Tag: Germany

Mysterious black-robed figures at game stir up controversy

Black is flattering, usually, but these dudes kind of stand out. Not in a good way. Mysterious figures at Bayern Munich – Goal.com. A group of mysterious figures caused a stir in the crowd at Bayern Munich’s clash with Hertha Berlin at the Allianz Arena on Saturday. The 11 unknown men, each dressed in black…

Out of the forest, into the fire: Forest boy faced charges

Remember Ray the Forest Boy in Germany? It was a compelling story. Everyone covered it. An English-speaking teenager walked out of the forest near Berlin and told police he had been living in the woods for five years with his father, but had no idea who he was or where he came from. Hoax. And…

German mummy mystery SOLVED

Wait, WHAT!? 2,000-year-old German mummy is plastic dummy – Telegraph. Officials said the dummy had been sprayed with a mysterious chemical that made the bones appear real to experts. Lutz Gaebler, a Lower Saxony prosecutor who had declared the ‘mummy’ was 2,000 years old, has now admitted that bone X-rays had proven the experts wrong.…

Lake drained to find one nasty turtle

A boy was bitten and seriously injured and these folks want revenge. BBC News – Germans hunt turtle after attack on boy. A lake was drained at the weekend in the hunt for what is suspected to be an alligator snapping turtle. Firefighters and local helpers at the Oggenrieder Weiher, in Bavaria, are wading through…

Germany’s ‘Forest Boy’ possibly identified

Germany’s ‘Forest Boy’ Could Be Deported To Switzerland After Couple Claim He Is Their Grandson | World News | Sky News. This is a followup to the earlier story here. A Swiss couple have come forward to claim that the mysterious ‘Forest Boy’ Ray is their grandson. Now the pair are due to give a…