Germany

Across Borders: Gustavo Aceves Exhibits Monumental Horses

Theodora Clarke | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Theodora Clarke

Monumental horses have taken up residence in Berlin in front of the Brandenberg Gate. Mexican artist Gustavo Aceves continues to tour Europe with his unique travelling exhibition 'Lapidarium'. The open-air show is another successful example of public art in the open air.

Thirteen Children Just Wasn't Enough For Annegret Raunigk So She Had Quadruplets

The Huffington Post/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

A 65-year-old German woman, who already had 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets. Annegret Raunigk, gave birth to a girl - Neeta - and three...

Justice Delayed and Denied

Noam Schimmel | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK
Noam Schimmel

The conclusions of the study will provide Germany with the information needed to reflect upon how and why such injustice was allowed and sustained for decades and to ensure better mechanisms for human rights accountability now and in the future in the German legal system. It will also enable a necessary public discussion of how this failure to prosecute and punish can be addressed at such a late date.

A Tale of Two Cities: Amsterdam and Berlin

Arabella Noortman | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Arabella Noortman

If being around really tall people is your kind of thing, go to Holland. The average man is 6'3". And that's without clogs on. As well as clogs, several other C-words can be ascribed to the Netherlands' capital city: canals, coffee shops and culture, for instance; all of which Amsterdam has in abundance.

Have a Great Hotel Stay in Berlin With the Kids

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When most people think of Berlin, it's of the city's legendary club scene, or its culture and history - not that it's a great place to take children. But it is, and exceptionally so. Here, The Good Hotel Guide lists five ways to make the most of a family visit to Berlin.

Harrowing Details Emerge As Police Recover Human Remains From Germanwings Crash Site

AP | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK

French police are recovering human remains from the Germanwings crash site. The A320 was deliberately crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday with 1...

People With Depression Are Asking The Daily Mail What They CAN Do

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Newspaper headlines have been called "shameful" and "awful" for stigmatising people with depression in the coverage of Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings...

Co-Pilot May 'Have Had A Grudge' Against Passenger, Psychologist Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes An aviation psychologist has suggested that Germanwings...

Secret Nazi Lair Discovered Deep In Argentine Jungle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Archaeologists in Argentina believe they have stumbled upon the ruins of a secret jungle lair built for Nazi leaders of the Third Reich in case they n...

Extraordinary Scenes As Clowns And Burning Cars Bring Carnage At Bank Launch

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK

Police cars were set alight and officers injured during anti-austerity protests in extraordinary scenes that brought carnage to the streets of Frankfu...

Tales From the Middle of Nowhere: The Good, the Bad and the Bubbly Pt 5

Noel Gallagher | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Noel Gallagher

After about six months we left the TV studio and were taken out to some swanky restaurant, which was indeed a night club, which was indeed the preferred hang out for yer Milanese footballer. All the women (and there was a LOT of women) looked like Mick Jagger when Mick Jagger looked like an Italian woman (1965-1969!).

Europe's Emerging Quality Hostels: Part Three - Germany

Peter Yeung | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Yeung

Despite the country's rich and gripping, war-torn history, none of Deutschland's cities have tended to have the iconic draw of the real urban heavyweights - Paris's picturebook charm, London's vibrant swing, or Rome's devastating beauty.

Present-Day Berlin Is Building Itself on the Scars of History

Tomo Taka | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tomo Taka

Reminders of World War II present themselves everywhere in Berlin. A brick line twists throughout the city's roads indicating where the Berlin Wall once stood. Checkpoint Charlie, a crossing point between the East and West, remains intact and one of the city's most popular tourist hotspots.

EU and Britain: Together or Apart?

Nikolaos Dimou | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Politics
Nikolaos Dimou

In my view, the EU would be a better place, if the plethora of its policies were not defined as an outcome of the everlasting conflicts between a humanitarian but unrealistic France and a productive but austere Germany, but if they were rather set by a pragmatist Britain. This outcome might as well be the best choice possible for Europe's -and Britain's- future.

Pegida's Pitiful Latest March Is Latest Sign Anti-Islam Group Is Finished

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

Only a few weeks ago, Germany's anti-Islam movement was drawing tens of thousands of supporters to rallies every week with chilling echoes of a time t...

Jack Sommers

Thousands Of Jews Have Broken The Taboo Of Returning To Germany

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the H...

Louise Ridley

How Much Did Britain Actually Know About The Holocaust?

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces on how we remember the Holocaust...

Markets Collide: Irresistible Oil Meets Immovable QE

Nicola Horlick | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK
Nicola Horlick

If QE is a massive block of money (no-one's quite saying it's immovable) tending to pump up prices and spending, the precipitous fall in the oil price has resulted is a near-irresistible force working against it.

Life as a Foreigner in Germany in Times of Pegida

Sandhya Matthes | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Politics
Sandhya Matthes

Germany has a way to go before a 'multi-culti' side-by-side living is taken as a given, but I don't believe it to be impossible. Which is why I sometimes can't help thinking: pull yourself together! Show the world what a big nation you are!

A Muslim's Response to the 25,000 Anti-Islam Protesters in Germany

Rabah Kherbane | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rabah Kherbane

I hear you marched in your thousands against my religion. Last week, and last month. You marched against immigrants, foreigners, and anyone a shade darker. I will not draw comparisons to Nazi Germany. I will not call you bigots, I will not insult you, and I will not label you. But we do have a problem.

Huge Anti-Islam Demonstration Cancelled After 'Terrorist Threat'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK

The group that has attracted tens of thousands to its anti-Islam rallies has called off the latest one because of an alleged terrorist threat against ...

German Newspaper Firebombed After Printing Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK

A German newspaper which reprinted cartoons from French magazine Charlie Hebdo was firebombed this weekend, raising fears of further attacks in the co...

German Cathedral Puts On Defiant Display Against Islamophobic Rallies

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK

The lights went out on iconic German landmarks last night as growing 'anti-Islamisation' rallies pulled in the highest numbers yet around the country....

The Far-Right Marched In Record Numbers Through Dresden On Monday Night

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK

A record number of right-wing protesters stormed through the eastern German city of Dresden for the latest in a series of anti-Islam demonstrations th...

Germany's 'Anti-Islam' Marches Have Become A Terrifying Weekly Occurrence

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

German extremists converged on Monday night for one of the biggest far-right rallies the country has seen in years, with so-called "anti-Islam" marche...