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Deutsche Bahn's ICE 3 high speed train.

Germany’s state-run train company fired an employee for making porn videos on its trains while in uniform

Deutsche Bahn told Bild newspaper they fired "Teresa W" in 2018 for shooting adult movies like "Fare dodger caught on Lady Ashley's train."

German police are looking for a man they say test-drove a rare vintage Ferrari worth $2.2 million and never came back

Police in Dusseldorf found the Ferrari 288 GTO, but are still looking for the man who sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference after a European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Angela Merkel says the postwar world order is over and calls for Europe to stand up to China, Russia, and the US

"Simply stating that we've enjoyed seven decades of peace is no longer enough to justify the European project," Merkel said.
Verena Bahlsen, the heiress of the German biscuit empire Bahlsen, at a press dinner in Berlin in March 2019. She has apologized for "thoughtless responses" over forced laborers and socialism.

25-year-old German cookie heiress apologizes for downplaying family history with Nazi forced labor on grounds that ‘we treated them well’

"We paid the forced laborers exactly as much as German workers and we treated them well," Verena Bahlsen said in comments published by Bild this week.
The unnamed hotel on the banks of the river Ilz in Passau, southern Germany, where three bodies were found.

3 people were found dead impaled with crossbow bolts at a picturesque riverside hotel in Germany

Bavaria police found a man, 54, and two women, 30 and 33, lying hand-in-hand on a bed at a hotel on the Ilz River in southernmost Germany on Saturday.
The Siemens e-Highway on its first test in December 2018.

Germany opens first electric highway that lets trucks draw power from overhead cables

Germany spent 84 million euros developing the Siemens-made eHighway and a hybrid truck, which Siemens said will massively lower fuel costs.

Siemens stock is jumping after the industrials giant laid out plans to create a billion-dollar energy company

Siemens' stock rose 4.5% on its plans to combine its gas-and-power and renewable-energy businesses to create a separate, billion-dollar energy company.
The measles virus.

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise

Germany and New York recently introduced bills to fine people who fail to vaccinate. But policies that let people forgo vaccinations may be on the rise.

What it was like in the room when Nazi Germany finally surrendered to end World War II in Europe

On May 8, 1945, the remnants of Nazi Germany's military leadership surrendered to Allied forces, bringing six years of bloodshed to an end.

Lara Trump says Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome refugees led to ‘the downfall of Germany’

"It was one of the worst things to ever happen to Germany," Lara Trump said of the more than 1 million migrants who found refuge in Germany in 2015.