09 April 2014 06:31 PM
Police have identified the gunman as Jürgen Hermann, a well-known and allegedly disturbed fund manager in the principality
09 April 2014 12:00 AM
The scene was a birthday party held in Saarbrücken – a town close to Germany’s border with France which boasts one of the largest brothels in Europe. One of the guests was Peter Marx, the general secretary of Germany’s far-right, racist National Democratic Party (NPD). He was photographed alongside two scantily clad women waving sparklers. A striptease artist performed while a birthday cake in the shape of a penis was cut up.
The leaps of faith that saved a brave few from Auschwitz’s horrors: New study reveals how hundreds of Jews used desperate means to jump from Nazi trains
08 April 2014 06:24 PM
Research published in Germany tells the hitherto unheard stories of the estimated 764 individuals who managed to escape the Holocaust by jumping to freedom
07 April 2014 05:19 PM
Results showed that far-right Jobbik, which wants detention camps for Roma 'deviants', had upped its share of support by five per cent
Michael Schumacher latest: Seven-times Formula One world champion ‘shows signs of regaining consciousness’
04 April 2014 07:30 PM
Schumacher has been in a coma since December
25 March 2014 12:00 AM
They are nicknamed “Späti” which sounds like Spaytee and they are radically altering the German capital’s shopping habits. Späti is an abbreviation for Spätkauf or “late shop”. In 2006 – and pretty “late” compared to other European capitals – Berlin liberalised Draconian laws which once made it impossible to shop after six in the evening and saw to it that Sunday trading remained strictly verboten (forbidden). Nowadays it’s legal to keep small shops open round the clock. The upshot is that a Berlin without its Spätis now seems unimaginable.
20 March 2014 12:00 AM
Germany may be as renowned for its mega brothels as its citizens are famous for stripping off in public. But the buck apparently stops when it comes to “swinger cruising”.
08 March 2014 12:01 AM
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01 March 2014 12:00 AM
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 2 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27