EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

In Germany, Himmelfahrt is not just about honouring Jesus' ascent into heaven - it's also Father's Day, and sees a tripling of alcohol-related accidents. The Local explains why.

Men Day: forests, mass brawls and face plants

Men Day: forests, mass brawls and face plants

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day