PM makes it clear there’s no going back on Brexit – in GERMAN

THE PM burst into German yesterday to spell out that Britain will not row back on Brexit. Theresa May switched tongues under interrogation from a Berlin journalist. After being asked if there would be a second referendum, she told Bild report Tanit Koch: “Wir verlassen die EU, aber nicht Europa.” This

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’s’ mercy plea gets rejected

BERLIN — A plea for clemency from a 96-year-old German convicted over his role in the murders of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has been rejected, German media cited prosecutors as saying on Wednesday. Oskar Groening, known as the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz”, was sentenced

How the iPhone’s Health app helped a murder investigation

In something of a bizarre story, the Health app on Apple’s iPhone may play a pivotal role in definitively proving who raped and murdered a young medical student in Germany late last year. As detailed by the BBC, German authorities already have a suspect in custody, a man who

How the iPhone’s Health app helped a murder investigation

In something of a bizarre story, the Health app on Apple’s iPhone may play a pivotal role in definitively proving who raped and murdered a young medical student in Germany late last year. As detailed by the BBC, German authorities already have a suspect in custody, a man who

Young male migrants fuel rise in violence in Germany, study says

BERLIN — The recent influx of mostly young, male migrants into Germany has led to an increase in violent crime in the country, according to a government-funded study published Wednesday. The study used figures from the northern state of Lower Saxony to examine the impact of refugee arrivals on

Hitler’s Mercedes used in Nazi parades up for sale

A classic Mercedes once used by Adolf Hitler is about to go up for sale — with proceeds going towards Holocaust education. The 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Gross Open Tourer was used by the evil dictator during his twisted Nazi parades — before being captured by the Allies. The car’s ties

Germany starts facial recognition tests at rail station

BERLIN — Germany’s top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate. The tests used high-quality pictures of more than 200 volunteers to identify them as they passed through Berlin’s Suedkreuz railway station. Interior Minister

German teen ISIS bride reunites with her mom before trial

A German schoolgirl-turned-jihadi bride has been reunited with her mother in Iraq, reports say. Linda Wenzel, 16, fled her hometown of Pulsnitz last year by posing as her mom and boarding a flight to Turkey, en route to Syria. She was smuggled into Iraq, married a Chechen fighter and

German grocer Lidl’s US growth spurt is losing steam

Lidl is losing its appetite for big stores. The fast-growing German discount grocer has recently switched gears and will now include in its expansion plans store locations the size of a drugstore — or less than half the size of its original growth strategy, The Post has learned. After charging

Polar bear gives birth months after first cub died

BERLIN — 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

German police find bomb near popular Christmas market

One of Germany’s famed Christmas markets was evacuated on Friday after workers uncovered an improvised explosive device — packed full of nails — at a nearby pharmacy. Local authorities successfully defused the IED and no injuries were reported. It was delivered to a pharmacy near the Potsdam Christmas market in

Pro-immigrant German mayor stabbed in the neck

BERLIN — The conservative mayor of a small town in western Germany who is known for his liberal migrant policy was stabbed in the neck at a snack stand on Monday evening and seriously hurt. A man who witnessed the attack in the town of Altena told German television