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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 business mood dips again

Monday, October 27th 2014, 12:02

German business confidence has fallen to its lowest level in almost two years, a survey suggests, raising concerns about the strength of Europe's largest economy.
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Pope praises Bayern after Roma win

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 15:24
related places: Bayern

Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.
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Audi claims self-drive speed record

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 12:29

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
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Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 11:44

German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.
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Chechen leader demands horse apology

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 9:12

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wants Germany to say sorry to his horses after freezing their prize money.
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Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded

Monday, October 20th 2014, 14:53

A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.
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Germany 'must increase investment'

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 14:36

The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
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Philippine militants release Germans

Friday, October 17th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, releases two German hostages captured in April, local officials say.
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VIDEO: When people power toppled the communists

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 23:24
related places: Leipzig

How peaceful protests in Leipzig helped bring down the Berlin Wall
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Germany 1-1 Republic of Ireland

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 21:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland

John O'Shea celebrates his 100th Republic of Ireland cap by scoring an injury-time equaliser against Germany in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
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Germany cuts growth forecasts

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 16:11

The German government sharply cuts its economic growth forecast for this year and next, citing "external" factors for the revision.
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UN worker dies of Ebola in Germany

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 12:59

A UN health worker infected with Ebola dies in Germany, as the WHO warns it is too early to say the situation is being put under control.
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Poland 2-0 Germany

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 21:05
related countries: Poland Poland

World champions Germany lose for the first time in 19 competitive matches as Poland move top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
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Ex-RAF officer guilty of sex abuse

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 16:29

A former RAF officer is convicted of 23 sex abuse offences against boys at a base in Germany in the 1980s.
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German exports in sharp August fall

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 9:36

As German exports fall sharply in August - the largest monthly drop in five years - fears grow that the economy is on the brink of recession.
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VIDEO: WW1: The crucial battle for Togo

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 18:22
related countries: Togo Togo

The German communications hub at the heart of a WW1 battle
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Injured Ozil out for up to 12 weeks

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 16:48

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is "likely to be out for 10 to 12 weeks" with a knee injury, his national team Germany announce.
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The secrets of Germany's Helmut Kohl

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:28

Book exposes secrets of Germany's Helmut Kohl
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German industrial output dives

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 10:23

Germany's industry shrank by far more than expected in August, adding to the growing picture of a struggling economy.
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Di Matteo takes over as Schalke boss

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 8:16
related places: Schalke

Former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion manager Roberto Di Matteo takes over as the new manager of German club Schalke.
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'Big risks' in German arms spending

Monday, October 6th 2014, 17:06

Spending on nine of Germany's biggest defence projects is severely criticised by an independent report that cites 140 problems and risks.
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German factory orders fall in August

Monday, October 6th 2014, 8:13

German factory orders fall in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, according to economy ministry data.
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Why so many marathon records are broken in Berlin

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 23:19
related places: Berlin

Why Berlin is the best place to run a record marathon
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Ebola patient arrives in Germany

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:37
related places: Frankfurt

A hospital in the German city of Frankfurt-on-Main takes in an Ebola patient after he is flown in during the night under tight security.
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Nadal through to last eight in China

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 10:18
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Rafael Nadal defeats German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the China Open in Beijing.
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Hero's return for Kenyan Kimetto

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 12:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Dennis Kimetto receives a hero's welcome on returning to Kenya after his world record-breaking run at the Berlin Marathon.
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German asylum centre abuse probed

Monday, September 29th 2014, 14:01
related places: Burbach

German police investigate reports that refugees were abused by staff at an asylum centre in the western town of Burbach.
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EU hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Berlin

The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.
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Philippine rebels threaten hostages

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 18:44
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, threatens to kill two German hostages it captured in April.
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German business confidence worsens

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:24

Europe's largest economy shows further signs of fragility, as a key indicator of German business confidence falls for a fifth successive month.
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Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 16:11
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
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Depression 'not taboo' - Enke's wife

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 9:47

The widow of Robert Enke, the German goalkeeper who took his life in 2009, says "perceptions have changed" since his death.
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Amazon workers in Germany on strike

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 14:19

Workers at four Amazon warehouses in Germany go on strike in a dispute over pay and working conditions.
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Siemens acquires US firm for $7.6bn

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 4:32
related countries: United States United States

Siemens of Germany makes a $7.6bn acquisition of US firm Dresser-Rand to help boost its oil and gas business in North America.
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Gogglebox wins Rose d'Or TV award

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 8:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

Channel 4's Gogglebox and BBC game show Pointless are among the British winners at the Rose d'Or international TV awards in Berlin.
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Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 13:50

A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.
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German investor confidence falls

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Investor sentiment in Germany fall for the ninth month in a row as conflict in Ukraine and weak economic growth in the eurozone undermine confidence, a survey suggests.
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Trial deal for German 'IS fighter'

Monday, September 15th 2014, 14:55
related countries: Syria Syria

A man on trial in Germany on charges of fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria is offered a shorter jail term in exchange for a confession.
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German anti-euro party wins seats

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:43

A conservative German anti-euro party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), picks up seats in two more regional parliaments.
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Merkel speaks out on anti-Semitism

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 16:25
related places: Berlin

Fighting anti-Semitism is every German's duty, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells a mass rally in Berlin, after growing attacks on Jews.
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Samsung accuses LG of damaging goods

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 14:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A bizarre spat has broken out between South Korean manufacturing giants Samsung and LG, with Samsung accusing its rival of damaging goods in German stores.
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US spies 'can access German telecoms'

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 10:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US and British intelligence services can secretly access information from German telecoms operators, including Deutsche Telekom, Der Speigel says.
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VIDEO: Merkel to speak at anti-Semitism rally

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 8:38
related places: Berlin

The German chancellor Angela Merkel will speak at a major rally in Berlin against anti-Semitism on Sunday.
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German gay activist beaten in Serbia

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 21:47
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

A German gay rights activist is critically ill after being assaulted two weeks ahead of a planned gay pride march in Serbia's capital, Belgrade.
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Polish leader marks outbreak of WWII

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 10:00
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski praises the "miracle" of reconciliation, in a speech to the German Bundestag marking the Nazi invasion of Poland.
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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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