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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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Injuries in Germany chemical blast

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 0:50
related places: Bremen

One man suffers severe burns and others are injured in a large explosion at a chemical waste facility near Bremen in northwestern Germany.
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Germany arrests al-Shabab suspects

Monday, September 8th 2014, 15:15
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Frankfurt

Germany arrests three of its nationals suspected of ties to Somalia's militant Islamist al-Shabab group at Frankfurt airport, prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: Waiter smashes beer-carrying record

Monday, September 8th 2014, 3:25

A German waiter has broken a world record by carrying 27 full mugs of Bavarian beer.
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Win was in sight, says Strachan

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 21:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Strachan

Gordon Strachan believed his Scotland side were going to beat the world champions before Germany claimed victory.
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Germany 2-1 Scotland

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 20:37

Scotland lose their opening Euro 2016 qualifier to Germany as Thomas Muller's double secures a win for the world champions.
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Fletcher eyes famous win for Scots

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 9:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Darren Fletcher reveals Scotland's players are relishing the opportunity to topple world champions Germany.
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German industry has bumper July

Friday, September 5th 2014, 8:47

German industrial production posts the strongest monthly rise in almost two and a half years in July, up 1.9%.
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VIDEO: A better battery life to come?

Friday, September 5th 2014, 1:39
related places: Berlin

BBC technology reporter Dave Lee talks to industry experts about the issue of battery life at Berlin's Ifa tech show - a regular bugbear for consumers.
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German factory orders rise 4.6%

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 13:15

The strongest monthly rise in German industrial output in over a year is an 'encouraging signal' for the economy, Germany's official statistics agency says.
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Germany 2-4 Argentina

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 22:29
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Angel Di Maria sets up three goals and scores one as Argentina beat world champions Germany in a friendly.
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Samsung reveals virtual reality kit

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 15:23
related places: Berlin

Samsung unveils a virtual reality headset and a smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides, at the Ifa tech show in Berlin.
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Nazi disabled victims memorial opens

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 11:40
related places: Berlin

A glass monument is publicly opened in Berlin to 300,000 victims of the Nazis with mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
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Uber banned across Germany by court

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 10:57
related places: Frankfurt

A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
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Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 1:07

Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
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Holtby on verge of Hamburg loan

Monday, September 1st 2014, 12:13
related places: Hamburg

Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is having a medical at Hamburg as he closes in on a proposed loan move to the German club.
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VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

Monday, September 1st 2014, 7:12

Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.
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Eurosceptics win German state seats

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 17:47

Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls.
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Ukraine 'slipping out of control'

Friday, August 29th 2014, 22:45
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.
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Murray breezes into US Open last 32

Friday, August 29th 2014, 1:30
related countries: United States United States

Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.
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Deutsche Bank in mis-reporting fine

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 11:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's Deutsche Bank is fined £4.7m by UK regulators for inaccurately reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.
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Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 5:53
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany demands an explanation from Russia's Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.
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Germany to fight 'benefit tourism'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 14:50

The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
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Berlin's embattled mayor to quit

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 12:37
related places: Berlin

Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit announces he will step down on 11 December amid an ongoing row over the city's new airport.
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Scots calls for Gordon and McGregor

Monday, August 25th 2014, 10:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gordon

Celtic's Callum McGregor and Craig Gordon are called up to the Scotland squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
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Rosberg could be punished for crash

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 19:02
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg could face punishment after Lewis Hamilton said the German admitted to deliberately colliding with him.
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Russian aid convoy leaves Ukraine

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 14:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev.
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German policeman in 'cannibal' trial

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 16:43

A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
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Four white lion cubs born in Germany

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 12:23

Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
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Germany's modest millionaire dies

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 16:47

Klaus Zapf, a German millionaire and removals entrepreneur who shunned the trappings of wealth, has died from a heart attack at the age of 62.
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Eurozone growth slows in August

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 12:32
related countries: France France

Eurozone business growth slows in August, weighed down by sluggish French and German economies.
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VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 23:01

The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.
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Turkish anger over German 'spying'

Monday, August 18th 2014, 13:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The German ambassador to Turkey is called to the foreign ministry over reports that Germany spied on Turkish officials.
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'Deal' on Russian aid for Ukraine

Monday, August 18th 2014, 8:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia's foreign minister says there is now full agreement to let Russian humanitarian aid into eastern Ukraine - but no deal on a ceasefire.
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Germany 'spied' on Kerry and Clinton

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 13:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton, Kerry

Media reports in Germany say spies accidentally recorded calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton.
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VIDEO: How Germans adopt grandparents

Friday, August 15th 2014, 7:20

Michael Buchanan reports on a German scheme to let families 'adopt a grandparent'.
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Npower costs prompt 38% profit fall

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 16:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Npower, says it is getting on top of late billing problems in the UK, but first-half profit fell 38%
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Martinez ruled out for rest of year

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 15:58

Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez will be out until 2015 after injuring his knee in the German Supercup.
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ECB 'under pressure' to boost growth

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 14:38
related countries: France France

Stagnating growth in the eurozone has put pressure on the European Central Bank to take further measures to boost the economic bloc, say analysts.
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Berlin bans Uber on 'safety grounds'

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 11:23
related places: Berlin

Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.
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Artists claim Brooklyn Bridge stunt

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 9:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Two German artists claim responsibility for hoisting white flags atop New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge last month, removing official US flags.
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'Autobahn gunman' goes on trial

Monday, August 11th 2014, 13:02

A man appears in court in the German city of Wuerzberg accused of firing more than 700 bullets at vehicles on motorways over five years.
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Klose announces Germany retirement

Monday, August 11th 2014, 12:44

Germany's all-time leading goalscorer and World Cup winner Miroslav Klose retires from international football.
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Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

Friday, August 8th 2014, 17:11

German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
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Germany factory output in small rise

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 7:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: May

German industrial output rose by just 0.3% in June from May, official figures show, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis weighed on the economy.
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VIDEO: Media scrum as F1 boss leaves court

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 16:28

A German court agrees to end the bribery trial of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for a $100m (£60m) payment from him.
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F1 boss Ecclestone pays to end trial

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 12:56

A German court agrees to end the bribery trial of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for a $100m (£60m) payment from him.
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BMW profits jump on China sales

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 11:32
related countries: China China

Luxury German carmaker BMW reports a sharp rise in profits due to strong sales in Asia and the launch of new models.
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Daimler 'assisting China' in probe

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:52
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

The German car giant Daimler says it is helping the Chinese authorities with a probe, following reports that Chinese investigators visited its Shanghai office.
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VIDEO: WW1 commemorations in Liege

Monday, August 4th 2014, 10:45
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liege

Key moments from the ceremony at Liege marking 100 years since Germany invaded Belgium, and Britain entered the First World War.
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French and German leaders mark WW1

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 16:19
related countries: France France

The presidents of France and Germany are preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France.
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VIDEO: Leaders embrace at WW1 memorial

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 12:25
related countries: France France

The French and German presidents have been commemorating Germany's declaration of war on France on 3 August 1914.
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VIDEO: Germany's only WW1 exhibition

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 0:48

The Berlin Historical Museum is holding the only exhibition in Germany to look at the war and its European and global implications.
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Germany's Kohl keeps historic tapes

Friday, August 1st 2014, 13:34
related places: Kohl

German ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl wins a bitter legal battle to keep 200 tapes recording his political life.
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Ecclestone 'to settle' bribery case

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 15:11

Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.
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Germany's super-shy super-rich

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 23:31

Why do Germany's super-rich so often keep their heads down?
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Gaza protests show a divided Berlin

Friday, July 25th 2014, 21:04
related places: Berlin

Gaza conflict leaves Germans confused over who to support
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BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe

Friday, July 25th 2014, 15:10
related countries: Italy Italy

BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.
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