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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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Merkel apology to German rock star

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 17:54

German rock star Campino says Chancellor Angela Merkel called to apologise for playing one of his songs at her 2013 re-election party.
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VIDEO: Is Germany's economy flatlining?

Friday, November 14th 2014, 22:48
related places: Hamburg

The BBC's Robert Peston reports from Hamburg on the economic condition of Germany, which has seen growth figures of just 0.1% in the third quarter of the year.
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German economy avoids recession

Friday, November 14th 2014, 11:05

Germany's economy avoids recession after growing 0.1% in the third quarter, with the eurozone as a whole expanding by 0.2%.
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Merkel doubts more Russia sanctions

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 18:20
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says more EU sanctions are not planned against Russia, despite observers warning of rising violence in east Ukraine.
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Moyes told of 'head-spinning' start

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The first six months at Real Sociedad will be tough for David Moyes, says Steve McClaren, who coached in the Netherlands and Germany.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, November 10th 2014, 7:20

Raheem Sterling's £60m buy-out clause, Chelsea want Germany midfielder, new deal for West Brom striker, plus more.
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Balloons mark fall of Berlin Wall

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 22:43

Some 8,000 balloons are released over Germany's capital at the culmination of events marking 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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VIDEO: Gorbachev in 'new Cold War' warning

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 22:20

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Gorbachev warns of 'new Cold War'

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 21:04

The world is on the brink of a new Cold War, says ex-USSR leader Gorbachev, ahead of events to mark 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell.
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VIDEO: Gorbachev warns of 'new Cold War'

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 14:38

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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VIDEO: Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 0:01

Caroline Polenz was 25 years old and living in East Berlin when the Berlin Wall fell. Her son Fabian is now 25.
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VIDEO: How to restore Stasi's torn up files

Friday, November 7th 2014, 17:33

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the debate on whether the shredded secret files of the regime that ruled East Germany for nearly 40 years should be restored continues.
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German union cuts short rail strike

Friday, November 7th 2014, 17:09

German train drivers' union says it will cut short its four-day strike and return to work on Saturday, in time for celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Lollapalooza to take place in Berlin

Friday, November 7th 2014, 11:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berlin

The first European edition of US music festival Lollapalooza is to be held in the German capital next year, organisers announce.
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German factory output disappoints

Friday, November 7th 2014, 8:19

German industrial production rises less than expected in September, a sign that Europe's biggest economy is continuing to struggle.
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VIDEO: Train strike hits German commuters

Friday, November 7th 2014, 6:19

A four-day rail strike, billed as the longest in German history, hits passenger trains and threatens to disrupt celebrations marking the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.
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VIDEO: WW1: The Zimmermann Telegram

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:03
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

How a decrypted German telegram intended for Mexico pushed the United States into World War One and prompted a wave of hostility on the US-Mexico border.
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Germany hit by 'longest rail strike'

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 12:00

A four-day rail strike, billed as the longest in German history, hits passenger trains and threatens to disrupt celebrations marking the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Germany looks east for new customers

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 0:02

The small German town looking for new customers
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German police stage piracy raid

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:05

More than 400 police officers in Germany take part in a nationwide clampdown against piracy.
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Berlin leaves divisions behind as Wall vanishes

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 0:58
related places: Berlin, Wall

Berlin leaves divisions behind as traces of Wall vanish
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Germany calls four-day rail strike

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 16:12

Germany's train drivers' union announces a four-day walk-out over pay, in what will reportedly be the country's longest ever rail strike.
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Protectionist wins the Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 5:08

German horse Protectionist, for English jockey Ryan Moore, wins the Melbourne Cup but favourite Admire Rakti dies after the race.
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Russia under fire over rebel vote

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 21:52
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany says Russian backing for the outcome of elections held by rebels in Ukraine's two eastern regions is "incomprehensible".
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UK downplays Merkel 'exit warning'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 18:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will pursue its "national interest" by seeking immigration changes despite German warnings about its future in the EU, George Osborne says.
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German rail strike talks break down

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 13:36

Talks aimed at averting further strikes by German train drivers break down, the country's rail operator Deutsche Bahn says.
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Merkel 'would accept UK exit from EU'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 8:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned David Cameron she would rather see the UK leave the EU than change freedom of movement rules, German press reports say.
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German hostage freed in Nigeria

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 17:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A German citizen is freed in Nigeria after being held for a week following his abduction in which a German colleague was killed.
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German unemployment in surprise fall

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 15:16

The number of people unemployed in Germany fell this month, confounding predictions of a slight rise.
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German motorway shooter sentenced

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 12:39

A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.
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German ex-banker guilty of bribery

Monday, October 27th 2014, 14:02
related countries: Austria Austria

The former boss of Germany's BayernLB bank gets a suspended jail term for having bribed Austrian far-right politician Joerg Haider in 2007.
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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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