The Local List
Photo: Wikipedia Commons
Top tasty Teutonic treats
Published: 30 May 2013 07:48 GMT+02:00
German cuisine is far more inventive than most people realize. Ever had "Fake Rabbit" or "Lost Eggs" for dinner? The Local List this week serves up some of the country's more colourfully named dishes.
Most foreigners dismiss Germany as the land of beer and sausage. There is plenty of that, but how about a plate of "Heaven and Earth" or a portion of "Poor Knight" to still your hunger?
Hopefully you've brought your appetite for these ten tasty Teutonic creations.
Click here for this week's Local List.
A Yazidi woman at a Hannover demonstration against Isis in August.
The government plans to set up a trauma centre for victims of a mass rape campaign by the Islamic State (Isis) militant group, Overseas Development minister Gerd Müller said on Monday.
World Cup-winning manager Joachim Löw accepts the award at a gala in Baden Baden on Sunday Photo. DPA
Football fans have snapped up a total of more than three million replica kits of their world-cup winning heroes, Adidas announced, with much of that boost coming in the run-up to Christmas. The team were also honoured as Germany's "Sportsmen of the Year" on Sunday.
Shoppers who go into the red on their bank account over the Yuletide period have received some early festive good news, with a plan to clarify Germany's complex rules on overdrafts.
Striking Amazon workers outside a distribution centre in Leipzig on December 8th. Photo: DPA
Online retailer Amazon said on Monday that walkouts at distribution centres across the country wouldn't affect Christmas orders as the strike spread across Europe.
The aftermath of the raid at Berlin's luxury department store Photo: DPA
Stunned shoppers looked on in horror as masked robbers made a daylight raid at Germany's most exclusive department store on the busiest shopping day before Christmas.
Security checks at Frankfurt airport in July 2014. Photo: DPA
Weapons and dangerous objects were successfully smuggled through security checks 50 percent of the time at Frankfurt airport, in a probe by European Commission inspectors, it emerged on Sunday.
Kibaya before her fatal fall Photo: DPA
One of Berlin Zoo’s most popular attractions has had to be put down, after tearing a muscle in her leg.
A demo in Marzahn-Hellersdorf. File photo: DPA
There's little to break the monotony of communist-era apartment blocks stretching across Marzahn-Hellersdorf, an east Berlin satellite district that has gained national notoriety for a spate of anti-foreigner protests.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said Saturday that Quito would be giving back about $8.5 million donated by Germany last year, in an environmental row.
German bank BayernLB is seeking €345 million ($423 million) in a lawsuit against Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone over the 2006 sale of the sport's rights, according to a report.