Potsdam

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The pharmacy in Potsdam where, according to police, a package containing a large firecracker, nails, wires and a battery were delivered on December 2nd. Photograph: Getty Images

German authorities investigating the delivery of a package containing powerful firecrackers, wires and nails to a pharmacy near a Christmas market in (...)

A policeman with a fire extinguisher over his shoulder walks next to a police car in front of a Christmas market stall in Potsdam,  after it was evacuated by policeon Friday. Photograph: Felipe Turela/EPA

German police evacuated the city centre of Potsdam, near Berlin, on Friday afternoon after a package was found near a Christmas market containing fire(...)

Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson has said she has become more optimistic about the global response to climate change. File photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Climate justice campaigner Mary Robinson has said she has become more optimistic about the global response to climate change and has urged a “Marshall(...)

Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Germany, now with its fountain

When Frederick the Great was crowned King of Prussia in 1740 he immediately revived the Berlin Academy of Sciences and invited scholars from throughou(...)

Lisney is seeking €895,000 for this three-bedroom, 150sq m semi-detached house at 8 Greenlea Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W.

A piece of research published on Friday suggested that house prices in Ireland, already rising at one of the fastest rates in Europe, are set to keep (...)

Just an hour from downtown Manhattan, the Bear  Mountain Bridge, located in Bear Mountain State Park, New York, spans the Hudson River. Photograph: Getty Images

An hour from New York There is no better way to cope with jet lag after landing in New York than by getting straight into the sea. Not many people re(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel in front of “Banks of the Seine at Jeufosse, Autumn” by Claude Monet during the official opening of the Barberini museum in Potsdam, near Berlin, on Friday. Photograph: Bernd von Jutrczenka

As Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday, Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel’s verdict was summed up in one word: “breathtaking”. Not that she was refe(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: meetings with Donald Tusk, François Hollande and Matteo Renzi today. Photograph: Kay Nietfeld/EPA

German chancellor Angela Merkel hosts a mini-summit in Berlin today to sound out post-Brexit EU options in a bid to de-escalate demands for London’s (...)

 Penguins in Antarctica. The US  study suggests sea levels could rise 1.5 metres by 2100, posing an even greater threat to cities from New York to Shanghai. Photograph: Alejandro Vejar/Chilean Navy/EPA

Sea levels could rise 50cm more this century than had been expected, according to a report published on Wednesday which found that Antarctic ice will (...)

Nasa findings indicate the result “a true shocker” and yet another reminder of the incessant long-term rise in global temperature. Photograph: Getty Images

Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data, sparking warnings of a climate em(...)