Why on earth do Germans call New Year’s Eve Silvester?
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Why on earth do Germans call New Year’s Eve Silvester?

Why do Germans call New Year's Eve Silvester? And what's with all the mustard-filled doughnuts, firecrackers, and melted lead? The Local has the lowdown.

Northern Germany battles winter chaos
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Northern Germany battles winter chaos

Icy roads cause series of accidents
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Icy roads cause series of accidents

Five dead in Christmas Day fire
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Five dead in Christmas Day fire

What’s on in Germany: December 24-January 6
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What’s on in Germany: December 24-January 6

Man goes to jail after illegal street crossing
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Man goes to jail after illegal street crossing

What’s on in Germany: December 17 – 23
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What’s on in Germany: December 17 – 23

Severed pig’s ear sent to Muslim organisation
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Severed pig’s ear sent to Muslim organisation

‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules
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‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules

Deep freeze extends icy grip on Germany
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Deep freeze extends icy grip on Germany

Retiree makes emergency call for more toilet paper
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Retiree makes emergency call for more toilet paper

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