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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: news

Brit bobsleigher fractures spine

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 10:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British bobsleigher Serita Shone fractures her back during a serious training crash in Germany.
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Berlin arrest over torched cars

Monday, October 24th 2011, 11:09
related places: Berlin

A jobless man confesses to burning more than 100 luxury cars over a period of three months in the German capital Berlin, police say.
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German satellite falls to Earth

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 9:20

The 2.4-tonne Rosat X-ray space telescope re-enters the Earth's atmosphere, falling perhaps - early calculations suggest - into the Indian Ocean.
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German business optimism 'falls'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:33

German business confidence hits a 16-month low, a closely-watched survey shows, on concerns for the economy.
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Deadlock in the eurozone

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:31
related countries: France France

No easy solution in sight as Germany and France differ
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Germany cuts 2012 growth forecast

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 11:24

Germany cuts its economic growth forecast for next year to 1% from 1.8% as export growth is predicted to slow.
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China scientist in US trade theft

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 3:41
related countries: China China, United States United States

A Chinese scientist, Kexue Huang, admits to stealing trade secrets from two US firms and sending them to China and Germany.
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Shares fall on debt deal warnings

Monday, October 17th 2011, 21:32

European and US shares trade lower after German officials warn that an EU summit may not deliver a definitive solution to the debt crisis.
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In pictures: Berlin's Festival of Lights

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 0:24
related places: Berlin

Berlin transforms its landmarks with illuminations
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Slowdown is predicted in Germany

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 11:51

Eight leading European economic institutes forecast a steep slowdown for Germany's economy.
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Berlin police find new firebomb

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 10:50
related places: Berlin, Leipzig

German police find another explosive device on the high-speed line between Berlin and Leipzig - the eighth such find in recent days.
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VIDEO: Spy tactics cause concern in Germany

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 19:22

Germany's justice minister has called for a national and state level probe into the use of controversial computer software to spy on people.
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German police find railway bombs

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:19
related places: Berlin

Police in Germany say they have found another explosive device designed to derail trains in the capital, Berlin - the third in two days.
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Call for probe of German spyware

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 10:24

Germany's justice minister calls for an investigation into the state use of controversial computer software that spies on people.
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Shares rise on euro bank pledge

Monday, October 10th 2011, 22:02
related countries: France France, United States United States

US shares rise sharply as investors take comfort from the pledge by French and German leaders to protect European banks from the debt crisis.
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German exporters shrug off crisis

Monday, October 10th 2011, 11:35

German exports rose in August for the first time in three months despite the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Euro crisis talks reach agreement

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 18:03
related countries: France France

A plan to protect Europe's banks from the effects of the eurozone debt crisis is much closer, the leaders of France and Germany say after meeting to discuss the issue.
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Airbus staff stage German strike

Friday, October 7th 2011, 13:38

Airbus workers go on strike at four German factories affecting work on its A320 jet and other planes.
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Namibians flock to welcome skulls

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 14:00

Hundreds of Namibians celebrate as Germany returns the skulls of tribespeople removed a century ago for use in discredited racial experiments.
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Germany returns Namibian skulls

Friday, September 30th 2011, 17:14
related countries: Namibia Namibia
related places: Berlin

A delegation of Namibian tribal leaders visits Berlin to collect the skulls of 20 compatriots which were taken to Germany during colonial times.
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Germany approves EU bailout fund

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 16:40

Germany's parliament votes by a large majority in favour of supporting a more powerful fund to bail-out troubled Eurozone economies.
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Merkel faces test in bailout vote

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 9:16
related countries: Greece Greece

The German chancellor faces a vote on EU bailout funds, while Greek public sector workers strike again over austerity measures.
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VIDEO: Can Merkel save bailout plans?

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 13:14

The BBC's Steve Evans looks at whether German Chancellor Angela Merkel will win enough support to expand the bailout fund.
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Merkel's credibility at stake in German bailout vote

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 13:13

Merkel's credibility at stake in bailout vote
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Papandreou seeks signs of support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 20:46
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says it is important his country gets indications of support from "European partners".
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VIDEO: Greek PM's plea for German support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 12:07
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has made an impassioned plea to German business leaders to help his country out of its debt crisis.
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Wanted Nazi 'was West German spy'

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 8:50

A high-ranking Nazi officer who helped develop a mobile gas chamber became a spy for West Germany after World War II, archives reveal.
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Samsung and Apple warring again

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Samsung and Apple have gone to court in Australia and Germany in their ongoing, tit-for-tat patent war.
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German business sentiment 'falls'

Monday, September 26th 2011, 11:39

German business sentiment falls for the third month in a row, a survey indicates, but the decline was less than expected.
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Kenyan Makau sets marathon record

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 9:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Berlin

Kenya's Patrick Makau breaks the men's marathon world record, previously held by Haile Gebrselassie, in Berlin.
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Radcliffe inside London 2012 time

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

Paula Radcliffe beats UK Athletics' qualifying mark for London 2012 at the Berlin marathon as she finishes third, while Patrick Makau sets a new men's world record.
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Putting perspective on Pope visit

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 23:43

Warm welcome for Pope in Germany fails to disguise church crisis
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Pope meets German abuse victims

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 21:14

Pope Benedict has met German victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and expressed "deep compassion and regret" at their suffering.
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Pope making historic German visit

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 17:00

Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church's German leader, addresses parliament during his first official visit to his home country as Pope.
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VIDEO: Pope Benedict arrives in Germany

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 9:07

Pope Benedict's first official visit to Germany, the country of his birth, has begun.
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VIDEO: Pope begins visit to Germany

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 5:36

Pope Benedict begins his first official visit to Germany, the country of his birth. He has visited the country before but this is the first time the visit is being seen as official.
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Hugo Boss apology for Nazi past

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 16:48

The German fashion firm Hugo Boss apologises for its maltreatment of forced workers during World War II when it supplied the Nazi regime with uniforms.
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Germany bans large neo-Nazi group

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 15:32

Germany bans its biggest neo-Nazi association, the HNG, which supports far-right prisoners in German jails and their families.
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Wiggins takes time trial silver

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 15:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's Tony Martin dominates the World Road Cycling time trial as Britain's Bradley Wiggins pips Fabian Cancellara to silver.
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Conductor Sanderling dies aged 98

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 14:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin, Moscow

German conductor Kurt Sanderling, who fled Nazi Germany for Moscow in 1936 before returning in 1960, dies in Berlin at the age of 98.
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VIDEO: Riddle of 'forest boy' found in Germany

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 5:43

German police are still trying to figure out the identity of a teenager who walked into Berlin City Hall on September 5, claiming to have lived in a forest for five years.
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German poll upsets leave Angela Merkel looking wobbly

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 1:41

Merkel's coalition shaky after poll battering
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Merkel dealt Berlin poll setback

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 21:54
related places: Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition suffers a setback in Berlin, as junior partner the Free Democrats are humiliated.
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Siemens to quit nuclear industry

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 12:40

German engineering giant Siemens is to withdraw from the nuclear industry following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, its chief executive says.
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Mystery over German 'forest boy'

Friday, September 16th 2011, 16:14
related places: Berlin

Berlin police appeal for information to help them identify a teenager who appeared in the city saying he had been living in the woods for five years.
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Prussia king's erotic poem found

Friday, September 16th 2011, 12:28
related places: Berlin

An erotic poem written by Prussian King Frederick the Great is discovered in a Berlin archive, more than 200 years after his death.
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Eurozone leaders reassure Greece

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 6:17
related countries: Greece Greece

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany say Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, amid speculation of a Greek debt default.
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VIDEO: Greece 'integral' to eurozone

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 5:40
related countries: Greece Greece

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany have said that Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, following a telephone conference on the crisis.
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Barroso to put forward eurobonds

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 19:13

The European Commission is to propose joint eurozone bonds to help solve the region's debt crisis, despite German opposition.
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VIDEO: 'Premium' cars shown off in Germany

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 17:42

Premium car makers have been showing off their latest models in one of the most important car shows in the world.
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VIDEO: Urgent talks over eurozone crisis

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 9:29
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany, France and Greece are to hold urgent talks on the eurozone crisis amid growing fears that Greece might default on its debts.
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Workers sidelined by German success

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 7:12

The casualties of Germany's economic recovery
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Merkel bids to allay Greece fears

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 19:53
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tries to calm nerves over possible Greek default, saying the eurozone bloc must stay together.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 17:48

Arsenal and Chelsea begin their Champions League group campaigns against German sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen, while there is also action in the Carling Cup and Leagues One and Two.
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VIDEO: Germany disputes WWII reparations

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 12:09
related countries: Italy Italy

A dispute over reparations for Nazi atrocities committed during the World War II has pitted Germany and Italy against each other.
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Suzuki to end Volkswagen alliance

Monday, September 12th 2011, 9:51

Suzuki seeks an end to its partnership with Volkswagen, after the German carmaker accuses Suzuki of breaking the terms of their agreement.
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VIDEO: German court upholds Samsung ban

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:06

A German court upholds a ban requested by Apple to bar the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Tab in the country.
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