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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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Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 12:54
related places: Munich

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
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VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

Friday, April 18th 2014, 19:09

A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
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German media boss criticises Google

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 13:20

In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
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VIDEO: Anja Niedringhaus funeral held

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 17:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of mourners in Germany have been paying their respects to Anja Niedringhaus, the German Associated Press photographer killed in Afghanistan last week.
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VIDEO: Inside Germany's coal-mining operation

Friday, April 11th 2014, 16:14

David Shukman reports on the massive scale of the German coal-mining operation.
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BMW recalls 156,000 motors in US

Friday, April 11th 2014, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

German luxury carmaker BMW will recall 156,000 vehicles in the US to check for defective bolts that could lead to engine damage.
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German store recalls 'Hitler mugs'

Friday, April 11th 2014, 11:05

A German furniture store chain apologises for selling coffee mugs which feature Adolf Hitler's face on a postage stamp, blaming it on a "terrible" mistake.
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German coal underpins renewable push

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 23:09

Why Germany is not as efficient as you might think
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Germany to release confiscated art

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 14:35
related places: Munich

Prosecutors in Germany are to release 1,280 works of art confiscated two years ago from the Munich apartment of collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
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Collector does deal on art hoard

Monday, April 7th 2014, 16:23

German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, whose collection was seized by police in 2012, reaches a deal on the future of the 1,400 works.
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VIDEO: Pilot strike halts German air travel

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 15:43

German airline Lufthansa has cancelled around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers.
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Germany approves first minimum wage

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 13:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel approves the country's first minimum wage, at 8.50 euros an hour, to start in 2015.
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Pilots' strike grounds Lufthansa

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 9:21

German airline Lufthansa cancels around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers.
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German unemployment falls in March

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 9:37
related places: March

German unemployment fell by more than expected in March as the economy was boosted by the mild winter weather.
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VIDEO: Putin 'orders partial withdrawal'

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 5:47
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial withdrawal of troops from the border with Ukraine, according to the German government.
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Russia in 'partial' border pullout

Monday, March 31st 2014, 17:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Germany's chancellor he has ordered a "partial troop withdrawal" from Ukraine's eastern border.
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Lufthansa to cancel 3,800 flights

Monday, March 31st 2014, 14:47

German airline Lufthansa says it will cancel 3,800 flights this week because of a strike by pilots.
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Man Utd can punish Bayern - Robben

Monday, March 31st 2014, 12:29
related places: Bayern

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben believes Manchester United are capable of beating the German side in the Champions League.
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Lufthansa pilots' union calls strike

Friday, March 28th 2014, 16:18

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa will hold a three-day strike from 1 April, their union announces.
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German boost for Cameron EU strategy

Friday, March 28th 2014, 14:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany says any future changes to the EU must be fair to all members, boosting David Cameron's renegotiation hopes.
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Germany to alter EU migrant benefits

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:42

Germany's coalition government welcomes an official report proposing new welfare limits for EU migrants.
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Germany's 'bishop of bling' resigns

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 12:24

Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation of a senior German Church leader suspended over his alleged lavish spending.
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Hertha BSC 1-3 Bayern Munich

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:19

Bayern Munich are champions of Germany for a 24th time with a record seven games to spare after a 3-1 win in Berlin.
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Ceremony honours 'The Great Escape'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 17:41

Hundreds of people gather in Zagan, Poland, to remember the allied prisoners of war who died in The Great Escape of World War Two.
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Bundesliga opts against technology

Monday, March 24th 2014, 15:01

The German league will not use goal-line technology, following a vote of teams in the top two divisions.
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Lufthansa pilots vote for strike

Friday, March 21st 2014, 14:31

Pilots at Germany's flagship carrier voted overwhelmingly for strike action
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Brazil launches big corruption probe

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 22:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France

Brazil says it is investigating corruption and price-fixing allegations against 18 companies, including Siemens of Germany and Alstom of France.
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The archaeologist of African vinyl

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 0:26

The German DJ hunting for hidden hoards of 70s music
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Real Madrid 3-1 Schalke (9-2 agg)

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 21:37
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid cruise to a 9-2 aggregate win over German side Schalke.
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Colombia VP puts dog ahead of career

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 19:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Colombia Colombia

Colombian Vice-President Angelino Garzon turns down the post of ambassador to Brazil because his German Shepherd dog would not adapt to the hot weather.
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Football magnate's fall from grace

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 19:04

German football boss Uli Hoeness's fall from grace
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German football boss Hoeness guilty

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 16:21

A German court finds Bayern Munich football boss Uli Hoeness guilt of tax evasion, sentencing him to to three years and six months in jail.
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Ukraine votes for new National Guard

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 13:09
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Ukraine's parliament votes unanimously to create a 60,000-strong National Guard to bolster the country's defences.
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Call for Bayern boss jail sentence

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 12:00
related places: Bayern

German prosecutors are seeking a jail term of more than five years for Uli Hoeness, the president of European football champions Bayern Munich.
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Bayern boss admits massive tax fraud

Monday, March 10th 2014, 15:03

Uli Hoeness, president of European football champions Bayern Munich, admits in court that he defrauded the German tax authorities of 18m euros (£15m; $25m).
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Lost tourist 'ate flies' to survive

Friday, March 7th 2014, 3:35
related countries: Australia Australia

A German tourist who went missing for almost three weeks while walking in Australia's outback survived by eating flies, police say.
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No deportation for home-schoolers

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 18:39
related countries: United States United States

A family who left Germany to avoid having to send their children to school there will not be deported from the US, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Queen of Europe' Merkel visits UK

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 20:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rest of Europe is not prepared to pay almost any price to keep Britain in the EU.
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Former German president cleared

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 10:39

A German court has cleared the country's former president Christian Wulff of corruption.
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Germany scraps threshold for EU vote

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 13:04

Germany's top court says a rule requiring political parties to win at least 3% of the vote to enter the European Parliament is unconstitutional.
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German spy paranoia's Irish invasion

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 10:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How panic spread across the UK and Ireland in 1914
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Apology over Zuckerberg cartoon

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 22:13

A German cartoonist who depicted Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a hook-nosed octopus apologises for causing offence.
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Overseas trade drives German growth

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 12:03

Germany's economic growth in the final three months of last year was largely driven by overseas trade, official statistics show.
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Two-time gold winner fails drugs test

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 11:37

Two-time gold winner Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and William Frullani are sent home from Sochi 2014 after failing drugs tests.
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Inside a German 'mega-brothel'

Friday, February 21st 2014, 1:35

Has Germany's liberal approach to prostitution gone too far?
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VIDEO: Sex worker: 'I love my job'

Friday, February 21st 2014, 1:11
related places: Stuttgart

Some European countries are legalising prostitution with the most liberal laws being in Germany. Europe's biggest brothel - dubbed a mega-brothel - is in Stuttgart.
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Suspected Auschwitz guards arrested

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 20:44

Three men aged 88, 92 and 94 are detained by German authorities on suspicion of being guards at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
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Germany finds Rwanda ex-mayor guilty

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 12:27
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A German court sentences a Rwandan former mayor, Onesphore Rwabukombe, to 14 years in prison for his role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
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Claimants in talks over 'stolen' art

Monday, February 17th 2014, 14:30

Art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, whose works were seized by German police in 2012, is negotiating with six claimants aiming to recover Nazi stolen art.
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VIDEO: Berlin Film Festival awards highlights

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 22:48
related countries: China China
related places: Berlin

Chinese film Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) wins the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin international film festival.
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Chinese film wins at Berlin festival

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 20:34
related countries: China China
related places: Berlin

Chinese film Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) wins the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin film festival.
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Merkel proposes secure European web

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 19:22
related countries: France France

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will talk to France about building a European communication network to improve data protection.
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Abuse scandal hits German coalition

Friday, February 14th 2014, 18:50

Germany's agriculture minister quits over claims that he breached confidentiality during a child pornography inquiry, German media report.
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Ken Loach wins Berlin's Golden Bear

Friday, February 14th 2014, 13:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Barley, Berlin

British director Ken Loach receives a lifetime achievement prize in Berlin, recognising films such as Cathy Come Home, Kes and The Wind That Shakes The Barley.
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Germany complete luge clean sweep

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 17:55

Germany make it four golds from all four Sochi luge events with victory in the Winter Olympics' first team relay.
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VIDEO: How French and German states compare

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 12:39
related countries: France France
related places: Champagne, Neuss

High Schofield in Chalons-en-Champagne in France, and Stephen Evans in its German twin-town, Neuss, compare how the two countries deal with state spending.
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