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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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Art fraud trial begins in Germany

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 10:31
related places: Cologne

The trial of four people behind an alleged art forgery scandal in Germany gets under way in Cologne.
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Kosovan admits German US attack

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 13:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Frankfurt

A Kosovo man admits killing US airmen at Frankfurt airport in March - in Germany's first deadly attack by an Islamist - but says he does not know why.
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VIDEO: German 'fake art' trial due to start

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 12:16

The trial of a group of people allegedly behind an arts forgery scandal begins on Thursday in Germany.
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Bonn installs meter to tax city's prostitutes

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 12:09
related places: Bonn

The German city of Bonn installs a meter to tax prostitutes for soliciting on its streets at a rate of six euros per night, regardless of custom.
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Microchip monitors tumour growth

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 9:36

Researchers in Germany have developed a microchip sensor that can be implanted close to a tumour to monitor its growth.
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Arsenal close in on Mertesacker

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 22:21

Arsenal are set to complete the signings of Germany defender Per Mertesacker and Brazilian left-back Andre Santos on Wednesday.
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Ferry old indeed

Monday, August 29th 2011, 0:42

The century-old German gunboat still plying an African Lake
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Foreign tourists die in US desert

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 21:48
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United States United States
related places: California, Monday

A Dutch man and his German girlfriend, whose bodies were found on Monday, died of heat exhaustion in California's Joshua Tree National Park, officials say.
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Merkel to press Serbia on Kosovo

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 11:40
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Serbia with the message that it must normalise ties with Kosovo if it wants to join the EU.
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Coco Chanel: Nazi agent?

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 23:55
related countries: France France

Was the French fashion icon a German wartime agent?
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VIDEO: Arson attacks baffle German police

Friday, August 19th 2011, 6:09

Police in the German capital have been left baffled by ongoing arson attacks against luxury cars, which have left some 50 vehicles damaged across the city in the past few weeks.
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German fired for marrying Chinese

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 17:59
related countries: China China

A German court rules that an engineer sacked for marrying a Chinese woman was unjustifiably dismissed.
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Bank shares fall after euro talks

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 17:02
related countries: France France

Shares in European banks and stock exchanges fall after talks between French and German leaders fail to convince investors.
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Raul 'turns down Blackburn move'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 17:33
related places: Schalke

German side Schalke say Raul has rejected the chance to join Blackburn Rovers.
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Leaders demand 'euro governance'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 17:30
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The German chancellor and the French president propose a number of measures to strengthen the euro, after talks in Paris on the eurozone debt crisis.
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Sharp slowdown in German growth

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 13:58

German economic growth has slowed sharply, new figures reveal, as French and German leaders hold key talks on the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Leaders to debate eurozone crisis

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 4:02
related countries: France France

The French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet to discuss how to deal with the ongoing eurozone debt crisis.
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Global stock markets push higher

Monday, August 15th 2011, 21:02
related countries: France France

Global shares consolidate gains made on Friday ahead of a key meeting between French and German leaders on Tuesday.
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German boy, 11, calls police over chores

Monday, August 15th 2011, 14:49

A boy of 11 calls a German police emergency line to complain of "forced labour" after his mother told him to help clean the home.
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VIDEO: Germans mark 50 years of Berlin Wall

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 20:02

Germany's political leaders attend commemorations marking the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall.
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Police set bull to lure runaway German cow

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 17:23

A breeding bull is being used to lure a runaway cow from the forests of Bavaria before hunters can track her down and shoot her.
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Germany marks 50 years since Wall

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 15:34

Germany's political leaders attend commemorations marking the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, with the city's mayor saying it must not be forgotten.
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Cable car in mid-air rescue drama

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 14:46

Helicopters pluck to safety 20 people stranded in mid-air on a German cable car after a paraglider collides with the wires.
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VIDEO: Germans mark 50 years of Berlin Wall

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 10:55

The BBC's Stephen Evans spoke to West Berliner Klaus-Michael Keussler, and East Berliner Wolf Kuhnelt who remember the structure being built.
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Wall sickness

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 23:31

The lasting psychological impact of living next to the Berlin Wall
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German call to ban workplace kiss

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 10:23
related countries: France France

Germany's Knigge - or etiquette - Society calls for a ban on French-style kissing in the workplace, following complaints.
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Pressure mounts on Merkel at home

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 11:27

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces mounting discontent from within her own political bloc over the eurozone bailouts.
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Trojan T-shirts trap German right-wing fans

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 16:37

German music festival fans find that a giveaway T-shirt bearing right-wing insignia washes away to reveal an anti-extremism message.
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Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 16:08
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A report commissioned by Sweden's Queen Silvia is published, dismissing allegations her father colluded with the Nazi regime in Germany.
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Western leaders in new Assad call

Saturday, August 6th 2011, 6:36
related countries: France France, Syria Syria, United States United States

The US, French and German leaders condemn Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for "indiscriminate violence" as anti-government protests continue across the country.
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German child killer gets damages

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 14:37

A German court awards more than 3,000 euros in damages to a child murderer because he was subjected to threats by police during questioning.
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Hamilton eyes victory in Hungary

Friday, July 29th 2011, 17:18
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hungary Hungary

Lewis Hamilton is confident he can follow up his triumph at the German Grand Prix by challenging for another victory in Hungary on Sunday.
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Hamilton heads Alonso in practice

Friday, July 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in Friday practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.
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German giants see stocks decline

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 15:50

Several German industrial giants see their shares fall after their results fail to meet analysts' expectations.
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VIDEO: Sounds of a broken Israeli taboo

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 0:51
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli orchestra breaks a taboo by performing a work by the German composer, Richard Wagner, on German soil, for the first time.
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Israeli orchestra to play Wagner

Monday, July 25th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli Chamber Orchestra will break with tradition to play a work by Hitler's favourite composer, Richard Wagner, at a festival in Germany.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday, July 25th 2011, 7:03
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, France France, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The latest as England wrap up victory over India at Lord's, on Mark Cavendish's Tour de France success and the latest football transfers.
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Alonso expects to mount challenge

Monday, July 25th 2011, 6:41

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is confident he can challenge Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel in the second half of the season.
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Hamilton beats Alonso in thriller

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 15:37
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton wins the German Grand Prix from Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Mark Webber with a feisty drive to move third in the championship.
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Live - German Grand Prix

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 10:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton wins the German GP from Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber.
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Glock signs new deal with Virgin

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 8:40

German Timo Glock signs a contract extension to stay with Virgin until the end of 2014.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 6:59
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea, Tottenham

Lewis Hamilton wins the German Grand Prix, Mark Cavendish wins the green jersey and reaction to day four of Lord's Test between England v India - plus more.
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Webber on pole ahead of Hamilton

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 15:20
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Red Bull's Mark Webber takes pole for the German Grand Prix ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.
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Cultivating rebellion

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 11:29
related places: Berlin

The guerrilla gardeners of Berlin's counter-culture
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Live - German GP qualifying

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 9:05

Red Bull's Mark Webber qualifies on pole for the German GP, ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.
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Thousands set for train deal demo

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 23:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Derby

Thousands of people will march through Derby in support of the UK's last train maker, which lost out on a £1.4bn government contract to a German firm.
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Webber leads Alonso in practice

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 13:36

Red Bull's Mark Webber records the fastest time in second practice for the German Grand Prix, closely followed by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Live - German GP practice

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 11:29

Second practice for the German GP is under way, after Ferrari's Fernando Alonso sets the fastest time in the opening session.
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Thailand refuses royal jet bond

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 22:27
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand has ruled out paying Germany a bank bond of 20m euros to secure the release of a plane seized from Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn.
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No reason to panic, says Hamilton

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 18:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says McLaren will be competitive in Germany following the decision to postpone the ban on using exhaust gasses to enhance downforce.
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Euro leaders begin crunch talks

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 12:34
related countries: France France

Eurozone leaders begin delicate talks to agree further help for Greece amid speculation that any deal could allow for a debt restructuring.
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Lotus drop Trulli for German GP

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 9:43

Jarno Trulli is replaced by Team Lotus reserve Karun Chandhok for the German Grand Prix.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 7:01

Fulham cruise into next Europa League qualifying round, Jonathan Trott hits 50 on a rain-hit day as England take on India at Lord's and Andy Schleck wins stage 18 of the Tour de France.
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Germany in deal on Thai royal jet

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 12:26
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Munich

German judges say a jet used by Thailand's crown prince impounded last week can leave Munich - but only if Thailand posts a 20m euro bank guarantee.
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Ecclestone in F1 bribe allegation

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:46

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is named by prosecutors in Germany as allegedly paying a bribe during the sale of the sport in 2006.
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You're hired

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:00

How culture of the apprentice gives Germany an advantage
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Merkel casts doubt on Greek deal

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 15:02
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays down the chances of Thursday's emergency eurozone summit resolving Greece's debt crisis.
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