More than 500 seals born on historic German island in three months

More than 500 seals born on historic German island in three months

The birthplace of Germany's national anthem and a practice bombing range for British airmen after World War II, Helgoland island in the North Sea turns cuddly at the turn of the year as grey seals arrive to give birth.

WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast with 23 bodies inside

WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast with 23 bodies inside

Germans have right to squeeze sand between their toes for free, court rules

Germans have right to squeeze sand between their toes for free, court rules

23,000 mini umbrellas erected on north German beach in world record attempt

23,000 mini umbrellas erected on north German beach in world record attempt

Record numbers of baby seals born on North German islands

Record numbers of baby seals born on North German islands

Two sperm whales wash up on German coast

Two sperm whales wash up on German coast

Rescued seal pups swim to freedom – pics

Rescued seal pups swim to freedom – pics

Wind park building noise ‘can kill porpoises’

Wind park building noise ‘can kill porpoises’

More porpoises die in North Sea than normal

More porpoises die in North Sea than normal

German seas ‘among best in the world’

German seas ‘among best in the world’

Police search for missing boy on island

Police search for missing boy on island

North Sea island is jewel in German house market

North Sea island is jewel in German house market

Three killed in offshore wind farm construction

Three killed in offshore wind farm construction

World War II munitions litter Baltic and North Sea

World War II munitions litter Baltic and North Sea

North Sea islanders vote on ‘reunification’

North Sea islanders vote on ‘reunification’

Forgotten port bets future on wind power

Forgotten port bets future on wind power

Coastal authorities practice for potential oil spills

Coastal authorities practice for potential oil spills

German firms to build giant British offshore wind farms

German firms to build giant British offshore wind farms

North Sea nations planning renewable energy network

North Sea nations planning renewable energy network