'Human Error' May Have Caused Fatal Train Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

Human error may have causes the fatal train crash in Germany on Tuesday but reports of a line controller turning off a safety device have been dismiss...

Ten Killed In Head-On Train Collision In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York & Jack Sommers | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK

At least ten people have been killed and many more injured - 55 seriously - in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in Germany. Head on...

UK's First "Red-Light" District: Leeds' Cruel Solution to Prostitution and Violence

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK
Taina Bien-Aime

On an ordinary winter day in 2014, Mary Honeyball led her colleagues in the European Parliament to pass a groundbreaking resolution urging member stat...

Women In Germany Are Handing Out Flowers To Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK

German women are handing flowers to refugees across the country to protest against violence, in light of the Cologne New Year’s Day attacks. The ...

Digital Detox: Brenners Park, Baden Baden, Germany

The Spa Spy | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The Romans knew a thing or two about spas. The thermal waters and spa towns they used are still flocked to thousands of years later by people looking for everything from a hardcore health fix to a chance to rejuvenate and relax, and Baden Baden is no exception.

I Want to Leave the EU Because I LOVE Europe and I LOVE Immigration

Georgina Edwards | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Georgina Edwards

You might conclude from this article that I'm a closet Little 'Englander, but I firmly believe that I'm a little 'Europer. So vote leave, protect roast dinners, French toast, Belgian chocolate and Danish pastries.

Germany's False Debate on New Year's Sexual Assaults

Matty Edwards | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Matty Edwards

Germany's start to 2016 has been dominated by a wave of sexual assaults that took place in Cologne and elsewhere on New Year's Eve. A number of the suspects for these assaults were of North African origin, which has once again stirred up the main debate in Germany- how to deal with the European refugee crisis.

Members Of Notorious 1970s Terrorist Group Re-Emerge.. After Botched Armed Robbery

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

Three members of a disbanded German terrorist group responsible for kidnappings, assassinations and bombings across the country for three decades, hav...

Migrants Banned From German Swimming Pool Until They 'Get The Message'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.01.2016 | UK

A swimming complex in Germany has become the first in the country to ban migrants after a spate of sexual harassment claims. Men from a nearby asy...

DJ's 'Sickening' Threat To Kill Rabbit Live On Air Slammed By Animal Rights Campaigners

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK

Animal rights advocates have slammed the "sickening" threat made by a German DJ who agreed to slaughter a pet rabbit live on air after being challenge...

Germany Foils Far-Right Terror Plot To Attack Refugee Shelter

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

German prosecutors have charged three men and one woman with forming a far-right terror group and planning an attack. Federal prosecutors say the f...

Feminist Letter Reminds Everyone To Focus On The Real Problem After Cologne Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

German feminists have written an open letter asking that sexual violence not be attributed to race or ethnicity, in the aftermath of the Cologne attac...

We Cannot Let Xenophobic Sentiment and 'Headline Culture' Overshadow the Plight of the 'Cologne Women'

Caitlin Doherty | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Caitlin Doherty

If we allow the radical right to maintain their poisonous grasp on this story, the experiences of these women - their violent fight, their fears and their scars - will be left lying amongst the placards and the banners, dropped and forgotten whenever 'the mob' inevitably find something new to shout about. It's time to start writing headlines about real victims, rather than those who simply shout the loudest.

Police Use Water Cannon To Break Up PEGIDA Protest In Cologne As Fury Mounts

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.01.2016 | UK

Women’s rights activists and members of Germany’s far right demonstrated on the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest at the New Year's Eve se...

Angela Merkel Says She'll Consider Stricter Deportation Laws After Cologne Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.01.2016 | UK

Angela Merkel is considering making Germany’s immigration laws tougher in the wake of the Cologne attacks on New Year’s Eve. The German Chancel...

Artist Stages Naked Protest In Cologne Over Mass Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS PICTURES OF NUDITY An artist staged a naked protest in front of Cologne Cathedral on Friday following the New Year's...

From #eineArmlänge to Friends of Friends : Why does Harassment Seem So Rife During the Holiday Season?

Rhiannon Walsh | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Walsh

If any of these occurrences had been done by a stranger or a random club-goer I would probably have shouted or slapped or let the Irish rage bubbling up inside erupt. Instead I kept quiet and for the most part, laughed it off. So as not to cause unnecessary drama amongst friendships or to maintain a polite-ish persona.

'Organised' New Year Attacks May Be Linked To Crime Ring, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

German police are investigating whether a mass attack on more than 100 women in Cologne on New Year's Eve is linked to a criminal network in the nearb...

Cologne: How Should We React?

Lee Williscroft-Ferris | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK
Lee Williscroft-Ferris

In an age of rampant Islamophobia, it is entirely responsible of politicians to reject arbitrary anti-Muslim rhetoric, seek to insulate oppressed communities from the adverse impact of runaway prejudice and emphasise equality before the law, regardless of a person's origin. Conversely, we liberals must be resolute in our opposition to both Islamophobia and misogyny...

Cologne Mayor Tells Women They Need 'Code Of Conduct' To Prevent Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK

The Mayor of Cologne is facing criticism after saying women should adopt a "code of conduct" to prevent future sexual assaults in the city. Henrie...

Mass Sexual Assault On Women At Train Station Was 'Organised' Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

About 80 women were targeted in a series of sexual assaults and muggings in an "organised" mass attack at a busy German station on New Year's Eve. ...

Jeremy Corbyn On Dresden 'Civilian Targets'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Politics

Britain’s bombing of Dresden near the end of the Second World War was proof that civilian targets “were never a good idea” in conflict, Jeremy C...

This Star Wars Themed Church Service Took Fan Fervor To An Epic New Level

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK

A church in Berlin has doubled its audience on Sunday by putting on a Star Wars themed Christian service for fans. Star Wars fans were invited to a...

Angela Merkel Is Named Time Person Of The Year - But Who Would You Have Chosen?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel has been announced as Time magazine's Person Of The Year 2015 - but not everyone would necessarily have chosen her. After last year's...

How Long Before the European Pressure Cooker Explodes?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Turbulent December Only a few more weeks to go in 2015 but there are still various risks and challenges remaining for Europe. There will be elections...