Twin runners Lisa and Anna Hahner represented Germany in the Olympic marathon on Tuesday. They placed far behind the winner by about 21 minutes, and supposedly fifteen minutes behind their usual marathon times, at 81st and 82nd place. They decided to make the best of the situation and hold hands like the loving twins…
A 21-year-old refugee from Syria has been arrested in Germany after using a machete to kill one woman and injure two others.
In response to 467 reports of sexual assault that allegedly took place in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, Germany has addressed some of the major flaws in their definition of rape.
Despite becoming a cultural phenomenon at home, shows like Empire aren’t attracting the same number of viewers abroad, leading some to believe that the world just isn’t ready for African American stories outside of America. But it’s not that simple: the business of television is changing.
A German railway company recently announced their plan to roll out train cars designated only for women.
Last New Year’s Eve, 467 reports of sexual assault and harassment were reported in Cologne, Germany, after a public celebration took a dark turn. Those reports also indicated that many of the alleged assailants were Moroccan and Algerian refugees, complicating the narrative in a country where the Syrian refugee crisis…
As hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees look for resettlement, one difference between Germany and the United States has been put in sharp relief: our national sympathy. Germany has opened its doors to an unlimited number of refugees; the United States keeps proposing laws to keep them out.
Since January, police in Cologne, Germany, have been investigating reports of dozens of sexual assaults at a New Year’s Eve celebration. To date, over 1,000 reports have been filed, including 467 by victims of sexual crimes ranging from insults to groping to one rape. Prosecutors say that of the suspects they’ve…
In mid-January, protests erupted in Berlin after a 13-year-old German-Russian girl claimed that migrants of either Middle Eastern or North African origin had kidnapped and raped her. But now she admits that her allegations are false.
More than 500 criminal cases were committed on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany, with 40 percent involving sexual assault.
Police in Cologne, Germany, are investigating dozens of reports of sexual assault and at least one rape by a group of roughly 1,000 men who rampaged through a New Year’s Eve celebration on the city streets. The attacks, described as “unprecedented,” were perpetrated by men who appeared to be of “Arab” or North African…
A German man died on Christmas Day in what appears to have been a failed attempt to rob a condom machine by blowing it up. The man, 29, was hit in the head with a flying shard of metal. This is certainly a cautionary tale of some kind.
Yasssss Mom!!!!!!! Merkel kween!
The remains of eight deceased babies were recently discovered by police in a Wallenfels, a town in northern Bavaria. The bodies, which were wrapped in either plastic or cloth, were found in a vacant apartment.
Uh. Ok, Germany.
Courts in the German city of Kiel are currently deciding whether or not to put a 91-year-old woman on trial for her role in the murders of over 260,000 Jews in 1944 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
A homeopathy conference in Germany ended regrettably early when 29 people accidentally took “an LSD-like drug” called Aquarust and had to be rushed to the hospital, according to reports. The homeopaths were rescued after they were seen rolling around in a field near their hotel, gibbering incoherently.
Annegret Raunigk may not be the oldest woman to give birth—that title goes to the late Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara, who was 66 at the time her twins were born—but she may be the oldest woman to ever give birth to quadruplets. And the four babies, delivered prematurely in May, are now ready to go home.
For most working women who want children, the ‘What’s the maternity leave like?’ conversation pops up often. Even with the Family and Maternity Leave Act in place, there’s still a short window for those without cushy jobs to bond with their babies after they’re a few weeks old. This. Is. Terrible.
Did you know there are women-only parking spaces in this world? Some are even painted pink and measure one foot wider than other spaces. This is a thing! But in Germany, Men Are Upset About It. Reverse sexism! In parking spaces!