector to a pulp'

A ticket inspector was punched several times in the face before falling to the floor, and was then kicked in the head

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Thieves break into German army tank and steal several weapons

Thieves break into German army tank and steal cache of weapons

Thieves break into German army tank and steal cache of weapons

Items stolen from the tank included rifles, a pistol, a flare gun and radio devices

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

German journalist claims he wasn't granted Bahrain visa due to his previous reports on royals

Journalist claims he was barred from Fifa Congress in Bahrain due to royal family coverage

Journalist claims he was barred from Bahrain Fifa Congress

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for all journalists to have the ability to provide coverage of international events in Bahrain

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Germany orders search for Nazi material in military bases

Germany orders nationwide hunt for Nazi material in military bases

Germany orders nationwide hunt for Nazi material in military bases

A search will take place in all army barracks, due to suspicions of extremism within the military

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

German soldier who registered as Syrian refugee 'proves the system is failing'

German soldier registered as Syrian refugee 'to plot terror attack'

German soldier who registered as refugee 'proves the system is failing'

A German soldier managed to register as a Syrian refugee, meaning he had a space in a shelter and received money each month

'Isis jihadist' arrested in Germany

'Isis jihadist' arrested in Germany

Ahmad AA also thought to have been a commander in the Al-Nusra front

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Refugee hunter’ gangs continue to seek out migrants, but who are they?

Germany's 'refugee hunters': The violent vigilantes striking fear into asylum seekers

Germany's 'refugee hunters': The violent mobs striking fear into asylum seekers

Bikers, rockers and football fans are coalescing in gangs of hate, happy to bash the Muslim folk demon

Four men on trial in Germany for allegedly hunting and beating refugee to death

Four 'refugee hunters' on trial in Germany accused of beating asylum seeker to death

Four 'refugee hunters' on trial in Germany accused of beating man to death

The case is linked to the rise of so called 'vigilante mobs' which hunt asylum seekers

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Intelligence services to keep close watch on shops selling halal products in Germany

German spies targeting halal shops to root out islamists

German spies targeting halal shops to root out islamists

The head of Hesse's state intelligence agency has said shops selling halal products could become meeting points for the Salafist scene

Euro 2024: Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for bids to be considered

After Russia and Qatar World Cup awards, soccer tournament bidders told to focus on human rights

Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for Euro 2024 bids

Specific criteria for human and labour rights, as well as anti-corruption measures, will be a deciding factor for who wins the hosting gig

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

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German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped, two years on from Germanwings disaster

German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped

German Aviation Association believes the two-person rule gives more chance for unauthorised passengers to hijack the controls

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Germany could return to authoritarianism if economic conditions worsen', says Nazi leader's son

Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to Hitler-style authoritarianism if economy tanks

Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to Hitler-style authoritarianism

The son of Hans Frank, the governor-general of Nazi occupied Poland in World War Two, has spoken out about the current situation in Germany

Berlin Zoo gets two Great Pandas on loan from China

Berlin Zoo gets two Great Pandas on loan from China

Berlin Zoo gets two great pandas on loan from China

A Great Panda couple are to move into a flashy new pad in the German capital zoo

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Ivanka Trump said her father is a 'tremendous champion of supporting families,' causing outrage from some audience members

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Suspect detained over Dortmund bus attack has links to Islamic State

Suspect detained after Dortmund bus attack has Isis links

Suspect detained after Dortmund bus attack has Isis links

A man identified as Abdul Beset A has been detained after an attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus and an arrest warrant has been requested for the man

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person arrested

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person detained

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person detained

Federal prosecutors confirm arrest

'Football is beautiful' - Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

'Football is beautiful' - Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

The Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco was postponed after three explosions took place near Dortmund's team bus

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum once leaving terms are clear

German politician tells UK to hold second Brexit referendum because we didn't know what we were doing first time

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum

The general secretary of the Social Democrat Party (SPD), Katarina Barley, urged the country to hold a second vote because of a supposed lack of awareness of what they were voting for

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Documentary reveals King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi sympathiser fears

King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi fears, documentary claims

King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi fears, documentary claims

The Prince of Wales, who abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson in the 1930s, had his phone tapped by MI5

Man rams car carrying propane gas into town hall in Verden, Germany

Man rams car into town hall in Verden, Germany

Police have ruled out terrorism as a motive for the offence

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