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    Coronavirus: Why is Germany’s death toll is so low

    Germany is the fifth most-affected country in the world, in terms of confirmed cases of coronavirus. As of Thursday 26 March, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe's largest economy stood at 39,502, according to Johns Hopkins

  • German leader Merkel tests negative for coronavirus
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    German leader Merkel tests negative for coronavirus

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has tested negative for coronavirus. The German leader's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told news agency dpa "the result of today's test is negative" but that "further tests will be conducted in the

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    30 injured as car driven into crowd at German carnival

    A man has intentionally driven a car into a crowd at a carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, injuring around 30 people including children, officials said. The driver, a 29-year-old German citizen who lived locally, was arrested at

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    German gunman calling for genocide kills nine people

    A German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot dead nine people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other

  • This tree with its own postal address is responsible for 100 marriages
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    This tree with its own postal address is responsible for 100 marriages

    There's a tree in Eutin, Germany that has its own postal address and is believed to be responsible for more than 100 marriages. It's called the Bridgegroom's Oak, and according to Atlas Obscura it's been helping couples get

  • Apes among animals killed in fire at German zoo
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    Apes among animals killed in fire at German zoo

    A fire at a zoo in western Germany in the first minutes of 2020 has killed more than 30 animals, including apes, monkeys, bats and birds, authorities have said. Police said the fire may have been caused by sky lanterns launched to celebrate the

  • Magazine apologises for 'Back to Black' issue: 'We are aware of how problematic this is'
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    Magazine apologises for 'Back to Black' issue: 'We are aware of how problematic this is'

    The publication confused one black mode for another in its November 2019 issue.

  • Lederhosen: How The Germanic Style Is Being Rendered Chic For The Season
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    Lederhosen: How The Germanic Style Is Being Rendered Chic For The Season

    It appears that dressing in lederhosen is no longer confined to Oktoberfest and The Sound Of Music! Enter the rethought Bavarian classic with a modern designer twist. Exhibit A: The latest Chanel campaign shot by Karl Lagerfeld featuring Cara Delevingne, Pharrell Williams and Hudson Kroenig (the worlds most adorable muse.) Traditionally worn by boys and men during outdoor activities and physical labor, Lederhosen is a regional clothing found in the Alpine areas of Germany and Austria.

  • Berlin’s Nordic Haven Nestled Where East Meets West
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    Berlin’s Nordic Haven Nestled Where East Meets West

    Julia White finds Scandic Hotel the perfect base from which to explore Berlin - an alpine haven nestled in the very heart of Germany’s capital. The Space You might think you’ve bypassed Germany for Scandinavia if the Scandic hotel is anything to go by. The Vibe As well as posing as an alpine lodge, the hotel prides itself on its eco-friendly rating and health-conscious vibe, perfect for the modern traveller.