Thousands of men jailed for being gay to be given payout
Thousands of gay men jailed for their sexuality in Germany are expected to get a piece of £27 million in compensation.
The money will be split between gay men who were convicted under an old German law, which was enforced up until the late 1960s
‘Ma, get up!’ Children live stream horrifying video of parents ODed on heroin Since the end of World War II, more than 140,000 were arrested with 50,000 officially sentenced for being gay, according to Süddeutsche.
Many imprisoned had previously been thrown into Nazi concentration camps.
German justice minister, Heiko Maas, told Süddeutsche that... read more
- 06:21 Aspiring footballers and coaches’ scholarship programme opportunity
- 06:21 New club in South Tyneside for budding runners
- 06:21 Charity night in memory of much-missed mum nets thousands of pounds
- 06:21 Five arrested at witnesses tell of death crash tragedy
- 06:18 Conor McGregor receives another title stripping threat from Dana White
- 06:18 Premier League table: Every team compared to last season after...
- 06:18 Former poet laureate concerned about fate of John Clare's poetry...
- 06:18 Man Utd news: Real Madrid plan £87.6m summer bid for David De Gea...
- 06:18 New PNE striker Moult caught Neil’s eye
- 06:18 Northamptonshire Police to review its tactics after town centre...
- 06:18 Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher takes shot at Gary Neville and BT...
- 06:18 Liverpool news LIVE updates: Sturridge ultimatum, Klopp bust-up,...
- 06:18 Bride with cancer shares powerful photo after losing hair...
- 06:16 Arsenal locked in talks over Lucas Moura deal after Spurs bid
- 06:11 Derby Arena unlikely to break even this year as taxpayers fork out...
- 06:10 Real Madrid star Karim Benzema will NOT leave Bernabeu despite...
- 06:09 David Galloway: NHS is being harmed by politically driven targets
- 06:09 Fiona Hyslop: Scotland’s aid spending is vital despite austerity at...
- 06:09 Academic: Holyrood and Westminster facing Brexit court battle
- 06:09 Medic calls for NHS to focus on patients instead of targets
- 06:09 Police force remains ‘strong and resilient’
- 06:10 Having trouble sleeping? Dry January could be giving you insomnia
- 06:09 Teachers threaten strike action over pay
- 06:09 Sectarian fight being undermined by cash cuts, claim Labour
- 06:08 Oh we do like to be beside the seaside
- 06:08 Newsagent of the Week
- 06:08 Ponies grazing coastal dune land
- 06:04 Council left red faced by parking ticket error
- 06:04 Darren McGarvey: Comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher is deeply offensive
- 06:04 Beggar hit with hefty fine after being caught pleading for cash