14 April 2014 12:00 AM
Christian Zurbrüggen has been so busy handling the flood of media enquiries that have been pouring into the headquarters of his Düsseldorf department-store chain that he has only just got round to writing to his Chinese-crockery supplier.
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
03 March 2014 12:00 AM
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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