15 German Words That Make Everyone Say “WTF Is Wrong With That Language???”

1. The German word "verlegen" has 3 different meanings: 1. to put something somewhere and not being able to find it anymore 2. to publish something, e. g. a book (which is actually putting something where EVERYONE is able to find it) 3. feeling embarrassed Enjoy our language! 10:28 PM – 03 Nov 2018 2. […]

Massive data leak affects hundreds of German politicians

A number of German politicians have been the target of a massive data leak, one that contains extensive amounts of information. The data in question includes email addresses, private correspondence, passwords, phone numbers, work emails and photos, among other information, and those affected reportedly include journalists and celebrities as well as politicians. According to multiple […]

4 injured after man chases & attempts to ram his car into people in 2 German cities

Published time: 1 Jan, 2019 13:32 Edited time: 1 Jan, 2019 13:56 At least four people, including Syrian and Afghan nationals, have been injured after a man chased people in his car on New Year’s Eve in Germany and attempted to ram the vehicle into them, police said in a statement. The 50-year-old suspect first […]

German immigration policy under fire after gang-rape of young woman in Freiburg

German police have arrested eight people, including seven Syrian refugees and a German citizen, over their suspected involvement in a group sexual assault on a 18-year-old woman in the city of Freiburg. The incident took place on the night of October 14 but the police only issued a detailed report on the matter after all […]

Was the ‘Desert Fox’ a Nazi? German defense ministry official sparks debate with Rommel tweet

A German defense ministry official became the target of an angry Twitter mob after paying tribute to Erwin Rommel, igniting furious debate about whether the German general was a hero or a Nazi war criminal. Peter Tauber, a senior defense ministry official who previously served as the Secretary General of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union […]

Paro flying high as he faces German fighter ace

BRISBANE’S brilliant boxing prospect Liam Paro plans a hit and run mission against rugged German Robert Tlatlik in their Fox Sports battle at the sold-out Brisbane Convention Centre on Saturday night. The 22-year-old world No. 6 will jet off to France immediately after the fight to support his mentor Mark Flanagan as the power-punching cruiserweight […]

German tennis ace Zverev terrifies ballboy with celebration at Shanghai Masters (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 Oct, 2018 13:04 German tennis star Alexander Zverev gave a ballboy the fright of his life when he let out a massive roar while celebrating a point winner during his second-round match at the Shanghai Masters in China. READ MORE: ‘Disgusting’: Spaniard Fernando Verdasco under fire for berating ball boy The world number […]

Youths stab German journalist, perform Nazi salute at the scene – report

Three German youths reportedly stabbed a local journalist in the eastern town of Naumburg, performing a Nazi salute after the incident. The reporter narrowly escaped death despite sustaining a 6cm-deep stab wound Klaus-Peter Kruemmling, a reporter working with Naumburger Tageblatt, found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time, his newspaper reported on Tuesday. […]

EU Launches Emissions Collusion Investigation Against German Automakers

Roughly one year ago, German automakers were confronted with a crisis. Following Volkswagen’s diesel emissions fiasco, European antitrust regulators became suspicious that BMW, Daimler, and VW Group were involved in a longstanding automotive cartel that cooperated on decisions regarding technical issues, development, supplier management, and illegal price fixing. Investigators were also concerned manufacturers worked together […]