Dinner for One postage stamp
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“Dinner for One” Postage Stamp

Fans of the British comedy sketch Dinner for One won’t have to wait until New Years Eve to see the characters in the classic on German television. Now they can see Miss Sophie and her butler James on a special postage stamp. Unveiled on Thursday by the German Post Office …

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headbanging fitness in Germany
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Headbanging and Headbands in Germany

Forget Zumba – the latest musical fitness craze is Metalza, a form of aerobics with a heavy metal soundtrack. Its German creator says it’s a fun way to get fit, though some experts say violent headbanging should be approached with caution. Screeching guitars and angry lyrics by the band Oomph! …

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Little Boy Gets His Own Parking Spot in Cutest Possible Way

An act of kindness from a stranger in the German town of Wiesbaden has captured the hearts people across the internet. For the past year, Christine Dietz’s five year old son has been using the same lamppost to secure his bike, but a kind local has gone the extra mile …

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Dirndl Do or Dirndl Don’t? How to Dress for Oktoberfest

For many, Germany’s world-famous beer festival, the Oktoberfest, is not just about enjoying the amber ale – it is also a great excuse to wear an outlandish costume. Whether you attend the actual event in Munich or partake in themed festivities elsewhere, you will likely see people dressed in Austro-Bavarian …

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German Pensioner Completes Cardboard City after 65 Years

A 78-year-old German man has completed a city made of cardboard that he began building over six decades ago, he told dpa on Friday. According to news agency dpa, Karl Sperber, a pensioner in the Bavarian town of Burgebrach, said he had completed an entire cardboard metropolis stretching across 40 …

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US Celebrates Germany Year Under the Motto ‘Wunderbar Together’

Starting on the German national holiday of October 3, or German Unity Day, the event whose name features the German word for wonderful is expected to feature more than 1,000 events across the US, making it the largest cultural year of its kind. The initiatives and projects taking part in …

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