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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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VIDEO: Violent storms hit western Germany

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 11:01

Violent storms have battered cities in western Germany overnight, killing at least six people.
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EU leaders spar over top Europe job

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 6:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Swedish, German, Dutch and UK leaders meet at a mini summit, amid controversy over Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to head the European Commission.
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VIDEO: Germany cave rescue could take days

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 0:53

Rescue teams are attempting to free a 52-year-old man injured in a rock fall in a 1,000m (3,280ft) deep cave in Germany.
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Rescue in Germany's deepest cave

Monday, June 9th 2014, 16:48

A team tries to save a 52-year-old man hurt in a rock fall in a 1000m-deep (3,280ft) cave in southern Germany, in an operation that could take days.
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The German soldier 'liberated' by D-Day

Friday, June 6th 2014, 23:22

German soldier's 'holiday' life after his D-Day surrender
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Russian agent jailed for Bible theft

Friday, June 6th 2014, 18:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia sentences three Federal Security Service agents over the theft of a rare 15th-Century Bible produced by German printer Johannes Gutenberg.
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Ukraine, Russia seek to end fighting

Friday, June 6th 2014, 17:13
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The Russian president and new Ukrainian leader have urged a quick end to bloodshed in east Ukraine, in their first meeting since the latter's election, the Kremlin says.
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Cameron and Merkel in Juncker talks

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 16:09

David Cameron has a "candid" exchange of views with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over who should get the EU's top job.
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Liverpool hope to complete Can deal

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 16:31

Liverpool are in advanced talks with Bayer Leverkusen over a deal for Germany Under-21 midfielder Emre Can.
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Germany seeks employee-friendly army

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 15:11

The German army is to spend 100m euros on making itself a more attractive employer, with better childcare facilities and more user-friendly barracks.
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Germany opens Merkel bugging probe

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 14:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The German federal prosecutor opens an investigation into the alleged NSA surveillance of Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
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Van Gogh 'live ear' on display

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 10:31

A copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear grown using genetic material from one of the artist's living relatives, has gone on display in a German museum.
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Bowe Bergdahl in 'stable' condition

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 0:18
related countries: United States United States

A US soldier freed after five years in Taliban captivity is in a stable condition in hospital, amid accusations he deserted his post before being kidnapped.
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UK's 'EU quit warning' on president

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 20:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German magazine Der Spiegel says PM David Cameron warned the UK could leave the EU if Jean-Claude Juncker became president.
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Row brews over new EU president

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 3:02
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's Angela Merkel backs Luxembourg ex-PM Jean-Claude Juncker as EU president, but the UK demands a "lengthy process to find consensus".
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Siemens revamp to affect 11,600 jobs

Friday, May 30th 2014, 15:24

German industrial giant Siemens plans a major reorganisation of its business, affecting 11,600 workers.
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German World Cup stars in car crash

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 21:31

Two members of the German World Cup squad are involved in a car accident which left two others hospitalised.
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France urges reform of 'remote' EU

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 9:51

France's president will tell Europe's leaders to focus on boosting the economy, as they prepare to discuss the fallout from the European polls.
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Photographer Michael Schmidt dies

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

German photographer Michael Schmidt dies days after his work was honoured at the V&A museum in London.
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No extradition for fatal dose doctor

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of man who was killed with a lethal dose of a painkiller by a German doctor say they are "astonished" he will not be extradited to the UK.
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Eurozone business maintains growth

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 11:05
related countries: France France
related places: May

Business activity in the eurozone kept up a steady pace of growth in May, a survey indicates, but France and Germany continue to experience contrasting fortunes.
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VIDEO: 'I never insulted Merkel'

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 11:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Former Italian prime minster Silvio Berlusconi denies ever using derogatory language to describe German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Netflix to expand across Europe

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 5:08

Netflix announces plans to extend its TV and movie streaming service to Germany, France and four other European countries.
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Merkel and me, by Silvio Berlusconi

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 22:03

Berlusconi on friendship and fallings out with German leader
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Eurozone growth loses momentum

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 10:17
related countries: France France

Eurozone economic growth loses momentum in the first three months of 2014, official figures show, with the growth rate unchanged from the previous quarter at 0.2%.
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Ecclestone 'paid banker $44m bribe'

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 15:24

A jailed German banker tells a court in Germany that Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone gave him a $44m (£26m) bribe to facilitate a business deal.
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Ukraine vote 'crucial' in crisis

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 12:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Germany's foreign minister says Ukraine's presidential election on 25 May will be "crucial" in bringing the country out of its current crisis.
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The ship of Jewish refugees nobody wanted

Monday, May 12th 2014, 23:17

The ship of German Jews that got to Miami, but was turned away
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VIDEO: Confronting racism face-to-face

Monday, May 12th 2014, 23:10
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United States United States

Mo Asumang is the daughter of a black Ghanaian father and a white German mother. In her new film The Aryans she confronts racists in Germany and the US.
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BSkyB bids to consolidate Sky Europe

Monday, May 12th 2014, 10:42
related countries: Italy Italy

BSkyB has approached Sky broadcasters in Germany and Italy, which are all majority-owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, in an attempt to create a European TV giant.
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Germany's youth rebels against EU

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 23:46

The young German rebels who have had enough of the EU
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VIDEO: France and Germany warning to Russia

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 23:27
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Eu

The leaders of Germany and France have warned of further EU sanctions against Russia, if presidential elections fail to take place in Ukraine later this month
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Russia threatened over Ukraine poll

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 14:20
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The French and German leaders threaten further sanctions against Russia if Ukraine's presidential election fails to go ahead as planned.
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Ecclestone trial hears from banker

Friday, May 9th 2014, 23:09

A German banker who alleges he was bribed by Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone testifies for the first time at his corruption trial.
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VIDEO: Tunnelling under the Berlin Wall

Friday, May 9th 2014, 2:45

How I dug under the Berlin Wall to save my girlfriend
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'Nazi art' left to Swiss museum

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 15:57

German art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday, makes the Bern Art Museum in Switzerland his "sole heir".
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'Nazi art' hoarder dies aged 81

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 16:36

Cornelius Gurlitt, the German who was found to have hoarded more than 1,400 works of art in his Munich apartment, dies aged 81.
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Bayer to pay $14.2bn for Merck unit

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 10:59
related countries: United States United States

Germany's Bayer agrees to pay $14.2bn (£8.4bn) to buy US rival Merck's consumer care business, which owns the Coppertone and Dr Scholl's brands.
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VIDEO: 'Lost' Mendelssohn song is performed

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 5:15

A 'lost' song, written by the German composer Felix Mendelssohn in 1842, is performed for the first time since being found
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US and Germany 'at odds' over spying

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 18:06
related countries: United States United States

The US and Germany remain at odds over digital spying and privacy policy, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say.
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Ecclestone 'blackmail' challenged

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 18:05

German prosecutors contest claims by F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone that he was blackmailed into paying $45m to a German banker.
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Shock over US killing of German teen

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 18:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Montana

The father of a German exchange student shot dead in Montana while trespassing in a garage says the US cannot continue to "play cowboy" with guns.
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Dubai jails Scorpions drummer Kottak

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

The US drummer for the German rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail in Dubai for offensive behaviour, local media say.
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Putin hugs German ex-chancellor

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 12:33

Germany's ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder gets a controversial birthday hug from President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg.
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VIDEO: Nazi era films screened in Berlin

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 6:25
related places: Berlin

Nazi era films are being screened in Berlin, but the audience must attend a lecture and a debate before the screening.
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German diplomat 'injured' in Yemen

Monday, April 28th 2014, 20:35
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

A German diplomat has been injured in a suspected kidnapping attempt in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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VIDEO: Germany 25 years after communism

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 23:14

This year sees the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism. Tanya Beckett looks at how Germany has changed.
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German anger at Berlusconi comments

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 0:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sparks anger by saying that "for the Germans, concentration camps never existed".
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Bayern Munich 5-2 SV Werder Bremen

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 15:26

German champions Bayern Munich twice fight back from behind to beat Werder Bremen in a seven-goal thriller.
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Crisis loosens Franco-German bond

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 16:08
related countries: France France

Germany leaves France behind - how will voters react?
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Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 12:54
related places: Munich

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
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VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

Friday, April 18th 2014, 19:09

A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
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German media boss criticises Google

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 13:20

In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
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VIDEO: Anja Niedringhaus funeral held

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 17:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of mourners in Germany have been paying their respects to Anja Niedringhaus, the German Associated Press photographer killed in Afghanistan last week.
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VIDEO: Inside Germany's coal-mining operation

Friday, April 11th 2014, 16:14

David Shukman reports on the massive scale of the German coal-mining operation.
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BMW recalls 156,000 motors in US

Friday, April 11th 2014, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

German luxury carmaker BMW will recall 156,000 vehicles in the US to check for defective bolts that could lead to engine damage.
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