Horses, bears and Ratz
Published: 15 Feb 2013 11:47 GMT+01:00
Ben Knight brings you the The Local's Weekly News Podcast, featuring a weary pope, horsey lasagne, and the return of one famous polar bear (definitely not stuffed).
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Jeremiah Duggan. Photo: Justice for Jeremy
The family of a British student killed in Wiesbaden over 12 years ago made a fresh step towards justice on Thursday, after a London coroner disagreed with German authorities' belief that he killed himself.
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Photo: Mr Lodge
Modern and sophisticated: This week’s property combines classic architecture with chic furnishings to create an elegant and luxurious living experience.
The judge said, given his age, he was not the ideal candidate for therapy. Photo:DPA
An 83-year-old man was handed a six month suspended sentence on Thursday after being caught carrying seven bags of heroin in Düsseldorf.
The dazzling colour of 2014's festival parade. Photo: Karneval der Kulturen
This weekend Berlin will be lit up by the vibrancy and colour of the Carnival of Cultures, an annual four-day urban festival that celebrates the diversity of Germany's capital. Here are six things not to miss.
FC Bayern's first team in 1925, the year of the commemorative publication. Photo: Jewish Museum
For decades the early history of FC Bayern München was forgotten, but FCB fans have re-discovered a book from 1925 documenting the club's founding moments.
Gerhard Schindler admitted that the BND had made mistakes in its handling of NSA requests. Photo: DPA
The head of the German Intelligence Agency (BND) told a special parliamentary committee on Thursday that his agency is 'dependent on' the American National Security Agency (NSA).
Photo: Polizei Bochum
After a low flying drone crashed into the windscreen of a car on the Autobahn outside Bochum, police announced on Thursday they are looking for witnesses.
A worker puts the finishing touches to BMWs at the car producer's Regensburg, Bavaria production line. Photo: DPA
German business confidence slipped fractionally from its previous high level in May, as the upturn in Europe's biggest economy continues, the Ifo economic institute said Friday.
Two fugitives on the run since Thursday. Photo: Polizei Kleve
Police are searching for two fugitives in North Rhine-Westphalia after a young woman freed a man from custody as he was being taken to the doctor.
Angela Merkel with Francois Hollande and Alexis Tsipras in Riga. Photo: DPA
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held "friendly and constructive" debt talks with the leaders of France and Germany Thursday, but gave no sign of a breakthrough ahead of a crucial June deadline.