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KKK Police Raid Seizes Guns and Knives in a Surprising Location—Germany

Police in Germany have seized more than 100 weapons in a series of raids targeting members of an extreme right-wing group claiming to be part of the Ku Klux Klan. Officers descended on 12 apartments in eight German states on Wednesday, looking for evidence linked to a group calling itself the Nation


Off-Duty Fireman Sees Frantic Man Beside Pond. When He Sees Why, He Dives In Immediately

Just like a scene from someone’s worst nightmare, a truck went off the road into a pond and was sinking … with a child locked inside. Luckily, there are everyday heroes out there just like this off-duty firefighter who happened to drive by, and he was to the rescue in no time at all!


Serena Williams wore a green bodysuit and fishnets to the Australian Open, because she is a #QUEEN

We’re sending our deepest condolences to Serena Williams’ opponents. The record-breaking tennis player hit the courts for her first match at the 2019 Australian Open on January 15th against Germany’s Tatjana Maria at Melbourne Park. Williams, who won the match, donned a fierce green bodysuit and fis


Man Has 15 Cans Of Beer Pumped Into His Stomach To Save His Life

You might have a story about how you and you mate once went on an epic all-night bender one night and how one - or both - of you had to have their stomach pumped. However, you almost certainly won't have a tale about how the pair of you drank so much that you had to have booze pumped into your body.


Serena Williams Totally Just One-Upped Her Lavender Tutu with Her Latest Tennis Ensemble

Serena Williams crushes the fashion game on and off the tennis court. And when she stepped on the green for her first-round match at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park yesterday, we couldn’t help but applaud her very Serena outfit choice.


Germany, China to sign pacts during finance minister's Beijing visit

BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany welcomes progress in cooperation with China, especially in the financial sector, and aims to spur further development, its finance minister, Olaf Scholz, said in Beijing on Friday.


Woman tipped to be next German chancellor begs Britain to stay in the EU because it would 'miss our friends who go to the pub and drink tea'

The woman tipped to become Germany’s next chancellor has appealed for Britain to stay in the EU, calling it Britain’s ‘home’. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer became leader of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) last month.


Germany just avoids going into recession by the skin of its teeth because the current financial quarter was one day LONGER than the previous

Germany narrowly avoided a recession by a day because the current financial quarter has fallen a day early. There was one more working day in 2018 than there was in 2017 which may have kept the economy - by 0.1% - above a technical recession.


Bitte! Stop Brexit and stay with us, Germany asks Britain

The frontrunner to become Germany’s next chancellor has issued an 11th hour plea for Britain to change its mind and stay in the European Union. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new head of Angela Merkel’s party, is the most senior German politician yet to openly appeal to the UK to abandon Brexit. Sh


Playtime Dives Into Different Shades of French Comedies (EXCLUSIVE)

Playtime, the Paris-based co-production and sales company which will be presenting Francois Ozon’s anticipated “By the Grace of God” in competition at the Berlin Film Festival, has acquired three offbeat French comedies, ranging from Geraldine Nakache’s “I’ll Go Where You Go,” to “The Bare Necessity


How Germany got to 40 percent renewable electricity

Germany produced 40 percent of its electric power from renewables in 2018. Emissions are on pace to fall 62 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. That's an unthinkable greenhouse gas reduction pace here in the U.S.


Amanda Seyfried Poses With Her Two Onscreen Dads After Running Into Them at the Airport

On Tuesday, Pierce Brosnan got a happy surprise at the airport in Geneva, Switzerland. The 65-year-old actor spotted his former onscreen daughter, Amanda Seyfried, and fellow actor, Hugh Jackman.


Tell us what you want, German conservative Weber urges London

BERLIN (Reuters) - Delaying a March 29 deadline for Britain’s planned exit from the European Union only makes sense if London sets out plans on how to proceed after British lawmakers rejected the draft Brexit deal, German conservative Manfred Weber told German radio.


Kidnapper was Headed for Mexican Border, Quick Thinking By 8-Year-Old Saved Two Lives

It’s every parent’s nightmare to have their child kidnapped. For one California man, he faced that reality when his car was stolen with his children sitting in the backseat.


Lloyds secures Berlin bank licence as part of Brexit preparations - source

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) has secured a banking licence for its new Berlin-based subsidiary, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, as part of long-standing plans to Brexit-proof its business with European Union clients.


EU takes aim at Turkish steel sector already buckling under Trump tariffs

LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - The European Commission’s move to extend its steel import restrictions threatens to force Turkish mills, already buckling under the weight of U.S. tariffs, to cut production further or in some cases close down, sources said.


German carmakers warn hard Brexit would be 'fatal'

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmakers on Wednesday warned of fatal consequences if Britain left the European Union without a divorce deal, predicting job losses in Britain and Europe and urging lawmakers to redouble efforts to ensure tariff-free trade can continue.



This mammoth bust of Karl Marx stands in the center of Chemnitz, a city that during the days of the German Democratic Republic (DDR) in former East Germany was named Karl-Marx-Stadt (“stadt” meaning “city”). You may think that a city named after Karl Marx would have some connection to the socialist


A German Princess’ visit to Windsor Castle

I first encountered Princess Louise Henriette Wilhelmine of Anhalt-Dessau (1750-1811) in Wörlitz, on an excursion from Berlin as part of a cultural travel programme in 2009. The English landscape gardens were the main reason for the Englandreise, or journey to England undertaken by the young Princes


This woman coach of a men’s football team beautifully took down this sexist question

This woman coach of a men’s football team in Germany had the perfect response to an interviewer’s predictably sexist question. Imke Wübbenhorst is the first woman to coach a men’s team in any of Germany’s top five leagues – quite something – when she took over as coach of a a team called BV Cloppenb