Read more about the article Selfie-Hunting Hiker Faces Massive Bill For Mountain Rescue
Rescue teams work to help a 20-year-old Uzbek student trapped on the peak by a snow storm, in Bad Reichenhall, Germany, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. The man had found the peak during internet research for the most beautiful vantage point for photos, and went up before 20 centimetres of snow fell. (BRK/Newsflash)

Selfie-Hunting Hiker Faces Massive Bill For Mountain Rescue

A student stranded 5,000ft up an Alpine mountain peak as he searched for the perfect spot for a photo is facing a rescue bill of thousands of pounds. The 20-year-old has started the trek up the mountain between the Salzburg Province, Austria, and the German Free State of Bavaria in…

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Read more about the article Sisi’s Castle From Netflix’s The Empress Available To Rent On Airbnb
Image shows Weissenstein Castle, undated photo. The palatial residence in Pommersfelden, Bavaria, southern Germany will be bookable on Airbnb on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (CZS/Newsflash)

Sisi’s Castle From Netflix’s The Empress Available To Rent On Airbnb

Fans of the new Netflix hit "The Empress" will soon be able to book a stay in one of the main filming locations featured in the show on Airbnb. The lavishing palace named Weissenstein castle, located in the Pommersfelden, Bavaria will open its doors and welcome holidaymakers as of 7pm…

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Read more about the article Hopes Fade For Injured Hiker On Blizzard Peak
Missing person Julian P., 24, poses in undated photo. (Newsflash)

Hopes Fade For Injured Hiker On Blizzard Peak

An injured lone hiker trapped on an Alpine peak by snow and ice storms needs a "miracle" to survive, say rescuers. The man has been named only as Julian P., 24, and he was reportedly injured while hiking up the Hochkalter peak, the largest in the area, in the Berchtesgaden…

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Read more about the article Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave
Photo shows the approximately 1400-year-old iron folding chair found by archaeologists laying in a woman's grave in Middle Franconia, Germany, undated photo. The iron folding chair has been underground at a depth of around two meters ever since. (BLfD/Newsflash)

Boffins Amazed To Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair In Woman’s Grave

Archaeologists in Germany have unearthed a 1,400-year-old folding chair from an early medieval woman's grave. The surprise find was made in Endsee, Bavaria state, south-eastern Germany, earlier this month. The folding chair was made from iron and is extremely rare, being only the second such piece dating from the early…

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Read more about the article Man Found Dead After German Oompah Band Festival
Tobias Dreiseitel, 25, poses in undated picture. He disappeared from a festival in Bavaria on Friday, Aug. 5th, 2022. (Bayerische Polizei/Newsflash)

Man Found Dead After German Oompah Band Festival

A 25-year-old man who disappeared at a traditional German oompah band festival has been found dead in a lake. The young man was named as Tobias Dreiseitel by police and he vanished at the Brass Wiesn festival in the municipality of Eching, in Bavaria, in south-eastern Germany on 5th August.…

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Read more about the article Amazingly Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Statue Of Water Goddess Unearthed
The 3,000-year-old clay figurine that was discovered at an excavation site in the Schweinfurt region, on the edge of the Unkenbach plain that is now Monchstockheim in Germany. (Axel Konig, StMWK/Newsflash)

Amazingly Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Statue Of Water Goddess Unearthed

An astonishingly well-preserved 3,000-year-old statue of a magical water goddess has been unearthed by amazed archaeologists in Germany. The clay figurine was found in a stream where a prehistoric riverside colony had settled between the 8th and 6th centuries BC. Archaeologists believe the 19-centimetre (7-inch) clay figure had been left…

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Read more about the article Cops Save 72 Puppies From Breeders’ Prison Van
Some of the 72 puppies that were rescued by police officers in the German municipality of Waidhaus located in the state of Bavaria. (Landesverband Bayern, Deutscher Tierschutzbund LV Bayern e.V./Newsflash)

Cops Save 72 Puppies From Breeders’ Prison Van

Police have saved 72 puppies after they pulled over a van transporting them in appalling conditions. Horrified officers in Waidhaus, Bavaria, southern Germany, found dozens of pups crammed into tiny cages inside the van. Many were dying from dehydration after being left without water on what was due to be…

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Read more about the article Bearded Vulture Released In Wild After Over 100 Years Found Dead
Young bearded Vulture who disappeared named Wally found dead in May 2022. (Markus Leitner/Newsflash)

Bearded Vulture Released In Wild After Over 100 Years Found Dead

One of a pair of young bearded vultures released into the German wild more than 100 years after their disappearance has been found dead. Female bearded vulture pair Wally and Bavaria were released into the wild in the Berchtesgaden National Park in southern Germany last summer. The species - Gypaetus…

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Read more about the article Baffled Customs Officers Find Endangered Tortoise Skeleton In Its Shell Shipped From Switzerland As Home Decoration
The skeletonised tortoise listed by the IUCN as 'vulnerable' which was found by customs officers in the city of Augsburg in Germany. (Hauptzollamt Augsburg/Newsflash)

Baffled Customs Officers Find Endangered Tortoise Skeleton In Its Shell Shipped From Switzerland As Home Decoration

German customs officers have seized a protected tortoise skeleton along with its shell that was shipped from Switzerland to Germany as a home decoration. The officials at the Donauwoerth Customs Office located in the southern German state of Bavaria found the tortoise and its shell in a package on 19th…

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Read more about the article Fear Grows As 2 Young Bearded Vultures Released In National Park After 140 Years Disappear
The release of the two Bearded Vultures in the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany. (Hansruedi Weyrich/Newsflash)

Fear Grows As 2 Young Bearded Vultures Released In National Park After 140 Years Disappear

Fears are growing after two young bearded vultures that were released into a national park in Germany for the first time in 140 years appear to have vanished. Greenpeace said in a statement obtained by Newsflash that it is now waiting for signs of life as fears increase over the…

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