Beer, biscuits, Big Brother, and Brüderle
The Local · 1 Feb 2013, 11:59
Published: 01 Feb 2013 11:59 GMT+01:00
Ben Knight brings you The Local's latest news podcast. This week, it's allegedly lecherous election candidates, beer blues for brewers, YouTube repression from GEMA, and a blackmailing Cookie Monster. Enjoy!
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The new library of Freiburg University. Photo: Jörgens.mi / Wikimedia Commons
These are the best universities in all of Germany - at least according to one ranking.
These Southern Germans have quite a reputation in the rest of the country.
A dentist in Stuttgart is being taken to court by a woman whom he rejected for a job as his assistant on the basis that she wears a Muslim headscarf.
German federal prosecutors said Thursday they had brought charges against a 19-year-old Syrian man accused of having scouted targets in Berlin for a potential attack by the Isis terror group.
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, in Berlin. Photo: DPA.
The architect of the Berlin Holocaust memorial has said that, if he tried to build the monument again today, it would not be possible due to rising xenophobia and anti-Semitism in Germany and the United States.
Ian Kershaw. Photo: DPA
Europe is not slipping into the same dark tunnel of hate and nationalism that it did in the 1930s - mainly thanks to Germany - one of the continent's leading historians has said.
Travelers impacted by the strike on Thursday wait at Cologne Bonn airport. Photo: DPA.
The day-long strike by a Eurowings cabin crew union is expected to impact some 40,000 passengers on Thursday as hundreds of flights have been cancelled.
Troubled German lender Deutsche Bank reported Thursday a surprise €256-million profit in the third quarter, compared with a loss of more than six billion in the same period last year.
Aixtron HQ. Photo: DPA
The German government withdrew its approval for a Chinese firm to purchase Aixtron, which makes semiconductor equipment, after the US secret services raised security concerns, a German media report said Wednesday.
Cars bearing the stamp of once-defunct manufacturer Borgward will once again roll off an assembly line in north Germany from 2018, the firm said Wednesday.