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Anti-coal protests shake Germany before the climate meet

Protesters have been urging Chancellor Merkel to move faster to wean the country off coal.

06 Nov 2017 10:03 AM

Babies can perform probability calculations: study

To make sure that the babies were not just more attracted by the colour yellow in some trials, the researchers also used green, red balls.

05 Nov 2017 6:22 PM

Fears squashed: Zucchini mistaken for WWII bomb in Germany

Officers rushed over — and found a particularly large zucchini.

05 Nov 2017 2:33 PM

Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age

For each additional 10 pounds, the atrial fibrillation rate increases by 31% in men and by 18% in women.

28 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

Human rights activists released from Turkish jail

Amnesty International's Andrew Gardner said the case was "a completely baseless prosecution that doesn't have a shred of evidence".

26 Oct 2017 2:52 PM


German zoo hopes to cure panda's bad walking habit with sex

Giant pandas in captivity are kept apart except for in the mating season, which occurs between February and May.

26 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

Spurned women kidnap man and leave him naked in woods

Ex-wife, Yvonne Schmidt, and the ex-lover she was left for, Bright Koeing, allegedly kidnapped Thomas L. at a truck stop near Berlin.

25 Oct 2017 11:30 AM

Papers thought lost in Holocaust go on display in US

A librarian in Lithuania hid the documents in a church basement to protect them from the Nazis during World War II.

25 Oct 2017 8:10 AM

Fear of spiders, snakes deeply embedded in us: study

Fear of snakes and spiders is of evolutionary origin. Mechanisms in our brains enable us to identify them and we react to them quickly.

24 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Fifa U-17 World Cup: Germany too hot for Colombia

The goal put Arp second on the golden boot list, level on four goals with Japan’s Keito Nakamura and one behind France’s Amine Gouiri.

17 Oct 2017 12:29 AM


Fifa U-17 World Cup: Germany face tricky Colombia

Colombia coach Orlando Restrepo will surely take a cue from Germany’s group stage travails while formulating his plans.

16 Oct 2017 1:43 AM

Fifa U-17 World Cup: Germany set up Colombia date

Despite the scoreline, Guinea played with conviction, created more chances and had more possession than Germany.

14 Oct 2017 1:29 AM

Berlin gay couple are the first to adopt child in Germany

The Koroks have been caring for foster children for several years.

11 Oct 2017 10:56 AM

Ultimate cold case: Who betrayed Anne Frank?

Retired agent Vincent Pankoke said he had high hopes of solving one of the biggest World War Two mysteries.

05 Oct 2017 7:42 PM

How forest fires spoil wine taste decoded

During fermentation the wine yeast added by the fermentation process once again separates the sugar molecules and the smell develops.

02 Oct 2017 4:12 PM


Wedding bells ring out as Germany celebrates first gay marriages

Germany becomes the 15th European nation to legalise gay marriage.

01 Oct 2017 9:59 AM

Rare 'Mein Kampf' copy signed by Hitler auctioned for $13,000

The book signed by Adolf Hitler has a blue cloth covering and was originally expected to sell for $20,000.

18 Sep 2017 2:04 PM

Beer flowing in Munich: Thousands head to Oktoberfest

The beer is flowing again at Munich's fabled Oktoberfest.

16 Sep 2017 5:44 PM

Sculptors in Germany build 55ft sandcastle to claim world record

The team spent more than three weeks in the western German city of Duisburg working on the 16.68 metre artwork.

07 Sep 2017 8:38 AM

German barman breaks world record, carries 27 litre steins of beer for 40 metres

Strumpfel, who had to train for the event in the gym to build extra strength, however, is not new to the world of smashing records.

04 Sep 2017 10:11 AM