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83-year-old gets second drug dealing sentence
The judge said, given his age, he was not the ideal candidate for therapy. Photo:DPA

83-year-old gets second drug dealing sentence

An 83-year-old man was handed a six month suspended sentence on Thursday after being caught carrying seven bags of heroin in Düsseldorf. READ  

Autobahn driver suffers drone windscreen smash
Photo: Polizei Bochum

Autobahn driver suffers drone windscreen smash

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. READ  

Two criminals on the run after daylight escape
Two fugitives on the run since Thursday. Photo: Polizei Kleve

Two criminals on the run after daylight escape

Police are searching for two fugitives in North Rhine-Westphalia after a young woman freed a man from custody as he was being taken to the doctor. READ  

Biker brawl breaks out at Cologne hospital
Hells Angels file photo: DPA

Biker brawl breaks out at Cologne hospital

A biker gang in Cologne decided to save themselves a trip on Sunday night by having a mass brawl right in front of a hospital. READ  

Govt turns to Dark Side to enforce bike safety
"The tarmac is not as forgiving as I am". Photo: DPA/Federal Transport Ministry

Govt turns to Dark Side to enforce bike safety

Darth Vader may have rattled his last breath more than thirty years ago, but that hasn't stopped the German government from enlisting him to connect with kids on bicycle safety. READ  

Shopkeeper fends off robber using lollipops
The kiosk owner made not have had this body but he sure knew how to use a lollipop. Shutterstock

Shopkeeper fends off robber using lollipops

When a 15-year-old tried to rob a kiosk in Dortmund on Thursday evening things went badly wrong, despite the fact he had a gun and the shopkeeper was only armed with sweets. READ  

Student's body found after 8-year mystery
Gräff's body was found under these cliffs in Trier. Photo:DPA

Student's body found after 8-year mystery

The body of Tanja Gräff, who went missing in 2008 at the age of 21 in one of the most puzzling crimes of recent years, was found by forestry workers on the outskirts of Trier on Monday. READ  

Alps Plane Crash
Crash co-pilot did 'trial run' of fatal dive
A Germanwings plane landing at Stuttgart airport. Photo: DPA

Crash co-pilot did 'trial run' of fatal dive

The co-pilot who is believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings jet in the French Alps may have "rehearsed" steering the plane into a rapid descent on an earlier flight, Bild reported on Wednesday. READ  

Elderly burglar foiled after losing glasses
Is Germany experiencing a pensioner crime wave? Photo: DPA

Elderly burglar foiled after losing glasses

One of Germany's oldest burglars has had to spend his 70th birthday in a police hospital after being caught during his latest break-in attempt. READ  

New case of Ebola suspected in Germany
A man suspected of having Ebola has been brought to the Uni Klinik in Düsseldorf. Photo: DPA.

New case of Ebola suspected in Germany

A man in Bochum was taken to hospital on Sunday evening under tight security controls after it was suspected that he was infected with the Ebola virus. READ  

Police 'capture escaped murderer in Cologne'
Detlef Witte, on the run from police in Bonn. Photo:DPA

Police 'capture escaped murderer in Cologne'

Local journalists are reporting police in Cologne have caught a murderer who escaped from jail on Tuesday. The man had been described as “highly dangerous.” READ  

Porto win costs Bayern €2 million
Manuel Neuer is keeping his old employer in business. Photo:DPA

Porto win costs Bayern €2 million

Bayern Munich silenced their critics with a comprehensive win over Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday. But that didn't stop them having to pay Schalke 04 €2 million for the privilege. READ  

Man Utd bid for Dortmund's Hummels
Mats Hummels. Photo:DPA

Man Utd bid for Dortmund's Hummels

Manchester United have tabled a €30 million bid for Borussia Dortmund's Germany defender Mats Hummels, according to a report in Sport Bild. READ  

Salafists giving kids martial arts lessons
Police arrest a terror suspect in Mönchengladbach in January. Photo: DPA

Salafists giving kids martial arts lessons

Members of a Salafist group in western Germany have been giving lessons in martial arts to local kids, police reports revealed on Monday. READ  

Football fans abuse AfD head on train
Alternative for Germany leader Bernd Lucke (l) with Deputy Alexander Gauland. Photo: DPA

Football fans abuse AfD head on train

Two football fans hurled abuse at Bernd Lucke, the leader of the right-wing Alternative for Germany party, as he tried to eat dinner with his wife on a train from Berlin to Cologne on Saturday. READ  

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