German hospital luring Brexit-worried Polish nurses from UK

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Worried about Brexit? Come to Germany where you get better salaries, better weather, better food — and a shorter trip for visits home to Poland. That's a ...

R. Kelly's European concerts in doubt after new charges

R. Kelly's hopes of doing a tour of Europe in April have been all but dashed now that he is facing new criminal charges. Kelly defiantly scheduled concerts in two locations in German...

Sour surprise for sweets: Brexit may raise German candy cost

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — German gummy bears, chocolate and licorice are popular sweets in Britain, but aficionados there might have to start stockpiling if they don't want to go cold turkey when the co...

British Jews apply for German nationality as Brexit looms

BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor who swore to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. ...

Climate fight: Germany sets 2038 deadline to end coal use

BERLIN (AP) — In a pioneering move, a German government-appointed panel has recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate...

Holocaust survivor recalls 'Night of Broken Glass' horrors

BERLIN (AP) — As Germany marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht — the "Night of Broken Glass" — this week with memorial events, Holocaust survivor Walter Frankenstein returned to the site of the ...

Jewish teens enlisted to fight anti-Semitism in Germany

LUCKAU, Germany (AP) — Sophie Steiert opens a bag of kosher gummy bears and offers them to 20 other German teenagers seated around her in their high school classroom. "They're really...

Germany presents new, more restrictive migration plan

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official on Tuesday unveiled his new plan on controlling and limiting migration, which he called a "turning point" in the country's asylum policy. ...

Research suggests Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US

BERLIN (AP) — Research suggests that the family of Anne Frank, the world famous Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the United States and later also to Cuba, but their ...

Can't beat 'em? Eat 'em! Berlin captures, cooks crayfish

BERLIN (AP) — In the heart of Germany's largest city, fisherman Klaus Hidde wades through the shallow ponds and creeks of Britzer Garten park shortly after dawn to check his 17 traps. The spoils are r...

Study: Christians in west Europe less tolerant of immigrants

BERLIN (AP) — Christians in western Europe are less accepting of immigrants and non-Christians than people without religious affiliations, a study published Tuesday that was based on a 15-country surv...

Wedding of prince and actress brings outsized media interest

BERLIN (AP) — Like most everyone else with a taste for fairytales, Germans love the spectacle of a royal wedding. But since the country's last emperor, Wilhelm II, was forced to abdicate in 1918, the ...

28-year-old student tries to derail German's next government

BERLIN (AP) — The 28-year-old leader of the Social Democrat's youth wing is trying to derail Chancellor Angela Merkel's government coalition with the center-left Social Democrats. Ke...

German police break up Kurds' protest of Turkish military op

BERLIN (AP) — German police broke up a protest rally of more than 20,000 Kurdish immigrants after participants refused to take down flags and symbols of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party, German new...

New Year's resolutions? German couch potatoes say forget it

BERLIN (AP) — It's that time of the year to fulfill those ambitious New Year's resolutions again: More vegetables, less alcohol, sign up for the gym. But not for Torben Bertram. Fed ...