Spies, Sponsors, Sport, and Spätzle
The Local · 18 Jan 2013, 11:59
Published: 18 Jan 2013 11:59 GMT+01:00
The Local's Ben Knight brings you the week's news compressed into one easy-to-swallow podcast. We look at spy intrigues, TV scandals, Bayern Munich's mega-signing, and the use of Spätzle as a weapon.
Sometimes it's hard to keep up with all that's going on in Germany, which is why The Local now has an audio version of its weekly news roundup.
Ben Knight squeezes all of your Teutonic news needs into a handy four-minute podcast. Listen to it at your desk, subscribe to the RSS feed, or download it for German news on the go!
Oliver Masucci as Hitler. Photo: DPA
9 minutes ago
Imagine Hitler wakes up in today's Berlin, is mistaken for a hilarious impersonator of the Nazi leader and ends up a TV celebrity, widely cheered for voicing his demented worldview.
People demonstrating against TTIP in Berlin on October 7th 2015. Photo: DPA
18 hours ago
Organizers of a mass rally in Berlin against US-EU free trade agreement TTIP say that they expect around 50,000 people on Saturday from all over Germany to take part.
Border controls between Austria and Bavaria. Photo: DPA
1 day ago
The Bavarian government is threatening to take Chancellor Angela Merkel to the country's highest court to make her change her refugee policy.
This Week in History
Germany and USA flags adorn New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel in 2011. Photo: DPA
19 hours ago
German-American Day first gained a spot on US calendars over 130 years ago. An annual holiday on October 6th, it marks the day in 1683 when 13 German families arrived in Philadelphia to set up home. But what exactly made their arrival so important?
20 hours ago
A school in west Berlin has opposed the city putting a public Wi-fi hot spot on their roof – because they are afraid pupils will use it to view pornography on their smartphones.
20 hours ago
As the first episode of the new season of Homeland, shot in Berlin, aired this week, The Local takes a look at what it got right on point - and where it totally missed the point - about Berlin and Germany. Obviously: spoiler alert if you haven’t seen it.
Jürgen Klopp posing with a Liverpool FC shirt at Anfield. Photo: DPA
22 hours ago
Jürgen Klopp was introduced to the media as Liverpool manager on Friday morning and spoke of his pride at taking over at one of English football's biggest teams.
Mohamed Januzi (l) and the suspected abductor (r). Photo: Polizei Berlin
23 hours ago
A four-year-old refugee child went missing in Berlin over nine days ago. Now police have released a picture of his suspected abductor.
Jürgen Klopp. Credit: LFCTV
1 day ago
German football coach Jürgen Klopp flew into Liverpool on Thursday to put pen to paper on a contract with the Premier League club, describing the move as "like a dream".
Jean-Claude Juncker. Photo: DPA
1 day ago
The West must "treat Russia properly" and address it as an equal, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in Passau on Thursday, criticising the US for labelling Moscow a regional power.