Camping nightmare ignored by Bonn Police

Bonn Police Investigate Rape Call Dismissed as a Joke

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For a couple camping in the off skirts of Bonn, Germany, their getaway quickly turned into a nightmare as a man macheted his way into their tent demanding money, and later dragging the woman out to rape her as the boyfriend was left helpless inside. The nightmare continued as any …

Sources: Rheinische Post

Photo: Denys Nevozhai

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Refugee Violence in Germany Hit New Highs in 2016

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The number of refugees streaming into Germany may have reached its peak in 2015, but for those who have now made a temporary home in the country, their troubles are far from over. Most of them entered into Germany to flee the dangerous atmospheres of their home country, but as …

Sources: Welt via The Trumpet

Photo: Metropolico [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Creepy Clowns Take Their Scare Factor to Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The recent American trend of creepy clowns invoking fear and assault has found a new home in Germany as multiple sightings have popped up across the country, and these clowns are packing more than a psychological scare. In the last week, clown sightings have been reported in multiple German cities, …

Sources: DW

Photo: Eric Sonstroem [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Schools Find Relief After ‘Marzipan Blackmailer’ Arrested in Kiel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Early Monday morning, police arrested the 38-year-old man suspected to be the ‘Marzipan Blackmailer’ who had sent poisoned marzipan hearts to at least one German school in a blackmailing attempt against the popular retail chain Coop. Coop was told that if the company did not fork over 3 million euros …

Sources: DW

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Car Assaulted With Sausage In Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Watch out drivers, the next person you piss off might have a sausage concealed away in their glove box, ready to attack at a moments notice, and its ready to do some damage. Okay, I may have injected some sarcasm there, but no joke, a sausage was used as a weapon in …

Sources: Daily Mail

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Playing Pokémon Go Got This Man Arrested in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Pokémon Go, the game that has become the latest craze around the world, has gotten many to venture outside when they would normally be sitting on the couch, and while it can be good to see people up and moving, for one teen in Germany, it led to his arrest. …

Sources: Fox News, The Local

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Grave Robbers Steal Head of ‘Nosferatu’ Directors Head From German Cemetery

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German news outlets are reporting that the grave of famous German silent film director, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, known for directing one of the first horror classics “Nosferatu”, was broken into and the grave robbers left stealing the director’s head just outside of Berlin. According to family, the graves of Murnau’s two brothers …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Tour of German Prison System Inspires Changes To American Practices

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and while the goal is to act as a correctional facility for prisoners, many would argue that there is little focus on getting people back on track with the current system. American prisons are known for their bleak atmosphere …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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“Where Shouldn’t I Go?” How Safe Is It To Study in Germany?

By Eight Hours and Change on Email

I came into this world during the height of the American crime epidemic. Fortunately, much has changed in my home country during my lifetime. The ’90s saw the historic reversal of the crime wave of the ’70s and ’80s, followed by the return to post-war crime rates in the 2000s. But, while America …

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Thief At Düsseldorf Train Station Tries Selling Stollen Phone To Original Owner

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This past Saturday, a women at a Düsseldorf train station had her night turn south when a thief went into her purse and grabbed her iPhone before she could stop him.  While she was able to report a description of the man to police, the 24-year-old criminal apparently didn’t take a close …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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