Yardie Review: Idris Elba Directs an Uneven Jamaican Gangster Flick
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Yardie Review: Idris Elba Directs an Uneven Jamaican Gangster Flick

Yardie is the feature directorial debut from British actor Idris Elba. A period gangster drama…

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Art of Self-Defense SXSW Review: Eisenberg Shines in Pitch Black, Poignant Comedy
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Art of Self-Defense SXSW Review: Eisenberg Shines in Pitch Black, Poignant Comedy

For as long as people have been alive, people have felt unsafe, at least in…

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Chancellor Speculation: Merkel May Be in Office Longer Than You Think
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Chancellor Speculation: Merkel May Be in Office Longer Than You Think

It has become something of a game both in Germany and abroad to guess just…

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German word of the day: Der Firlefanz
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German word of the day: Der Firlefanz

Firlefanz doesn’t have a literal translation, but the closest it gets to one is probably…

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Brexit: Germany says up to Britain to propose solution to EU
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Brexit: Germany says up to Britain to propose solution to EU

Ahead of a crunch summit next week, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman  Steffen Seibert said Berlin…

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‘Time to think about the 5 million in limbo’: UK parliament votes to delay Brexit
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‘Time to think about the 5 million in limbo’: UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

A majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) in the UK’s lower house voted to delay…

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Man tries to smuggle tortoises disguised as desserts through Berlin airport
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Man tries to smuggle tortoises disguised as desserts through Berlin airport

Customs at Schönefeld Airport in Berlin stopped the 69-year-old man who had arrived by plan…

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Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live
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Three German cities ranked in the top 10 best places to live

The annual quality of living survey carried out by human resources consulting firm Mercer compares…

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‘No longer acceptable’: Germany pledges to speed return of colonial-era loot
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‘No longer acceptable’: Germany pledges to speed return of colonial-era loot

The German culture and foreign ministries as well as regional and local cultural authorities signed a…

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Probe underway after far-right threats sent to German politicians, courts and celebrities
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Probe underway after far-right threats sent to German politicians, courts and celebrities

Some of the emails contained bomb and other death treats, or boasted of being in…

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