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.
Among the revelations in Dark Money, Jane Mayer’s expansive new book on the Koch brothers and the rise of contemporary American conservatism, is that Fred Koch, the billionaire duo’s father, once helped build an oil refinery in Nazi Germany. The New York Times broke that item last week, but left out a key detail from…
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.
According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, one of the attackers who detonated a suicide bomb outside of the Stade de France during last night’s France-Germany friendly had a ticket to the match and attempted to enter the stadium, when stadium security discovered his bomb vest. From the report:
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.
After a series of policy reversals by Hungary’s xenophobic government, on Saturday, refugees in that country from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan were able to cross the Hungarian border with Austria and continue on to Germany, the Associated Press reports.
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!
A woman in Germany was hit by a stray bullet—but it skipped off the underwire in her bra, possibly saving her life.
Mickey Mouse has been playing games in Europe. A recent investigation found that Disneyland Paris has been purposely overcharging British and German visitors, presumably in an attempt to double down on that that whole “French people are rude” thing.
For the past year, Rich Juzwiak and Caity Weaver have scoured New York in search of the city’s greatest restaurant. This spring, the authors expanded their quest into a global hunt: the search for the Best Restaurant in the World. Due to time and budget constraints, it was determined that the most efficient method to…
We snuck into an empty sleeper compartment after downing a few beers in the dining car of a night train. His name was Mike, or maybe it was Matt, and we met a couple of hours earlier on the platform of the Duisburg train station. He had dark brown hair and clear blue eyes, and smelled like sweat and weed — the…
Move over Beshine and Claudia Marie. There's a new breast implant IT girl and it's 26-year-old Martina Big, who's spent over $50,000 in a bid to make herself a model. Not only has she had rhinoplasty and facial injections, but she's also got refillable breast implants that have possibly killed someone.