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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 6:59
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea, Tottenham

Lewis Hamilton wins the German Grand Prix, Mark Cavendish wins the green jersey and reaction to day four of Lord's Test between England v India - plus more.
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Webber on pole ahead of Hamilton

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 15:20
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Red Bull's Mark Webber takes pole for the German Grand Prix ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.
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Cultivating rebellion

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 11:29
related places: Berlin

The guerrilla gardeners of Berlin's counter-culture
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Live - German GP qualifying

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 9:05

Red Bull's Mark Webber qualifies on pole for the German GP, ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.
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Thousands set for train deal demo

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 23:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Derby

Thousands of people will march through Derby in support of the UK's last train maker, which lost out on a £1.4bn government contract to a German firm.
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Webber leads Alonso in practice

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 13:36

Red Bull's Mark Webber records the fastest time in second practice for the German Grand Prix, closely followed by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Live - German GP practice

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 11:29

Second practice for the German GP is under way, after Ferrari's Fernando Alonso sets the fastest time in the opening session.
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Thailand refuses royal jet bond

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 22:27
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand has ruled out paying Germany a bank bond of 20m euros to secure the release of a plane seized from Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn.
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No reason to panic, says Hamilton

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 18:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says McLaren will be competitive in Germany following the decision to postpone the ban on using exhaust gasses to enhance downforce.
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Euro leaders begin crunch talks

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 12:34
related countries: France France

Eurozone leaders begin delicate talks to agree further help for Greece amid speculation that any deal could allow for a debt restructuring.
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Lotus drop Trulli for German GP

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 9:43

Jarno Trulli is replaced by Team Lotus reserve Karun Chandhok for the German Grand Prix.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 7:01

Fulham cruise into next Europa League qualifying round, Jonathan Trott hits 50 on a rain-hit day as England take on India at Lord's and Andy Schleck wins stage 18 of the Tour de France.
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Germany in deal on Thai royal jet

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 12:26
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Munich

German judges say a jet used by Thailand's crown prince impounded last week can leave Munich - but only if Thailand posts a 20m euro bank guarantee.
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Ecclestone in F1 bribe allegation

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:46

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is named by prosecutors in Germany as allegedly paying a bribe during the sale of the sport in 2006.
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You're hired

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:00

How culture of the apprentice gives Germany an advantage
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Merkel casts doubt on Greek deal

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 15:02
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays down the chances of Thursday's emergency eurozone summit resolving Greece's debt crisis.
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German euro-gripes

Monday, July 18th 2011, 12:04
related countries: Greece Greece

Burden of new Greece bail-out gives Merkel a political headache
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Pedrosa seals Sachsenring victory

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 13:20

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa takes victory in the German MotoGP at the Sachsenring.
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Rights prize withdrawn from Putin after protests

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 17:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Vladimir Putin will no longer be awarded a prestigious German rights prize after the move was widely criticised.
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Aussie Stoner on pole in Germany

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 13:39

Australia's Casey Stoner will begin the German MotoGP on pole ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo.
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Women footballers fail drugs test

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 12:47
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Five North Korean players test positive for a banned anabolic steroid at the Women's World Cup in Germany.
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Queen to unveil Bletchley tribute

Friday, July 15th 2011, 3:39

The Queen is to pay tribute to the codebreakers who worked at Bletchley Park, the secret cypher base in WWII which broke the German Enigma codes.
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Poet fled 'to tell China's story'

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 8:12
related countries: China China

A Chinese poet who was jailed in his homeland tells the BBC he fled to Germany so he could tell the story of ordinary people in China.
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German bank 'to pull out of test'

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 23:04

Germany bank Helaba says it expects to pull out of European Union's bank stress tests this week to avoid failing it.
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Germany impounds Thai royal jet over debt

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 14:34
related countries: Thailand Thailand

German officials impound a jet used by Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, in a dispute over a building firm's unpaid debt.
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Ai accepts Berlin lecturer role

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 12:47
related countries: China China
related places: Berlin

Chinese artist and government critic Ai Weiwei has accepted an offer to join Berlin's University of Arts as a visiting lecturer, it says.
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German spy building plans 'lost'

Monday, July 11th 2011, 15:04

Blueprints of the new headquarters of Germany's BND spy agency have gone missing, posing a possible threat to security - and potentially causing huge embarrassment, a German magazine reports.
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German exports bounce back in May

Friday, July 8th 2011, 9:22
related places: May

Exports from Germany recover more quickly than expected in May, allaying fears sparked by a sharp drop-off the month before.
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Italy convicts nine of war deaths

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 23:54
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian court sentences nine German men in absentia to life in prison for killing hundreds of civilians during World War II, reports say.
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Germans debating Saudi tank sale

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 15:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

MPs in Germany are to debate secret plans to sell Saudi Arabia 200 tanks despite a policy of not selling arms to repressive states.
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German finds 1m euros that fell off the back of a lorry

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 15:09

A German soldier hands over 1m euros in safe-deposit boxes which fell off the back of a lorry in Bavaria, German media report.
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E. coli prompts Egyptian seed ban

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 18:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France
related places: Eu

The EU bans the import of some Egyptian seeds and beans after fenugreek is linked to killer E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France.
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Germany hears bail-out challenge

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 10:13
related countries: Greece Greece, Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal

Germany's Constitutional Court examines a plea that the eurozone bail-outs of Greece, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal were unconstitutional.
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Bail-out ruled out?

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 7:28

German judges could burst eurozone bail-out bubble
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Last heir to Austrian empire dies

Monday, July 4th 2011, 16:07
related countries: Austria Austria, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Otto von Habsburg, the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, dies in Germany at the age of 98.
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Klitschko defeats Haye on points

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 22:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's David Haye loses on points to Ukrainian heavyweight rival Wladimir Klitschko in their world title decider in Germany.
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Live - Haye v Klitschko

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 19:00
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Britain's David Haye loses on points to Ukrainian heavyweight rival Wladimir Klitschko in their world title decider in Germany.
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Haye must go for knockout - Lewis

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 22:00

Lennox Lewis warns David Haye he must knock out Wladimir Klitschko because there is "no way" the judges will award him a points win in Germany on Saturday.
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E. coli outbreaks linked to Egypt

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 14:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France

E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France could have come from seeds sourced in Egypt, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says.
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Too shy, won't fly - German police vulture is no ace cop

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 15:28

Police in Lower Saxony, Germany, who tried to teach a vulture to sniff out corpses of missing people, run into difficulty two months into training.
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China and Germany ink $15bn deals

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 4:35
related countries: China China
related places: Berlin

China and Germany sign trade deals worth $15bn (£9bn) as the leaders of the two countries meet in Berlin.
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Lisicki holds nerve to make semis

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 14:50
related countries: France France

German wildcard Sabine Lisicki conquers her nerves to defeat France's Marion Bartoli and take her amazing Wimbledon run into the semi-finals.
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China and Germany in trade talks

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 10:10
related countries: China China
related places: Berlin

Chinese and German leaders meet for trade talks in Berlin, with Beijing seeking new investment by hi-tech companies.
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Klitschko angry at Haye comments

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 8:59

Wladimir Klitschko says David Haye's pre-fight goading is "disgraceful and disrespectful" ahead of Saturday's heavyweight fight in Germany.
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Live - Mexico v England

Monday, June 27th 2011, 15:34
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England kick off their Women's World Cup campaign against Mexico in a Group B match in Germany from 1700 BST.
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Germany win Women's World Cup opener

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 18:15
related countries: Canada Canada, France France, Nigeria Nigeria

Hosts and holders Germany get their Women's World Cup campaign off to a winning start by beating Canada 2-1, while France see off Nigeria 1-0.
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VIDEO: Concerto to club: Dance orchestra

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 8:08

A German classical orchestra is attempting to create the sounds of electronic dance music using trombones, pianos and violins.
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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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