Angela Merkel will allow MPs free vote on gay marriage
Angela Merkel has said she is prepared to allow a free vote in the German parliament on same-sex marriage, a shift driven by changing public opinion and a desire to neutralise her election rivals. The German ... She said that her thinking had shifted ...
The secrets of Meck-Pomm, Germany's answer to Norfolk
Standing on the beach at Vitt, it was hard to believe that this was Germany or the 21st century. There were open fishing boats pulled up on the shingle, and, up in the woods above, all the houses were thatched. Among the skiffs, someone had created a ...
German Baltic coast hit by storm surge flooding
Some of the worst flooding in northern German was in the historic centre of Rostock and in Stralsund, as well as on Usedom, where major damage was reported. Outdoor staircases were washed away and snack bars badly affected. "This is no children's tea ...
Stormy weather causes flooding along German Baltic coast
UNESCO World Heritage in Germany
The Hanseatic cities of Bremen, Lübeck, Stralsund and Wismar have their Gothic brick facades and waterfront atmosphere in common. Bamberg's old town, on the other hand, brings together several eras in the history of architecture, from the 11th to the ...
Former Rough Rider has surgery to treat pancreatic cancer
A fundraising campaign was soon launched to help the Sowietas travel to Germany for the specialized procedure called Irreversible Electroporation, also known as IRE or Nanoknife. The response shattered the ... Sowieta, who played seven of his 10 CFL ...
Chancellor Angela Merkel backs 2 percent of GDP NATO contribution
Electioneering in Stralsund, ahead of Germany's federal election in September, Merkel said: "Obligations have to be fulfilled. And, others in the world will demand that of us. And, I think they're right that Germany must uphold its obligations." Merkel ...
Merkel Opens Attack on Election Challenger Over Economic Policy
Merkel Formally Nominated for German Election Run
Best photos of the day: masked men and a US dam
The ball breaks from the hug during the annual Shrovetide football match in Derbyshire. The game which dates back to the 17th century is played by two teams, the Up'ards and the Down'ards. The aim is to score by tapping the ball three times on stone ...
Mayor Hec back on home soil after cancer surgery | Peterborough ...
Hector Macmillan and Sandra Macmillan arrive back in Canada, landing Thursday at Pearson Airport after travelling to Germany for surgery to fight his cancer.
Mayor Hec's home and ready to fight to help others | Warmington ...
Ontario to launch pilot project on NanoKnife surgery
He was diagnosed with stage IV cancer of the pancreas 13 months ago and raised money to pay $60,000 for his own high-tech surgery in Germany last October after being denied OHIP funding. The 58-year-old made headlines last year for taking on Hoskins ...
Ex-Rider Rick Sowieta tackles cancer diagnosis | Ottawa & Region ...
It was a death sentence, a medical diagnosis that hit former Ottawa Rough Riders linebacker Rick Sowieta with a wallop – words that ripped through him harder ...