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  • Mum Who Killed Her Five Newborns No Monster Says Judge
    A mother who killed five new born babies after hiding her pregnancies has been jailed for nine years by judges in Germany.
  • Crashed Out
    A runaway lorry careered along a motorway past terrified motorists for more than six miles after a driver passed out in his cab, say police in Rappenau, Germany.
  • Wurst Neighbour
    Germany's worst neighbour has been revealed as a 75-year-old man who pees in their plant pots and runs naked down the corridors.
  • Beat Cop
    A man who was arrested and thrown in a cell after he was was the victim of a savage beating is suing police in Munich, Germany.

  • British Schindler Nobel Prize Plea
    The British 'Schindler' who saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish children from Nazi death camps just before the Second World War could be nominated for a Nobel Prize for peace.
  • Nazi Turn
    Germany's parliament is set to reject a bid to outlaw the neo-Nazi NPD party after liberals said: "You can't put a ban on stupidity."
  • Splitting Up
    A chef who sliced open his girlfriend's neck after she dumped him confessed to her murder in a court hearing in Augsburg, Germany.
  • Poor Deer
    D'oe! This poor deer had a rail hard time - when she managed to get trapped twice within seconds.

  • Little Chef
    A 19-month-old boy sparked a full scale fire drama when he toddled into the kitchen and tried to cook his dummy.
  • Choo-dunit
    A designer shoe fan is facing court after she stole 35 pairs of trendy footwear from the fashion store where she worked, say police in Duren, Germany.
  • Nein Nein Nein
    A paramedic who stole a mobile phone and cash from a patient who was have an epileptic fit has been arrested by police in Cologne, Germany.
  • Snow Joke: Ice Sculpture Gets Parking Ticket
    Flaky traffic wardens slipped up in Aachen, Germany - when they left a parking ticket on a full-sized snow sculpture of a Volkswagen Beetle.

  • Topsy Turvy Girl Who Sees World Upside Down
    A girl whose world has literally been turned upside down has baffled scientists studying her rare condition.
  • Pure Genius
    Germany's biggest beer brewer has announced a switch to produce pure ale made only from non genetically modified ingredients.
  • Supermarket Creep
    A pervert driver who snatched a woman off the street after asking her for directions to the supermarket forced her to watch while he drove around Monchengladbach, Germany, masturbating himself.
  • U Idiot: Drivers Tunnel Vision
    This is the horrifying moment when a motorist took a wrong turn down a one way tunnel and tried to do an about face into fast moving traffic in Berghofen, Germany.

  • Raider of the Lost Ark was for real shows museum exhibition
    A NEW exhibition in Germany focuses on archaeology under the Nazis.
  • Ad It Off
    Angry female job hunters have complained after a government employment centre tried to recruit them as hookers for an escort service.
  • Wheely Harsh
    A disabled German man was forced to walk home after police confiscated his wheelchair for speeding at Brandenburg in the north of Germany.
  • Hot headed
    Darling I have a headache is not a reason to skip sex according to a new study that found that sex is the best remedy for headache sufferers.

  • Time Flies
    A gutted passenger lost a 10,000 gold watch after leaving it on a plane on a flight from Dubai to Munich, Germany, say airline officials.
  • Boys Ice Tragedy
    A seven year old boy drowned in a frozen pond trying to save his five-year-old pal who'd fallen through the ice while the youngsters were playing, say police in Magdeburg, Germany.
  • Right Ear Right Now
    A motorcyclist who bit off a pedestrian's ear in a road rage attack is facing jail in Noida, northern India.
  • Pointerless Crime
    A man who dazzled a police helicopter pilot with a laser pointer as he chased a hit and run driver is facing court in Dortmund, Germany.

  • Hot Wheels
    A horrified Maserati owner watched her 100,000 GBP supercar go up in smoke after an arson attack in Munich, Germany.
  • Mobile Groans
    Shocked police examining a haul of mobile phones found in a car boot discovered they were really secret stun guns capable of delivering jolts of more than one million volts.
  • Cash and Grab
    A pair of fake cops escaped with 40,000 GBP in cash when they told a retired couple in Hamburg, Germany, they'd come to check on their valuable after a series of local break ins.
  • Chest Unlucky
    A huntsman died when he shot himself as he was loading his gun into the boot of his car, say police in Zellingen, Germany.

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How Boris Becker Was Brougt Low by Cheap TV stunt
Three-time Wimbledon tennis ace Boris Becker has been accused of making himself into a laughing stock by taking part in a cheap publicity stunt this weekend to promote his new book "Life Is Not a Game". The stunt included having a giant bow with two fly swats strapped to his head to play table tennis.

GRIN AND BEAR IT - Brown Bears At The Dentist
With toothache in choppers this size, these brown bears at a German wildlife park had every right to be a bit grizzly.

FORK THAT - Worker turns Fork Lift Into Jousting Lance
German police are investigating after a hyper market worker turned his forklift truck into a jousting device and attempted to spear a fellow worker after a row.

DIRTY THIRTY - Fake Euro Note Warning By Cops
A German corner shop owner saw some of his profits go up in smoke after he accepted payment for a pack of cigarettes with this non-existent 30 Euro note.

MURDER MYSTERY: Did Killer Confess in Novel?
Fugitive Norbert Wieland, 66, has been on the run since his girlfriend Bettina Polzer's body was found at her apartment in Furstenfeldbruck, Germany.

WHITE BLAM MAN - Brit Cheats Death By Seconds in Crane Smash
A British white van man cheated death by seconds in Germany when a falling 130 crane arm cut his truck in half.

UNTRUCKY BREAK: Thief Facing Justice
This smug looking truck thief will soon be facing justice - after speed cameras caught him fleeing the scene in Sarstedt, Germany.

NAZI SHOCK: Death Camp Victims Buried Beside SS Officers
Nazi death camp victims were secretly buried beside SS officers at a German World War II cemetery, outraged historians have revealed.

PICNIC BASKET BABY MURDERED - Baby abandoned in River Danube
A mother whose newborn baby boy was found dead in a picnic hamper with his throat cut is being quizzed by police in Regensburg, Germany.

WE ARE NOT EMU-SED - 7 Police Cars Chase Emu
Heavy handed cops gunned down a six foot tall emu after it escaped from an enclosure in Heimfeld, Germany.


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