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We have started to collect the most important news related to Germany in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Low prices draw Chinese to UK

Monday, May 27th 2013, 7:41
related countries: China China, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Big name brands and designer labels are attracting Chinese visitors to Britain for their holidays, but the UK is still lagging behind France, Italy and Germany.
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Merkel cools EU-China trade war talk

Monday, May 27th 2013, 4:42
related countries: China China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to reach an agreement with China over import tariffs and avoid triggering a damaging trade war.
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VIDEO: 70s Apple computer sells for $650,000

Sunday, May 26th 2013, 3:20

What's thought to be one of the last remaining original Apple computers, made in a family garage in California, has sold for a record price at auction in Germany.
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The myth of the humourless German

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 23:09

Wagner, stereotypes and the German sense of humour
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Germany reports sluggish growth

Friday, May 24th 2013, 8:53

Germany's economy barely grew in the first quarter of the year, figures show, as private consumption helped offset shrinking exports and investment.
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How German football reinvented itself

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 22:46

How German football reinvented itself
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Germany tops BBC country image poll

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 15:58

A poll in 25 countries for the BBC World Service suggests Germany is the most favourably viewed country in the world.
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SAP in autism recruitment drive

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 8:00

German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
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Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 9:28

Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer.
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Bayern recover to claim dramatic win

Saturday, May 18th 2013, 17:38

German champions Bayern Munich recover from conceding three goals in the opening 10 minutes to beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-3.
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In pictures: Barbie house opens in Berlin

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 15:35
related places: Berlin

Images of a life-size Barbie house with interactive exhibits and hundreds of the doll's clothes which has opened in Berlin as feminists demonstrate outside.
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Dambusters 70th anniversary flypast

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 14:56

A Lancaster bomber has performed a flypast over Derwent reservoir, 70 years on from the historic World War II raid on German dams.
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Germany's love of life in the fast lane

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 1:10

Germany's love of life in the fast lane of the autobahn
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Ecclestone reportedly facing charges

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 16:10

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he is relaxed despite reports in Germany that he faces charges relating to a bribery case.
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Richter painting breaks record

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 10:02

A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sets a new record in New York for a living artist's work sold at auction.
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VIDEO: Why Texas German is a dying dialect

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 0:02

The Lone Star state is saying auf wiedersehen to its German dialect
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Google told to tidy up auto-complete

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 16:46

A German federal court tells Google to make sure the auto-complete results its search engine suggests are not offensive or defamatory.
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Hospital probes E German drug tests

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 11:18
related places: Berlin

A top Berlin hospital plans to investigate drug trials in the former East Germany amid allegations that some patients were used as human guinea pigs.
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France and Germany: A tale of two countries

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 0:44
related countries: France France

France and Germany now see the world through different lenses
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VIDEO: German politician calls for speed limit

Monday, May 13th 2013, 20:58

The opposition centre-left Social Democratic Party have hit a bump in their campaign trail since its national chairman, Sigmar Gabriel, called for a national speed limit on autobahns, or motorways.
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The war claims dividing Greece and Germany

Monday, May 13th 2013, 0:26
related countries: Greece Greece

The WWII claims dividing Greece and Germany
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'Footballing equivalent of the fall of the Berlin Wall'

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 5:54

'Footballing equivalent of the fall of the Berlin Wall'
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Degenkolb takes dramatic Giro win

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 17:22

Germany's John Degenkolb grabs victory in stage five of the Giro d'Italia after a dramatic crash in the closing stages.
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German industrial output rises

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 12:13
related places: March

German industrial output sees a surprise rise in March, reviving hopes about the strength of Europe's biggest economy.
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German immigration from Med surges

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 10:10

Germany sees its biggest immigration rise in nearly 20 years, with many more arrivals from southern Europe.
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Dow tops 15,000 as world shares gain

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 21:16
related countries: Japan Japan

The Dow Jones index closes above 15,000 for the first time as strong German factory data pushes US and European share markets higher.
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VIDEO: Neo-Nazi trial opens in Germany

Monday, May 6th 2013, 18:03
related places: Munich

The judge hearing the trial of an alleged member of a German neo-Nazi cell has adjourned the hearing for a week, after protests from the defence team.
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German 'ex-Auschwitz guard' arrested

Monday, May 6th 2013, 17:04

A 93-year-old alleged ex-guard at the Auschwitz extermination camp, Hans Lipschis, is arrested in Germany on suspicion of complicity in murder.
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Neo-Nazi trial opens in Germany

Monday, May 6th 2013, 16:00

An alleged member of a German neo-Nazi cell, Beate Zschaepe, goes on trial over racially motivated murders - but the case is later adjourned for a week.
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VIDEO: Neo-Nazi trial opens in Germany

Monday, May 6th 2013, 10:17

An alleged member of a German neo-Nazi cell, Beate Zschaepe, goes on trial over a series of racially motivated murders, in a case that has gripped Germany.
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German neo-Nazi trial shrouded in intrigue

Monday, May 6th 2013, 0:58

Germans ask how neo-Nazi ring escaped attention
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German bomber Channel salvage starts

Saturday, May 4th 2013, 11:30

Work begins to raise the only surviving German World War II Dornier 17 bomber from its watery grave off the Kent coast.
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German TV drops show over SS actor

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 14:56

German broadcaster ZDF drops repeats of the detective series, Derrick, after it emerges that its late star, Horst Tappert, hid his Waffen SS past.
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Europe weakness hits BMW profits

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 10:06

BMW reports lower profits for the first quarter of 2013 after the German luxury car company suffers tougher trading in Europe.
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Barcelona 0-3 Bayern Munich (Agg: 0-7)

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 21:50

Bayern Munich pull off a stunning 3-0 victory over Barcelona to book an all-German Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund.
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Bayer to buy Conceptus in $1bn deal

Monday, April 29th 2013, 9:59
related countries: United States United States

Germany's Bayer plans to buy US contraceptive maker Conceptus as it attempts to increase its range of female healthcare products.
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VIDEO: Annual beard competition in Germany

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 0:48
related places: Pforzheim

Around 100 competitors are in the German town of Pforzheim this weekend for their annual beard and moustache championships.
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Gathering century-old memories of wartime Belgium

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 0:21
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Memories of lives risked fleeing German occupation in WWI
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Gunman kills top official in Hamelin

Friday, April 26th 2013, 11:05

A gunman in the north German town of Hamelin shoots dead the top district executive before shooting himself, according to police.
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GB robbed of gold by drug cheats?

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 14:29

East German athletes were 'chemical field tests' in 1983
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Ex-Auschwitz guard traced in Germany

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 12:21
related places: Stuttgart

Prosecutors in Stuttgart investigate a former SS man for crimes at the Auschwitz death camp.
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Daimler and VW hit by sales falls

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 11:33

German carmakers Daimler and Volkswagen Group suffer falls in profits as the slump in European car sales continues to bite.
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German football star's own goal on tax

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 23:01

German football legend trips up over tax
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Eurozone output 'continues to fall'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 13:19

Activity in the eurozone's manufacturing and services sectors continued to fall in April, a survey indicates, with output in Germany declining.
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Dortmund lose Gotze to Bayern Munich

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 10:40

Mario Gotze is set to become the most expensive German player of all time after Bayern Munich announced he will join them this summer.
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Lufthansa flights hit by strike

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 7:36

German airline Lufthansa cancels the majority of its flights scheduled for Monday due to a strike.
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Death penalty for India blast man

Friday, April 19th 2013, 4:39
related countries: India India
related places: Pune

A court in India sentences a man to death for plotting a bomb blast at a German bakery in the western city of Pune in 2010.
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The German Coronation Street

Friday, April 19th 2013, 0:12

How does the German clone compare with the original?
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Carmaker Opel to close German plant

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 17:59

German carmaker Opel announces the planned closure of one of its factories by the end of 2014 after a deal with unions falls through.
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Poisoned 'gift' hits German workers

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 15:24

Twenty-five people are in hospital in Germany after eating bread rolls laced with rat poison left at their firm as "a gift", police say.
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German neo-Nazi trial delayed

Monday, April 15th 2013, 12:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The trial of an alleged German neo-Nazi for the murders of 10 people has been delayed following a row over limits on access to Turkish journalists.
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New German anti-euro party meets

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 15:03

A new German political party opposed to the single European currency holds its first national conference.
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PM and Merkel 'to work together'

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 14:52
related places: Berlin

David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agree on the "urgent need" to make Europe more "competitive and flexible", Downing Street says.
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'Gold smuggler' arrested in Greece

Friday, April 12th 2013, 16:34
related countries: Greece Greece

A German man has been arrested at Athens International Airport after allegedly trying to smuggle nearly half a ton of gold and silver out of Greece.
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Former German president charged

Friday, April 12th 2013, 13:23

Former German President Christian Wulff is charged with corruption over hotel bills paid for him at the Oktoberfest.
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Bid for Douwe Egberts coffee company

Friday, April 12th 2013, 8:32
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch maker of Douwe Egberts coffee, DE Master Blenders, agrees a 7.5bn-euro takeover offer from a German private consortium.
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Belgium protests over German low pay

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 14:54
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium complains to the EU about the low wages paid by some German employers, calling it unfair "social dumping".
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US calls for European demand boost

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 14:16
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urges countries with the "capacity" to do more to boost consumer demand, following talks with Germany's finance minister.
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Putin shrugs off European protests

Monday, April 8th 2013, 21:40
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is greeted by protests in Germany and the Netherlands as he meets the leaders of both nations for trade talks.
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