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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Children at a a kindergarten in Swabia. Photo: Nikolaus Lenau/Flickr
Is Germany's three-decade decline in birth rate now over?
The 'Stop Trump' protest at the Brandenburg Gate. Photo: DPA.
US expats gathered at the Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate on Friday "rebuild" the Berlin Wall and protest US presidential candidate Donald Trump's own proposed wall-building.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen and Chancellor Angela Merkel, two leading women in the CDU party. Photo: DPA.
A young politician from the ranks of Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has caused a storm by suggesting that the party is institutionally sexist.
EasyJet is in talks to acquire TUIfly, a board member of the German carrier said Friday, as the British no-frills airline looks for ways to keep flying freely within the EU after Britain quits the bloc.
A people smugglers' car, a dinghy and a life jacket are among items related to Europe's migration crisis due to go on display at a German museum.
The Green party has called for Brits living in Germany to be offered a painless path to obtaining dual citizenship as to "reassure them over the future".
This shoebox apartment in the gentrified Bergmann-Kiez neighbourhood may be a sign that the tides are turning for Berlin’s comparatively cheap housing market.
AfD leader Frauke Petry. Photo: DPA.
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) was backed by 16 percent of respondents in a new poll, which was a new high for the upstart populist party.
In the Saxon town of Bautzen, which has become a byword for racism and anti-migrant sentiment, two youths have attacked a 72-year-old man, shouting 'foreigners out'.
The German parliament (Bundestag). Photo: DPA.
Germany's lower of house of parliament on Thursday ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, following in the footsteps of 60 other countries that have committed to the landmark agreement designed to stem the planet's rising temperatures.