‘Warzone’ in Hamburg after Nazi demo

‘Warzone’ in Hamburg after Nazi demo

The northern German city of Hamburg was caught up in a three-way battle between neo-Nazis, anti-Nazis and police on Saturday, hours after numerous police vehicles were set on fire.

Donor day designed to ease organ shortage

Donor day designed to ease organ shortage

Saturday is “Organ Spending Day” in Germany and donor groups are hoping that an information programme in Dresden will encourage people to become organ donors.

Childcare subsidies cause party rift

Childcare subsidies cause party rift

The battle over childcare subsidies is taking its toll on the conservative party pushing for the controversial plan.

Men in police custody steal cop camera

Men in police custody steal cop camera

Two German men suspected of stealing two sunglasses from a store in Darmstadt, stole a digital camera from the police car they were riding in on their way to be booked, the the police reported on Friday.

Report: Turks with dementia forget German

Report: Turks with dementia forget German

A old age home in Berlin’s Neukölln neighbourhood is dealing with an unexpected problem - immigrants with dementia who forget how to speak German.

Germany elects first ever black mayor

Germany elects first ever black mayor

John Ehret, a black German who used to work for the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), Germany’s equivalent of the FBI, is Germany’s first black mayor.