Berlin police pose with unexploded WW2 bomb

WW2 Bomb Forced Thousands to Flee Center of Berlin Friday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Evacuating portions of German cities after the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb is still a common occurrence more than 70 years after the end of the war, but it doesn’t mean that it wasn’t a pain in the ass for the roughly 10,000 Berliners who had to …

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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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German politicians look to ban headscarves on school girls

Merkel’s CDU Use AfD Playbook, Call for Ban of Headscarves in Schools

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had to fight hard to find a coalition partner to secure not only a functioning German government but also her own fourth term at the top. Little did she know though that once the deals were signed, she would find herself challenging her own party on …

Sources: Reuters

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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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Deutsche Post to check in with Bremen elderly

Bremen Teams Up With Deutsche Post to Make Friends With Its Elderly

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s not only the United States Post Office searching for ways to make up for lost revenue from the decline in traditional mail. Germany’s Deutsche Post may have a new line of income as the postal service is teaming up with the city of Bremen to test out a new …

Sources: Welt

Photo: Deutsche Post AG

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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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Germany continues to push renewable energy

Germany Has a Good Reason to Miss Its Climate Goals

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany was once considered the leader in the push towards renewable energy, but as the country is expected to miss emissions targets set both nationally and across the EU, climate activists are beginning to turn their backs to the once championed country. While the story may look disappointing on the …

Sources: Handelsblatt

Photos: Johny GoerendFrédéric Paulussen

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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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German Military announces line of maternity uniforms for pregnant soldiers

German Military Announces €650,000 Spending on Maternity Uniforms

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defense (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung) announced on Tuesday that it would be spending upwards of 650,000 euros ($800,295) to roll out a line of maternity uniforms for its women soldiers. The news comes after the military tested a series of uniforms, including tights and underwear, with 80 …

Sources: AP

Photo: U.S. Army Europe

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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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German police enter heartbreaking business

German Police Will Help Your Clueless Boyfriend Dump You

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What do you do when you’re stuck planning the best route to a heartbreaking breakup? Some take the easy way out with the classic ghosting, others may even go with the “we’re better as friends” approach, but when none of the traditional options work, perhaps you should consult the new …

Sources: DW

Photo: Christian Lendl

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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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Germany sees a birth rate boost

Is Germany Finally in the Beginning of a Much Needed Baby Boom?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last several decades Germany has had to deal with an imbalance in fertility rates vs the naturally aging population, but new data on the country’s birth rates for 2016 was released on Wednesday and the numbers suggest that Germany could be in the early stages of a much-needed …

Sources: Reuters, DW

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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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Karl Marx Traffic Signals

German Town Lights Its Streets to Honor ‘Father of Communism’ Karl Marx

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Karl Marx, the German-born philosopher credited as the father of communism after publishing The Communist Manifesto in 1848, isn’t the most celebrated icon around the world, but in his hometown of Trier, Germany, all of that angst of controversy is being thrown to the curb to celebrate his 200th birthday. …

Sources: Trier.de

Photos: Trier.de

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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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Pro-choice women protest abortion law in Germany

German Leaders Change Course On Abortion Law Under New Coalition

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Pro-choicers in Germany who believed they were making progress towards abolishing a 30s-era anti-abortion law have faced a new challenge in their fight as key supporters from Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) back away. Leaders from the party had been in support of striking a law that makes it illegal for …

Sources: Quartz

Photo: Sebastian Dooris

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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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Bild announces semi-end to topless woman photos

Best Selling German Tabloid Bild Says Bye to Topless Women – Sort Of

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The idea of a freely available tabloid that prominently featured topless women would never fly in America. However, in Germany, best selling newspaper Bild has been doing just that for decades. Though as times have changed and women push to make their voices heard, the tabloid announced on Monday that …

Sources: Bild

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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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