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# bavaria - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany

Jun 27th 2021, 7:10 PM 10,357 Views 4 Comments

Three women were killed in the incident in Wuerzburg on Friday.

# bavaria - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 41,642 Views 18 Comments

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

# bavaria - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders
# Passau
# Passau

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders

May 14th 2019, 10:28 PM 29,339 Views 5 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 59,445 Views 213 Comments

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
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

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

Jun 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 33,741 Views 74 Comments

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'?
# Neo-Nazis
# Neo-Nazis

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 16,594 Views 46 Comments

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
# Motorway Crash
# Motorway Crash

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,060 Views 15 Comments

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
# Stuck In The Middle With Eu
# Stuck In The Middle With Eu

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

May 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,120 Views 24 Comments

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
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

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

Jan 30th 2017, 2:21 PM 20,424 Views 6 Comments

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
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

Feb 9th 2016, 6:34 PM 35,694 Views 20 Comments

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
# Regensburger Domspatzen
# Regensburger Domspatzen

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

Jan 8th 2016, 8:42 PM 108,913 Views 162 Comments

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
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town

Nov 13th 2015, 11:08 AM 22,025 Views 6 Comments

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

# bavaria - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
# On The Beer
From The Daily Edge
# On The Beer

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,670 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

# bavaria - Monday 19 August, 2013

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally
# Germany
# Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

Aug 19th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,965 Views 23 Comments

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
# Next Stop Munich
# Next Stop Munich

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

Jan 8th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,551 Views 57 Comments

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
# World War II
# World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

Sep 30th 2012, 4:59 PM 12,023 Views 61 Comments

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

# bavaria - Saturday 22 September, 2012

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens
# Beers And Brats
From The Daily Edge
# Beers And Brats

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens

Sep 22nd 2012, 2:39 PM 11,485 Views 23 Comments

The keg is tapped…

# bavaria - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 3rd 2012, 5:12 PM 15,136 Views 41 Comments

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

# bavaria - Saturday 2 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 2nd 2012, 10:11 AM 3,747 Views 23 Comments

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…
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 11,100 Views 13 Comments

…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
# Germany
# Germany

Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published

Jan 17th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,979 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Beer, brats and brawls: Oktoberfest 2011 in numbers

Oct 5th 2011, 7:15 PM 1,603 Views 5 Comments

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.