Tag Archives: Germany

Family fun at the beach. Credit@theSundancefamily.com

Citizens of the world

Katie, Ka and their 6 children (Jaro, Benny, Ronja, Joa, Luna and Sofia) are the Sundance family. Originally from Germany, they    ... more

Oktoberfest festival. Credit@vimeo.com

Lederhosen and dirndls

Traditionally starting on the third Saturday of September and stretching until the first Sunday of October, Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer    ... more


When Berlin takes back the night

For many, Berlin may have an extensive and potentially interesting history, especially regarding the previous century, and this summer may be    ... more


Die Deutschen wanderer

This year from July 13th to the 16th, the OutDoor trade fair took place for its twenty-second year in Friedrichshafen, south    ... more

Migrants often require saving my sea vessels on their journey from North Africa to Europe. Credit@Photo Unit.

Across the sea

More than 5,800 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over the weekend, according to the Italian coastguard. In seventeen separate    ... more

The fate of the Germanwings plane may change European aviation safety procedures. Credit@frings-du.de

Adapting for safety

The Germanwings 4U 9525 flight's collision in the French Alps led to the passing of 150 people and has highlighted potential    ... more

French President Francois Hollande (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) seem to be leading the peace attempts. Credit@President of the European Council.

Plan for reconciliation

The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia may meet in Belarus’s capital Minsk to discuss a peace plan for Eastern    ... more

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif of Iran in Vienna, Austria, on November 23, 2014.
Credit@U.S. Embassy Vienna.

Nuclear deal may change relations

Foreign Ministers from the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany have extended the deadline of high-level talks with Iran to    ... more

Reichstag parliment building, Berlin. Credit@ André Zehetbauer via Flickr.com

Looking back to the first steps of freedom

This coming weekend marks the 25 year anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s breach and subsequent demolition. The iconic moment in history    ... more

Gotze's volley wins it for Germany. credit@JukoFF

Victory signals new tactical approach

Mario Gotze's 113th minute volley clinched a dramatic victory for Germany in Sunday's World Cup Final, as the Germans overcame a    ... more

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Former footballer’s announcement a symbol of accepting culture

Retired Premier League footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger last week publicly revealed he was gay, in a move reflecting the changing attitudes of    ... more

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2014 FIFA World Cup draw produces exciting encounters

The 32 teams travelling to Brazil for next summer’s World Cup learned their group stage placements on Friday, and the draw    ... more

England womens hockey team put up a great fight in their first final since 1991. Source Flickr England Hockey

England Hockey defiant after reaching final

England Women’s hockey team reached the final of a European Championships for the first time since 1991 on the weekend after    ... more