Cleanup operations are underway across western and northern Europe after a severe storm left at least 15 people dead. Starting in England and Wales, the storm ripped up trees and caused chaos to roads and railways.
Germany's wild boars can be dangerous when they enter urban areas. Residents from Heide, a small northern German town, found that out for themselves on Friday morning.
At least seven people died, five of them in their vehicles, and the public was warned to stay indoors as gale force winds and rain swept across northern Germany. Public transport was also severely disrupted.
Storm Herwart has wreaked havoc across parts of central Europe, disrupting public transport, causing floods and uprooting trees. At least six people have been killed and several injured.
"The party of the better earners" - it's a tagline that Germany's liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) has long sought to shake off. DW's Kate Brady reports from Strande, where the reputation holds true.
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