North Rhine-Westphalia

Cologne customs found kilos of cocaine disguised as coffee powder

Customs discovered 46 kilos of black-colored cocaine at Cologne/Bonn Airport. The drug was disguised as coffee powder - and has a considerable street value.

Woelki after a break: appearance as an excavator driver

First appointment after five months off. One eagerly awaits the comeback of the cardinal. After a symbolic groundbreaking, Woelki really gets going - on an excavator.

15-year-old seriously injured by knife wounds

A teenager and a young man arrange to meet. According to the girl, he pressures her, but she rejects him - then he stabs.

Russian and Ukrainian artists together in the circus

Only a two-hour flight away, Russian and Ukrainian soldiers are shooting at each other. Meanwhile, Russian and Ukrainian artists work and live together in circuses in Germany. War refugees are also welcome here.

Orangutan Kasih celebrates 60th birthday

There were nuts and fruit as gifts: the female orangutan Kasih celebrated his 60th birthday in Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Raid in NRW against drug gang

The action focused on a group of criminals suspected of growing cannabis commercially. Six people were arrested.

Fire in the tropical house in the Cologne Zoo – the food caught fire

A fire broke out in the Cologne Zoo. The extinguishing work is still in progress, while there are already speculations about the cause of the fire.

Body in Krefeld basement is missing murder victim

Later certainty: The nanny Anna S. from Gelsenkirchen is dead. Her body was discovered walled up in the basement of the house in Krefeld where her murderer lived.

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Excitement about video of Finland's head of government celebrating

"I have nothing to hide," says the Finnish Prime Minister. "I haven't done anything illegal."

How to prepare for a recession?

The worst idea during a correction of the economic cycle is to cut personnel, considers Jorge A. Martínez.

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41 dead in church fire in Egypt

A fire broke out in a Coptic church in the city of Giza, Egypt. 41 people are said to have died.

Oscar Academy apologizes to indigenous activist

Sacheen Littlefeather's performance at the 1973 Academy Awards was met with boos. And even after that, the indigenous activist was exposed to severe hostilities.