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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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Germany wants UK as 'EU partner'

Monday, December 19th 2011, 16:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's foreign minister suggests differences with the UK over the future of EU integration can be resolved, after talks with William Hague.
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VIDEO: Merkel says UK a key part of EU

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 22:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German MPs that the UK will remain a strong EU partner, despite its decision not to sign up to an EU summit deal.
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Merkel says UK a key part of EU

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 15:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chancellor Angela Merkel tells German MPs the UK will remain a strong EU partner, despite its decision not to sign up to an EU summit deal.
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Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 14:11
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A venerable German mortgage bank, Wuestenrot, tries to shore up its reputation after some staff on a rewards trip to Brazil ended up with prostitutes.
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German apprenticeships: A model for Europe?

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 0:03

Are Germany's apprenticeships a model for Europe?
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Germany's sorrow at British veto

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German sorrow at UK's new position in Europe
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Germany's president denies lying

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 15:17

Germany's President Christian Wulff denies he misled state deputies over a large loan he received from the wife of a wealthy businessman.
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E.On takes 3bn euro eurozone hit

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 9:44

German energy firm E.On takes a 3bn euro accounting charge due to exposures to troubled economies in southern and eastern Europe.
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German ministers seek NPD ban

Friday, December 9th 2011, 15:14

Germany's state and federal interior ministers agree to launch a new attempt at banning the far-right National Party of Germany, after a series of murders.
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PM blocks EU-wide treaty changes

Friday, December 9th 2011, 14:14
related countries: France France
related places: Cameron, Eu

The PM effectively vetoes an EU-wide treaty change, after making what French President Nicolas Sarkozy called "unacceptable" demands.
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German exports drop amid crisis

Friday, December 9th 2011, 9:05

German exports fell a surprise 3.6% in October as crisis-hit southern European markets shrank, official data indicates.
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EU leaders locked in crisis talks

Friday, December 9th 2011, 3:18
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU leaders meet late into the night in a bid to rescue the euro, as reports say attempts to get all 27 members to back treaty changes have failed.
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Bank boss bomb was 'operational'

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 17:49

German police say initial investigations show that an item sent to Deutsche Bank chief executive Josef Ackermann was an "operational bomb".
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'CIA prison' found in Bucharest

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 17:47
related countries: Romania Romania
related places: Bucharest

The CIA operated a secret prison in the Romanian capital Bucharest where terrorism suspects were interrogated, a German media investigation claims.
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What is Germany's vision for Europe?

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 0:30

Ahead of a key European Union summit, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel sets out to remake the eurozone in her own image.
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Suspicious item sent to bank boss

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 21:44

German police are investigating a suspicious item addressed to Deutsche Bank chief executive, Josef Ackermann.
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Common taxes urged for eurozone

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 18:06
related countries: France France

President Sarkozy of France and Germany's Chancellor Merkel call for the eurozone to have common corporation and financial transaction taxes.
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German HTC retailers face lawsuit

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 15:20

Patent holder Ipcom tells German stores selling HTC smartphones to remove the devices or face legal action.
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Eurozone factory fortunes diverge

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 12:41
related countries: Italy Italy

Industrial output in Italy and Germany diverged in October, new data shows, though the outlook for both remains weak.
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Schaeuble welcomes euro threat

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 14:10

Germany's finance minister says S&P's threat to cut the credit ratings of eurozone members is the best possible incentive for Friday's summit.
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Eurozone duo restate reform plan

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 11:54
related countries: France France

France and Germany reaffirm their commitment to reform the eurozone, as a top credit agency says ratings for most euro countries could be hit.
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VIDEO: Mixed support for the euro in France

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 7:55
related countries: France France

France and Germany have been the powerhouses behind European integration since 1992, however it now seems that ordinary French people are less keen on the European Union.
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Ratings agency warns euro nations

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 7:19

Ratings agency Standard and Poor's puts almost the entire eurozone, including Germany and France, on "credit watch" due to the debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Ratings agency warns euro nations

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 5:21
related countries: France France

Ratings agency Standard and Poor has put almost the entire eurozone, including Germany and France, on "credit watch" due to fears over the impact of the debt crisis.
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Eurozone 'needs tougher treaty'

Monday, December 5th 2011, 22:34
related countries: France France

France and Germany call for a tougher EU treaty to cope with the eurozone crisis, as 15 countries are warned their credit rating could be downgraded.
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VIDEO: Leaders discuss eurozone changes

Monday, December 5th 2011, 13:36
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The leaders of France and Germany are meeting in Paris to work on a plan for tighter financial integration that will be debated at Friday's European Union summit.
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Sarkozy and Merkel meet on euro

Monday, December 5th 2011, 12:44
related countries: France France

France's Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Angela Merkel are to unveil proposals on the eurozone debt crisis, at the start of a critical week for the EU.
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State 'may take over Commerzbank'

Monday, December 5th 2011, 9:52

Shares in Commerzbank drop after a report suggests that Germany is prepared to nationalise the bank if needed.
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VIDEO: Afghan talks hit by Pakistan snub

Monday, December 5th 2011, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Germany hosts an international conference to plan Afghanistan's future as Nato troops prepare to leave, but key player Pakistan is boycotting the talks.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy and Merkel meet on euro

Monday, December 5th 2011, 6:12
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are to meet to agree on joint proposals aimed at resolving the eurozone debt crisis.
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Germans defuse huge wartime bomb

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 16:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Koblenz

Bomb disposal experts in Germany successfully defuse a 1.8 tonne British bomb from World War II found in the Rhine near the city of Koblenz.
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German steelmaker posts huge loss

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 15:07

German steel-maker Thyssen Krupp reports huge losses for the year to the end of November, caused by write-downs in two of its divisions.
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Jail for 'stupidest bank robber'

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 14:33

A man who tried to hold up a bank in northwest Germany that had been shut for years and robbed a passer-by is jailed.
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Merkel pushes euro fiscal union

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 13:51
related countries: France France

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe is working towards setting up a "fiscal union", in an effort to resolve the eurozone's debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy backs closer Germany ties

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 22:41
related countries: France France

The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, says France and Germany must pull together to ensure stability at the heart of Europe.
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Sarkozy backs closer German ties

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 20:25
related countries: France France

The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, says France and Germany must pull together to ensure stability at the heart of Europe.
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German help plea in neo-Nazi hunt

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 19:03

German authorities ask for help from the public as they investigate a neo-Nazi cell thought to have murdered 10 people.
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Author Christa Wolf dies aged 82

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 15:32
related places: Berlin

Christa Wolf, one of the best known authors from the former East Germany, dies in Berlin at the age of 82 after a long illness.
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Toyota and BMW in green agreement

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 8:04
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese carmaker Toyota and Germany's BMW are to work together on environmental-friendly motoring technology.
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VIDEO: Skopje Holocaust museum inaugurated

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 5:52
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia
related places: Berlin, Skopje

The Macedonian capital, Skopje, has recently inaugurated a new Holocaust Memorial museum - only the fourth in the world after Washington, Jerusalem and Berlin.
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No right to pray at German school

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 17:20

A German court rules that a Muslim student does not have the right to pray at school if that act might cause conflict.
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German files on ex-Nazis shredded

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 15:12

The German Intelligence Service (BND) destroyed files of 250 staff who were once in the Nazi police, historians discover.
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Arrest in Germany neo-Nazi hunt

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 12:10
related places: Jena

German police investigating a neo-Nazi cell accused of killing 10 people arrest a suspected accomplice in the eastern city of Jena.
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Poland in plea to Germany on euro

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 10:54
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski calls on Germany to do more to resolve the eurozone debt crisis, saying a collapse of the euro is the biggest threat to Poland.
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Daimler to axe luxury cars marque

Monday, November 28th 2011, 10:44
related places: Maybach

German industrial group Daimler is reportedly preparing to disband its ultra-luxurious Maybach car marque.
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VIDEO: Germany clears nuclear protesters

Monday, November 28th 2011, 2:51

Police in Germany say they have cleared thousands of protesters who were trying to block a trainload of nuclear waste.
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Germany clears nuclear protesters

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 14:34

German police clear thousands of protesters who were trying to block the route of a train carrying nuclear waste to a storage site.
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United States claim World Cup win

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 8:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland combine for six birdies as the United States win the World Cup by two shots from England and Germany.
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German protests at nuclear train

Friday, November 25th 2011, 14:04
related countries: France France

Anti-nuclear activists protest in Germany as a train carrying reprocessed waste from France crosses the border.
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Drugs giant challenges Facebook

Friday, November 25th 2011, 13:24
related countries: United States United States

The social network is embroiled in a legal row after a German drugmaker claimed its page on the social network was given to a US rival.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy and Merkel back Italian PM

Friday, November 25th 2011, 2:41
related countries: France France, Italy Italy
related places: Eu

The leaders of France and Germany are proposing changes to EU treaties, to tighten control over the eurozone.
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Germany nuclear protest clashes

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 22:35
related countries: France France

Police in northern Germany use water cannons after scuffles break out with protesters trying to stop a shipment of nuclear waste from France.
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VIDEO: Merkel and Sarkozy meet with Monti

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 20:01

European shares have fallen for the sixth consecutive session after German Chancellor Angela Merkel renewed her position against changing the role of the European Central Bank to ease the eurozone debt crisis.
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Reform proposed for EU treaties

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 17:21
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Nicolas Sarkozy are to propose modifications to EU treaties to improve governance of the eurozone.
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Fresh arrest in neo-Nazi inquiry

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 11:29

Police in Germany make a third arrest in their inquiry into a neo-Nazi cell believed to have killed 10 people, most of them Turks, over a decade.
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German business confidence rises

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 10:44

German business sentiment unexpectedly rose in November for the first time since June, according to a closely-watched survey by research group Ifo.
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Suzuki files VW arbitration case

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 7:32

Suzuki initiates arbitration proceedings against Volkswagen in a bid to buy back its shares from the German carmaker.
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