Six deaths in 24 hours as Germany suffers spate of swimming accidents

Six deaths in 24 hours as Germany suffers spate of swimming accidents

When the weather gets hot, Germans like nothing more than to take to the water. Yet swimming in lakes and rivers can also be highly dangerous, as a series of six tragic accidents in just 24 hours attests.

A guide to Berlin’s hidden swimming spots – from the woman who wrote the book on it
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A guide to Berlin’s hidden swimming spots – from the woman who wrote the book on it

At least two deadly swimming accidents over summer-like weekend

At least two deadly swimming accidents over summer-like weekend

Drownings rise sharply as refugees ‘overestimate ability’

Drownings rise sharply as refugees ‘overestimate ability’

Refugees offered swimming help after spate of drownings

Refugees offered swimming help after spate of drownings

Germany’s top 10 most beautiful summer swimming spots

Germany’s top 10 most beautiful summer swimming spots

Vacationer killed by Baltic Sea bacteria

Vacationer killed by Baltic Sea bacteria

German lake full of dead carp baffles officials

German lake full of dead carp baffles officials

Fears more poor swimmers will drown this summer

Fears more poor swimmers will drown this summer

Travel in Germany: A guide to Berlin’s best lakes

Travel in Germany: A guide to Berlin’s best lakes

These are the German lakes not deemed to have excellent swimming water

These are the German lakes not deemed to have excellent swimming water