Top German hospital bans AstraZeneca shots for women under 55

Berlin has banned AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s over blood clot fears a day after Canada also stopped administering the vaccine to under-55s. The German capital’s health minister Dilek Kalayci said the ban was a ‘precautionary measure’ as she cited ‘new data about side effects.’  Earlier the prestigious Charite hospital in Berlin announced it would no … Read more

Motsi Mabuse ‘signs up for German stage tour at the SAME TIME Strictly will air this autumn’

Motsi Mabuse has reportedly signed up for a German stage tour at the same time Strictly Come Dancing will air this autumn. The judge, 39, is said to be still speaking to BBC bosses about her upcoming contract for the show which is due to begin filming in September and finish just before Christmas, reports The … Read more

Motsi Mabuse ‘signs up for German stage tour at the SAME TIME Strictly will air this autumn’

Motsi Mabuse has reportedly signed up for a German stage tour at the same time Strictly Come Dancing will air this autumn. The judge, 39, is said to be still speaking to BBC bosses about her upcoming contract for the show which is due to begin filming in September and finish just before Christmas, according … Read more

Red tape farce of German vaccination roll-out as it emerges 80-year-olds have to fill in TEN forms

The vaccine roll-out in Germany has descended into chaos as it emerged that 80-year-olds have to fill in ten forms just to get the jab. Angela Merkel’s coalition government is facing increasing criticism over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic with its vaccination programme now faltering. Europe’s largest economy appears to be lagging behind with … Read more

Red tape farce of German vaccination roll-out as it emerges 80-year-olds have to fill in TEN forms

The vaccine roll-out in Germany has descended into chaos as it emerged that 80-year-olds have to fill in ten forms just to get the jab. Angela Merkel’s coalition government is facing increasing criticism over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic with its vaccination programme now faltering. Europe’s largest economy appears to be lagging behind with … Read more

German trucker, 57, is jailed for 19 years for drug smuggling

German trucker, 57, is jailed for 19 years for drug smuggling after being caught at Dover with half a ton of cocaine worth £38million hidden in stacks of tyres in the back of his lorry Kawus Rafiei, 57, was found guilty of attempting to import Class A drugs  Border Force officers scanned Rafiei’s lorry and … Read more

German trucker, 57, is jailed for 19 years for drug smuggling

German trucker, 57, is jailed for 19 years for drug smuggling after being caught at Dover with half a ton of cocaine worth £38million hidden in stacks of tyres in the back of his lorry Kawus Rafiei, 57, was found guilty of attempting to import Class A drugs  Border Force officers scanned Rafiei’s lorry and … Read more

Angela Merkel is humiliated in German state elections

Angela Merkel’s party slumped to historic defeats in two state elections on Sunday as German voters lose faith in her government’s handling of the pandemic.  Merkel’s CDU won barely a quarter of the vote in Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Wuerttemberg in a pair of dismal results described as a ‘wake-up call’ six months before Germany goes to … Read more

German paramedic ‘punches strapped-down Syrian in the face’

German paramedic ‘punches strapped-down Syrian in the face, breaking his cheekbone, as police look on after he attacked cops at refugee accommodation’ Police said they restrained the Syrian man after he attacked them at a shelter He was then allegedly thumped in the head by the fist of an emergency worker Footage of the punch … Read more

A German cave may be where dogs were first domesticated, study claims

Dogs are known to have evolved from wolves, yet until now, determining exactly when and where this occurred has proved difficult for scientists.  Several examples of ancient canines have previously been found, dating back thousands of years. Some resemble wolves, some look like dogs, and some sit awkwardly between the two groups.   Now, a new … Read more