Amazon, gay adoption, Eurovision, and GEMA
Published: 22 Feb 2013 14:05 GMT+01:00
In this week's Weekly News Podcast, Ben Knight delves into bullying at Amazon, gay adoption rights, Eurovision's techno-pop plagiarism scandal, and how killjoys at GEMA are keeping the elderly from dancing.
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Dozens of bikers from pro-Kremlin gang the Night Wolves on Saturday set off on a ride to Berlin ahead of the anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II, despite Poland and Germany barring the riders.
Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piëch, has resigned as head of the German auto giant's supervisory board with immediate effect, the company announced Saturday.
Schumacher Jr is too young to drink any of that champagne. Photo: DPA
Mick Schumacher Jr did his famous father proud on his Formula Four debut on Saturday by claiming a trophy as the best rookie and finishing ninth, despite starting 19th.
Deutsche Bank acquired Postbank in 2008. Photo: DPA
Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank announced late Friday it was seeking to sell its Postbank subsidiary as part of a revamp to improve profitability.
Far-left extremists attacked an immigration office in Leipzig early on Friday morning. It was the second targeted attack on an official building in the city in recent months.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo:DPA
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier insisted on Friday that calling Armenian massacres genocide risks belittling the Holocaust, after President Joachim Gauck broke a taboo by using the word on Thursday.
Mick Schumacher on test day earlier in April. Photo: DPA
Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son starts his Formula Four career this weekend, under the pressure of living up to the famous family name of the seven-time Formula One world champion.
Property of the week
Photo: Mr Lodge
A highly sought-after location, great connection to public transport, and a very stylish interior – Does that sound good to you? Then you’ll love this week’s property!
The sun rises behind a coal-burning power station in Lower Saxony. Photo: DPA
The Federal Environment Ministry has named the most polluted places around the country, with Stuttgart claiming the undesirable title of Germany's most polluted city.
The Bavarian government rejected on Thursday an attempt by Hermann Göring's daughter to win back her father's assets, which the government seized in 1948.