Why on earth do Germans call New Year’s Eve Silvester?

Why on earth do Germans call New Year’s Eve Silvester?

Why do Germans call New Year's Eve Silvester? And what's with all the mustard-filled doughnuts, firecrackers, and melted lead? The Local has the lowdown.

‘Germans have kept it alive’: Dinner for One star’s son on the enduring legacy of a Silvester favourite

‘Germans have kept it alive’: Dinner for One star’s son on the enduring legacy of a Silvester favourite

Merkel and Sarkozy in ‘Dinner for One’

Merkel and Sarkozy in ‘Dinner for One’

50 years of a New Year’s dinner for one

50 years of a New Year’s dinner for one