‘Tofu is gay meat’ slogan causes outrage

‘Tofu is gay meat’ slogan causes outrage

A picture of a steak branded with the slogan “Tofu is gay meat” is giving managers at a restaurant chain stomach-ache after it was designed as an advert for them but never used – and is now provoking outrage on the internet.

Euro rescue bumps up German budget deficit

Euro rescue bumps up German budget deficit

The German cabinet has approved a bigger-than-expected budget deficit for the current year to take into account the country’s increased contribution to a eurozone rescue fund.

The Top 5 German Money-Winners in Tournament Poker
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The Top 5 German Money-Winners in Tournament Poker

Curious who the most successful German poker-tournament professionals are? Read on for the five players that have made the most money in tournament poker – and how they did it.

Globe-trotting gnome grades gravity

Globe-trotting gnome grades gravity

A globe-trotting gnome has been sent to the far corners of the earth by a German company trying to show that the force of gravity varies depending on where you are.

Nazi death camp guard’s body en route to USA

Nazi death camp guard’s body en route to USA

The body of former Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, convicted of more than 27,000 counts of accessory to murder, will be returned to the US where his family lives, a German undertaker said on Wednesday.

Dog owners face written and practical tests

Dog owners face written and practical tests

Dog owners in Germany are bracing themselves for the introduction of a license which would require passing written and practical tests and could cost hundreds of euros.

Damien Hirst row leaves holes in art magazine

Damien Hirst row leaves holes in art magazine

A fight with British art scene favourite Damien Hirst has left a German art magazine printing pages with blank spaces instead of images of his paintings.

Court: young workers deserve more holidays

Court: young workers deserve more holidays

Public workers under 30 should have the same amount of holidays as their older colleagues, and a clause which set up different entitlement should be abolished, a German court ruled on Tuesday.

Deutsche Bank reduces ‘hunger trade’

Deutsche Bank reduces ‘hunger trade’

Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it will slow its food-price betting business after almost admitting trade in staple foods was linked to higher food prices and the growing number of hungry people.

Petrol firms ‘sneak profits into price rises’

Petrol firms ‘sneak profits into price rises’

German petrol prices are at record highs – and nearly half the increase has been funnelled directly into industry profits, a new study shows.

Celebrity support for Chinese Nobel dissident

Celebrity support for Chinese Nobel dissident

A German literature festival organised a global reading on Tuesday in honour of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, supported by luminaries including Salman Rushdie and Doris Lessing.