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Nuclear dilemma

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 23:21

German retreat from atomic power sparks fresh angst
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Germany and France power eurozone

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 9:16
related countries: France France

German and French manufacturing continues to expand, but worries about "periphery" economies continues.
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VIDEO: German anger over labour influx

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 1:34

Rallies to mark Labour Day in Germany have been marred by protests at opening of the labour market to workers from countries which joined the EU in 2004.
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Celtic lady

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 1:13

Taking apart a princess's grave in the Celts' German heartland
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Germany allays labour influx fear

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 21:33

The German government tries to reassure workers their pay won't be undercut by an expected influx of workers from central and eastern Europe.
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VIDEO: Berlin suffers wild boar invasion

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 7:38
related places: Berlin

People in Berlin are growing used to the sight of wild boar in the streets, as increasing numbers of them come into the city to look for food.
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German plot 'ordered by al-Qaeda'

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 16:44

One of the three men arrested in Germany on Friday on suspicion of planning a bomb attack received orders from al-Qaeda to carry out an attack, prosecutors say.
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Germany arrests al-Qaeda suspects

Friday, April 29th 2011, 15:04

German police arrest three suspected al-Qaeda members who officials say posed a "concrete and imminent" threat.
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Daimler reveals strong profits

Friday, April 29th 2011, 7:40
related countries: China China

German luxury car maker Daimler has unveiled a first-quarter net profit of 1.18bn euros, boosted by strong sales in China.
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Doors thrown open

Friday, April 29th 2011, 7:25

Germany expects surge of Poles into job market
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Giggs and Rooney seal Man Utd win

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 20:36
related places: Schalke

Manchester United take a giant step towards the Champions League final with a 2-0 last-four first-leg victory against a woeful Schalke side in Germany.
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Protests urge end to atomic power

Monday, April 25th 2011, 16:37
related countries: France France

Thousands of people in France and Germany call for an end to nuclear power on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
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State prosecutors quiz Ecclestone

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 16:46

German state prosecutors confirm questioning Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone over the 2006 sale of the sport's commercial rights.
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VIDEO: Germany's annual office chair race

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 4:37

The third Office Chair Racing Championships have taken place in the German resort town of Bad Koenig.
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No commitment from Nato summit

Friday, April 15th 2011, 21:38
related countries: France France, Libya Libya
related places: Berlin

A Nato meeting of foreign ministers on Libya fails to secure a commitment to send more combat aircraft for strikes on Col Gaddafi's regime.
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VIDEO: Berlin's abandoned WWII bunkers

Friday, April 15th 2011, 12:57

Exploring Berlin's forgotten bomb shelters that have not been seen since World War II
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New plagiarism probe in Germany

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 15:28
related places: Mehrin

The thesis of a top German politician - liberal Silvana Koch-Mehrin - is probed after plagiarism claims, in a case echoing the scandal that hit an ex-minister.
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VIDEO: Libya crisis poses dilemma for Nato

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 6:29
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Berlin

Foreign ministers from Nato countries are gathering for talks in Berlin, with the crisis in Libya at the top of the agenda.
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Quick on the draw

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 0:41

The rival German pencil firms innovating to survive
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Federer eases past Kohlschreiber

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 14:34

World number three Roger Federer eases through to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters after a convincing win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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Van Gaal sacked by Bayern Munich

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 10:47

Louis van Gaal is sacked as coach by Bayern Munich with immediate effect, the German club have confirmed.
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Pile-up in freak German sandstorm

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 8:07

A freak sandstorm sweeps across a motorway in northern Germany causing a multiple pile-up and leaving eight people dead.
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3D WWII footage to be shown on TV

Friday, April 8th 2011, 9:49

3D footage of World War II, showing a German anti-aircraft crew in 1943, is to be shown on TV for the first time.
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VIDEO: Young German jockey rides a cow

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 12:51

A teenage girl in Germany has taken to riding an unusual mount after her parents refused to buy her a horse.
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VIDEO: Calls for release of Chinese artist

Monday, April 4th 2011, 21:39
related countries: China China, France France

France and Germany have called for the immediate release of a Chinese artist and dissident, detained in China.
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France, Germany in artist appeal

Monday, April 4th 2011, 15:05
related countries: China China, France France
related places: Beijing

France and Germany have called for the immediate release of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, detained by authorities in Beijing as he tried to board a flight.
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Merkel ally quits as her deputy

Monday, April 4th 2011, 9:26

Germany's Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle quits as head of the liberal Free Democrat Party (FDP) and as deputy to Chancellor Merkel.
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VIDEO: Electronic tags to track footballers

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 3:14

Scientists in Germany are developing a technology which can track every minute movement of football players and the ball so that performance can be analysed.
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Referee stops German league match

Friday, April 1st 2011, 22:13
related places: Schalke

The Bundesliga game between St Pauli and Schalke on Friday is halted in the 88th minute after a linesman is hit by a plastic cup full of beer.
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Polar bear Knut died of drowning, experts say

Friday, April 1st 2011, 14:29

German polar bear Knut drowned when he fell into a pool of water in his enclosure, after collapsing due to swelling of the brain, experts say.
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German state sued by nuclear firm

Friday, April 1st 2011, 9:45

German energy giant RWE takes legal action against the state of Hesse after being ordered to close a nuclear power plant.
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VIDEO: 'Message in bottle' answered in Russia

Friday, April 1st 2011, 5:42
related countries: Russia Russia

A German boy who tossed a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea some 24 years ago has now received an answer.
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'Bomb plot' at Borussia Dortmund

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 21:32

German police say they have detained a 25-year-old man after three suspected explosive devices were found outside Borussia Dortmund's stadium.
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Chinese 'ran Germany euro scam'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 10:34
related countries: China China

Police in Germany arrest six people - four of them ethnic Chinese - over alleged forgery of euro coins worth about 6m euros (£5.3m).
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VIDEO: Kidnapped doctor to face killing trial

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 6:32
related countries: France France

A German doctor who was cleared of the manslaughter of his stepdaughter in his home country has been told he will have to stand trial for the same crime in France.
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Baltic message in bottle gets reply 24 years on

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 4:10
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian boy answers a message in a bottle from a German child 24 years after it was dropped from a ship into the Baltic Sea.
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My Nazi father

Monday, March 28th 2011, 23:01

Woman who uses family to teach German children
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Boateng sidelined by knee injury

Monday, March 28th 2011, 16:23

Manchester City full-back Jerome Boateng will require surgery after suffering a knee injury on duty with the German national team.
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Greens celebrate Merkel poll loss

Monday, March 28th 2011, 11:52
related places: Baden

Germany's Greens are expected to take charge of Baden-Wuerttemberg after a humiliating defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's party.
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Merkel 'loses key state election'

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 21:01
related places: Baden

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has lost the key state of Baden-Wuerttemberg after six decades, preliminary results show.
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VIDEO: Merkel 'loses key state election'

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 14:32
related places: Baden

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats have lost the key state of Baden-Wuerttemberg after six decades, preliminary results show.
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VIDEO: Anti-nuclear protests in Germany

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 20:11

In Germany, protesters have staged what they said was the country's biggest ever demonstration against nuclear power.
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Demjanjuk 'should get six years'

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 15:47

John Demjanjuk should get six years in jail, German prosecutors say, alleging that he helped to massacre Jews at a Nazi death camp.
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German incest case father jailed

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 13:23

A lorry driver whose stepdaughter was forced to bear eight of his children is jailed by a German court for 14-and-a-half years.
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Mindful Merkel

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 12:02

German leader plays safe before key election battle
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Star German polar bear Knut dies young

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 16:39

Knut the polar bear, who became a celebrity across the world, dies at the age of four, a German zookeeper says.
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Life is a Cabaret

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 0:22

How true was novelist Isherwood's portrayal of pre-Nazi Berlin?
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Merkel calls time on nuclear age

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 12:06
related countries: Japan Japan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces a "measured exit" from nuclear power in response to the Japanese crisis.
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'Rockefeller' charged with murder

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 15:16

A German man who claimed to be a descendant of oil tycoon John D Rockefeller is charged with murder in the disappearance of a man from California.
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German nuclear plants shut down

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 16:21

Germany temporarily shuts down seven of its nuclear reactors while it reconsiders its nuclear strategy.
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Coach Loew extends Germany deal

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 15:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Germany coach Joachim Loew has signed a two-year contract extension, which will keep him in the role until after the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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German nuclear extension halted

Monday, March 14th 2011, 17:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Germany suspends a controversial plan to extend the lives of its ageing nuclear power stations, in response to the unfolding Japanese crisis.
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Protest over German nuclear power

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 22:17

Tens of thousands of people protest in Germany against the government's plans to extend the life of its nuclear reactors.
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Bausch season to grace Olympiad

Friday, March 11th 2011, 11:47

Sadler's Wells and the Barbican are uniting for the first time for a season of works by the late German choreographer Pina Bausch in 2012.
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Chinese sales drive BMW profits

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 17:03
related countries: China China

The German luxury carmaker BMW has made record annual profits helped by an 85% jump in exports to Asian markets.
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Hague Libya sanctions plea to EU

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 0:13
related countries: Libya Libya

Foreign Secretary William Hague and his German counterpart urge the EU to explore ways of imposing more sanctions on Libya.
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AUDIO: Radio station offers funeral as a prize

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 11:55

A radio station in Germany is being sued for running a competition for a listener to win the cost of their own funeral. Jens Pflueger of Radio Galaxy explains.
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Daimler and Rolls in Tognum bid

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German automotive giant Daimler and UK engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce team up to bid for German engineering group Tognum.
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Knowledge economy

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 0:19

For an English education, are you better off going to Germany?
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German aid rules are 'legitimate'

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 21:18

Germany is right to impose conditions on countries asking for financial aid, Axel Weber, Bundesbank president, tells the BBC.
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Dozens held in anti-mafia raids

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Canada Canada, Italy Italy

Police in Italy and Germany arrest 35 people in an anti-mafia operation, with warrants also issued in Canada and Australia.
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Chinese sales boost Audi profits

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 10:38
related countries: China China, United States United States

German carmaker Audi reports a sharp rise in profits for 2010 helped by strong sales growth in China and the US.
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In pictures

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 0:59
related places: Cologne

Cologne's carnival pokes fun at German and international targets
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