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The Local · 6 Jul 2010, 22:48
Published: 06 Jul 2010 22:48 GMT+02:00
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The Bavarian capital has a pee problem - the city only has one public toilet for every 13,000 inhabitants. But a new plan could rescue desperate locals, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.
As if multilingual Germans don't already put many English-speakers to shame, now the younger generation is improving their English skills even more.
The reconstruction of the Hitler bunker. Photo: DPA
Sensationalized or compelling history? Berlin museums clash over new Nazi bunker exhibit
There's been an increase in the number of Germans who define themselves as "fit", but their lifestyle choices don't quite match this self-perception.
Tennis coach Boris Becker and his wife Lilly at Oktoberfest 2016 in Munich. Photo: DPA
From malt and monks to Radlers and rivalries, the story of German beer is as rich and wonderful as its selection.
There are 32,000 species of animal, plant and mushroom life native to Germany. Due to intensive farming methods, one in every three of these is endangered, a new report shows.
A poster from the campaigne "Don't offend", which offers therapy to paedophiles. The sign reads "Do you love kids more than you'd prefer? There's help." Photo: DB Scholz & Friends / DPA.
A unique German initiative is offering therapy to paedophiles to control their urges, with the aim of getting them help before they offend.
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has called for a zero-tolerance approach to 'killer clowns' after a series of attacks culminating in two teenagers being chased by a clown wielding a chainsaw.
A German court ruled on Thursday that a man who put his one-month-old baby up for sale on the online auction platform eBay should only be allowed contact with the child under supervision.
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble. Photo: DPA.
The head of Portugal's ruling Socialists called German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble a "pyromaniac" on Thursday after he criticized Lisbon for reversing course on austerity.