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From TheJournal.ie Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany Living Hail

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

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders Passau

Possible suicide pact in German crossbow murders

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

From TheJournal.ie German far-right group launches vigilante street patrol after alleged asylum seeker attacks Germany

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New law requires crucifixes to be put up at entrances of public buildings in a state in Germany Bavaria

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are Germany's 'Citizens of the Reich'? Neo-Nazis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames Motorway Crash

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany Bavaria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash Bavaria

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother Regensburger Domspatzen

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town Bavaria

Bodies of seven babies found in apartment in German town

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 This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party Next Stop Munich

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

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

From TheJournal.ie Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

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 This post contains images

PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens

The keg is tapped…

From TheJournal.ie Video, pictures: Over 110,000 attend Bavaria City race in Dublin Bavaria City Racing This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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?

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

From TheJournal.ie How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend… Bank Holiday

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

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

From TheJournal.ie Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published Germany

Bavarian authorities may stop 'Mein Kampf' from being published

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

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.