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Germany set for women's World Cup

Friday, June 24th 2011, 9:38

The women's World Cup begins in Germany on Sunday with the hosts targeting a hat-trick of titles.
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Live - Murray v Kamke

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 16:10

Andy Murray beats Germany's Tobias Kamke on Court One after a rain delay at Wimbledon.
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Le Carre to receive German honour

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 11:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British spy novelist John le Carre is to receive the Goethe Medal for his "outstanding service to the German language and international cultural dialogue".
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Nerves of steel

Monday, June 20th 2011, 9:24
related places: Berlin

The men making Berlin safe from WWII bombs
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Greek debt 'threatens eurozone'

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 12:03
related countries: Greece Greece, Luxembourg Luxembourg

German proposals on the Greek debt crisis put eurozone countries at risk, warns Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker.
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VIDEO: E. coli 'passed from human to human'

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 4:35

The E. coli bug responsible for a deadly recent outbreak in Germany has been passed from human to human for the first time.
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Merkel plea amid Greek protests

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls on private creditors to help alleviate Greece's debt crisis amid continued protests in Athens.
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Merkel and Sarkozy urge Greek aid

Friday, June 17th 2011, 20:56
related countries: France France, Greece Greece

Germany and France say they want a new bail-out for debt-ridden Greece to be agreed as soon as possible.
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Teen hacker stole Lady Gaga songs

Friday, June 17th 2011, 14:22

An 18-year-old hacker is sentenced in Germany for targeting pop stars including Lady Gaga, Kesha, and Justin Timberlake.
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Brain surgeons delve into Asterix's world

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 18:18

Eminent brain surgeons in Germany draw lessons on life and death from the Asterix comic books, the BBC's Stephen Evans reports.
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German duelling clubs in race row

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 13:49

A row grips the arcane world of Germany's student duelling societies after one club admits a member of non-European descent.
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VIDEO: Berlin's cucumber eating contest

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 12:39
related places: Berlin

Vegetarians in Berlin have done their bit to prove the safety of cucumbers after the vegetables were wrongly linked to an E. coli outbreak.
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Germany recognises Libyan rebels

Monday, June 13th 2011, 16:20
related countries: Libya Libya

Germany recognises Libya's rebels as the country's sole legitimate government, following criticism for its refusal to support Nato action.
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Germany sees more E. coli deaths

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:21

The death toll reaches 35 in Germany's E. coli epidemic and about 100 patients will need kidney transplants or life-long dialysis.
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Live - Canadian Grand Prix

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 21:05
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Montreal

McLaren's Jenson Button passes championship leader Sebastian Vettel on the final lap to win a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix, with Mark Webber third after Lewis Hamilton crashes out of a severely rain-affected race.
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Bean sprouts 'source of E. coli'

Friday, June 10th 2011, 10:59

New data released in Germany strongly suggests that locally produced bean sprouts were the source of the deadly E. coli outbreak.
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Worst of German E. coli 'is over'

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 15:14

Germany's health minister says the number of new E. coli infections from a deadly outbreak is dropping significantly.
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Greece 'needs further assistance'

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:47
related countries: Greece Greece

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says the aid package for Greece is "insufficient" and there is risk of default if funds are not released.
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Merkel bonds with Obama on visit

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama smooth over policy differences as Washington gives the German chancellor a lavish reception in Washington.
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German exports and imports fall

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 8:37

German exports fell sharply to 84.3bn euros in April after surging to record levels the previous month, figures show.
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Germany close to Euro 2012 place

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 19:51
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
related places: Baku

Germany are on the brink of qualifying for the finals of Euro 2012 after beating Azerbaijan 3-1 in Baku to make it seven wins out of seven in Group A.
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Emmerich defends Shakespeare film

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 8:15

German film director Roland Emmerich admits courting controversy with his film that questions the authorship of Shakespeare's plays.
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VIDEO: First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday, June 6th 2011, 17:03

First tests on bean sprouts from a northern German farm suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, officials say.
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First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday, June 6th 2011, 16:04

Initial tests on German bean sprouts suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, say officials, with further results pending.
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Daimler and Rolls in Tognum deal

Monday, June 6th 2011, 15:35

Rolls-Royce and Daimler take control of German engineering group Tognum after their latest offer is accepted by shareholders.
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E. coli linked to farm in Germany

Monday, June 6th 2011, 12:17

A farm in northern Germany has been identified by officials as the most likely source for many of the infections in the deadly E. coli outbreak.
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VIDEO: Beansprouts new E. coli suspect

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:07
related places: Hamburg

A farm near Hamburg in Germany has been identified as the most likely source of the E. coli outbreak which has killed 22 people and infected more thean 2,000 others.
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Beansprouts new E. coli suspect

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 21:39

Beansprouts grown in Germany are suspected as the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that has left at least 22 people dead, German officials say.
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VIDEO: German help for WWI French cathedral

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 9:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Reims Cathedral was almost destroyed during World War I as German troops tried to reach Paris.
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Germany's E. coli cases 'slowing'

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 3:01

Health officials say there are signs that the cases of E. coli in Germany are stabilising, but warn the outbreak is not over yet.
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VIDEO: E. coli cases continue to rise

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 12:17

The World Health Organisation says the number of people infected in an outbreak of E. coli which started in Germany, is continuing to rise.
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UK reports four new E. coli cases

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 0:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Health Protection Agency has announced four more cases of E. Coli infection in the UK linked to the outbreak in Germany.
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Germany in E.coli blood appeal

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 0:02

German clinics ask for blood donations as the total number of people infected with a highly toxic strain of E. coli reaches 1,836 globally.
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VIDEO: Is E. coli salad scare nearing an end?

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 13:27

German clinics have appealed for blood donations as the number of people infected with a deadly strain of E. coli has risen above 1,730.
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Outbreak is new form of E. coli

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 16:13

The E. coli outbreak in Germany is a new form of the bacterium, researchers and public health experts believe.
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E. coli: Russia bans EU imports

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 11:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Hamburg

Russia bans the import of all fresh vegetables from the EU because of the deadly E. coli outbreak centred on the German city of Hamburg.
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E.coli outbreak 'may last months'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 6:16

The head of the German public health body tackling a deadly E.coli outbreak says it may be months before it stops.
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Lenovo buys German vendor Medion

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 3:32
related countries: China China

Chinese PC maker Lenovo agrees to buy German electronics retailer Medion in a bid to boost its market share in Europe.
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E. coli: Dramatic rise in cases

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:51

Germany struggles to identify the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 16 people and left about 470 seriously ill.
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VIDEO: E. coli outbreak 'not from Spain'

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:15
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Hamburg

The Spanish government has said it is considering legal action against the authorities in the German city of Hamburg for wrongly blaming a major outbreak of E. coli on Spanish vegetables.
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VIDEO: Doubt over source of E. coli bug

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:23
related countries: Spain Spain

German officials say the E. coli outbreak which has killed 16 people in Europe may not have been caused by contaminated cucumbers from Spain.
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Cucumber victims 'will increase'

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 11:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

A deadly E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated cucumbers is expected to affect more people in the coming days, a German scientist says.
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German unemployment down in May

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:37
related places: May

The German unemployment rate fell to 7% in May as the jobless total fell, according to the German Labour office.
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Merkel jet denied Iran overflight

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:17
related countries: India India, Iran Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India is delayed after Iran's government refuses it permission to fly over the country.
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Germany 'to set energy example'

Monday, May 30th 2011, 23:36

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says phasing out nuclear power by 2022 can allow her country to become a trailblazer in renewable energy.
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Power politics

Monday, May 30th 2011, 14:21

Why Merkel did a U-turn on nuclear energy in Germany
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German nuclear plants to be shut

Monday, May 30th 2011, 12:25

Germany says all of its nuclear power plants will be shut by 2022 in the wake of the Fukushima crisis in Japan, reversing an earlier policy.
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Cucumber fear spreads in Europe

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Austria Austria, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Spain Spain

The Czech Republic and Austria take Spanish-grown cucumbers off the shelves after an E.coli contamination in Germany leaves 10 dead.
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Deadly cucumbers claim more lives

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 22:38

At least 10 people are now thought to have died and hundreds made sick in Germany by E.coli-infected cucumbers.
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Murray progresses despite injury

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 12:34
related countries: France France

Andy Murray overcomes a painful ankle injury to beat Germany's Michael Berrer in the third round of the French Open.
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VIDEO: Holidaymakers flee Ibiza forest fire

Friday, May 27th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ibiza

About 800 people, including British and German tourists, have been evacuated from homes and hotels in Ibiza because of a severe forest fire, according to a Spanish official.
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VIDEO: Why is salad off the menu in Germany?

Friday, May 27th 2011, 1:06

Consumers in Germany are being urged to avoid eating cucumbers and tomatoes after a deadly outbreak of E. coli.
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Air traffic resuming over Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Air traffic over northern Germany returns to normal following widespread disruption, as the threat from Icelandic volcanic ash recedes.
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E. coli outbreak alarms Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 11:41

Germany is alarmed at the scale of an E. coli outbreak which is thought to have killed three people and seems to affect young women in particular.
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VIDEO: Volcanic ash closes airports in Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 1:37
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Germany has announced the closure of airports in the north of the country because of the spread of volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland.
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Sixteen-year-olds vote in Germany

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 12:26
related places: Bremen

A state election in Bremen sees 16-year-olds allowed to vote for the first time in German history.
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Bronze Age battle site unearthed

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 6:38

Fractured human remains found on a German river bank could provide the first compelling evidence of a major Bronze Age battle.
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Europe needs 'common' IMF choice

Friday, May 20th 2011, 18:25

Germany's finance minister says Europe will decide soon on a common candidate as its choice to lead the IMF.
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AUDIO: Sex party for German insurance staff

Friday, May 20th 2011, 10:49
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

One of the world's biggest insurance companies organised an orgy with prostitutes for its top salesmen at a Hungarian spa. The German firm has confirmed that this happened in 2007.
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IMF urged to retain European head

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 20:42

Leading European voices say another European should lead the International Monetary Fund, following the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
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Orgy reward for German insurer's star salesmen

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 13:16

A top German insurance company confirms to the BBC it held a party for salesmen in 2007 where prostitutes were offered to star salesmen.
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Bruni 'pregnancy' rumours swirl

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 9:15
related countries: France France

Rumours surround the possible pregnancy of French first lady Carla Bruni after a German newspaper quotes her father-in-law as saying she is expecting a baby.
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