Germany

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel announces she will step down as German chancellor in 2021

Angela Merkel to step down as German chancellor

Germany's chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said she will step down from the role in 2021, as well as resign as leader of the CDU party after 18 years at the helm.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

The European nations urged US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the accord.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Merkel is leading a fragile coalition threatened on both sides

Angela Merkel elected German Chancellor for fourth term

Angela Merkel elected German Chancellor for fourth term

Merkel to continue 13-year reign as chancellor by leading fragile coalition

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

The bottle was thrown into the Indian Ocean almost 132 years ago

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

George Galloway discussed the Irish border, European elections and Donald Trump

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: March 2

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: March 2

George Galloway's show featured the Irish border, Donald Trump and elections in Europe

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for knife rampage in German supermarket

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for 'Allahu Akhbar' knife rampage in German supermarket

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for knife rampage in German supermarket

The attack left one man dead and six others wounded

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

German food bank vandalised with 'Nazi' graffiti following ban on new migrants

German food bank vandalised with 'Nazi' graffiti following ban on new migrants

German food bank vandalised with 'Nazi' graffiti following ban on new migrants

Charity Essener Tafel announced last week it would start asking clients for German identity documents

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

It is claimed the man used fake documents in order to gain church qualifications

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel ahead of speech

Brexit: Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel ahead of speech

Brexit: Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel ahead of speech

Both leaders are to meet in Berlin and Theresa May will give a speech tomorrow on security relations

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse: Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse also killed a man who had confronted him about killing the boy

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Local historian claims he's found 'last remaining piece of original Berlin Wall' in woods

Local historian claims he's found 'last remaining piece of original Berlin Wall' in woods

Local historian claims he's found 'last remaining piece of original Berlin Wall'

Christian Bormann claims he's known about the wall since 1999 but previously kept it a secret

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

At least 47 injured in school bus crash in Germany

At least 47 injured in school bus crash in Germany

At least 47 injured in school bus crash in Germany

The bus collided with several cars before crashing into a house

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Lily Ebert recounted her story from a living room-like space at Liverpool Street (HET)

Auschwitz survivor Lily Ebert tells her harrowing Holocaust story in middle of Liverpool Street station

Auschwitz survivor tells her story in middle of Liverpool Street station

Lily Ebert recounted her story from a living room-like space at the packed London station

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Boris Becker's son Noah Becker 'to take legal action against AfD's Jens Maier over racist tweet'

Boris Becker's son Noah Becker 'to take legal action against AfD's Jens Maier over half-negro tweet'

Boris Becker's son Noah Becker 'to take legal action against AfD's Jens Maier'

MP Jens Maier allegedly tweeted 'it seems the little half-negro simply got too little attention - that's the only explanation for his behaviour'

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Five cases of needles being put inside food have been discovered so far

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Beatrix von Storch could also face police charges over the tweet

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ryanair customers face chaos just days before Christmas

Ryanair customers facing Christmas chaos as German pilots plan four-hour strike

Ryanair customers facing Christmas chaos as German pilots plan four-hour strike

Damaging disruption comes after low-cost carrier narrowly avoided a strike by crew operating out of Ireland

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

German girl discovers grandfather's grave is being used as a horror house attraction

German girl discovers grandfather's grave is being used as a horror house attraction

Girl discovers grandfather's grave is being used as a horror house attraction

Her visit to the Geiselwind amusement park in Unterfranken came with an unexpected surprise

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Entire German village put up for sale at just £110,000

Entire German village put up for sale at just £110,000

Entire German village put up for sale at just £110,000

The village of Alwine is to be auctioned in Berlin

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Police seize radioactive playing cards 'used in illegal scam' after year-long search

Police seize radioactive playing cards 'used in illegal scam' after year-long search

Police seize radioactive playing cards 'used in illegal scam'

A woman is now being investigated over the matter after more radioactive playing cards were found

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

The 61-year-old allegedly posted online to say patients should bring money or proof of health insurance to appointments

Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoner's hair dies at the age of 98

Benjamin Scheinkopf: Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoners' hair dies aged 98

Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoners' hair dies aged 98

Benjamin Scheinkopf was able to survive in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by working as a barber

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note

The man's note asked 'where can a lonely pensioner and widower find a place in a small group for Christmas?'

Syrian men accused of terror plot released on insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Police in Germany detained the men after raiding eight apartments across the country

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Man reunited with car after forgetting where he parked it 20 years ago

Man reunited with car after forgetting where he parked it 20 years ago

Man reunited with car after forgetting where he parked it 20 years ago

The car was found in a garage in a building which is due to be knocked down

Brexit: David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of a negotiation deadlock break

Brexit: David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of a negotiation deadlock break

David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of Brexit negotiation deadlock break

The Brexit Secretary is to give a keynote address in the wake of Michel Barnier saying more progress would be needed to move the talks on

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

Locals have now set up a Facebook group to discuss who the 'mincemeat phantom' may be

Two former 'Nazi concentration camp officers' charged in Germany

Two former 'Nazi concentration camp officers' charged in Germany

Two former 'Nazi concentration camp officers' charged in Germany

Both suspects are in their nineties and the Muenster Courtis to decide whether they will go on trial

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

The prosecution claims the suspect conducted the attack in an attempt to cause the team's shares to drop

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks online

We're not quite sure why he put it there in the first place...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Police used banned weapons' during G20 riots in Hamburg

'Police used banned weapons' during G20 riots in Hamburg

'Police used banned weapons' during G20 riots in Hamburg

A German news website claims the MZP 1 multipurpose pistol is not a permitted police weapon

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Users of Whatsapp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users in Europe, as well as India and as far as Mozambique, reported they had no service on the messaging system

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

Twenty-seven people were found outside lying on grass complaining of symptoms such as hallucinations, rapid heartbeats and cramps

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Signed photo of Adolf Hitler set to fetch up to £20,000 at auction

Signed photo of Adolf Hitler set to fetch up to £20,000 at auction

Signed photo of Adolf Hitler set to fetch up to £20,000 at auction

The photo was given to former Prime Minister David Lloyd George in 1936

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

The storm has caused chaos as train services have been cancelled and trees have been uprooted

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab for helping Jews

Mohammed Helmy hid Jewish Anna Boros and her grandmother during the Second World War

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

German man 'beat up Afghan teenager on train before doing Nazi salute'

Witnesses claim the man also verbally abused two Syrian people who travelling with the teenager

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects 'Czech Trump' as many countries see rise in far-right support

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Several countries have seen a rise in support for far-right parties and some have even managed to get into government

Thousands took part in a protest against the far-right AfD

In photos: Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin

In photos: Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin

Politicians from the Alternative for Germany party will attend the first sitting of the recently elected parliament in the country on Wednesday

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

George Galloway blasts Donald Trump for Iran nuclear agreement decision

The US President threatened to terminate the agreement if it is not amended satisfactorily

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan due to 'Armenian Genocide' dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany has also reduced the number of surveillance jets as it says the strength of the terror group has lessened

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

Those at the ceremony cheered and clapped when marriage documents were signed

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

A man had seen a raccoon and thought it was dying, but it had actually just been eating fermenting grapes

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Support increases for Alternative for Germany party, but is it similar to the Nazis?

The chilling parallels between Germany's new far-right AfD party and the Nazis

The chilling parallels between Germany's new far-right AfD party and the Nazis

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party finished in third place in the recent German election - and they're drawing on a very dark tradition

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Alternative for Germany takes the lead in regional exit polls, but who is their leader Frauke Petry

AfD leader Frauke Petry has 'done a Nigel Farage' by quitting in wake of German election triumph

AfD leader Frauke Petry has 'done a Farage' by quitting in moment of triumph

Petry has chosen to step down as leader hours after German election success - but the real test awaits

Alternative for Germany enters the Bundestag in shock election results

German elections: Far-right AfD party enters Bundestag in shock election results

Far-right AfD party enters Bundestag in shock German election results

Georg Pazderski, the party chairman of the unit in Berlin, hailed the results as a 'political earthquake'

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Greenpeace activists board ship carrying thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars

Greenpeace activists board ship carrying thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars

Greenpeace activists board ship carrying thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars

The activists traveled in kayaks and boats to the ship and are trying to remove the keys from the cars

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'Jean-Claude Juncker's Brexit speech proves we were right to vote Brexit'

'Jean-Claude Juncker's Brexit speech proves we were right to vote Brexit'

Jacob Rees-Mogg claims no deal is better than a bad deal for the UK ad the EU needs to get its act together

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

Details of the attack still emerging

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

'The EU is now a German Europe in all but name', says MP Sir Bill Cash

Brexit MP Sir Bill Cash says the EU has become a German empire

Brexit MP Sir Bill Cash says the EU has become a German empire

Sir Bill Cash says the European Union is a bureaucracy masquerading as a democracy

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

The teenager was also taken to the police station for his own safety as his mother was angry

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