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.
Ben Knight squeezes all of your Teutonic news needs into a handy four-minute podcast. Listen to it at your desk, subscribe to the RSS feed, or download it for German news on the go!
The Dresden Symphony Orchestra. Photo: DPA
Germany's foreign ministry Tuesday scrapped a planned symphony performance on the Armenian "genocide" in its Istanbul consulate, sparking accusations that it was caving in to Turkish pressure.
President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel during a Berlin trip in 2013. Photo: DPA.
The White House announced on Tuesday that US President Barack Obama will be paying one last unexpected visit to the German capital - his last before he leaves office.
A village in southern Bavaria. Photo: DPA.
Hate and hostility towards groups deemed to be different are not just sentiments felt by fringe extremists, a new report on Bavaria shows.
RB Leipzig. Photo: DPA
RB Leipzig's remarkable unbeaten start to the Bundesliga season has seen them suddenly emerge at the head of the pack chasing reigning champions and league leaders Bayern Munich.
A taxi driver had to be hospitalized in Munich on Monday evening after three British tourists refused to pay their fare and then attacked him.
Police outside a building in Jena during raids on Tuesday. Photo: DPA
Police forces in five German states carried out raids on Tuesday morning with the aim of tackling the financing of terror groups, police in Thuringia have reported.
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Ulm Minster towering over the rest Ulm surrounding the Danube. Photo: Pixabay
It will now cost you €100 to spend a penny. That’s if you get caught choosing to pee against the world-famous Ulm Minster.
The government has come in for criticism after new figures revealed that Germany exported ten times the quantity of small arms ammunition in the first half of 2016 as in the same period last year.
File photo: DPA.
A 16-year-old in Berlin decided he wanted to scare some friends, but his plot backfired in a violent way.