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Man promises to stop coffin naps in public
If you want to rest in place while you're still alive, a car park isn't the place place to choose. Photo: DPA

Man promises to stop coffin naps in public

When a man walking his dog alerted police to the fact that a black coffin was lying in the middle of a public parking place, the cops were surprised to find someone inside. READ  

Newborn baby found in Munich airport toilets
Munich Airport. Photo: DPA

Newborn baby found in Munich airport toilets

A newborn baby was found in a toilet in Munich airport on Thursday. Police so far have no clue as to who or where the mother is. READ  

Brit arrested in Munich for meth smuggling
Photo: BVZ/Zoll

Brit arrested in Munich for meth smuggling

A 50-year-old British woman is being held in custody in Munich on suspicion of attempting to smuggle two kilos of crystal meth out of Munich airport disguised as sweets. READ  

Michael Jackson shrine may have to beat it
A fan visits the makeshift Michael Jackson memorial in Munich. Photo: DPA.

Michael Jackson shrine may have to beat it

A memorial set up in Germany by some of Michael Jackson's most ardent fans the day after his sudden 2009 death has come under threat in a strangely emotional turf war. READ  

Germany star scores own goal with PR gaffe
Manuel Neuer. Photo: DPA

Germany star scores own goal with PR gaffe

World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has faced a wave of derision on social media since giving a cringe-worthy interview to football magazine Kicker explaining his choice of commercial partners. READ  

Munich upholds ban on Jewish 'memory blocks'
A pedestrian walks by a group of Stolpersteine. Photo: DPA

Munich upholds ban on Jewish 'memory blocks'

The Munich City Council said on Wednesday that it had voted to continue banning the placement of blocks commemorating Jewish Holocaust victims in city streets - a ban that garnered surprising support from Jewish community leaders. READ  

13-year-old boy detained for trying to join Isis
Batlle in Syria. Photo: DPA

13-year-old boy detained for trying to join Isis

A young teen from Munich was detained near the Turkish border with Syria on Friday as he was trying to join the radical Islamist group Isis. READ  

Jewish group slams right-wing refugee plan
Children play in a Bavarian facility for asylum seekers. Photo: DPA.

Jewish group slams right-wing refugee plan

The German Central Council of Jews harshly criticized a plan proposed by conservative party leader Horst Seehofer to be stricter on certain asylum-seekers as "dangerous", saying Germany needs to learn from its past. READ  

Munich plans cycle paths in the sky
The planned "motorways" could look something like those seen in Copenhagen. Photo: Wikipedia.

Munich plans cycle paths in the sky

Cyclists' commute into Munich could fly by in the future if planners decide to opt for elevated "bike motorways" - car-free routes that literally lift cyclists above the rush hour jam. READ  

Midwife charged with attempted murder
Picture of a midwife. Photo: DPA.

Midwife charged with attempted murder

A midwife in Munich has been charged with attempting to murder four women in the delivery room as they were about to give birth. READ  

Munich teens save man's life as adults walk by
The boys found the men near Munich's Sendlinger Tor. Photo: DPA.

Munich teens save man's life as adults walk by

Police have praised two Munich schoolboys after they stopped to help a group of men found lying unconscious in public on Saturday – while adults walked past without a second glance. READ  

Court rejects lawyers' plea to quit neo-Nazi trial
From left to right: Lawyers Anja Sturm, Wolfgang Stahl and Wolfgang Heer, representing NSU terror suspect Beate Zschäpe. Photo: DPA.

Court rejects lawyers' plea to quit neo-Nazi trial

UPDATE: A German court hearing a landmark murder and terrorism trial on Monday rejected a request by three defence lawyers to quit representing the surviving member of a neo-Nazi cell. READ  

Big city bike thefts spin out of control
Not enough bikes are properly secured. Photo: DPA

Big city bike thefts spin out of control

340,000 bikes were stolen in Germany in 2014. As police struggle to cope with the rapid rise in the crime, the numbers continue to rise. READ  

Record numbers enter Germany illegally
Refugees outside temporary accommodation block in Hamburg. Photo: DPA

Record numbers enter Germany illegally

As numbers of refugees entering Germany reach record highs, police have warned that they are struggling to cope with the growing demands on their time and resources. READ  

Police warn they can't handle refugee numbers
A policeman in Passau takes an identity photo of a refugee. Photo: DPA

Police warn they can't handle refugee numbers

The Police Union (GdP) warned on Sunday that German authorities were unable to register many of the refugees arriving in the country for lack of resources. READ  

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