Why German model train sales are in full speed amid pandemic

Why German model train sales are in full speed amid pandemic

Gerhard Berndt's model railway has been three decades in the making, but this year it's really been full steam ahead for the 72-year-old Berliner.

Federal institute warns of toxins in toys

Federal institute warns of toxins in toys

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’

Holograms and mermaids: top trends at Nuremberg toy fair

Holograms and mermaids: top trends at Nuremberg toy fair

German merchants can’t keep up with kids’ demand for fidget spinners

German merchants can’t keep up with kids’ demand for fidget spinners

Germany bans doll for being ‘hidden spying device’

Germany bans doll for being ‘hidden spying device’

German firm fights years-long battle to crack Rubik’s Cube

German firm fights years-long battle to crack Rubik’s Cube

Boys, 8, go on two-day robbery spree at toy store

Boys, 8, go on two-day robbery spree at toy store

Child gets stuck in plush toy claw machine

Child gets stuck in plush toy claw machine

Plastic toys ‘could pose danger’ to kids: BUND

Plastic toys ‘could pose danger’ to kids: BUND

Playmobil maker leaves much-loved legacy

Playmobil maker leaves much-loved legacy

Ageing well: Toymaker Playmobil turns 40

Ageing well: Toymaker Playmobil turns 40

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

Playmobil mogul still in the game at 80

Playmobil mogul still in the game at 80

German women’s football team star and coach get Barbie dolls

German women’s football team star and coach get Barbie dolls

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals

Cologne woman hits plush pay dirt with tours for teddy bears

Cologne woman hits plush pay dirt with tours for teddy bears

Germans splashing out on Karneval despite bad economy

Germans splashing out on Karneval despite bad economy

Toy radio turned police scanner becomes Mickey Mouse operation

Toy radio turned police scanner becomes Mickey Mouse operation

Bankruptcy derails toy train maker Märklin

Bankruptcy derails toy train maker Märklin

‘Father’ of Playmobil Hans Beck dies

‘Father’ of Playmobil Hans Beck dies

Germany teddy maker Steiff to end production in China

Germany teddy maker Steiff to end production in China

Barbie unveils Merkel doll at Nuremberg toy fair

Barbie unveils Merkel doll at Nuremberg toy fair