Donald Trump Named ‘Loser Of The Year’ By One Of Europe’s Biggest Magazines

Donald Trump has been named “Loser of the Year” by one of the largest magazines in Europe, earning the unfortunate title on the same day that Time magazine picked President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris for the annual “Person of the Year” honor. The German news magazine Der Spiegel named Trump as the […]

Man Named Adolf Hitler Wins Election In Namibia

A man named Adolf Hitler Uunona has won a local election in Namibia, according to a Thursday report from The Independent. Uunona, who represents the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO), became a councilor in the Ompundja Constituency, after beating his opponent by 1,196 votes to 213. In a statement supplied to the German tabloid […]

‘World’s Sexiest Athlete’ Alica Schmidt Takes A Break From Training To Pose In Formfitting Workout Gear

Alica Schmidt may have her sights set on competing on the world’s biggest stage, but the German beauty still has time to show off for her social media followers. The 21-year-old took to Instagram on Friday to share a picture of herself modeling formfitting workout gear. Schmidt has gained a significant following on the social […]

Madame Tussauds Threw Donald Trump’s Wax Figure In The Trash As ‘Preparatory Measure’ Ahead Of Election Day

Madame Tussauds removed a wax figure of U.S. President Donald Trump from its show floor in Germany as a “preparatory measure” — and initially put it straight in the trash. As People magazine reported, the Berlin wax museum wheeled away the figure representing the 74-year-old president ahead of Election Day. Video footage showed employees wheeling […]

Madeleine McCann Search Moves To Plot Of Land About 40 Miles From Suspect’s Braunschweig Home

Searchers in the Madeleine McCann case have turned up with heavy machinery at a site about 40 miles from the German city where a potential suspect last lived, Sky News reported. Forensic officers are scouring the area. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, in early June, authorities connected the 2007 disappearance of the British preschooler […]

Donald Trump Reportedly ‘Blindsided’ Senior US Officials With German Troop Cut Announcement

President Donald Trump reportedly “blindsided” senior U.S. officials with his decision to pull a large number of American troops from Germany. The U.S. troops had been stationed in the European nation as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ordinances. According to Reuters, five senior officials all confirmed that they had not been previously […]

Prominent Judge Warns That A Recent German Ruling Could Destroy The European Union

A senior judge for the European Union has claimed that a recent court ruling in Germany could have severe consequences for the future of the confederation — and even potentially dismantle it. The statement comes as the future of the EU remains on shaky ground due to the recent exit of a former member state, […]

Some German Movie Theaters Reopening Today

Moviegoers in certain parts of Germany who are tired of streaming will soon have a chance to get back to the cinemas. The country’s government will allow theaters to reopen — under certain guidelines — starting May 15, Deadline reported. However, most theaters are staying closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hessen — a state in […]

Bayern Munich Vs. RB Leipzig Preview, Odds: Streaking Bayern Battle To Hold Top Of German Bundesliga Table

For the first few months of the 2019/2020 German Bundesliga season, Bayern Munich appeared fated to see their streak of domestic titles end at a record seven. But on November 4, following a humiliating 5-1 pasting by Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayern dismissed manager Niko Kovac, promoted his assistant Hans-Dieter Flick to interim boss, and proceeded to […]

Tesla Is Accused Of ‘Stealing’ Water By Residents Of Small German Town In James Bond-Like Scheme

Elon Musk’s company, Tesla, has hit a major roadblock in its plans to build a giga-factory in a small German town on the outskirts of Berlin. On Saturday, more than 250 residents protested the plans, claiming that the factory would “steal” available water from locals and wreak havoc on wildlife in the area, according to […]

13,000 People Evacuate German City After ‘Unexploded’ World War II Bombs Discovered

Mass evacuations are hitting the city of Dortmund in Germany after a number of unexploded bombs were discovered in four locations throughout the city. Experts believe that the bombs, which were described as “unexploded,” were originally dropped during the Allied invasion of Germany during World War II. According to The Daily Mail, Dortmund city hall […]

Donald Trump Is Worse Threat To World Peace Than Kim Jong Un & Vladimir Putin, German Public Says In New Poll

Apparently, the greatest threat to peace in the world is not Kim Jong Un of North Korea, Russia’s Vladimir Putin, or even Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to a recent YouGov survey in Germany, Donald Trump is the world’s most dangerous leader, as reported by DW, the English-language news service of German broadcaster […]

China Threatens Germany With Retaliation If Huawei Is Banned Under New Legislation

The Chinese ambassador to Germany, Wu Ken, claimed that the Teutonic nation would face severe retaliation if its government banned Huawei as a supplier of 5G wireless equipment, according to Bloomberg. Ambassador Wu specifically pointed out that the Chinese market was an important one for German car manufacturers. “If Germany were to take a decision […]

Drunk Raccoon Joins Shoppers At German Christmas Market, Drinks Too Much Wine And Passes Out

Shoppers at a German Christmas market were joined by a tipsy raccoon who staggered through the holiday display, played with tourists, and then promptly passed out, Die Welt reports. Like so many other German cities and towns this time of year, the centrally-located city of Erfurt has set up its Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market. These […]

Arsenal FC Vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Preview, Odds: UEFA Europa League Win Could Lift Pressure On Unai Emery

Arsenal FC Manager Unai Emery finds himself barely hanging on to his job in only his second season succeeding legendary Gunners’ boss Arsene Wenger. Emery’s team finds itself sitting in eighth place on the domestic table on just 18 points from 13 matches. But a win in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League group stage showdown against […]

German Museum Heist Results In Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Priceless Jewels, Other Artifacts Being Stolen

A museum heist in Germany has resulted in nearly one billion dollars’ worth of ancient Saxon jewels being stolen, NBC News reports. Unfortunately for the thieves, so well-known are the jewels that they’re all but certain to be unable to sell them on the open market. At about 5:00 a.m. local time on Monday (11:00 […]

Watch Estonia Vs. Germany Stream Live: UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier, Start Time, Preview, Watch Live Online

With surprising Northern Ireland hot on their heels in Group C of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers, Germany are forced to take a game that should be an easy win far more seriously than they otherwise would. As a result, Coach Joachim Löw reportedly plans to recall several veteran players for the match against last-place […]

Ariana Grande Sends Fans Into A Frenzy As She Shows Off Different Look

Ariana Grande recently whipped fans into a serious frenzy as she showed off a different look. The stunning star surprised fans during her recent tour stops in Europe — where she’s currently performing as part of her huge “Sweetener World Tour” — as she decided to ditch her signature scraped back ponytail to let her […]

Watch Northern Ireland Vs. Germany Stream Live: UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier Start Time, Crucial Group C Showdown

Perhaps the most surprising team of the 2020 UEAF Euro qualifiers, Northern Ireland, can all but seal their first-ever place in the European Championships group stage — if only they can pull off a victory against a team that they have not defeated since 1983, when Germany was still known as West Germany. But Northern […]

Watch Germany Vs. Netherlands Stream Live: UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier Start Time, Preview, Group C Friday Match

In a packed Matchday 5 schedule in the 2020 UEAF Euro qualifying round, no single match features a pairing as high-profile as Friday’s meeting between three-time champions Germany, who last won the European title in 1996, and the 1988 title-winning country, the Netherlands. But with his team having played only two matches so far, Dutch […]

An 8-Year-Old German Boy Allegedly Took His Parents’ Car On An 87-MPH Joy Ride

An 8-year-old German boy allegedly stole his parents’ car and took it for a joy ride, hitting speeds of up to 87 miles per hour, BBC News reports. At about 12:25 a.m. local time on Wednesday morning, the lad’s mom called police to say that their 8-year-old son had stolen the family’s VW Golf from […]

Germans Are Calling Authorities Over Terrifying Screams Heard At Night, Turns Out It’s Mating Hedgehogs

Terrified Germans are calling 1-1-0 (the country’s equivalent of 9-1-1) over loud screaming and gasping noises they hear every night, The Guardian reports. As it turns out, the noises are coming from hedgehogs, doing what hedgehogs do this time of year to ensure that there will be baby hedgehogs. To some, the noises sound like […]

Donald Trump As Nazi On German Magazine Cover Goes Viral After ‘Send Her Back,’ And Attacks On ‘The Squad’

For the past week, Donald Trump has attacked four Democratic women in Congress, alleging that they are anti-American and should leave the United States. The four women have been nicknamed “The Squad,” and Trump has singled out one, Minnesota rep Ilhan Omar, who is a naturalized United States citizen and former refugee from Somalia, for […]

Rita Ora Arrives In Germany Wearing Ruffled Crop Top And Cowboy Hat

British pop star Rita Ora has been busy lately, promoting her latest single “Ritual” and performing on tour. Recently, she shared a series of three photos of herself with her 15 million Instagram followers as she landed in Frankfurt, Germany, for Wireless Festival. In the caption, Ora told her fans that she’d be seeing them […]

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Preview: Germany

The German Women’s National Team’s mixed results in recent years have made them one of the most difficult teams to peg down as the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in France. In 2016, they won gold at the Rio Olympics, but the following year they were eliminated in the quarterfinals of Euro 2017, […]

Trump Claims, Falsely, That His Father Was Born In Germany

President Trump is frequently accused of lying. According to a Washington Post analysis at the end of 2018, the president made 15 false claims per day last year. Sometimes Trump will tell a demonstrable lie when he has no viable or self-interested reason to do so, such as during a White House press availability on […]

Owners Of Krispy Kreme, Pret A Manger, Panera Bread Admit Nazi History, Will Donate $11 Million To Charity

The Reimann family, one of the richest families in Germany and controlling owner of brands like Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread, Pret A Manger, and Peet’s Coffee, among others, has admitted its past ties to the Nazi Party and its use of slave labor in its businesses during World War II. The family has pledged to […]

Watch Netherlands Vs. Germany UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Online

In a busy opening weekend for the UEFA 2020 European Championship qualifiers, no match has been more anticipated than Netherlands vs. Germany, two teams currently headed in opposite directions. For the struggling Germany side, Manager Joachim Loew has jettisoned some longtime veterans, per Sky Sports, going with a side in which 10 of the 23 […]

Watch Germany Vs. Serbia International Friendly Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Live Online

After a bitterly disappointing 2018 that saw them fail to defend their World Cup title when they fell out at the group stage, as Sky Sports reported, followed by a failure to advance to the final four of the new UEFA Nations League, German Manager Joachim Loew is likely fighting to keep his job. What […]

Germans Want U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell Expelled From Berlin For Interfering In Local Politics

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has been ruffling some feathers in the European nation of late for some extreme views he has made very public. Richard Grenell, who was appointed by U.S. President Donald Trump as the ambassador to Germany in September 2017, has angered some politicians so much that they want him kicked out […]

Man Who Poisoned His Coworkers’ Food For Years Will Spend The Rest Of His Life In Prison

A 57-year-old German man has been found guilty of poisoning his coworkers over a span of several years. The man, identified only as Klaus O., was caught on video surveillance depositing a strange powder into one of colleagues sandwiches. It was later discovered he’d been doing it to several other employees as well without them […]

A Fat Rat Gets Stuck In A Manhole In Germany And The Internet Falls In Love

In Germany recently, a fat rat was discovered stuck in a manhole. The rat, being so fat, had lodged precariously in what appears to be a carpark. So, things could have ended very badly for the creature. However, before it became roadkill, the wedged animal was discovered and rescued by German firefighters. The fat rat […]

German Regulators Just Obliterated Facebook’s Business Model, Citing Violations On Privacy, Data Collection

German regulators have taken a stand against the Facebook advertising model, saying that the massive scale of data collection to which consumers must agree in order to use the free service amounts to exploitation, Wired reports. Germany’s antitrust regulator, the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), has prohibited Facebook from requiring virtually unrestricted data collection in order […]

The Ku Klux Klan Is Flourishing In Germany, Hoods And All

Nazi party membership is verboten in Germany, but what The Daily Beast is calling its “racist American cousin” isn’t, and membership is on the rise in the country which gave us Adolf Hitler and friends. Recent raids around Germany have turned up the whole KKK kit, including white hoods, patches, and of course, weapons. In […]

Germany Adopts Third Gender Identity For Official Identity Documents

From today, January 1, citizens of Germany who are intersex will be able to officially identify as such on their government-issued documents. As reported by the Daily Mail, people who do not biologically “fit” as either male or female will now have the option to have this indicated on their birth certificates, identity documents, drivers […]

Georges Loinger, French Resistance Hero Who Used Athletic Prowess To Save Jewish Children, Dies At 108

One of the heralded heroes of the Holocaust, Georges Loinger, has been credited with saving countless Jewish children during World War II with incredibly creative means. Sadly, the French Resistance hero has passed away in Paris at the age of 108. According to an interview with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Loinger was born […]

Scientists Make Breakthrough With First No-Kill Eggs That Could Reduce Culling Of Male Chicks

Many people who consume eggs are completely unaware of the processes that go into the egg industry. Most have likely never even hear the term “chick culling.” What chick culling is, is the process of killing newly hatched poultry for which the industry has zero use. Whether free-range, organic, or battery caged, it does not […]

ID Card Found In Archives Reveals That Russia’s Vladimir Putin Worked For East German Secret Police

Vladimir Putin’s Stasi ID card, which he used when he worked as a KGB officer in former East Germany, has recently been discovered in Stasi secret police archives in Dresden. Per an article by the BBC, Putin served as a KGB officer in Dresden in the late 1980s and his Stasi pass was found during […]

‘Perfume’: The Human Scent Murder Mystery Gets Netflix German TV Treatment

According to Indie Wire, a new television series is heading to Netflix. Perfume is slated for a six episode season. The show will follow several friends who are so obsessed with the possibilities of smells, that when one of them dies, skeletons from their past are stirred up. Perfume is based on the 1985 Patrick […]

Watch Germany Vs. Netherlands UEFA Nations League Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Live Online

Germany has already been relegated from the UEFA Nations League “A” division — the only one of the competitions four “leagues” that gives teams a shot at the title — following their humiliating exit at the group stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The defeat comes with an added sting for the German team, […]

Germany Bans 18 Saudi Nationals From Europe’s Schengen Zone In Wake Of Khashoggi Killing

Germany has banned 18 Saudi Nationals from the Schengen Zone, essentially meaning that none of them can ever set foot again in most of Europe, Business Insider is reporting. German politician Heiko Mass told reporters on Monday that the 18 Saudis banned from the Zone are “allegedly connected to this crime.” He did not provide […]

Watch France Vs Germany UEFA Nations League Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Live Online

Four-time World Cup champions Germany, who last won the world championship just four years ago, come into a Tuesday UEFA Nations League match reeling from a stunning, 3-0 trouncing by the Netherlands on Saturday, as ESPN reported. Now, Die Mannschaft must face the current World Cup holders, France, for the second time in a month […]

Heidi Klum Gets Ready For Halloween With Sexy Betty Boop Throwback

Supermodel Heidi Klum could not be more excited for Halloween as she takes to Instagram to post throwback photos of her creative and outrageous costumes over the years. The Project Runway host does not mess around when it comes to Halloween and is known for hosting an annual bash, complete with all of the spooky, […]

Watch Netherlands Vs. Germany UEFA Nations League Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Live Online

The Netherlands face their European rivals Germany — and the prospect of relegation from the inaugural UEFA Nations League — when the two continental powers square off in a Group A1 match, reports Sky Sports. Both Oranje and Die Mannschaft are striving to break into the win column in the tournament’s top-ranked Group A1, in […]

Germany’s AfD Cracks Down On ‘Neo-Nazis’

Germany’s largest opposition party is cracking down on members accused of being linked to far-right extremist groups, according to reports on Tuesday. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has expelled one of its legislators and called for the resignation of three members over allegations of neo-Nazi sympathies, Reuters reported. The legislator, Jens Ahnemueller from Rhineland-Palatinate […]

Watch Germany Vs. France UEFA Nations League Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Online

The first-ever edition of the UEFA Nations League gets underway on Thursday with a full slate of international matches, but the contest that will attract the most notice pits the last two World Cup winners, with 2014 champs Germany hosting the newly crowned World Cup champions France, after Germany suffered humiliating group stage elimination at […]

Artist Paid 400 Participants To Live In A Stalin-Era Research Institute For Three Years For An Art Project

Described by The Guardian as the Stalinist Truman Show, an artist paid 400 people to live in a fictional Stalin-era research institute for three years as part of an art project. Artist Ilya Khrzhanovsky created a facility in eastern Ukraine that modeled facilities that once existed in the Soviet Union from the 1930s to the […]

France’s Macron Says Europe Can’t Rely On US For Security

On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron urged the European Union to take more action for its own security. He believes the EU shouldn’t rely on the United States so much and that it’s “up to us to meet our responsibilities and guarantee our security, and therefore European sovereignty.” According to ABC News, he said discussions […]

A German Restaurant Has Banned All Children Under 14, No Questions Asked

A German restaurant has closed the door (so to speak) on allowing children within its doors, causing outrage among some parents in the community and getting support from diners who want a quiet experience. As the English-language edition of Die Welt (“The World“) reports, restaurant owner Rudolf Markl is up to here with unruly children, […]

Increase In Child Drownings In Germany Linked To Parents’ Obsessions With Smartphones

This summer more than 300 people have drowned in Germany, and now lifeguards in the country have issued a warning to parents that one cause of increased risk of death is a growing obsession with smart phones. In other words, parents are too busy with their phones to notice when their children are having trouble […]