German couple lose fight over cows’ clanging bells (BBC)

Cowbells can continue ringing out on a Bavarian farm despite the neighbours’ long-running complaints, a Munich court has ruled. It was the latest setback for a couple from Holzkirchen, a peaceful market town, who first sued five years ago. But…

Edinburgh International Festival launches 2019 programme (Chinadaily)

Edinburgh International Festival returns for its 73rd year on August 2 – 26, 2019, bringing the best of theatre, music and dance from across the world to Scotland’s capital. The programme features 93 events, with 293 performances across 17 venues…

US ‘warns Germany a Huawei deal could hurt intelligence sharing’ (BBC)

The US has told Germany it would curb intelligence sharing with Berlin if it allows Huawei to participate in its 5G mobile network. The warning came in a recent letter from the US ambassador to Germany seen by the Wall…

APC in Germany sues for peace in upcoming election

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Germany Chapter has asked political parties, players and stakeholders to play by the rules and observe caution. Speaking at a news conference in Bremen, Germany where the chapter is meeting with stakeholders on the party’s…

Far-right MP badly hurt in German attack (BBC)

German far-right politician Frank Magnitz has been beaten up and severely injured in an attack seen by police as politically motivated. The leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Bremen was attacked by three people in the centre of the…

Beautiful cop ordered to choose between policing and modelling (Metro)

A police officer dubbed the hottest cop in Germany has returned to the beat after being forced to choose between her modelling career or the force. Adrienne Koleszar, 34, keeps the streets of Dresden safe and has 610,000 followers on…

Chocolate leak covers German street (CNN)

In a scene that could be straight out of a children’s book, around a ton of liquid chocolate flowed out of a factory and caked a street in a west German town on Monday. Firefighters said a storage tank overflowed…

England avoid Germany in Euro 2020 draw (BBC)

England have avoided Germany in Euro 2020 qualifying but Northern Ireland must face the three-time winners and the Netherlands in Group C. At 42 in the world, the Czech Republic are the next highest ranked team in England’s group, which…

German who bombed Dortmund football team bus faces verdict (Guardian)

A German man who launched a shrapnel bomb attack on the team bus of football club Borussia Dortmund last year, wounding two people, faces his verdict and sentence on Tuesday. Sergej Wenergold, 29, had hoped to profit financially from the…

Teen loses driving licence 49 minutes after passing test (BBC)

A teenager managed to lose his driver’s licence just 49 minutes after getting it, German police said. The 18-year-old was returning from his successful driving test when officers in the town of Hemer checked his car with a laser speed…

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