From egg-painting to Easter rattles, the resurrection of Christ is celebrated in many ways across Europe. But why does the Easter bunny have eggs? And what do different people eat at Easter?
Every one knows that bunnies don't lay eggs, right? So how did bunnies and eggs become inseparable at Easter? We got to the bottom of this - and other - odd Easter traditions.
Animal rights groups have used the Easter holiday to flag up the plight of rabbits farmed and fattened for food in Germany. The legislation is not strong enough to protect the animals from suffering, they say.
During the Easter season people around the world will celebrate by consuming millions of chocolate bunnies and eggs. But where does all this chocolate come from? Hint: It's not really the Easter Bunny.
Watch out for sugar-coated lambs, fire and lots and lots of chocolate. Here's what to expect during the four-day Easter holiday in Germany.
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