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Berlin's newest polar bear dies after 26 days
Birth of Baby Polar Bear at German Zoo Caught on Camera
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Xi revives communist nostalgia and personality cult | DW English
Britin verliert halbes Körpergewicht - Dieses Pin-up-Girl war süchtig nach Fast Food
2018-01-16 12:00:57 „Meine Fast-Food-Sucht aufzugeben, war das Beste, was ich je getan habe, und ich bin so stolz auf das, was ich erreicht habe“, sagt die 24-jährige Rose Hughes aus Birmingham (Großbritannien). Doch bis dahin war es ein weiter Weg … Sie nahm knapp die Hälfte ihres 143kg-Körpergewichts ab und arbeitete sich mit gesunder Ernährung und viel Sport zum Unterwäsche-Modell. Für „TheSun“ rechnete Rose aus, dass sie in einem Jahr bis zu 16 000 Pfund (etwa 18 000 Euro) für Fast Food ausgegeben habe   Read More ...
Ice-Cold Art: The polar bear photographer | Euromaxx
2018-01-13 12:08:26 Nature photographer Norbert Rosing has roamed the Arctic for decades. He lies in wait in icy temperatures to capture very special photographs of polar bears and other shy Arctic animals.   Read More ...
Venice's battle against colossal cruise ships | DW English
2018-01-05 18:09:19 The massive cruise ships that dock in Venice are threatening the city's delicate and venerable cultural heritage, while the hordes of tourists that flood the city are increasingly annoying local residents. For more videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...
Suya - traditional Nigerian cuisine for the modern palate | DW English
2018-01-05 00:08:34 Every country in the world has its own national dish. Suya - thin slices of meat on a skewer, coated in special spices and baked in an oven - is one of Nigeria's. DW reporter Jan Philipp Scholz went to Lagos to sample the best Suya in town. For more DW news go to http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/s-9097 Find more international cuisine on http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/50-k... For our Environment Magazine on Africa go to http://www.dw.com/en/tv/eco-at-africa   Read More ...
Berlin's newest polar bear dies after 26 days
2018-01-03 16:45:27 A polar bear cub at Germany's Tierpark zoo has died after 26 days. The female cub, who had not yet been named, was found dead on January 2, the Berlin zoo said in a statement. She was born to 8-year-old mother Tonja and 6-year-old father Wolodja on December 7, 2017. “We were all aware of the high mortality rate for polar bear cubs in the first few weeks, but this is still tragic news and we are deeply saddened,” said Tierpark polar bear keeper Dr Florian Sicks   Read More ...
Germany: Berlin's polar bear Tonja bids farewell to yet another cub
2018-01-03 11:03:59 Tierpark Berlin bid farewell to another polar bear cub, which was found dead when the zoo reopened on Tuesday after the New Year's holidays. Dehydration is reportedly what cause the death of the 26-day-old cub. The cub, which had not yet been given a name, made headlines when its first moments were captured on CCTV cameras installed in its mother Tonja's enclosure. Later it was discovered that the newly born bear had a twin who had died. Unfortunately, this is not the first tragedy for Tonja. Just last autumn, the eight-year-old polar bear gave a birth to another two cubs; one of which died immediately, and the other, Fritz, succumbed to illness at the aged of four months   Read More ...
Germany: Berlin's polar bear Tonja bids farewell to yet another cub *ARCHIVE*
2018-01-03 08:02:16 CRIPT Tierpark Berlin bid farewell to another polar bear cub, which was found dead when the zoo reopened on Tuesday after the New Year's holidays. Dehydration is reportedly what cause the death of the 26-day-old cub. Mandatory credits: Berlin Zoo and Tierpark Berlin Subscribesubscribe Video ID: 20180103 006 Video on Demand: Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: Facebook:   Read More ...
Berlin mourns sudden death of month-old polar bear cub
2018-01-02 21:01:50 BERLIN (AFP) - A polar bear cub born in a Berlin zoo has died after just 26 days, officials said Tuesday, the second such bereavement for the German capital in a year. "We know that mortality among cubs is very high in the first weeks, but we are still depressed and it's making us sad," said Florian Sicks, polar bear keeper at the Tierpark in the east of the city   Read More ...
Frankfurt on the fly: A long layover allows for a walking tour of the German city
2017-12-30 07:45:57 In the just-waking hours of a cool, misty morning, we slipped into Frankfurt, Germany, the way dreams slide between vivid reality and hazy memory: surreal and ephemeral. A smiling woman wearing a hairnet reached over a counter, and speaking neither English nor German, offered my daughter a cold, skinny frankfurter. We sleepily wandered through meandering lanes flanked by medieval, half-timbered houses that could have been the backdrop to a Brothers Grimm fairy tale   Read More ...
Polar Bear Cub At Berlin Zoo Opens Its Eyes
2017-12-29 19:06:42 A three-week-old polar bear cub at a Berlin zoo has opened its eyes for the first time. The zoo said on Friday that the still unnamed cub could also hold its head up by itself. (Dec. 29) Subscribe for more Breaking News Get updates and more Breaking News here The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings   Read More ...
Swiss cruise ship collides with motorway bridge in Germany
2017-12-27 15:34:21 At least 25 people have been injured after a Swiss cruise ship carrying 129 passengers crashed into a motorway bridge in Germany, local media report. The 100-metre-long (328ft) vessel was travelling on the Rhine river when it struck a pillar of the bridge near the western city of Duisburg on Tuesday. Most of the injuries were described as minor. Four people were transferred to hospital but released on Wednesday   Read More ...
Bristol airport flights halted after plane skids off runway
2017-12-22 14:36:22 On the busiest day of the winter for travel, Bristol airport is closed because of an incident involving a BMI jet. The Embraer 145 aircraft had just landed from Frankfurt, an hour behind schedule, and left the runway while taxiing to the terminal. None of the 25 people on board were hurt. The airport said: “Passengers were disembarked and returned to the terminal by coach   Read More ...
Heavy Snow in Germany Creates Travel Woes
2017-12-18 18:00:31 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Heavy Snow in Germany Creates Travel Woes Heavy snowfall on Monday led to considerable difficulties for motorists and air travelers in western and southwestern parts of Germany. (Dec 18) Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
Germany: The BEAR necessities! Newborn polar bear drinks milk from mum's teat
2017-12-14 11:02:03 A six-day old polar bear was spotted drinking from its mother's teat, in a tender moment captured in Berlin's Tierpark zoo on Tuesday. Footage shows the cub, whose gender is still unknown, breastfeeding, while its mother licks and nurtures its offspring. Video ID: 20171214 004 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly.   Read More ...
Polar Bear at German Zoo Surprisingly Delivers Baby Cub — and the Whole Thing Was Caught on Camera
2017-12-10 03:02:45 Tierpark Berlin just got one adorable new attraction! On Thursday, a polar bear named Tonja at the German animal park gave birth to a baby cub — and her labor and first few moments with the new addition were caught on camera and released on Tierpark Berlin’s YouTube page. The still-unnamed baby polar bear — who is only about 30 centimeters long and, like all polar bears, came into the world deaf and blind — has since been seen nuzzling up to his mother   Read More ...
Birth of Baby Polar Bear at German Zoo Caught on Camera
2017-12-09 19:08:14 BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub. Footage posted on social media shows mother Tonja tenderly licking the unnamed cub shortly after its birth Thursday. A second cub was stillborn. The zoo, in the eastern part of the German capital, said Friday that the new polar bear is about the size of a guinea pig and has already been heard suckling   Read More ...
Berlin zoo celebrates polar bear birth, caught on camera
2017-12-09 15:30:33 BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub. Footage posted on social media shows mother Tonja tenderly licking the unnamed cub shortly after its birth Thursday. A second cub was stillborn. The zoo, in the eastern part of the German capital, said Friday that the new polar bear is about the size of a guinea pig and has already been heard suckling   Read More ...
CUTE ALERT! Berlin's newborn baby bear kissed by mummy
2017-12-09 04:30:48 A polar bear by the name of Tonja gave a birth to a cub at Berlin Zoo on Thursday, as shown in footage released on Friday. Video ID: 20171209 008 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly.   Read More ...
New High-Speed Train Just Made Traveling From Berlin to Munich a Lot Faster
2017-12-09 02:02:36 And you'll be able to see the beautiful German countryside. A new high-speed rail line operated by the German company Deutsche Bahn will allow passengers to travel the 363-mile distance between the cities of Berlin and Munich in less than four hours. Currently, the quickest way to travel between the two cities takes six hours by train, but the new line will get customers there in just three hours and 55 minutes   Read More ...
Berlin zoo on survival watch for newborn polar bear
2017-12-08 16:42:46 BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin’s Tierpark zoo is anxiously waiting to see if a polar bear cub survives its first few days, when the likelihood of it dying is especially high, the zoo’s director said. The cub’s sibling was stillborn and was eaten by its mother Tonja overnight, the zoo said. The polar bear is the offspring of Tonja, 8, and Wolodja, 6, whose first cub, Fritz, died at four months in March, following complications from a liver inflammation   Read More ...
Plot to extort DHL has Germans on edge during holiday season
2017-12-04 18:03:32 A murky plot to extort money from delivery giant DHL Express has many Germans on edge during the busy holiday shipping season.On Monday, a package delivered by DHL to the Thuringia state governor's office and at first feared to be bearing a hand grenade brought police out to investigate.The online message outlining the DHL extortion demand mentioned a similar package that was sent to an online company in Frankfurt an der Oder at the beginning of November and had started burning when it was opened, prosecutors said   Read More ...
Hamburg is the best city for a night out according to new study
2017-12-04 11:05:02 Hamburg, Germany’s second city, beat New York, Paris and London to be ranked as the “best night out in the world” in a new study. Online booking service HostelWorld examined how residents of 41 cities across 27 countries rate the nightlife in their area based on five categories: quality of the nightlife; openness and friendliness of the locals; how safe people feel; how easy it is to get around; and cost   Read More ...
Euromaxx Highlights for December 2, 2017 | DW English
2017-12-03 00:05:45 In this edition: winter shopping sprees, a gingerbread town in Norway, the Polish winter resort Zakopane, Gault&Millau's chef of 2017 and a ski workshop in southern Germany. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555.   Read More ...
50 Küchen: Österreich | DW Deutsch
2017-12-02 12:04:32 Die österreichische Küche ist mehr als Wiener Schnitzel oder Mehlspeisen. Das beweist Johanna Nußbaumer in ihrem Berliner Restaurant "Nußbaumerin". Gelernt hat sie im berühmten Schloss Fuschl in Österreich. Mehr zum Thema unter: http://p.dw.com/p/2bpvY.   Read More ...
50 kitchens: Austria | DW English
2017-12-02 12:04:14 Austrian cuisine is far more than just Wiener schnitzel and pastries. And Johanna Nussbaumer proves it in her Nussbaumerin Restaurant in Berlin. She trained as a chef in Austria‘s famous Fuschl Castle. For more on this topic, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2cR5J.   Read More ...
Besuch beim Gault&Millau-"Koch des Jahres" | DW Deutsch
2017-12-01 18:10:39 Treffen Sie Christian Bau im Sterne-Restaurant "Victor´s Fine Dining" im Schloss Berg im Saarland. Der Spitzenkoch liebt es, japanische Küche mit französischer Haute Cuisine zu verbinden. Für mehr kulinarische Highlights besuchen Sie: http://www.dw.com/lebensart.   Read More ...
Christian Bau is the Gault&Millau's chef of the year 2017 | DW English
2017-12-01 18:10:31 Meet Christian Bau in the 3-star restaurant "Victor's Fine Dining" in Berg Castle in the Saarland. This top chef loves to combine Japanese food and French haute cuisine. For more videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...
Finding superfoods in traditional veggies | DW English
2017-12-01 18:10:12 International researchers are looking into the properties of traditional east African vegetables like spinach and eggplant and finding mountains of vitamins and minerals that people need. For more videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...
German man found dead in George Town hotel room; bloodstains discovered on wall
2017-12-01 06:18:15 December 1, 2017 @ 11:49am GEORGE TOWN: A German man was found dead in a budget hotel room at Lorong Love here early on Friday. The man was found with his head covered in blood, and there were bloodstains on the wall of the room. Details of the victim have yet to be obtained by police. "We have just received a report on it   Read More ...
Aquí estoy - Juan Danilo Zegarra Presser, chef peruano | Aquí estoy
2017-11-30 00:14:11 Pía Castro entrevistó al chef peruano-alemán Juan Danilo Zegarra Presser en su restaurante peruano Nauta, en Berlín. Zegarra nos cuenta cuál es el secreto de esta gastronomía que suma prestigio en todo el mundo y cuyo futuro ve aun más prometedor. También nos habla de su historia, sus recetas y de cómo es estar al frente de un exitoso restaurante de sabores peruanos en la capital alemana.   Read More ...
Exploring the Polish town of Zakopane | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:58 The Polish town of Zakopane, situated amid the High Tatra Mountains, is ideal for skiing and tobogganing. The town is known for its traditional wooden houses and yummy cuisine. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/a-sleigh-ride-in   Read More ...
The world’s largest Gingerbread City | DW English
2017-11-29 12:11:20 An entire miniature gingerbread city in Bergen, Norway. Visitors can marvel at the over 2,000 delectable creations including castles and churches on display until December 31st. For more Norway go to http://www.dw.com/en/climbing-the-tro   Read More ...
Comida rápida: burek de Bosnia | Global 3000
2017-11-29 00:08:01 En Sarajevo visitamos un concurrido puesto de comida rápida en el que se sirve el popular burek. Se trata de una espiral de masa muy fina, rellena de carne, espinacas o papas. Se sirve con salsa de yogur y se acompaña de té o yogur fresco.   Read More ...
Bali issues eruption alert for Mount Agung | DW English
2017-11-28 00:09:07 Volcanic activity has prompted officials to raise the eruption alert to its highest level. Thousands of local residents have been evacuated from the area near the volcano. Airports have been closed, leaving travelers stranded. For more pictures go to: http://www.dw.com/en/in-pictures-bali   Read More ...
Die Kunst des Cocktail-Mixens | DW Deutsch
2017-11-25 12:08:05 Anne Linden ist ein aufstrebendes Talent in der Berliner Barkeeper-Szene. Was man aus Alkohol und anderen Zutaten zaubern kann, zeigte sie bei der World Class Bartender Competition. Welcher Cocktail ist ihr Favorit?   Read More ...
Delikatessen für den Bundespresseball | DW Deutsch
2017-11-25 12:08:01 Stephan Eberhard vom Hotel Adlon Kempinski hat das Food-Konzept für die Ballnacht entwickelt. Für die Flaniergäste gibt es Delikatessen wie Trüffel-Pasta und Austern, aber auch die berühmte Adlon-Currywurst.   Read More ...
The beautiful art of mixology | DW English
2017-11-25 12:07:56 Anne Linden is a star in Berlin’s barkeeper scene. She shows off cocktails that can be created with alcohol and other ingredients at the World Class Bartender Competition, and elsewhere. What's her favorite cocktail?   Read More ...
Global Snack: Burek from Bosnia | DW English
2017-11-25 12:07:41 Drop by a popular snack bar in Sarajevo to sample burek, a pastry stuffed with meat, spinach or potato and served with yoghurt sauce.   Read More ...
Bike taxis: Clean, green and now in Germany | DW English
2017-11-24 12:14:29 Based on Asian rickshaws, the City Cruiser is a green, electric bike taxi that cruises through the streets of cities around the world. Eco hero and inventor Stefan Kruschel has even built a solar-powered version. For more environment videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...
When lions and people clash | DW English
2017-11-24 12:14:18 When lions and people live side-by-side, it doesn't always end well — often for the big cats. In Uganda, one group is trying to persuade locals to protect the charismatic animals that often attack their livestock. For more environment videos: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...