Clowns, Berlin Wall luxury and whiny soldiers
Published: 01 Mar 2013 10:45 GMT+01:00
In this week's Weekly News Podcast, The Local's Ben Knight contends with clownish chancellor candidates, the second fall of the Berlin Wall for luxury flats, and Germany's allegedly whiny soldiers.
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A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine.
The remains of about 20 people, thought to be German and Italian soldiers killed in Bosnia during World War II, have been exhumed in the east of the country, officials said Friday.
Some 1,600 works of art were found behind this door in 2012. Photo: DPA
A painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year will go on sale in London next month, the first from the collection to be sold off, Sotheby's said on Friday.
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.
Property of the week
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.