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Fifty Shades premieres in Berlin

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 8:45
related places: Berlin

The film version of erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey has its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany.
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Ukraine talks last through the night

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 6:42
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Urgent talks on ending the conflict in Ukraine - brokered by Germany and France - last all night in Minsk, as fighting rages in the east.
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UK tank crashes into garden fence

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 21:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A mechanical fault caused a British tank to career off a road in Germany and crash into an elderly couple's garden fence, the MoD says.
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German ex-president laid to rest

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:42
related places: Berlin

Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker is laid to rest in a state funeral in Berlin.
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Anger at German anti-Semitism panel

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 20:35

Germany's leading Jewish groups are criticising the government for not appointing any Jewish experts to a commission on anti-Semitism.
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Obama 'may supply arms to Ukraine'

Monday, February 9th 2015, 18:59
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

President Barack Obama says the US is considering sending lethal arms to Ukraine if diplomacy fails to end the crisis, lambasting "Russian aggression".
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West caused Ukraine crisis - Putin

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:52
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine was caused by the West, says Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he considers Franco-German proposals to end fighting.
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VIDEO: BBC finds two 'ghost town' civilians

Monday, February 9th 2015, 6:05
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk

Leaders of Germany, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to hold talks in Minsk on Wednesday, as part of the latest diplomatic push to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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'Last chance' for Ukraine peace deal

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 17:59
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

A peace plan drawn up by France and Germany is "one of the last chances" to end the conflict in east Ukraine, French leader Francois Hollande says.
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Leaders upbeat on Ukraine talks

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 0:36
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The leaders of Russia, France and Germany held "constructive and substantive" talks in Moscow on ending the conflict in Ukraine, diplomats say.
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Why did Greece's Varoufakis bring up Nazis in Berlin?

Friday, February 6th 2015, 19:34
related countries: Greece Greece

Why did Greece's finance minister talk about Nazis in Germany?
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New Ukraine peace push launched

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 21:30
related countries: France France, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

The French and German leaders make an unscheduled visit to Ukraine to discuss a new peace plan with President Petro Poroshenko,
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End 'gross indignity', says Greece

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 18:53
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's new finance minister urges Germany to help end the "gross indignity" of the Greek debt crisis after talks with his German counterpart.
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Ding suffers German Masters defeat

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 12:56

Defending champion Ding Junhui knocked out in the first round of the German Masters after a 5-4 defeat against Ryan Day.
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Binoche to open Berlin Film Festival

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 10:18

A film starring Juliette Binoche as an arctic explorer will open the 65th Berlin Film Festival on Thursday.
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Charges over German student killing

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 16:23

German prosecutors bring manslaughter charges against a man for the death of student Tugce Albayrak, whose killing shocked the nation.
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Austria sees first Pegida march

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 23:42
related countries: Austria Austria

The anti-Islamist group Pegida, which began in Germany, hold its first rally in Austria, but marchers find themselves outnumbered by rival protesters.
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Schurrle seals £22m Wolfsburg move

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 18:47
related places: Wolfsburg

German international winger Andre Schurrle completes a £22m move from Chelsea to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.
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Merkel condemns Ukraine fighting

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 18:17
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Germany's Chancellor Merkel and Hungary's PM Viktor Orban rule out sending arms to Ukraine and call for peace, Nick Thorpe reports.
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Former Nazi camp guard to face trial

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 13:38

Oskar Groening, 93, will go on trial in Germany in April, charged with involvement in the deaths of 300,000 prisoners at Auschwitz.
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Stoke's Huth joins Leicester on loan

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 12:51

Leicester City sign German defender Robert Huth from Stoke City on a loan deal until the end of the season.
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Merkel rules out Greek debt relief

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 14:05
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece's debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.
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German ex-President Weizsaecker dies

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 12:00

German former President Richard von Weizsaecker, whose two terms in office spanned reunification, dies at the age of 94.
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German ranchers killed in Paraguay

Friday, January 30th 2015, 0:37
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

A German couple who had been ranching in Paraguay for 30 years are shot dead, allegedly by left-wing guerrillas.
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Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 19:06
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.
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New resignations hit Germany's Pegida

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 16:09

The new leader of Germany's controversial anti-Islamisation group Pegida, Kathrin Oertel, resigns a week after her predecessor.
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Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 13:03
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.
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Ghana official wears wife's coat

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 15:58

Ruling party official laughs off criticism for donning the fur-trimmed number on visit to Germany.
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Call for Greece to stay with Europe

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 13:37
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.
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German men 'free to pee standing up'

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 18:16

A court in Germany has ruled in favour of a man's right to urinate while standing up after his landlord demanded money for damage to the bathroom floor.
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Ukraine rebels in land grab, says US

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Berlin

US Secretary of State John Kerry accuses rebels in east Ukraine of a "blatant land grab", as talks take place in Berlin to try to de-escalate the violence.
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Protest head quits amid 'Hitler' row

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 21:56

The head of Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement quits after disparaging anti-refugee comments and a photo showing him apparently posing as Hitler emerge.
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Cameroon 'frees German hostage'

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 16:59
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Nigeria Nigeria

Cameroon says its military has freed a German hostage kidnapped in Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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German investor confidence rises

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 11:33

German investor confidence rose for the third month in a row in January, hitting its highest level since February 2014, a survey suggests.
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Aldi heirs win art dealer damages

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 10:54

The heirs to the Aldi supermarket empire in Germany win €19m in damages in a civil case over an art dealer's purchase of paintings and cars.
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Cameron makes 'full employment' vow

Monday, January 19th 2015, 9:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron will call for Britain to overtake Germany and become a nation of "full employment" in a speech setting out Conservative jobs pledges later.
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German 'anti-Islamisation' rally off

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 15:31

A planned rally by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" Pegida group is called off after police receive a "concrete" threat against one of the organisers.
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German police probe refugee death

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 15:56
related places: Dresden

Detectives in the east German city of Dresden are investigating the killing of an asylum seeker who was stabbed to death.
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German GP at Hockenheim - Ecclestone

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 14:58
related places: Hockenheim

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says the 2015 German grand prix will be held at Hockenheim despite a contract with Nurburgring.
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Merkel urges EU law on data tracking

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 12:56

Germany's Chancellor Merkel wants new EU rules soon on data retention, to help in the fight against terrorism.
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Shoe generates power from walking

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 8:40

German researchers have built shoe-sized devices that harvest power from the act of walking.
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Nazi camp row over asylum homes

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 12:17

Refugee organisations voice alarm at plans to house asylum seekers in a former outpost of a Nazi concentration camp in western Germany.
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German leaders join Muslim rally

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 21:16

The German president and chancellor have attended a Muslim community rally in Berlin to promote tolerance and religious freedom.
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Who is in Germany's Pegida movement?

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 9:21

Who, what, why? German Pegida rallies explained
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Limits on the Anglo-German friendship

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 1:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German chancellor's support for UK PM can only go so far
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Thousands in rival German rallies

Monday, January 12th 2015, 22:20
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A record 25,000 join an anti-Islamisation rally in Dresden in the wake of the Paris attacks, but tens of thousands attend rival protests in Germany.
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Pegida's anti-Islam rallies stir fears of German Turks

Monday, January 12th 2015, 0:46

Anti-Islam protests rattle Germany's largest migrant group
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Dresden protest against Pegida

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 23:07
related places: Dresden

About 35,000 people have marched through the German city of Dresden in protest against recent so-called anti-Islamisation rallies, organisers say.
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German exports and production fall

Friday, January 9th 2015, 11:18

German exports and production fall in November, against a backdrop of slow German economic recovery in the European powerhouse.
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German nurse 'admits mass killing'

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 16:56

A former German nurse has admitted to killing 30 patients as part of an alleged effort to improve his resuscitation skills, a court is told.
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Euro sinks to fresh nine-year low

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 15:52

The euro sinks to a fresh nine-year low against the dollar, in part after a surprise decrease in German factory orders.
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Ukraine blames Russia for German hack

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 12:56
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine points the finger at Russia for German hack attack but do they have any evidence for the claims?
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Cameron: I can fix EU 'problem'

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 22:02

David Cameron says he is "convinced" he can "fix the problems" in Britain's relationship with Europe, as he held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Germany 'must do more' to aid growth

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 22:02
related countries: France France

Germany has an "urgent responsibility" to invest more in the eurozone, France's economy minister has said.
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German 'Islamisation' demos decried

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 16:18

Politicians and celebrities in Germany join a campaign against Pegida, a group protesting against what it sees as the "Islamisation" of Europe.
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Rival German rallies over Islam

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 9:59

Rallies for and against the "anti-Islamisation" group Pegida have been held in a number of German cities, with thousands taking part.
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Podolski seals Inter loan switch

Monday, January 5th 2015, 18:16

Lukas Podolski seals a move from Arsenal to Inter Milan, joining the Italian side on loan until the end of the season.
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German inflation at five-year low

Monday, January 5th 2015, 15:02

Inflation in Germany fell to its lowest level in more than five years in December, official figures have shown.
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Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 14:04
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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Actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 8:54

Actress Luise Rainer, who became the first winner of consecutive Oscars in the 1930s, dies aged 104.
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VIDEO: SS Vega's WWII relief mission

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 8:29

People living in the war-torn Channel Islands 70 years ago faced a desperate plight as, after years of German occupation, food and medical supplies had all but run out.
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Fingerprint 'cloned from photos'

Monday, December 29th 2014, 12:43

Hacker Jan Krissler claims to have cloned the fingerprint of a German politician using standard photographs taken at an event.
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Germans 'should welcome' refugees

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 17:54

Germany's President uses his Christmas message to urge Germans to welcome refugees amid growing support for an anti-Islam group.
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VIDEO: 'Brutal country': Inside IS heartland

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 21:05

A German author given unprecedented access to territory controlled by Islamic State tells the BBC that IS is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he had expected.
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Rare visit reveals 'brutal' IS

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 10:09

A German author who spent time in Islamic State territory tells the BBC the group is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he expected.
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VIDEO: Disquiet in Dresden at anti-Islam rally

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 7:56
related places: Dresden

A record 17,500 people turn out for the latest "anti-Islamisation" rally in the German city of Dresden, according to police estimates.
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