Footage from secret meeting reveals spread of Calabrian ’Ndrangheta Mafia into Switzerland and Germany
27 August 2014 07:03 PM
Rare insight into a secret world shows crime boss boasting of ‘extortion, cocaine, heroin’ as he welcomes new recruits
10 August 2014 08:38 PM
Imprisoned in a large metal cage in front of one of Potsdam’s concrete, communist-era office blocks is a man-sized, gold, embossed Prussian eagle flying towards the sun. Next to it stands a giant crown bearing the initials of the Prussian “Soldier King”, Frederick Wilhelm I.
01 August 2014 06:14 PM
For many, the ‘Ur-Katastophe’ of 1914-18 only ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
30 July 2014 12:00 AM
He is Berlin’s most famous bouncer and his face is a mosaic of tattoos and steel rings which have been punched into his lips, nose and earlobes.
25 July 2014 12:00 AM
The Love Parade was meant to brighten up depressed and rundown Duisburg, a grimy, industrial city in Germany’s Ruhr district. But disaster struck Germany’s last Love Parade on the afternoon of 24 July 2010. Hundreds of ravers were crushed in a stampede that erupted after panic gripped a huge crowd trapped in a tunnel leading to the Duisburg festival. It left 21 dead and at least 510 injured.
24 July 2014 06:33 PM
Government responds to a series of spy scandals which began last year with revelations that the NSA had bugged Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone
22 July 2014 06:23 PM
The retailer is on its knees, thanks to a German war veteran who turned the family grocers into the Aldi chain
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
The Bal des Pompiers is one of the France’s best-loved traditions
10 July 2014 06:14 PM
Angela Merkel has let it be known that she is 'not amused' by the continuing allegations of US spying in Germany
09 July 2014 06:42 PM
Reaction by players and media to the win was markedly restrained
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