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The Local · 16 Jun 2010, 17:59
Published: 16 Jun 2010 17:59 GMT+02:00
The Local’s World Cup blog offers an outsider’s perspective on German football as Die Mannschaft goes for glory in South Africa. Don’t miss our daily roundup!
On Wednesday our bloggers uncovered the civilized scene in South Africa for scalped tickets and explored Germany's connection to several World Cup stadiums. Will that give the Teutons a home-field advantage?
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From consulting a book doctor to immersing yourself in an author's world with the help of virtual reality, here are five things not to miss at this week's Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest publishing event.
The Federal Court of Justice (BGH) ruled on Thursday that parents whose children don't receive placements in nursery care are entitled to compensation.
A union representing cabin crew for Lufthansa's budget airline Eurowings announced that strikes could take place at any time over the next two weeks, starting on Monday.
First World War U-boat "attacked by sea monster” thought to be found off Scottish coast.
"Risk of injury" from "Gut und Günstig" sparkling apple juice bottles has forced Germany's largest supermarket to recall the product.
Nujeen Mustafa. Photo: HarperCollins-William Collins Publicity/Private
She tackled the gruelling 2,000-kilometre migrant trail in a wheelchair, translating along the way for other refugees using English she learned from a US soap opera. Now this teen is living in Germany and hoping to inspire others with a newly published memoir.
A recently born panda pair at Vienna Zoo. Photo: DPA
The giant bamboo-eating bears will move into a brand new 5,000 square-metre enclosure in the capital's Zoologischer Garten.
Zoropsis spinimana. Photo: rankingranqueen / Wikimedia Commons
It's news every arachnophobe in Munich is no doubt thrilled to hear: two types of spider new to the region have been discovered in the Bavarian capital - and one of them bites!
Franziska S., who went missing 24 years ago. Photo: Hanover police.
A woman disappeared in Hanover 24 years ago, but no one reported her missing. Although her husband has now confessed to her murder, he still may not step foot in jail.
A Bundeswehr Puma tank. File photo: DPA
A Bundeswehr (German army) soldier has been severely injured after the tank he was riding in crashed 50 metres down an embankment after going off course in bad weather.