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2 men hit each other in consecutive accidents in Germany

Police in the eastern German city of Dresden say two men suffered minor injuries after backing in to one another in two consecutive accidents.

Police said Tuesday that a 49-year-old man pulled into a disabled parking place on Monday afternoon, then reversed out after noticing his mistake.

As he backed out, he accidentally hit a 72-year-old man walking behind him, injuring him slightly.

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That’s one way to wind down after a long flight! Glamorous German air hostess shows off her VERY impressive yoga moves

  • Evi Schwarzfischer, 28, regularly practises yoga after landing from a long flight 
  • The flexible German, from Regensburg, shows off her moves on balmy beaches 
  • Her super-toned physique has earned the vegan a legion of fans on Instagram
  • Lufthansa cabin crew member also posts images of her day job 

Have yoga, can travel: Schwarzfischer says she can perform her poses wherever she is in the world

Negotiating hundreds of passengers, luggage and a trolley full of refreshments can require a certain nimbleness, something flight attendant Evi Schwarzfischer has in spades.

The blonde says that her day job  can take a physical toll on her skin and body...and that fitness and fresh air counters that

The 28-year-old German beauty regularly posts snaps of herself posing in a variety of body-twisting yoga positions, showing how she winds down after a long day in the skies – and collects thousands of likes along the way.

Her envy-inducing images regularly attract a thousand or more likes on Instagram

Schwarzfischer, a newly qualified fitness trainer from Regensburg, says she combats the effects of working at 30,000 feet has on her skin and body by performing the ambitious moves in the exotic locations that she’s flown to.

The blonde fitness fanatic says her personal motto is: ‘Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live with.’

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Here’s Where Europe’s Wealthiest People Live

UBS and Wealth-X have teamed up again to produce the World Ultra Wealth Report for 2014, totting up the number of people with $30 million or more (£19.1 million). The number of mega-wealthy Europeans is up to over 60,000 this year, and UBS have got a map showing the cities they live in.

There’s a huge amount of information in the report: you might be surprised to learn that Germany has far more ultra-high net worth (UHNW) residents than the UK. With a population only 25% higher than the UK, Germany has 65% more super-wealthy people, and nearly a third of Europe’s total.

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Germany has regained its crown as the world’s most powerful passport

The world’s governments have spoken. Germany’s citizens are the travelers most welcome to cross their borders.

The Henley Passport Index, an annual ranking of passport power by the citizenship planning firm, came out today for 2018. Germany is at the top for the fifth year in a row, with visa-free or visa-upon-arrival access to 177 countries, up from 176 last year.

(In February 2017, Belarus introduced a five-day visa-free visit available to citizens of 80 countries, including Germany.)

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German war graves found at construction site in Estonia

The remains of some 100 German soldiers have been found during excavation works for the construction of a memorial in Estonia’s capital Tallinn.

The site is believed to be part of a German military cemetery from World War Two. Experts say the bodies were buried separately and not in a mass grave.

Archaeologists will remove the remains which will be reburied at a nearby German military cemetery.

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Merkel’s Frenemies Give Stage to EU Critic of Her Refugee Policy

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban claimed credit for shielding Germany from migration in a dig at Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose sister party gave him a platform to criticize her refugee policy.

Two days before talks on forming a new German government, Merkel’s Bavarian allies hosted Orban in a reminder of her open-borders stance that provoked domestic and European rifts and has complicated her path to a fourth term. Orban is among eastern leaders who reject a Merkel-backed plan to resettle refugees across the European Union.

“We were organizing border protection at a time when other places in Europe were celebrating chaos and a breakdown of law and order,” Orban told reporters at a meeting of Bavaria’s ruling Christian Social Union party at an Alpine hotel on Friday. “As I said two years ago, you can count on me as the captain of your border protection.”

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German TV Director Dieter Wedel Accused of Harassment, Assault

The award-winning filmmaker denies multiple accusations that he lured actresses to his hotel room and sexually assaulted them.

Three German actresses have made separate allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Dieter Wedel, one of Germany’s most well-known and successful television directors.

The allegations, first published Wednesday in German newspaper Die Zeit, accuse Wedel, 75, of two separate assaults on actress Patricia Thielemann in 1991 and actress Jany Tempel in 1996. Those accusations are on the record to the newspaper, while a third one is an anonymous claim.

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