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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# German

Last year
# restrictions
Germany announces end to most Covid restrictions on March 20
The decision coincided with moves by neighbouring Austria and Switzerland.
# Saarland
Suspects arrested after two German police officers shot dead at routine traffic stop
The shooting, for which the motive remains unclear, sent shockwaves through Germany.
All time
# missing list
Klopp anxious to welcome back Liverpool stars after 'strange' preseason
The Reds manager is keen for six men who have missed pre-season for a variety of reasons to return ahead of the Community Shield against Man City.
# Murder
Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand
The body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday on the island of Koh Sichang.
# Maritime Disaster
Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster
The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.
# France
Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground
The site was off-limits for camping.
# Catalonia
Thousands protest in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont arrested
Carles Puigdemont will appear before a German court tomorrow.
# Iraq
German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.
# Duesseldorf
Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist
The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.
# New Delhi
Indian chauffeur arrested after allegedly masturbating in front of German woman
Police arrested the 32-year-old driver after the woman accused him of unzipping his trousers and masturbating while she was walking in a public park .
# jurgen kantner
German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines
“Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces exhausted all efforts to save his life,” a spokesperson said.
# Indonesia
Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.
# Lidl
Lidl's plans to boost operation will create 600 jobs
A number of these will be at a major warehouse in Newbridge, Co Kildare that is in the planning process.
# Germany
Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin
They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.
# Leipzig
More than 200 arrested after protesters smash cars at anti-refugee rally in Germany
The protesters were said to be smashing cars and breaking windows.
# No worries
Irish people aren't going to let the emissions scandal stop them buying Volkswagens
Last month 12% of all new cars licensed were Volkswagen.
# August Landmesser
The tragically powerful story behind the lone German who refused to give Hitler the Nazi salute
August Landmesser’s act of defiance stands out amid the throng of Nazi salutes at this 1936 rally.
Outrage after 'noose for Angela Merkel' displayed at anti-refugee rally
The Islamophobic PEGIDA protesters created a miniature gallows.
# not nice nazis
This huge Nazi flag caused consternation in Nice
“It is distressing, it sends shivers down your spine.”
# not the best idea
German minister sparks outrage after calling singer a 'wonderful Negro'
Many people are annoyed, but Roberto Blanco is taking the whole thing very well.
# Your Say
Poll: Is Ireland doing enough for the migrant crisis?
Reports have emerged this morning that as many as 200 people have died in the Mediterranean
# mind your language
A coffee cup with the worst French and German writing on the side is going super viral
Look away now.
# Loop Head Peninsula
German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare
He suffered a number of injuries.
# soren kam
Nazi war criminal 'dies a free man' in Germany
Soren Kam was aged 93.
# let us mourn
Locals offered money for stories in German crash tragedy town
Sixteen schoolchildren from Haltern lost their lives in Tuesday’s air crash tragedy. Locals say some members of the media have been hugely intrusive.
# the fourth reich
Der Spiegel cover shows Angela Merkel among the Nazis
The magazine suggests this is how people see Germany.
# Holliers
German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece
It’s becoming a popular tourist destination for Germans.
# sprinkle when you tinkle
This court says German men can pee standing up if they want to
A landlord whose tenant ‘missed his target’ took the man to court.
# Germany
Anti-Islam rally draws crowd of 25,000 (but more attended counter-demos)
Angela Merkel has spoken out against the right-wing PEGIDA group and stressed “Islam belongs to Germany”.
# Travel Chaos
Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike
A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.
# Kreshnik Berisha
German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial
Prosecutors say there is no evidence he was plotting an attack in Germany.
# monet monet
Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital
German man Cornelius Gurlitt died and the suitcase was left at the hospital.
# Outbreak
Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.
# Wicklow
Couple stop to help after collision - and have their car stolen
A female passenger received slight injuries during the incident.
# Tribute
A life's work: Stunning photos taken by journalist killed in Afghanistan
The photojournalist was shot dead by police yesterday ahead of the country’s presidential election vote.
# oh grow up
14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things
You’re never too old for a childish chuckle.
# speech
Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world'
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is also due to address the event, which takes place as the European People’s Party congress is underway in the capital.
Canadian soldier's remains found in German war cemetery after 14 year search
Lawrence S. Gordon’s remains were identified using dental records, and will now be returned to his hometown.
Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'
… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.
# West Cork
Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula
The body of another man also reported missing was recovered yesterday. A coast guard helicopter will carry out a sweep of the coast at low tide.