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!
A sign at the Zirndorf migrant centre. Photo: DPA
A suitcase, likely packed with aerosol cans, has blown up near a migrant centre on the outskirts of Nuremberg, causing no injuries, police confirm.
Could this wacky experiment be the future of student housing?
Not the feet in question. Photo: Caitlin Regan/Flickr
A fellow passenger's foot odour proved too much for one traveller to stomach.
Is fear of terrorism creeping up on the capital?
According to research by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung the Munich gunman was proud to have been born on the same day as Hitler and hated Turks and Arabs.
Ansbach suicide attack
Officials in Bavaria have said that the man who blew himself up in an apparent Islamist attack on Sunday was influenced by an as yet unknown person.
Police on guard in Munich. Photo: DPA
And how likely are 'copycat' attacks?
Bavaria has called for soldiers to protect the German border. Photo: DPA
Human rights groups and legal experts are warning the government to react responsibly to the attacks and rampages which have taken place in Germany in recent days.
A neighbour described the man as a "ticking time bomb".
From left to right: Ernst-Volker Staub, Daniela Klette and Burkhard Garweg. Photo: DPA.
Dutch police on Tuesday told people to be on the lookout for three German far-left militants, at large for decades and suspected of a string of recent heists.