Tag: Germany

Serial killer nurse admits murdering 100 patients

A 41-year-old nurse, Niels Hoegel, has admitted to have intentionally administered medical overdoses, killing 100 patients at two hospitals in Germany. Hoegel is accused of killing the patients at a hospital in the northwestern city of Oldenburg between 1999 and 2002, and at another hospital in nearby Delmenhorst from 2003 to 2005. On the[Read More…]

Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

Hundreds of women, and some men, marched on Sunday through numerous cities in the US to show their breasts, demanding gender equality and to protest against the “commercialization and the double standards” which affects their lives and jobs. In its eleventh edition, the mobilization known as International Go Topless Day[Read More…]

20 dead as forest fires rage across Greece

20 dead as forest fires rage across Greece

Forest fires raging across Greece have killed at least 20 people, the government said on Tuesday, as the authorities sought international assistance. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos confirmed the death toll and said most of the victims were trapped in the seaside resort of Mati, 40km from here, and died either[Read More…]

Germany puts blanket ban on smartwatches for kids

Germany’s telecommunications regulator has announced a blanket ban on smartwatches for children over privacy concerns and asked parents to destroy the ones already purchased. “Via an app, parents can use such children’s watches to listen unnoticed to the child’s environment and they are to be regarded as an unauthorised transmitting[Read More…]

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