500 Years of State Beer Regulation in Bavaria

Stuart Forster | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Not every celebration calls for Champagne. To mark the 500th anniversary of the introduction of Bavaria's Reinheitsgebot beer seems more appropriate.

The EU Referendum: Tories Sharpen Their Cutlasses Whilst The Baby Learns To Swim

Karl Davis | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK
Karl Davis

So it would appear that the 'Leave' campaign has been victorious. Four long months of propaganda, mistruths, and barely veiled xenophobia have managed...

Top Five Moments of Euro 2016 Group Stages

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

In what has already been possibly the most entertaining Euros to date the competition has already brought us a shed load of hilarious moments. In conclusion of the group stages here are my Top 5 moments from the 2016 Uefa European Championships so far...

Gunman Shot Dead After Opening Fire At German Cinema Complex

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

A gunman who took hostages at a German cinema complex on Thursday has been shot dead. A masked man with a gun and ammunition belt entered the complex ...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

China Is Today's Goliath, And It Needs the Courage of David to Stand Up to It

Benedict Rogers | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

China's belligerence is making it look increasingly like the Old Testament warrior Goliath, not only in its size and power, but in its attitude to the rest of the world. But there the parallel ends, because among the international community - governments, corporations, international institutions - no David has yet appeared. On the contrary, the Goliath that is China today is holding everyone else to ransom.

German Magazine Implores Britain 'Please Don't Go' In Special Brexit Issue

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

The latest edition of a German magazine will implore Britain "please don't go" in a special European Union referendum edition, which will hit newsstan...

A Linguist's View on the EU Referendum

Matty Edwards | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Matty Edwards

In the face of problems like the refugee crisis, Europe must return to these founding values. If countries adopt the egotistical mentality of the Leave camp, then the major humanitarian crisis of our time will never be solved.

Three Pakistani Men Arrested After Mass Sex Attack At German Festival

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

Three Pakistani asylum seekers are being investigated after dozens of women said they were sexually harassed at a music festival at the weekend in Ger...

These People Learned How Their View Of Refugees Could Change In Just Four Minutes

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK

A moving video experiment reveals Europeans and newly-arrived refugees bridging the emotional divide. Look Beyond Borders is based on a theory develop...

Keep Your Democratic Power and Hold it Close

Adam Hamdy | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Politics
Adam Hamdy

I never thought I'd see so many people so willing to surrender the only power we have to protect ourselves from tyranny.

Cameron's Referendum Is Not About Making Britain Great Again, It Is About Germany's Growing Role In the EU

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

As an ordinary British citizen similar to the 16% of the voters unsure whether they should support Britain staying in the European Union or join the c...

Fear Thy German Discounter?

Dyfed Loesche | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK
Dyfed Loesche

Invasion, conquest, price wars. Reading the headlines you're tempted to conclude an all-out war has broken out amongst food retailers in the UK. Arguably, the main culprits are German budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl, who seem to instill fear into the hearts of British supermarket managers at Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons. Apparently, the big four are shaking in their boots.

Gove's BMW Confusion Shows the Flaws in Brexit

Jonathan Lindsell | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Lindsell

"I think it would be very difficult for any German finance minister to say to BMW I am afraid you are going to have to lay off workers because I want ...

One Dead And Three Injured In Stabbing At Munich Train Station

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK

One person has died and three others have been left seriously injured after a man attacked several passengers at a train station near the German city ...

Woman Who Answered Lonely Hearts Ad 'Tortured To Death By Couple In House Of Horrors’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK

A couple are in custody in Germany for allegedly holding a woman captive for nearly two months and beating her until she died. The woman, who had appa...

Investigation Launched After Headteacher 'Made Boys Strip Naked'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An investigation has been launched by prosecutors after a German headteacher was accused of forcing two pupils to strip naked. The unnamed teacher fro...

Disabled Woman Freed After ‘Being Kept Prisoner For Years In Locked Room By Her Mother’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

German police have freed a young woman believed to have been kept locked away in her mother’s apartment, possibly for years. The 26-year-old, descri...

Europe: A Bastion of Moderate and Temperate Speech? No Thanks

Thomas Hughes | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Politics
Thomas Hughes

For Jan Böhmermann the German comedian at the centre of the current row, it's more than tricky. He faces three years imprisonment for insulting a Head of State, under paragraph 103 of the German Criminal Code.

Detox in Deutschland: Buchinger Wilhelmi, Uberlingen, Germany

The Spa Spy | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

I'm no stranger to fasting: I've tried hippyish water fasts in Thailand, juice fasts in Devon, and the Mayr cure (yogurt and copiously-chewed bread) in Bavaria. But I've never experienced this degree of thoughtfulness and support, and that's what makes the Buchinger Wilhelmi the natural choice for first-time fasters.

Vibrating Penis Ring Sparks Bomb Scare In German Town

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

Police were called and a gambling hall was evacuated after a ticking device was found in a rubbish bin. Explosives experts were summoned to the venue ...

Berlin in 48 Hours

Alexia Cowley | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

So you've just spontaneously booked a plane ticket to spend a weekend away in Berlin. But you are not so sure of what to expect, what to do and where to go... Here are some top cultural sights and cultural tips to consider when exploring Germany's capital!

72 Hours In Bavaria: A Guide

Krissie Rogers | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

Bavaria is surely home to some of the most awe-inspiring scenery that Europe has to offer, complete with resplendent castles; not to mention the smiling locals and the clean, crisp mountain air.

ISIS Calls On German Muslims To Attack Chancellor Merkel

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

Germany is on alert after affiliates of the Islamic State group posted messages across social networks on Wednesday calling on German Muslims to carry...

Your Big Chance Is Coming, Roy - But You've Got to Get It Right This Time

Scott Saunders | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Sport
Scott Saunders

Let's be honest, Woy, the pressure's on. The old backside may not be squeaking yet, but preparation time's running out. There's a couple of weeks and two final chances to check your deck before the summer crunch.