This week in Germany – IRA attacker jailed


IRA Attacker jailed

A NORTHERN Irishman has been convicted of attempted murder after admitting he helped to stage a Provisional IRA mortar attack on a British Army base in Germany more than 20 years ago.

Self-driving bus

A self-driving bus has begun its first route in Germany. The bus, created by German railway company Deutsche Bahn, can hold six seated and six standing passengers along an eight minute route in Bavaria.

Totally bear

ZOOKEEPERS at Berlin’s main zoo are set to introduce their young female panda MengMeng to sex in the hope that it cures her habit of walking backwards. According to reports, when pandas walk backwards it is a sign of protest.

Aufwiedersehen Britain

THIRTY-NINE British expats in the Breisgau-Hochshwarzwald region of southern Germany have applied for German citizenship after the last June’s Brexit referendum.


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