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Oktoberfest 2014
Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's beer
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Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's beer

The Local's Oktoberfest guide chugs some of the Bavarian tipple fueling this whole shindig. READ  

Germans return 'stolen' parts of Great Pyramid
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Germans return 'stolen' parts of Great Pyramid

Fragments of the Great Pyramid of Giza, which were allegedly stolen by German archaeologists last year, have been returned to Egypt from Germany. But the case against those who allegedly took the samples is continuing. READ  

Oktoberfest 2014
Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's tents
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Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's tents

There are 14 "tents" at Munich's Oktoberfest, all with their own uniqueness and theme. In the second of The Local's four-part guide to the world's biggest beer festival, we look at some of the best ones. READ  

Who is listening to Berlin's music?
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Who is listening to Berlin's music?

A study by music-streaming service Spotify has revealed the global reach of Berlin-born music, with genres originating in the capital finding a loyal audience in some unlikely places. READ  

Netflix launches in Germany (in English too)
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Netflix launches in Germany (in English too)

UPDATE: TV streaming service Netflix opened its virtual doors in Germany on Tuesday in the face of stiff competition from existing players. Users will be able to watch hit shows and movies in English on the German service. READ  

Berlin spy station sees tourism boom
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Berlin spy station sees tourism boom

A former US listening station in Berlin is experiencing a boom in visitor numbers since the NSA spying scandal hit the headlines. The Local takes a tour of the abandoned Teufelsberg, guided by one of its former spies. READ  

The Local List
12 things to do in Berlin for less than a latte
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12 things to do in Berlin for less than a latte

Wallets and purses can feel a bit empty after all the summer fun. With this in mind, The Local List looks at some of the top attractions in Berlin which you can do for free (or for less than the price of a latte at least). READ  

Police throw book at Shariah vigilantes
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Police throw book at Shariah vigilantes

Authorities in Wuppertal are cracking down on conservative young Islamists who have mounted 'police' patrols by drinking and gambling venues in the Ruhr city, officials said on Friday. READ  

150 years on, who owns circus man's scalp?
A portrait of German author Karl May is displayed in the German Historical Museum in Berlin, 2008. Photo: DPA

150 years on, who owns circus man's scalp?

A German museum has agreed to conduct research on a mid-19th century scalp after being caught in a dispute with a Native American tribe which claims to be the rightful owner. READ  

Göttingen's “geep” is one-of-a-kind
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Göttingen's “geep” is one-of-a-kind

Diederode, near the university town, boasts the world's only living sheep-goat hybrid, which is now the object of study by scientists. READ  

Over 30 pets rescued from animal hoarder
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Over 30 pets rescued from animal hoarder

Local officals rescued 31 neglected animals from a house in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony on Monday. READ  

What's so great about... Cologne?
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What's so great about... Cologne?

A history spanning thousands of years, a famous annual party, love locks and there's that little old church. READ  

Will a German be 2014's King Cone?
German ice cream makers at the selection event in Berlin's Alexanderplatz. Photo: DPA

Will a German be 2014's King Cone?

Ice cream makers from around the world will gather in the Italian city of Rimini to exhibit their creations at the 'Gelato World Tour' this weekend, with three Germans in the finals. READ  

Sinti, Roma are most discriminated against
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Sinti, Roma are most discriminated against

A new study has found that the Sinti and Roma people encounter more discrimination than any other group in Germany, with more than a fifth of Germans supporting their deportation. READ  

Currywurst turns 65, no retirement plans
Master chef Alfons Schuhbeck knocks up an old classic at his Munich restaurant. Photo: DPA

Currywurst turns 65, no retirement plans

Thursday marks 65 years since the 'invention' of the Currywurst, if dousing a sausage in ketchup and powdered spice can be so described. The ubiquitous snack has firmly carved its niche, and now most tourists won't leave Germany without trying one. READ  

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