WSOP – German successes
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WSOP – German successes

Germany is the fourth most successful nation in the history of the Word Series of Poker. These are the players that turned Germany into a country of poker enthusiasts.

Half of killed women are victims of ‘their man’

Half of killed women are victims of ‘their man’

Nearly half of the women killed in Germany are considered to have been victims of their boyfriend or husband – a far greater figure than the share of men killed by their partners, new police figures show.

Station sex shop celebrates Sunday sales

Station sex shop celebrates Sunday sales

A sex shop in Munich's main railway station has got special permission to sell condoms, porn DVDs and sexy skin lotion on Sundays after three local judges ruled they were legitimate travel supplies.

BMW ‘stopped Swiss buying its cars abroad’

BMW ‘stopped Swiss buying its cars abroad’

German automaker BMW said on Thursday it would appeal a Swiss fine of 156 million francs (€130 million) imposed for not letting Swiss people buy its cars abroad - to take advantage of the strong franc.

German Schadenfreude as Brits get the Hump

German Schadenfreude as Brits get the Hump

British tabloids were stirred to “fury” on Thursday after ageing crooner Engelbert Humperdinck, the UK's entry in this weekend's Eurovision Song Contest, declared his love for Germany and posed for a photo wrapped in a German flag.

Rats rampant in Hamelin, break fountain

Rats rampant in Hamelin, break fountain

Of all the cables powering all the fancy fountains in all the towns in all the world, rats have chosen to gnaw through those in Hamelin, the German city famed for its rat catcher legend.

Germans ‘fail to balance work and home life’

Germans ‘fail to balance work and home life’

When it comes to finding a happy balance between work and home life, Germans seem to find it more difficult than other countries, coming in way below the international average, a recent study revealed.

What’s on in Germany:  May 24 – 30

What’s on in Germany: May 24 – 30

This Week's Highlights: Carnival of Cultures in Berlin, the St. Georg City Fest in Hamburg, and an exhibition of New York photographs opens in Munich.

Tenants must fund energy saving renovation

Tenants must fund energy saving renovation

A new law restricts the right of tenants to block renovation work on their homes by refusing to pay a share – if that work is designed to reduce energy consumption.

Man must sell antique coins to repay benefits

Man must sell antique coins to repay benefits

A man who lived on state benefits for just over six months must sell his antique coin collection worth €20,000 to repay the money he received, a German court told him.

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Germany and France crossed swords Wednesday over how to spur growth in the debt-stricken eurozone at an EU summit overshadowed by plunging markets and the euro hitting a near two-year low.