Easter colder than Christmas

Easter colder than Christmas

Easter was colder than Christmas in many parts of Germany, as temperatures stuck firmly in the single figures and many woke up to a dusting of snow.

Long-awaited elephant baby dies

Long-awaited elephant baby dies

The first baby elephant to be born at Leipzig zoo in a decade died on Monday morning shortly after the birth.

Star striker Raul rekindles Schalke’s fire

Star striker Raul rekindles Schalke’s fire

Veteran striker Raul fuelled Schalke 04's ambition of reaching next season's Champions League, with a brace in Sunday's 3-0 win over Hanover.

Thousands brave rain for Easter marches

Thousands brave rain for Easter marches

Thousands took to the streets of Germany for traditional Easter marches against war over the weekend. On Saturday alone there were peaceful protests in more than 75 towns and cities.

Three women, one boy dead after car hits trees

Three women, one boy dead after car hits trees

Four people were killed in a car crash on Sunday evening in Rhineland-Palatinate after their vehicle smashed into trees. Among the dead are a woman and her 10-year-old son.

Dürer’s Easter favourite – hare to stay

Dürer’s Easter favourite – hare to stay

Albrecht Dürer's Renaissance masterpiece the "Young Hare" is a ubiquitous favourite in Germany at Easter and was the model for the first chocolate bunnies. But what makes the furry fellow so fascinating, 500 years on?