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VIDEO - HafenCity RiverBus in Hamburg   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, hamburg, boat, bus, germany, interesting, humans, unusual, world )

Lone
- 403 days ago - youtube.com
The bottom half is shaped like a boat, the top half is designed like a bus - this is HafenCity RiverBus. The amphibious bus, the first of its kind in Germany, is built on an MAN truck chassis and offers city tours combined with river cruises.
Solid Gold Coin Worth $4m Stolen From Berlin Museum
Offbeat  (tags: Coin, Crime, museum, Germany, Europe )


- 842 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A giant gold coin bearing the Queen's image, and worth $4m (£3.2m), has been stolen from a museum in Germany.
The Brits Hurrying to Become German Citizens
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, Debate, Brits, Germany, EU, Europe )


- 871 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Brexit debate in the UK is focusing on the rights of EU migrants in the country, among them about 300,000 Germans. Many people are worried about what will happen to them after Brexit. But how are the 100,000 Brits in Germany feeling?
German Bakery's Trump Slices Divide Opinion
Offbeat  (tags: Cakes, Trump, Germany, Europe )


- 878 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A German bakery has faced a backlash from some customers over its latest sweet treat - a cake bearing the image of its namesake, US President Donald Trump.
Fox Frozen in Block of Ice After Drowning in River as Temperatures Plunge Across Europe
Offbeat  (tags: Frozen, Fox, River Danube, Germany )

Derek
- 910 days ago - independent.co.uk
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 )

Evelyn
- 1205 days ago - youtu.be
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 )


- 1277 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Scooby
- 1288 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )

Naoko
- 1307 days ago - the-japan-news.com
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 )

Jeri
- 1336 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Scooby
- 1375 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )


- 1375 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Sheryl
- 1384 days ago - occupy.com
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 )

Gillian
- 1393 days ago - us7.campaign-archive1.com
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 )


- 1409 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum-seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said
 

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