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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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Tax charge for Bayern Munich chief

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 14:58

German prosecutors charge the president of European champions Bayern Munich, Uli Hoeness, with tax evasion after a lengthy inquiry.
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Wiebe wins Senior Open in play-off

Monday, July 29th 2013, 8:57
related countries: United States United States

American Mark Wiebe beats Germany's Bernhard Langer on the fifth play-off hole to win the Senior Open at Royal Birkdale.
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VIDEO: Problems of poverty in Germany

Monday, July 29th 2013, 5:31

Throughout the financial crisis in the eurozone, Germany has been held up as a model of financial stability - but it is also a country that is suffering its own economic headaches.
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Germany 1-0 Norway

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 16:03
related countries: Norway Norway

Anja Mittag scores and Nadine Angerer saves two penalties as Germany beat Norway 1-0 in the European Championship final.
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Siemens poised to axe boss Loescher

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 10:11

Siemens looks set to axe chief executive Peter Loescher after the German industrial giant issued another profit warning last week.
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Norway 1-1 Denmark (4-2 on pens)

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 21:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway

Norway beat Denmark on penalties to secure a place in the final of the European Championship against Germany.
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Aston Martin teams up with Mercedes

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 12:57

Aston Martin teams up with the German carmaker Mercedes to develop a new generation of engines and components.
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German poster campaign to find Nazis

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 22:41

A poster campaign is launched in Germany aimed at tracking down the last surviving Nazi war criminals not yet brought to justice.
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Can Nazi symbols be art?

Friday, July 19th 2013, 16:19

German performer defends Nazi salute in court
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Manchester City legend Trautmann dies

Friday, July 19th 2013, 14:14

Former Manchester City keeper Bert Trautmann, who played in the 1956 FA Cup final with a broken neck, dies aged 89.
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German minister hails Greek reforms

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 13:57
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Germany's finance minister, a supporter of austerity, praises Greek economic reforms after parliament voted through fresh public sector cuts.
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Formula 1 boss Ecclestone indicted

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 21:20

Formula 1 motor racing boss Bernie Ecclestone is indicted by a prosecutor in Germany on a charge of bribing a former banker.
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Chechens fuel Germany asylum surge

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 12:46
related countries: Russia Russia

The number of people seeking political asylum in Germany has soared, many of them Chechens who fled Russia, officials say.
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Merkel vows better data protection

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 22:10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will push for tougher data protection laws in the EU, following revelations of widespread spying on the web.
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Marquez takes German GP victory

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Marc Marquez moves top of the standings with victory at the German GP as Britain's Cal Crutchlow finishes second.
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Italian league lacks quality - Nesta

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 13:54
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Former Italy international Alessandro Nesta says Serie A lacks the quality of the English, German and Spanish leagues.
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What Vodafone sees in autistic people

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 1:04

Special skills get autistic people into German jobs
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Lorenzo has heavy crash in Germany

Friday, July 12th 2013, 15:11

MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo suffers another big crash two weeks after breaking his collarbone.
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The German settlers who left their mark on Palestine

Friday, July 12th 2013, 0:05

The Christian settlement doomed by the rise of the Nazis
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German 'energy bender' in trouble?

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 1:11

Fears that Germany’s conversion to renewables could prove costly
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FIA bans media from GP pit lanes

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 19:49

Formula 1's governing body has banned media from pit lanes after a cameraman was injured at the German Grand Prix.
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Crash not my fault, says Cavendish

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 18:23
related countries: France France

Mark Cavendish claims he was not at fault for a crash at the end of stage 10 of the Tour de France, won by Marcel Kittel.
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Benteke submits transfer request

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 6:31

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke submits a transfer request but the club still expect him to stay.
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Memorial for Nazi 'euthanasia' dead

Monday, July 8th 2013, 20:43

Work begins on a memorial in Germany for the 300,000 people murdered by the Nazis for having mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
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F1 cameramen confined to pit wall

Monday, July 8th 2013, 15:51

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says camera crews will only film from pit lane wall following injury to cameraman at the German GP.
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German exports to eurozone fall 9.6%

Monday, July 8th 2013, 9:31
related countries: China China

German exports suffered their sharpest fall since 2009 as demand in China eased off and eurozone exports fell by 9.6%.
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Wins a long way off - Hamilton

Monday, July 8th 2013, 6:21
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton believes his first win for Mercedes is still a long way off after finishing fifth at the German Grand Prix.
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British cameraman hurt in pit drama

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 14:51

A British cameraman is hurt by a loose wheel after a botched pit stop involving Red Bull's Mark Webber at the German GP.
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Vettel wins gripping German GP

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 13:54

Sebastian Vettel wins the German Grand Prix after a battle with Lotus's Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
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Hamilton wary of Red Bull threat

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 16:46
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton believes he has a chance to beat the Red Bulls to German GP victory, but predicts it will be "very hard".
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Hamilton on pole in Germany

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 13:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to pole position at his Mercedes team's home German Grand Prix.
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Vettel sets searing practice pace

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 10:06

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets a stunning pace in final practice ahead of Nico Rosberg at the German Grand Prix.
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Vettel top as revised tyres hold out

Friday, July 5th 2013, 15:48

Sebastian Vettel is fastest as F1's first day of track action passes without incident following tyre failures at the British GP.
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Lisicki and Bartoli set for final

Friday, July 5th 2013, 14:56
related countries: France France

Wimbledon will have a new women's champion on Saturday with Germany's Sabine Lisicki facing Marion Bartoli of France in the final.
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Hamilton heads Rosberg in Germany

Friday, July 5th 2013, 9:41
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton headed team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes' strong form continued.
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F1 drivers threaten German GP boycott

Friday, July 5th 2013, 7:52

Formula 1 drivers threaten to boycott the German Grand Prix if there is a repeat of the tyre failures at Silverstone on Sunday.
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Talking train window ads tested

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 15:07

Adverts created by vibrating train windows, making sounds appear to come from within commuters' heads, could soon be launched in Germany.
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Merkel warns on youth unemployment

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 15:02

Youth unemployment is "perhaps the most pressing European problem", German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said, ahead of an EU meeting.
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Russia spy couple jailed in Germany

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 15:01
related countries: Russia Russia

A married couple are sent to jail in Germany after being found guilty of spying for Russia for about 20 years.
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English rude word goes German

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 11:00

Germany's standard dictionary includes a vulgar English term, used by Chancellor Angela Merkel among others, as an acceptable German word.
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Pirelli strengthens tyres after failures

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 10:27

Pirelli will strengthen its tyres ahead of the German Grand Prix to try to avoid the blowouts seen at Silverstone.
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EU outrage over US bugging claims

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 20:50
related countries: France France, United States United States

France and Germany are demanding the United States comes clean over claims its intelligence services have been spying on European Union offices.
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VIDEO: EU outrage over US bugging claims

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 18:16
related countries: France France, United States United States

The French and German governments are demanding the United States comes clean over allegations that its intelligence services have been spying on European Union offices.
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Washington 'bugged key EU offices'

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 22:56
related countries: United States United States

The US bugged EU offices, Der Spiegel magazine says, citing a secret report allegedly leaked by US fugitive ex-security analyst Edward Snowden.
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Nazi Eichmann files to stay secret

Friday, June 28th 2013, 11:36

A German court rejects a journalist's request to see all German secret files on the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.
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Anglo bank tapes 'contemptible'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 8:15
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The leaked Anglo Irish Bank telephone conversations are damaging democracy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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Ex-champion Hewitt out of Wimbledon

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 18:17

Lleyton Hewitt, the 2002 Wimbledon champion, is knocked out of the 2013 tournament by German qualifier Dustin Brown.
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Road rage 'spurred motorway shooter'

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 11:38

Police in Germany say the man they have arrested over more than 700 motorway shootings fired at other vehicles because of anger at others' bad driving.
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German raids 'on Islamist network'

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 10:23

German police are reported to have raided an Islamist terror network which planned to use model aircraft to carry out an attack.
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Talking cars accelerate to launch

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 0:48

A coalition of Germany-based car and motorbike manufacturers are ready to launch a system that will let vehicles warn each other of hazards.
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How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 0:17
related places: Berlin

How JFK's 'Ich bin ein Berliner' speech gave a city hope
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VIDEO: Germany: Europe's indispensable power

Monday, June 24th 2013, 23:43
related places: Berlin

The BBC's Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt goes to Berlin to find out how comfortable the Germans are with their new role as Europe's most influential economic superpower.
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German 'motorway shooter' arrested

Monday, June 24th 2013, 21:35

Police in Germany arrest a man suspected of being behind more than 700 shootings on the country's motorways since 2008.
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Vodafone seals Kabel Deutschland bid

Monday, June 24th 2013, 11:56

UK telecoms group Vodafone has agreed with the board of Kabel Deutschland to buy the German cable firm for 7.7bn euros (£6.6bn).
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German business confidence rises

Monday, June 24th 2013, 11:10

Germany's Ifo index of business sentiment rises slightly in June, raising hopes that the eurozone's largest economy is returning to growth
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Merkel and Putin view disputed art

Friday, June 21st 2013, 23:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Germany's Angela Merkel and Russia's Vladimir Putin visit an exhibition in St Petersburg of artworks looted from Germany by the USSR in World War II.
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Murray faces Becker at Wimbledon

Friday, June 21st 2013, 13:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

British number one Andy Murray faces Germany's world number 95 Benjamin Becker in the first round of Wimbledon.
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Germany-Turkey diplomatic row erupts

Friday, June 21st 2013, 12:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Germany summons the Turkish ambassador in a row over Turkey's bid for membership of the European Union.
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Obama calls for nuclear arsenal cuts

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 20:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berlin

Speaking at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, President Barack Obama calls for reductions to be made in US and Russian nuclear stockpiles.
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VIDEO: Obama visits Brandenburg Gate

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 18:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berlin, Germans

US President Barack Obama has addressed thousands of Germans in Berlin, almost 50 years to the day since President John Kennedy delivered his famous ""Ich bin ein Berliner" speech.
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