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# bavaria - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

# bavaria - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders

All five people reportedly had a passion for medieval folklore and weaponry.

# bavaria - Thursday 3 January, 2019

German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks

Local authorities said they were shocked to hear about the news in a Bavarian town.

# bavaria - Monday 4 June, 2018

New law requires crucifixes to be put up at entrances of public buildings in a state in Germany

A senior Cardinal has criticised the move saying that, “if the cross is viewed only as a cultural symbol then it has not been understood”.

# bavaria - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Explainer: Who are Germany's 'Citizens of the Reich'?

The group, a mixed bag of conspiracy theorists and neo-Nazis, are seen as a growing threat after a string of violent incidents.

# bavaria - Monday 3 July, 2017

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames

Angela Merkel voiced her “great dismay” over the crash, which happened in Bavaria.

# bavaria - Sunday 7 May, 2017

So small the townsfolk have their own WhatsApp group, this village is the centre of the EU after Brexit

Gadheim, Germany will be the geographical centre of the EU when the UK leaves.

# bavaria - Monday 30 January, 2017

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany

The bodies were discovered by the owner of the property yesterday morning.

# bavaria - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

The accident, which happened near the spa town of Bad Aibling, is the worst on a commuter rail line in Germany in many years.

# bavaria - Friday 8 January, 2016

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# bavaria - Friday 13 November, 2015

Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town

The bodies were found at an apartment in a Bavarian town.

# bavaria - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain On The Beer This post contains videos

# bavaria - Monday 19 August, 2013

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

# bavaria - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

# bavaria - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.

# bavaria - Saturday 22 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens Beers And Brats This post contains images

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens

The keg is tapped…

# bavaria - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Video, pictures: Over 110,000 attend Bavaria City race in Dublin Bavaria City Racing This post contains videos This post contains images

Video, pictures: Over 110,000 attend Bavaria City race in Dublin

A big turnout despite the poor weather as Jenson Button got his big engine out for motorsport fans.

# bavaria - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend? Downtime

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?

It’s a three-day weekend – and there’s plenty of stuff going on around the country. So: what are you doing?

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

…and other traffic hotspots around the country as festivals are held from Donegal to Cork.

# bavaria - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published

A British publisher wants to publish segments of Hitler’s memoir with critical commentary, but Bavaria may scupper the plans.

# bavaria - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Beer, brats and brawls: Oktoberfest 2011 in numbers Hangover

Beer, brats and brawls: Oktoberfest 2011 in numbers

How many litres of beer were drank? How many oxen were eaten? How many, er, grasshoppers were found? We have all the important facts from this year’s Oktoberfest.