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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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German inflation at five-year low

Monday, January 5th 2015, 15:02

Inflation in Germany fell to its lowest level in more than five years in December, official figures have shown.
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Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 14:04
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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Actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 8:54

Actress Luise Rainer, who became the first winner of consecutive Oscars in the 1930s, dies aged 104.
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VIDEO: SS Vega's WWII relief mission

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 8:29

People living in the war-torn Channel Islands 70 years ago faced a desperate plight as, after years of German occupation, food and medical supplies had all but run out.
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Fingerprint 'cloned from photos'

Monday, December 29th 2014, 12:43

Hacker Jan Krissler claims to have cloned the fingerprint of a German politician using standard photographs taken at an event.
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Germans 'should welcome' refugees

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 17:54

Germany's President uses his Christmas message to urge Germans to welcome refugees amid growing support for an anti-Islam group.
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VIDEO: 'Brutal country': Inside IS heartland

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 21:05

A German author given unprecedented access to territory controlled by Islamic State tells the BBC that IS is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he had expected.
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Rare visit reveals 'brutal' IS

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 10:09

A German author who spent time in Islamic State territory tells the BBC the group is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he expected.
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VIDEO: Disquiet in Dresden at anti-Islam rally

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 7:56
related places: Dresden

A record 17,500 people turn out for the latest "anti-Islamisation" rally in the German city of Dresden, according to police estimates.
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Record anti-Islam rally in Dresden

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 4:13
related places: Dresden

A record 17,500 people turn out for the latest "anti-Islamisation" rally in the German city of Dresden, according to police estimates.
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Hack causes 'damage' at steel works

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 13:01

A blast furnace at a German steel mill suffered "massive damage" following a cyber attack on the plant's network, says a report.
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Austrian crooner Udo Juergens dies

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 5:41
related countries: Austria Austria

Udo Juergens, one of the best-known pop stars in the German-speaking world and winner of Eurovision in 1966, dies at the age of 80.
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Germany wants more women in boardroom

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 2:23

Germany's drive to promote more women in business
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1. FSV Mainz 05 1-2 Bayern Munich

Friday, December 19th 2014, 21:54
related places: Mainz

Arjen Robben's last-minute winner ensures German leaders Bayern Munich end a successful 2014 with a dramatic win at Mainz.
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VIDEO: Farmers burn Merkel effigy at protest

Friday, December 19th 2014, 11:12
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Farmers burn an effigy of German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the EU Commission building in Brussels during an anti-trade deal protest.
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Reus fined for no driving licence

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 13:09

Borussia Dortmund and Germany winger Marco Reus is fined over half a million pounds for driving without a licence.
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German road toll plan gets go-ahead

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 18:29

The German government approves plans for a controversial road toll, including charging foreigners for using the Autobahn.
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Pound heads Wada drugs investigation

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 16:03

The World Anti-Doping Agency says an independent commission will investigate allegations made in German TV documentaries.
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Anti-Islam march in German city

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 8:58
related places: Dresden

A controversial march against "Islamisation of the West", and a big counter-demonstration, are held in the German city of Dresden.
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Amazon strikes hit German depots

Monday, December 15th 2014, 11:37

A three-day strike begins at Amazon distribution depots in Germany in a dispute over pay and conditions.
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Friday, December 12th 2014, 12:33

Far-right arsonists are believed to have caused fires which damaged three buildings earmarked for asylum seekers in southern Germany.
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Prince hails WW1 truce memorial

Friday, December 12th 2014, 12:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge

A memorial to the Christmas Truce in World War One - when British and German soldiers stopped fighting and played football - is dedicated by the Duke of Cambridge.
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Party over for Berlin mayor Wowereit

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:25
related places: Berlin

Berlin's mayor fetches his coat after 13 lively years
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Wada to investigate German TV claims

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 20:38

The World Anti-Doping Agency is to investigate allegations made in a series of German TV documentaries.
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No trial over Nazi massacre case

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 11:15
related countries: France France
related places: Cologne

A court in the German city of Cologne throws out the case of an 89-year-old man accused over an infamous Nazi massacre of civilians in France.
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Germany struggles to cope with asylum surge

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 8:26

Germany wants EU partners to take in more asylum seekers
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VIDEO: 'For every suitcase there's a story'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 6:32

Germany takes in more asylum seekers than any other EU country - at a time when net immigration is also at a 20 year high.
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'Speak German at home' row erupts

Monday, December 8th 2014, 19:17

A call by German conservatives for immigrants to speak German in the home as well as in public triggers a political furore.
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Merkel condemns Russia 'interfering'

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 10:32
related countries: Russia Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel accuses Russia of interfering in countries seeking closer EU ties, in a newspaper interview.
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Germany jails Islamic State jihadist

Friday, December 5th 2014, 15:48

A German man is jailed for three years and nine months for joining Islamic State (IS) militants, in the first trial of its kind in Germany.
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Mixed reaction to German far-left triumph

Friday, December 5th 2014, 11:39

Regional triumph for German far left makes history
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'Majority of Russian athletes dope'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:02
related countries: Russia Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it will "fully investigate" claims of systematic Russian doping made on German TV.
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Lufthansa strike hits more flights

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 7:52

German airline Lufthansa cancels about half of its long-haul flights, as its pilots strike for the second time in a week over retirement benefits.
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Funeral for 'brave' German woman

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 17:06

Large crowds in Germany pay their final respects to a young woman killed after she defended two girls from harassment at a fast food restaurant.
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VIDEO: Funeral for hero who tackled bullies

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 15:52

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral in Germany of a 23-year-old woman who was fatally injured while confronting a group of men harassing two girls.
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VIDEO: The German making serious news a YouTube hit

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 1:23

Just one of the topics for Germany's hottest YouTube star
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German video reveals fatal attack

Monday, December 1st 2014, 14:07

A German surveillance video shows a man's sudden attack on a young woman, who died after trying to stop the harassment of two girls.
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Lufthansa cancels flights over strike

Monday, December 1st 2014, 6:52

German airline Lufthansa cancels 1,350 flights, as pilots prepare to go on strike after talks between the carrier and pilots collapsed in a row over retirement benefits.
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Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 20:20

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says he will not quit, despite the German side's slump to the foot of the Bundesliga.
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Germans honour slain 'role model'

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 18:56

Tributes are paid in Germany to student Tugce Albayrak who died after defending two teenage girls reportedly being harassed by a group of men.
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German jobless rate hits record low

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 16:23

Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.
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Germany backs female directors quota

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 13:10

Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
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Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 9:31
related places: Berlin

Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.
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Swiss museum to accept 'Nazi art'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 15:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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VIDEO: Looted 'Nazi art' to be returned

Monday, November 24th 2014, 13:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum has agreed to accept hundreds of artworks bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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England 0-3 Germany

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 17:17

England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
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'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 20:23

A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
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Commerzbank to charge big depositors

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 18:09

Germany's Commerzbank is to charge its biggest corporate clients for leaving 'substantial' deposits at the bank.
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German leftists agree historic deal

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 16:08

Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.
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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 12:39
related places: Berlin

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
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Rich countries to meet on Green Fund

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 7:33
related places: Berlin

Representatives from the world's richest countries are meeting in Berlin to pledge money to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.
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England to face Germany and France

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 12:06
related countries: France France

England will face world champions Germany and hosts France in the build-up to the 2016 European Championship.
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Merkel toughens tone with Putin

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 2:43
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Is German leader's patience with Moscow running out?
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VIDEO: Anti-fascists gain from neo-Nazi march

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 21:05

A neo-Nazi march in Germany inadvertently raises money for a charity which helps members escape fascist organisations.
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Merkel apology to German rock star

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 17:54

German rock star Campino says Chancellor Angela Merkel called to apologise for playing one of his songs at her 2013 re-election party.
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VIDEO: Is Germany's economy flatlining?

Friday, November 14th 2014, 22:48
related places: Hamburg

The BBC's Robert Peston reports from Hamburg on the economic condition of Germany, which has seen growth figures of just 0.1% in the third quarter of the year.
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German economy avoids recession

Friday, November 14th 2014, 11:05

Germany's economy avoids recession after growing 0.1% in the third quarter, with the eurozone as a whole expanding by 0.2%.
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Merkel doubts more Russia sanctions

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 18:20
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says more EU sanctions are not planned against Russia, despite observers warning of rising violence in east Ukraine.
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Moyes told of 'head-spinning' start

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The first six months at Real Sociedad will be tough for David Moyes, says Steve McClaren, who coached in the Netherlands and Germany.
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