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# bavaria - This year 2022

Germany's famed Oktoberfest opens after two-year pandemic hiatus
# Oktoberfest
# Oktoberfest

Germany's famed Oktoberfest opens after two-year pandemic hiatus

Sep 17th 2022, 12:30 PM 19,805 Views 21 Comments

In its 200-year history, the world’s biggest folk festival has been cancelled just 26 times.

Four people killed in train crash near German Alpine resort
# Fatal Injuries
# Fatal Injuries

Four people killed in train crash near German Alpine resort

Jun 3rd 2022, 4:28 PM 19,066 Views 1 Comment

Three helicopters from Austria’s Tyrol region have scrambled to the scene to provide first aid.

# bavaria - Last year 2021

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany

Jun 27th 2021, 7:10 PM 10,375 Views 4 Comments

Three women were killed in the incident in Wuerzburg on Friday.

# bavaria - All time

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany
# Living Hail
# Living Hail

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

Jun 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 41,673 Views 18 Comments

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders
# Passau
# Passau

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders

May 14th 2019, 10:28 PM 29,350 Views 5 Comments

All five people reportedly had a passion for medieval folklore and weaponry.

German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks
# Germany
# Germany

German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 59,467 Views 213 Comments

Local authorities said they were shocked to hear about the news in a Bavarian town.

New law requires crucifixes to be put up at entrances of public buildings in a state in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

New law requires crucifixes to be put up at entrances of public buildings in a state in Germany

Jun 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 33,837 Views 74 Comments

A senior Cardinal has criticised the move saying that, “if the cross is viewed only as a cultural symbol then it has not been understood”.

Explainer: Who are Germany's 'Citizens of the Reich'?
# Neo-Nazis
# Neo-Nazis

Explainer: Who are Germany's 'Citizens of the Reich'?

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 16,627 Views 46 Comments

The group, a mixed bag of conspiracy theorists and neo-Nazis, are seen as a growing threat after a string of violent incidents.

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames
# Motorway Crash
# Motorway Crash

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,083 Views 15 Comments

Angela Merkel voiced her “great dismay” over the crash, which happened in Bavaria.

So small the townsfolk have their own WhatsApp group, this village is the centre of the EU after Brexit
# Stuck In The Middle With Eu
# Stuck In The Middle With Eu

So small the townsfolk have their own WhatsApp group, this village is the centre of the EU after Brexit

May 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,134 Views 24 Comments

Gadheim, Germany will be the geographical centre of the EU when the UK leaves.

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany

Jan 30th 2017, 2:21 PM 20,448 Views 6 Comments

The bodies were discovered by the owner of the property yesterday morning.

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

Feb 9th 2016, 6:34 PM 35,721 Views 20 Comments

The accident, which happened near the spa town of Bad Aibling, is the worst on a commuter rail line in Germany in many years.

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother
# Regensburger Domspatzen
# Regensburger Domspatzen

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

Jan 8th 2016, 8:42 PM 109,204 Views 162 Comments

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town

Nov 13th 2015, 11:08 AM 22,036 Views 6 Comments

The bodies were found at an apartment in a Bavarian town.

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
# On The Beer
From The Daily Edge
# On The Beer

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,745 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally
# Germany
# Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

Aug 19th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,981 Views 23 Comments

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party
# Next Stop Munich
# Next Stop Munich

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

Jan 8th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,564 Views 57 Comments

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle
# World War II
# World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

Sep 30th 2012, 4:59 PM 12,045 Views 61 Comments

A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens
# Beers And Brats
From The Daily Edge
# Beers And Brats

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens

Sep 22nd 2012, 2:39 PM 11,530 Views 23 Comments

The keg is tapped…

Video, pictures: Over 110,000 attend Bavaria City race in Dublin
# Bavaria City Racing
# Bavaria City Racing

Video, pictures: Over 110,000 attend Bavaria City race in Dublin

Jun 3rd 2012, 5:12 PM 15,215 Views 41 Comments

A big turnout despite the poor weather as Jenson Button got his big engine out for motorsport fans.

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?
# Downtime
From The Daily Edge
# Downtime

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?

Jun 2nd 2012, 10:11 AM 3,763 Views 23 Comments

It’s a three-day weekend – and there’s plenty of stuff going on around the country. So: what are you doing?

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 11,125 Views 13 Comments

…and other traffic hotspots around the country as festivals are held from Donegal to Cork.

Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published
# Germany
# Germany

Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published

Jan 17th 2012, 1:40 PM 3,006 Views 19 Comments

A British publisher wants to publish segments of Hitler’s memoir with critical commentary, but Bavaria may scupper the plans.

Beer, brats and brawls: Oktoberfest 2011 in numbers
# Hangover
From The Daily Edge
# Hangover

Beer, brats and brawls: Oktoberfest 2011 in numbers

Oct 5th 2011, 7:15 PM 1,624 Views 5 Comments

How many litres of beer were drank? How many oxen were eaten? How many, er, grasshoppers were found? We have all the important facts from this year’s Oktoberfest.