Police shoot gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport

Police ‘shoot gunman’ at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport following ‘reports of a bomb threat’ By Emily Webber For Mailonline Published: 19:00 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 19:05 GMT, 16 January 2021 Police have ‘shot a gunman’ at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport following ‘reports of a bomb threat’.   Footage saw three officers surrounding a man … Read more Police shoot gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport

Police shoot gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport

Police shoot gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport following ‘reports of a bomb threat’ By Emily Webber For Mailonline Published: 19:00 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 19:00 GMT, 16 January 2021 Police have shot a gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport following ‘reports of a bomb threat’.  Footage saw three officers surrounding the gunman … Read more Police shoot gunman at Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport

Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader

BREAKING: Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader to replace her ahead of national elections in September Laschet, governor of North Rhine-Westphalia, is seen as continuity candidate  He will lead the Christian Democratic Union party into September’s election Merkel announced two years ago she would step down at the end of her … Read more Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader

Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader

BREAKING: Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader to replace her ahead of national elections in September By Ap Published: 10:51 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 11:08 GMT, 16 January 2021 German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right party has elected a new leader to take over ahead of the national elections in … Read more Angela Merkel’s centre-right party elects Armin Laschet as new leader

Visitors at Nazi Buchenwald concentration camp are condemned for tobogganing over mass graves

Visitors at Nazi Buchenwald concentration camp are condemned for tobogganing over mass graves where 76,000 people died during WWII The German WWII memorial urged visitors to avoid spending leisure pastimes People were spotted enjoying sledging at the mass graves while touring the site Buchenwald and its sub camp were used to house thousands of slave … Read more Visitors at Nazi Buchenwald concentration camp are condemned for tobogganing over mass graves

Spectacular fossil of an eight-foot ancient shark unearthed in Germany 

Spectacular fossil of an eight-foot SHARK that roamed the seas 150 million years ago and was one of the largest of its time is unearthed in Germany The well-preserved skeleton of the  Asteracanthus shark were found in Bavaria The almost complete skeleton shows that Asteracanthus was up to 8ft long There were 150 teeth preserved within … Read more Spectacular fossil of an eight-foot ancient shark unearthed in Germany 

Mars digger is declared dead after failing to burrow deep enough

NASA Insight’s ‘Mole’ bites the dust: Mars digger is declared dead after failing to burrow deep enough into the Red Planet to take its temperature after two years InSight arrived on Mars in November 2018 with a range of scientific instruments Instruments included a seismometer, temperature probe and weather station  German scientist have been trying … Read more Mars digger is declared dead after failing to burrow deep enough

Behaviour: Hunter-gatherer humans mirror mammals and birds living in the same areas, study finds 

Human hunter-gatherers find food, reproduce, share parenting responsibilities and organise social groups in ways that mirror local birds and mammals, a study found. Researchers from the UK and Germany analysed data on the behaviours of foraging human and local animal populations from 339 locations across the globe. They found that for nearly all behaviours analysed, humans … Read more Behaviour: Hunter-gatherer humans mirror mammals and birds living in the same areas, study finds 

Coronavirus Germany: Angela Merkel considers ‘MEGA-LOCKDOWN’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering a ‘mega-lockdown’ and suspending public transport as Germany recorded a 24-hour record of 1,244 coronavirus deaths. The new record came on Thursday as experts warned the lockdown will have to get tougher to combat the mutant UK strain, that is yet to take hold in Germany. Merkel wants a ‘mega-lockdown’, mass-selling … Read more Coronavirus Germany: Angela Merkel considers ‘MEGA-LOCKDOWN’

STEPHEN GLOVER: Pangolin barbs from Boris Johnson won’t stop China treating us with scorn 

At the turn of the 20th century, the question that most preoccupied British policymakers was: What do we do about Germany? The answer turned out to be two world wars, the collapse of British power and the rise of two new superpowers — the Soviet Union and the United States. The German problem was eventually … Read more STEPHEN GLOVER: Pangolin barbs from Boris Johnson won’t stop China treating us with scorn