Spies, Sponsors, Sport, and Spätzle
The Local · 18 Jan 2013, 11:59
Published: 18 Jan 2013 11:59 GMT+01:00
The Local's Ben Knight brings you the week's news compressed into one easy-to-swallow podcast. We look at spy intrigues, TV scandals, Bayern Munich's mega-signing, and the use of Spätzle as a weapon.
Sometimes it's hard to keep up with all that's going on in Germany, which is why The Local now has an audio version of its weekly news roundup.
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Police at the scene in Leipzig. Photo: DPA
A regional train was evacuated in Leipzig on Wednesday after a passenger became aggressive during a ticket inspection.
Police detain the suspect in Wuppertal. Photo: DPA
Police have arrested five suspected members of an Isis cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry said Wednesday.
Hamburg at night. Photo: DPA
The Energiewende is the German government's ambitious policy of drastically reducing carbon emissions. New figures show one remarkable success.
Bettina Kudla. Photo: Büro Bettina Kudla MdB/DPA.
A member of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party is in hot water after tweeting over the weekend a Nazi propaganda term in her criticism of the country’s refugee policies.
Germany's finance ministry on Wednesday said the government was "not preparing rescue plans" for Deutsche Bank, denying a newspaper report that state aid was being considered for the embattled lender.
A view of Munich. Photo: Pexels.com
Considering buying property in Munich? This report might make you think twice.
The hail storm in Baden-Württemberg on Monday night left the streets looking like a winter landscape. Photo: DPA.
A hail storm in southwest Germany on Monday night led to the death of one woman, but forecasters predict a bit more sun in the days to come.
Police at the scene of the shooting in Berlin. Photo: DPA.
Berlin police on Tuesday night shot and killed the father of a young girl at a refugee home as he tried to attack a man who allegedly sexually abused his daughter.
Sophie Thomalla. Photo: DPA
Model Sophie Thomalla claimed that promoting models who weigh over 70 kg sets as dangerous an example as skinny supermodels.
Secret files released in Britain Wednesday shed new light on how a Spaniard dubbed the greatest double agent of World War II tricked Germany with false intelligence about the D-Day Normandy landings.