On Saturday, candidate for the mayoral election in Cologne, Henriette Reker, was stabbed while campaigning. Just before we published this podcast, it was announced that she won the election.
However, she remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital. For the details behind the attack, take a listen to this week's podcast.
Germany's "Fairy Tale Summer" of 2006 could turn out to be a nightmare as Der Spiegel unearths possible corruption in the bid for the World Cup, which Germany hosted that year.
Speaking of fairy tales, Rob has another fascinating destination right out of a storybook.
Our Germans of the Week are graffiti artists who subverted an American drama series from here in Berlin! Homeland fans should pay close attention.
All that and more in episode 94!