11 boozy stats about Oktoberfest

11 boozy stats about Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, the annual beer-drinking holiday has kicked off in Munich over the weekend. An estimated seven million liters of beer will be drunk at the festival this year. Here are 11 incredible stats behind the worlds largest Volksfest. Sep 20, 2017
Germanys Angela Merkel opens Gamescom 2017

Germanys Angela Merkel opens Gamescom 2017

Germanys Angela Merkel Opens Gamescom. Merkel posed with gamers and characters at the video and digital gaming fair, the biggest trade and consumer show in Europe. The expo welcomes over 900 exhibitors this year. It will allow visitors to test the latest technologies and up-to-date consoles. Aug 23, 2017
Hamburg zoo welcomes four rare Siberian tiger cubs

Hamburg zoo welcomes four rare Siberian tiger cubs

Four Siberian tiger cubs got to play outside for the first time at Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg. The siblings were born on June 15 to mother Maruschka who made sure the outside enclosure was safe for the two female and two male cubs. Aug 4, 2017
Two dead after shooting in German nightclub

Two dead after shooting in German nightclub

A 34-year-old man opened fire in Grey nightclub in the southern German city of Konstanz on 30 July. Two people, including the gunman, were killed, with three more seriously injured. Police have ruled out terrorism as a motive, and instead have suggested that a dispute between local criminals led to the shooting. Jul 31, 2017
Welcome to Hell: 1,000 zombies protest on the streets of Hamburg, Germany

Welcome to Hell: 1,000 zombies protest on the streets of Hamburg, Germany

A thousand zombies staged a performance protest in Hamburg on July 5, ahead of the G20 summit, to highlight what they feel the summit should be focused on. The 1000 Gestalten activist group gathered 1,000 people for the silent, eerie protest.The group dressed the zombies in grey from head to toe and for several days ahead of the beginning of the G20 summit, on July 7, the protesters have been popping up in small groups across the city. Their performance piece culminated in a large gathering on July 5, when organizers said 1,000 of them walked slowly through the city. The group says they have staged the protest because they want the G20 to stand for a more open, egalitarian society, rather than power in the hands of the few. Jul 6, 2017