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Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar
Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar

Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar

When a truck loaded with cheddar cheese overturned in a traffic accident in Germany, the police officer assigned to secure the scene scooped up the cargo. He has lost a court appeal
3 weeks ago
Germany: Berlin offers up Goebbels' villa for free
Germany: Berlin offers up Goebbels' villa for free

Germany: Berlin offers up Goebbels’ villa for free

Berlin’s state government said the villa once owned by Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister will be demolished if no takers come forward to claim it. Germany has long struggled with the fate of
3 months ago
Germany: Births, marriages hit lowest level since 2013
Germany: Births, marriages hit lowest level since 2013

Germany: Births, marriages hit lowest level since 2013

The number of births and weddings in Germany has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, especially in the eastern part of the country. The number of births and weddings in Germany last
3 months ago
Germany: 1,200 rescuers search for missing 6-year-old
Germany: 1,200 rescuers search for missing 6-year-old

Germany: 1,200 rescuers search for missing 6-year-old

Police, soldiers, firefighters and volunteers are all taking part in the search for a missing boy in northern Germany. The child was recorded leaving his home almost a week ago. A large-scale
3 months ago
20160128 - ZEEBRUGGE, BELGIUM: Police officers pictured along the North sea part of an action of several services as police, fedasil, Red-Cross (Croix-Rouge - Rode Kruis) to avoid concentration of refugees in public spaces, in Zeebrugge, Thursday 28 January 2016. Since the dismantle of part of the migrants' camp of Calais, known as "The Jungle", Belgian cities on the coast near French boarder fear to have similar installations. BELGA PHOTO KURT DESPLENTER

Thirty migrants intercepted in Oostduinkerke

Some 30 migrants were found in a light truck in Oostduinkerke. According to the West Coast police zone, they intended to cross to the UK. Two suspects were arrested. At 4.30 this
3 months ago
Germany: One in five older women faces poverty
Germany: One in five older women faces poverty

Germany: One in five older women faces poverty

Doing the unpaid work of caring for family members often leaves older women financially worse off than older men. In 2023, the average pension income for women 65 and over in Germany
3 months ago
Germany tops list of non-English-speaking job destinations
Germany tops list of non-English-speaking job destinations

Germany tops list of non-English-speaking job destinations

Germany ranks as the most popular non-English-speaking country in the world as a destination for foreign workers, a study has shown. Berlin was among the most favored destinations. Germany clinched the top
3 months ago
Electric cars sales expected to rise to new record in 2024
Electric cars sales expected to rise to new record in 2024

Electric cars sales expected to rise to new record in 2024

The International Energy Agency is forecasting that one in five cars sold globally is set to be electric. China continues to dominate the global market. The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday that 2024
3 months ago
5 migrants die in English Channel crossing attempt
5 migrants die in English Channel crossing attempt

5 migrants die in English Channel crossing attempt

At least five people are reported to have died in an attempt to cross the English Channel. Only hours earlier, the UK Parliament voted to deport some of those who enter Britain
3 months ago