German politicians hail Obama’s choice of Biden as mate

German politicians hail Obama’s choice of Biden as mate

German politicians welcomed Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama’s choice of Senator Joseph Biden as his vice presidential running mate, calling him a known quantity with decades of experience.

Thieves steal crocodile Charlie from circus trailer

Thieves steal crocodile Charlie from circus trailer

Brave – or stupid – thieves broke into a circus trailer in Würzburg and stole a caiman crocodile.

Son of Nazi Dr. Death tries to kill him off

Son of Nazi Dr. Death tries to kill him off

The son of Aribert Heim, the last big Nazi war criminal still being hunted by authorities, has spoken to the press for the first time, telling Bild am Sonntag he is trying to get his father declared dead so he can get control of his money.

NPD outnumbered on Berlin streets over Hindu temples

NPD outnumbered on Berlin streets over Hindu temples

Several hundred anti-fascist protesters gathered in the Neukölln area of Berlin on Saturday to display their disgust at the 155 far-right NPD members and supporters holding a demonstration there.

Warm and sunny weather set to return on Tuesday

Warm and sunny weather set to return on Tuesday

This weekend’s wet and gloomy weather will continue into Monday, but German weather forecasters are promising friendlier weather by Tuesday.

Swastikas painted on Holocaust memorial

Swastikas painted on Holocaust memorial

The Holocaust memorial in central Berlin has been desecrated with 11 swastikas daubed in black and red paint.