Germans put the paddle to the medals

Germans put the paddle to the medals

Germany's paltry medal tally at the Olympic Games in London was given a boost by the country's paddle-wielding athletes on Wednesday, with four medals for the kayakers, and a bronze for the ping pong team.

Beach towel wardens police cruise ships

Beach towel wardens police cruise ships

Kurds try to hijack Rhine pleasure boat

Kurds try to hijack Rhine pleasure boat

Emden shipyard closes despite workers’ protests

Emden shipyard closes despite workers’ protests

Emden shipyard workers protest closure plans

Emden shipyard workers protest closure plans

Navy frigate sets off to help US mission near Africa

Navy frigate sets off to help US mission near Africa

Berlin boat nearly hits mystery cable strung across canal

Berlin boat nearly hits mystery cable strung across canal

High seas injure 23 German ferry passengers

High seas injure 23 German ferry passengers

Escaping Berlin: Autumn colours from a Spreewald canoe

Escaping Berlin: Autumn colours from a Spreewald canoe