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Fox Frozen in Block of Ice After Drowning in River as Temperatures Plunge Across Europe
Offbeat  (tags: Frozen, Fox, River Danube, Germany )

- 3 days ago -
The animal broke through thin ice on the River Danube near Fridingen on 9 January and was discovered four days later. A member of the public used a saw to cut a cube around the wild animal.
The Satirical Song Video Erdogan Demands Deleted: Erdowie, Erdowo, Erdogan   video
Offbeat  (tags: satire, Germany, NDR, offbeat, diplomatic incident, Erdogan, Turkey, humour )

- 299 days ago -
Some political leaders can't stand satire! He may succeed in getting it deleted - he's already ordered the German Ambassador to get it removed! So WATCH before it goes (English subtitles) - though I think people will keep uploading it!
German Man Faces Trial Over Nazi Mass Murder at Auschwitz
Offbeat  (tags: Trial, Germany, SS Members, Nazi Mass Murder, Auschwitz )

- 370 days ago -
A 95-year-old former SS member will go on trial in north-east Germany next month accused of assisting in the mass murder of Auschwitz death camp inmates.
Angela Merkel Invited Us - How Baying Asylum Seeker Sex Mob Taunted Cologne Police After Robbing and Raping Women
Offbeat  (tags: Angela Merkel, cologne, Germany, migrants )

- 382 days ago -
Grinning asylum seekers taunted police trying to break up the ugly rabble who turned central Cologne into a lawless 'open toilet' âEUR" by telling them to be 'nice' - because theyâEUR(TM)d been invited by Angela Merkel
Refugees Become Art Guides in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, Refugees&Relief, interesting, culture, Germany, Iraq, Syria, training, museum, guide )

- 400 days ago -
Berlin's Museum of Islamic Art is one of four in the German capital training refugees from Syria and Iraq to act as guides for others who have come to the country seeking shelter from war and hardship.
Neuter Your Cat or Put It on a Leash, Says German Government
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, protection, Germany, neutering and spaying )

- 430 days ago -
Un-neutered pet tomcats are causing an overpopulation of stray cats - and so they must be put on leads by their owners
Revealed, the Dark History of Hitler's FIRST Death Camp: How Nazis Murdered Psychiatric Patients
Offbeat  (tags: nazis, Germany, hitler, gas chambers, news )

- 469 days ago -
Behind these gates emblazoned with the symbol of Hitler's dreaded SS, lies one of the lesser known horrors of the Nazi occupation of Poland - the first use of gas chambers for mass extermination.
Nurse Edith Cavell and the British World War One Propaganda Campaign
Offbeat  (tags: Nurse, Execution, WW1, Germany, UK )

- 469 days ago -
Early news reports, which inspired a number of propaganda postcards, incorrectly said Edith Cavell had fainted after refusing to wear a blindfold at her execution
Triumph Of Song: Syrian Musicians Who Fled Civil War Build A New Orchestra In Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Syrians, Syrian musicians, Sendesaal Theater in Bremen, Germany, Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra )

- 478 days ago -
With music we can liberate ourselves from all the designations said flutist Fadwa Merkhan. My biggest wish is for us to be criticized and evaluated as artists, not as poor Syrians trying to stand up for art.
Muslims in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, Europe, Islam, Muslims, research, culture, government, safety, society, violence )

- 487 days ago -
While West European leaders try to convince the Europeans that the many refugees and illegal migrants will integrate, some scientists decided to ask the Muslim migrants themselves what they think of Islam, integration, democracy and Western values.
Migrant Crisis: Germany 'Can Take 500,000 Asylum-Seekers a Year'
Offbeat  (tags: Migrant crisis, asylum-seekers, refugees, UNHCR, Germany, Europe )

- 503 days ago -
Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum-seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said
On This Day 1939: Britain and France Declare War on Germany
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, War Declared, Britain, France, Germany )

- 508 days ago -
Britain and France are at war with Germany following the invasion of Poland two days ago. At 1115 BST the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, announced the British deadline for the
WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest Message in Bottle Washes Ashore
Offbeat  (tags: Message I'm the Bottle, Germany, Europe )

- 518 days ago -
A message in a bottle thought to be the oldest in the world has been discovered off the coast of Germany after spending more than a century lost at sea.
World's Tallest Sunflower Requires Its Own Scaffolding
Offbeat  (tags: world's tallest sunflower, off-beat, cool, germany )

- 593 days ago -
just a fun story, I love to grow, look at and photograph sunflowers myself, but never thought of trying to grow one taller than about 8 feet
AdBlock Plus Secures Another Court Victory in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Adblock, Court, Law, .Technology, Internet, Germany )

- 605 days ago -
AdBlock Plus has successfully defended itself in court for the second time in five weeks.

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