Germany

Teen breaks into German prison in bid to win back jailed ex

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A teenager has broken into a German prison in an attempt to win back his ex-girlfriend.Read more

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist

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A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves...Read more

Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Europeans to confront populism, nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism as she paid tribute to the Nazi resistance in her own...Read more


German firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover

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Firefighters, police and a veterinary clinic combined forces to rescue a red squirrel that had gotten its tiny head stuck in a manhole cover in the western German city...Read more

Honda lawnmower is fastest in the world, hit 100 mph in 6 seconds

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A Honda Mean Mower V2 got put to the test in Germany.Read more

German police: 'Guardian angel' pigeon protected speeder

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Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the...Read more

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi

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New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital.Read more

German police: Shiny gold Porsche a danger to other drivers

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German authorities have ordered a blinged-out golden Porsche off the road for being too shiny.Read more

Family behind Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past

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One of Germany's richest families, whose company owns a controlling interest in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and other well-known businesses,...Read more


Mix-up: British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

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The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country.Read more

Bodies remain intact as Germany crematorium goes up in flames

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A fire at a crematorium in southern Germany has caused significant damage to the building — but the 20 bodies stored inside remained intact.Read more