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Intersex person sues clinic for unnecessary op
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Intersex person sues clinic for unnecessary op

Intersex person Michaela Raab is suing doctors in a Nuremberg court, who she said operated on her genitals and put her through female hormone therapy without having told her she was genetically a man. READ  

German Jews warned off kippahs in Muslim areas
Josef Schuster, president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Photo: DPA

German Jews warned off kippahs in Muslim areas

Josef Schuster, president of the Central Council of Jews, said on Thursday that Jewish people should avoid making themselves too visible in “problem neighbourhoods”. READ  

Ex-lawyer jailed again for Holocaust denial
Back again. Sylvia Stolz before her second sentencing on Wednesday for Holocaust denial. Photo: DPA

Ex-lawyer jailed again for Holocaust denial

A Munich court on Wednesday sentenced a previously convicted Holocaust denier and ex-lawyer to a second jail term, after she publicly declared that there had been no organized genocide of the Jews under Adolf Hitler. READ  

Academics to republish Mein Kampf in 2016
A copy of Mein Kampf in a museum. Photo: DPA

Academics to republish Mein Kampf in 2016

Researchers at the Munich Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ) plan to publish an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler's infamous book “Mein Kampf" [My Struggle] after its copyright runs out this year. READ  

Fearlessly Jewish on the streets of Munich

Fearlessly Jewish on the streets of Munich

While the world watched with shock as a Jewish man encountered abuse on the streets of Paris for wearing a kippah, The Local talks to a Munich man who has been doing the same for two years - with surprising results. READ  

The Local List: Valentine's special
Dating sites to find just the right Valentine
Top tip: if you've reached this point, you can probably dispense with your laptop or phone. Online dating couple photo: Shutterstock

Dating sites to find just the right Valentine

If you don't have a special someone to treat come February 14th, don't despair: the internet is here to help with more options than you can shake a box of chocolates at. READ  

'Speeding' emergency doctor can drive again
Dr. Alexander Hatz. Photo: DPA

'Speeding' emergency doctor can drive again

After outpourings of public support, prosecutors in Munich on Monday have lifted the fine and driving ban an on-call emergency doctor was to get for speeding on his way to an urgent situation. READ  

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan
Siemens plans for profitability are funnelling down to the workers. Photo: DPA

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan

Siemens AG, Europe's engingeering giant, announced Friday it would be cutting 7,800 jobs globally, with 3,300 of layoffs happening in Germany. READ  

Bundesliga
Heads roll as teams battle relegation
Hertha Berlin ex-coach Jos Luhukay. Photo: DPA

Heads roll as teams battle relegation

Hertha Berlin sacked their coach as they struggle to climb out of the bottom while the man behind this year's biggest disaster has ruled out resigning as his organisation stands behind him. READ  

Obituary
Football says goodbye to legendary coach
Udo Lattek as coach for Bayern Munich in 1972. Photo: DPA

Football says goodbye to legendary coach

Legendary German coach Udo Lattek, who won the European Cup, Uefa Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup with three different clubs, died on Wednesday aged 80. READ  

Munich prosecutors charge female jihadist
A photo taken on the Turkish-Syrian border showing the Isis flag flying outside the town of Kobane, October 2014. Photo: DPA

Munich prosecutors charge female jihadist

State prosecutors in Munich said on Wednesday that a 30-year-old female jihadist had been charged with preparing a violent act against the state. READ  

Chef in dock for 400 counts of child abuse
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Chef in dock for 400 counts of child abuse

A Munich court this week opened the trial of a 53-year-old man, who is accused of committing 406 counts of child abuse after winning his victims' trust with alcohol, cigarettes and treats. READ  

Sudden dose of winter causes traffic chaos
Snow in Oberharz. Photo: DPA

Sudden dose of winter causes traffic chaos

UPDATE: Two people were rescued from avalanches as a blast of winter has taken Germany by surprise, while snow and ice accounted for several traffic accidents across the country on Friday. READ  

Germany has thousands of uni spots open
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Germany has thousands of uni spots open

New research published by Spiegel on Friday shows that there are thousands of university placesa unoccupied across the country, while certain hot spots cope with too much demand. READ  

Overnight raids bust up smugglers ring
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Overnight raids bust up smugglers ring

Federal police arrested 12 people on Wednesday night after a national raid by police broke apart a smuggling ring. READ  

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