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'Bored nurse' may have 12 more victims
The defendant conceals his face from media during the new trial. Photo; DPA

'Bored nurse' may have 12 more victims

Investigators said on Tuesday there are 12 additional cases where patients died in suspicious circumstances at a hospital where a nurse jailed in 2008 over patient deaths had worked. READ  

All that glitters might be 'Autobahngold'...
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All that glitters might be 'Autobahngold'...

Good Samaritan motorists pay the price as fraudsters target Germany's highways with a fake jewellery scam. READ  

TV series 'Our mothers, our fathers' bags Emmy
Champagne time for "Our mothers, our fathers" in New York. Photo: DPA

TV series 'Our mothers, our fathers' bags Emmy

The 4.5-hour production by Germany's ZDF channel scooped up a coveted trophy in New York on Monday evening with its tales of ordinary lives sucked into the horrors of World War Two. READ  

Too much meat, too little veg on school menus
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Too much meat, too little veg on school menus

A study by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture shows that many school canteens aren't serving children a properly balanced diet. READ  

Spy scandal
NSA leaker Snowden feted in Stuttgart
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NSA leaker Snowden feted in Stuttgart

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden accepted the Stuttgart Peace Prize and called on the public to keep fighting for peace in a speech via video uplink on Sunday. READ  

Merkel’s 1.5 tonne Xmas tree hits the road
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Merkel’s 1.5 tonne Xmas tree hits the road

Donated by a private forestry concern, the 21-year-old fir was felled and loaded on a truck on Friday and dispatched to Berlin. READ  

Police arrest man over Russia-proof bunker
Weapons found by police in the bunker. Photo: DPA

Police arrest man over Russia-proof bunker

Police in Kelheim said on Friday they had arrested a man who hoarded guns, ammunition and bomb-making material in a nuclear-proof family bunker he built fearing an attack by Russia. READ  

Far-right agenda gains ground in middle class
AfD leader Bernd Lucke celebrates election results in Potsdam in September: Photo: DPA

Far-right agenda gains ground in middle class

Overt xenophobia and fascism have lost a lot of ground in Germany in recent years. But a new survey of attitudes shows a creeping tendency in moderate society to sympathise with core ideas of the far right in private. READ  

Police warn off vigilantes over bullying video

Police warn off vigilantes over bullying video

Police in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, warned against calls for vigilante justice on Friday after a video showing teenaged girls attacking a classmate was uploaded to social media. READ  

'Horrific' scene as rampaging cows shot
Highland cattle. Photo: Shutterstock

'Horrific' scene as rampaging cows shot

Local authorities in Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, brought in hunters to gun down 21 cows after they left a trail of destruction across the countryside. READ  

Church can sack workers who remarry: court
Constitutional Court President Andreas Vosskuhle (centre). Photo: DPA

Church can sack workers who remarry: court

The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the Catholic Church has the right to dismiss employees who remarry after divorcing. READ  

Football thug victims must pay court costs
The ringleader of the 2012 attack in court in 2013. Photo: DPA

Football thug victims must pay court costs

Two men who were savagely beaten by a group of football fans in Bielefeld have been ordered to cover court costs because their jailed attacker has no money, it was reported on Wednesday. READ  

Zombies, romping parents join climate drive
Recycling is good for the environment too! Photo: Bundesministerium für Umwelt/YouTube

Zombies, romping parents join climate drive

The Environment Ministry raises issues and eyebrows with its racy new climate protection Internet ad campaign. READ  

'Street Pong' peps up traffic light wait
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'Street Pong' peps up traffic light wait

Gamification has literally hit the streets in Hildesheim, where pedestrians at a busy crossing on Tuesday passed the time playing a classic arcade game with opponents across the road. READ  

City wants cash from anti-Nazi activist
Archive image of neo-Nazi graffiti. Photo: DPA

City wants cash from anti-Nazi activist

The city of Limburg has demanded almost €1,000 from an activist for spraying over neo-Nazi graffiti. READ  

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