48 hours in Cologne, Germany’s most laid-back city | Cologne holidays

IRead Kölsch for the fifth time and begin to understand the Cologne constitution.we are sitting Pefgen, one of the traditional breweries that produces the pale yellow beer typical of German cities. It’s served in a small straight glass (obviously the foam runs out quickly), and each time the glass is empty, the waiter shakes it […]

Former leftist militant arrested after 30 years on the run, Germany’s police say

Daniela Klett, a former member of the disbanded left-wing extremist Red Army faction, has been arrested in Berlin after being on the run for more than 30 years. Klett, along with Ernst-Volker Staub and Burkhard Gerweg, has long been sought by police for involvement in at least 12 robberies and attempted murders in northern Germany […]

Germany’s lawmakers to vote on decriminalizing limited amounts of marijuana

German lawmakers are scheduled to vote on a government proposal to ease regulations on cannabis by allowing limited possession of the drug. Prime Minister Olaf Scholz’s cabinet has approved the plan, which is a key initiative of the ruling coalition. The bill proposes legalizing possession of up to 25 grams of cannabis and allowing cultivation […]

Report: At Least 2,220 Victims Of Sexual Abuse In Germany’s Churches

(Photo by Frank Hohensch/Getty Images) OAN's Avril Elfie6:30pm – Thursday, January 25, 2024 More than 2,220 people in Germany have been reported to have been sexually abused by church officials and members, according to a new report. advertisement according to An independent report has been published On Thursday, it was revealed that at least 2,225 […]

The Guardian view on Germany’s far right: it’s penetrating the mainstream | Editorial

TThe growing popularity of Germany's far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) has become an unwelcome feature of the European political landscape. Last summer, the party won all district elections for the first time since its founding in 2013. Currently, it rests on an extremely exclusionary platform. Number 2 He is leading in national opinion polls […]

Suspect apprehended in alleged plot to target Germany’s Cologne Cathedral

A man was arrested by German authorities on Sunday on suspicion of attacking Cologne Cathedral, bringing the total number of people detained to five. The detained suspects are believed to be part of a large Islamic extremist network spanning Germany and other European countries. The alleged plot involved a car loaded with explosives targeted at […]

Germany’s capital sees a decrease in New Year’s violence, police say

Authorities in Berlin reported a decrease in violence during New Year's Eve celebrations compared to the previous year. Over the holiday, 390 people were briefly detained and 54 police officers were injured. 4,500 police officers were patrolling the city, the highest number in decades. Berlin authorities said Monday that New Year's Eve celebrations in the […]