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North braces for storms and floods
Cars waiting to be loaded onto the ferry at Bremerhaven, Lower Saxony, were caught in flooding on Wendnesday. Photo: DPA

North braces for storms and floods

UPDATE: The remnants of hurricane Gonzalo have drifted across the Atlantic and are now threatening North German cities with flooding, forecasters warned on Wednesday. The news followed a night of accidents caused by heavy winds in southern Germany. READ  

Tourists stranded on cable car over Rhine
Tuesday night's rescue operation Photo: DPA

Tourists stranded on cable car over Rhine

Six people, including a family and two American tourists, were left dangling 40 metres in the air over the Rhine for hours late on Tuesday after Cologne's cable car came to a halt. READ  

Older workers can have extra days off, court says
Photo: Workers in a German shoe factory. Photo: DPA

Older workers can have extra days off, court says

Older workers in Germany are allowed more time off than younger ones, a court ruled on Tuesday, saying the difference was not discriminatory. READ  

Four arrested in raids against Isis
Photo: DPA

Four arrested in raids against Isis

Police raided 15 homes across Germany over the weekend and arrested four suspected supporters of the Islamic State (Isis). They are alleged to have smuggled a teenager and thousands of winter military clothes to the terrorist group's frontlines. READ  

Klopp slams Dortmund as slump continues
Jurgen Klopp looks downcast as Borussia Dortmund suffer another defeat. Photo: DPA

Klopp slams Dortmund as slump continues

Jurgen Klopp slammed his Borussia Dortmund side after Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Cologne made it five Bundesliga games without a win ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash at Galatasaray. READ  

Yemeni sues Germany over US drone strikes
An American MQ-9 "Reaper" unmanned drone. Photo: U.S. Air Force/Paul Ridgeway/dpa

Yemeni sues Germany over US drone strikes

A relative of two men killed by a US drone strike in Yemen has brought a court case against the German government, alleging it was complicit in the attack by allowing a US air base on German soil. READ  

Dozens of complaints against refugee guards
North Rhine-Westphalia interior minister Ralf Jäger at Wendesday's refugee abuse hearing. Photo: DPA

Dozens of complaints against refugee guards

Almost 50 complaints have been made against guards at asylum seekers' accommodation in North Rhine-Westphalia, state interior minister Ralf Jäger said on Wednesday. The state is at the centre of a refugee abuse scandal. READ  

Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours
Photo: DPA

Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours

Germany’s rail network will come to an abrupt halt on Wednesday when the country’s train drivers strike for 14 hours. READ  

Germany has 50 beds ready for Ebola cases
Medics practice receiving a highly infectious patient at Leipzig's Klinikum St. Georg. Photo: DPA

Germany has 50 beds ready for Ebola cases

Germany could take up to 50 Ebola patients for treatment, the health ministry said on Tuesday, although there are no plans currently to admit more infected patients from West Africa. READ  

Thousands of Kurds protest against Isis
Photo: DPA

Thousands of Kurds protest against Isis

More than 20,000 Kurds protested against the Islamic State group in the western German city of Düsseldorf Saturday, according to the police. READ  

330 kg of heroin found in pickle shipment
Photo: BKA

330 kg of heroin found in pickle shipment

Police in North Rhine-Westphalia seized a truck smuggling 330 kilogrammes of heroin being smuggled in with a 23-tonne shipment of pickled garlic and cucumbers, officials in Essen announced on Thursday. READ  

Train strike over but delays continue
A sign on the Munich S-Bahn informs passengers of the end of the strike. Photo: DPA

Train strike over but delays continue

UPDATE: Train drivers returned to work this morning after a nine-hour strike beginning at 9pm on Tuesday, but delays continue. READ  

Six hurt in Muslim-Yazidi mass brawl
Isis attacks on Kurds in northern Iraq were behind the violence in Germany. Photo: DPA

Six hurt in Muslim-Yazidi mass brawl

Almost 100 people were involved in a fight between Yazidi Kurds and Muslims in Celle, Lower Saxony, on Monday night, with six hurt. Elsewhere in Germany, hundreds of Kurds took to the streets to protest against the Islamic State (Isis). READ  

JobTalk Germany
What you can get out of a German job expo
Last year's jobmesse deutschland in Berlin. Photo: DPA

What you can get out of a German job expo

The jobmesse deutschland (Job Expo Germany) is rolling into Berlin on Saturday as part of its annual 18-city tour. Here's why you should go if you're looking for a job in Germany. READ  

Refugee firm 'knew' about guard abuse
A man in a refugee centre run by European Homecare in 2012. Photo: DPA

Refugee firm 'knew' about guard abuse

European Homecare, which provided the guards who were photographed abusing refugees in secure accommodation, were made aware of the abuse by internal whistleblowers, German media reported on Monday. READ  

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