On Friday morning the German parliament voted to legalize gay marriage, after a large majority of lawmakers voted for the draft law. Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the bill.
Switzerland is number one in the world for money spent per head on cigars, while Spain leads in the number consumed.
Commuters on Berlin’s U8 line were in for a shock on Tuesday morning when they spotted two people having sex in the middle of a station platform.
It’s no secret that many Germans are big into nudism. Some even like to wander naked through the forests on a summer’s day. Twenty-five men and women took part in a naked sledding race on Saturday wearing next to nothing.
Germany’s highest court has extended gay adoption laws to bring them in line with rules that apply to heterosexual couples. Judges ruled that existing laws were discriminatory.
Who says only Bavarians enjoy Oktoberfest? The photo above proves the contrary. You are looking at a scene from Oktoberfest "Zinzinnati" – and the man in the center is Don Heinrich Tolzmann, the German-American historian who knows a good beer when he sees one (and he drinks it, too!).
German Family Minister Kristina Schröder has said gay partnerships represent "conservative values" because of their "long-term commitment" – so they should get the same tax breaks.
A sex shop in Munich's main railway station has got special permission to sell condoms, porn DVDs and sexy skin lotion on Sundays after three local judges ruled they were legitimate travel supplies.
German teenagers wanting a boob job, a nose job or liposuction will have to wait until they turn 18, even if their parents will sign off on the surgery, under new government plans.
The steins clink and laughter flows up and down the tables. Blonde German girls shuttle between them. But one feature is different from this German-style beer fest: Nearly all the customers are Chinese.