The German comedian behind a “smear poem” which outraged Turkey and unleashed hot-tempered debate on freedom of speech across Europe has spoken for the first time since the affair – and he had sharp words for the Chancellor.
A group of German radical Islamists will face
trial for forming “sharia police” street patrols that told people to stop drinking, gambling and listening to music, a court said Tuesday.
Germany is to legalize cannabis for medicinal purposes early next year, the health minister said on Tuesday.
Lutz Bachmann, the head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, was found guilty by a Dresden court on Tuesday of inciting hatred.
A German couple lured women to their village home with personal contact ads, then trapped, tortured and killed at least two of them, authorities said Tuesday.
When police in western Germany stopped a car which was swerving across the road on Monday, they couldn’t believe their eyes at the sight of the driver.
20 years ago today, on May 3rd 1996, the first Stolpersteine – brass plaques laid in the street to remember Holocaust victims – were laid in Berlin. They have now spread all across Europe.
If you were to look at recent headlines about Stuttgart you might be forgiven for not wanting to visit.
Berlin-based newspaper die tageszeitung published a German-Turkish edition on Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day, that denounced media censorship under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and European silence about it.
People who rent out whole apartments online are threatened with huge fines under a new rule in the German capital. But that isn’t stopping many landlords from continuing to cash in.