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Woman charged over Auschwitz 'role'

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 12:14

A 91-year-old woman alleged to have been an Auschwitz radio operator is charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder, German officials say.
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Volkswagen US boss says 'we screwed up'

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 9:03

The boss of Volkswagen's US business admits the company was dishonest in using software to rig emissions tests.
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VIDEO: German anger at migrant numbers

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 8:36

A growing number of Germans are expressing their opposition to the record number of asylum seekers being accepted by Germany.
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VW boss 'to back' German inquiry

Monday, September 21st 2015, 19:35

Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn will "support" the German transport ministry's investigation into Volkswagen's emissions scandal.
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Lufthansa to offer short-haul broadband

Monday, September 21st 2015, 11:30

German airline Lufthansa plans to offer broadband access on its short and medium-haul flights from the summer of next year.
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USA beat Europe to win Solheim Cup

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 16:16

USA produce a stunning display in the singles to beat Europe 14½-13½ on a controversial day and win back the Solheim Cup.
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Solheim Cup scores and results

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 7:03
related places: Rot

Scores and results from the 2015 Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States, which is being held in Germany.
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Volkswagen to recall 500,000 cars in US

Friday, September 18th 2015, 21:55
related countries: United States United States

German carmaker Volkswagen is ordered by US regulators to recall half a million cars because of a device that disguises pollution levels.
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VIDEO: 'It's a journey for a new life'

Friday, September 18th 2015, 21:39
related countries: Syria Syria

Najeen Mustafa, a 16 year old from Syria is trying to reach her brother in Germany.
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Volkswagen close to Red Bull F1 deal

Friday, September 18th 2015, 17:24

German car giant Volkswagen is close to agreeing a deal to take over Red Bull, says BBC F1 chief analyst Eddie Jordan.
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Croatia closes Serbia road borders

Friday, September 18th 2015, 9:23
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Croatia closes seven of its eight border crossings with Serbia as thousands of desperate migrants seek alternative routes to Germany and other EU states.
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VIDEO: German town 'running out of room' for migrants

Friday, September 18th 2015, 5:15
related places: Rosenheim

The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from the town of Rosenheim in Germany, where giant tents are being constructed to accommodate asylum seekers.
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Wim Wenders by the side of the road

Friday, September 18th 2015, 2:36

Wim Wenders brings together images of Germany and America
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German police kill Islamist knifeman

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 17:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Berlin

Police in Berlin shoot dead an Iraqi man who stabbed a policewoman and who had previously been jailed for membership of a terrorist organisation.
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Migrant chaos at Croatian border

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 13:25
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Riot police in the Croatian town of Tovarnik struggle to control crowds of migrants crossing from Serbia.
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Suzuki buys back Volkswagen's stake

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 2:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese automaker Suzuki has bought back a nearly 20% stake held by German carmaker Volkswagen for 460bn yen ($3.8bn; £2.4bn).
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VIDEO: Lucky escape as train hits school bus

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 20:37

A student films the moment a train in north Germany hits a school bus - injuring one person - moments after students had been evacuated from the bus.
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VIDEO: German town throws party for refugees

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 5:19
related places: Darmstadt

The BBC's Jenny Hill has been to the town of Darmstadt where refugees and migrants are being welcomed into Germany.
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VIDEO: Why Germany still welcomes migrants

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 22:18

The German chancellor Angela Merkel has called on other EU states to show spirit and unity to resolve the migration crisis - as Germany continues to welcome migrants.
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Germany 'can block EU migrant benefits'

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The EU's top court says Germany can deny certain benefits to jobseeking EU migrants - a move welcomed by UK Conservatives.
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VIDEO: Car chief collapses at motor show

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 12:02

The chief executive of BMW has collapsed on stage at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.
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Facebook joins German anti-racism drive

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 10:43

Facebook vows to help Germany counter anti-migrant abuse on the web, after government criticism that the social network was too relaxed about it.
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VIDEO: Car performs record-breaking loop

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 10:05
related places: Frankfurt

A new Jaguar car performs a record-breaking 360 degree loop, ahead of its debut at a motor show in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Afghan boy's lonely start in Germany

Monday, September 14th 2015, 23:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

What happens to a migrant child arriving with no family?
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VIDEO: Austria: Migrants stranded in Vienna

Monday, September 14th 2015, 16:55
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

The BBC's Bethany Bell reports from Vienna's Westbahnhof where hundreds of migrants are stranded after Germany imposed checks on its border with Austria.
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Migrant crisis: Merkel's mixed messages

Monday, September 14th 2015, 13:35

Merkel sends new message on migrants bound for Germany
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Germany re-imposes border controls

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:45
related countries: Austria Austria

Germany introduces temporary border controls with Austria, the interior minister says, as thousands more migrants arrive this weekend.
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Rallies in Europe as migrants arrive

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 20:56
related places: Munich

Rallies in support of migrants and refugees take place across Europe as more than 9,000 migrants arrive in the German city of Munich.
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Germany prepares for 40,000 migrants

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 17:13

The German authorities are preparing for the possible arrival of 40,000 migrants over Saturday and Sunday - double the number from last weekend.
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Germans chide Facebook over race hate

Friday, September 11th 2015, 16:26

A top German MP releases a video urging Facebook to remove hate messages from trolls who attack migrants.
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Chaotic scenes at Hungary migrant camp

Friday, September 11th 2015, 13:35
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Hungary Hungary, Luxembourg Luxembourg, Slovakia Slovakia

Footage emerges of migrants being thrown bags of food at a Hungarian camp near the border with Serbia, amid criticism over their treatment.
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Global economy 'faces market bubble'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 13:28

The global economy faces a financial bubble, warns Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
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Speer's daughter and the Syrian refugees

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 23:08
related countries: Syria Syria

A German woman helps two Syrians - and they help her
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Germany says EU quota plan not enough

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 19:03

EU plans for states to accept 160,000 new asylum seekers represent only a first step in solving the migrant crisis, Germany's vice-chancellor says.
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VIDEO: How is Germany handling its refugees?

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 15:00

Jenny Hill looks at how Germany helps its refugees integrate into its towns and cities.
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Giant Lenin 'head' unearthed in Berlin

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 12:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin, Lenin

The head of a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin is unearthed in Germany, 24 years after its burial following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 22:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark suspends rail links with Germany after hundreds of asylum seekers are stopped at the border amid an EU-wide migrant crisis.
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VIDEO: What happens to migrants in Germany?

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 16:47

What happens to the large number of migrants who arrive in Germany every day?
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Court orders end to Lufthansa strike

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 11:27

A German court orders an end to the Lufthansa pilots' strike, which has led to 1,000 cancelled flights and affected 140,000 travellers.
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Germany 'can cope with more migrants'

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 15:58

Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says.
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Scotland 2-3 Germany

Monday, September 7th 2015, 20:37

Defeat by Germany means Scotland need a four-point swing in Group D to beat Republic of Ireland to the Euro 2016 play-offs.
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Migrant influx 'will change Germany'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 18:17

Chancellor Angela Merkel says the "breathtaking" flow of migrants will "occupy and change" Germany as France agrees to take in thousands more.
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Germany to free funds for migrants

Monday, September 7th 2015, 9:11

Germany is to release €6bn (£4.4bn) to help regional government cope with thousands of migrants, amid warnings that borders must close again.
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Austria 'to end migrant measures'

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 23:15
related countries: Austria Austria, Hungary Hungary

Austria's chancellor announces plans to phase out emergency moves that have allowed migrants to move freely from Hungary to Austria and Germany.
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VIDEO: Hungary warns over travel restrictions

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 22:34
related countries: Austria Austria, Hungary Hungary

A convoy of cars driven by German and Austrian activists has crossed into Hungary to pick up migrants and help them reach Western Europe.
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VIDEO: Warm welcome for migrants in Munich

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 22:29
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Munich

Thousands more migrants and refugees have continued to make their way to Austria and Germany.
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Activist convoy picks up migrants

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 16:28
related countries: Austria Austria, Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

A convoy of private cars crosses from Austria to Hungary to collect stranded migrants, as thousands continue to make their way to western Europe.
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Strachan to make changes for Germany

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 14:10

Scotland boss Gordon Strachan intends to make changes for Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany at Hampden.
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GB men's eight win world title

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 12:59
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's men's eight retain their world title in France after winning the latest battle in their rivalry with Germany.
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VIDEO: Meeting Germany's settled migrants

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 4:30

As thousands cross the border into Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country can cope with an influx of newcomers without raising taxes or jeopardising its budget.
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Federer through to US Open last 16

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Five-time champion Roger Federer eases into the US Open fourth round with a commanding victory over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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Thousands of migrants reach Austria

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 12:17
related countries: Austria Austria, Hungary Hungary
related places: Vienna

Thousands of exhausted migrants cross into Austria after Hungary's surprise move to provide buses to take them to the border.
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VIDEO: Mother 'collapsed in tears' on migrant march

Friday, September 4th 2015, 21:47

One migrant told the BBC's Matthew Price she was going to Germany to meet her husband. She had three children with her.
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Strachan upbeat despite Euro loss

Friday, September 4th 2015, 19:38
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Gordon Strachan says facing Germany offers the chance to atone for the Euro 2016 qualifying defeat by Georgia.
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Germany seizes fake Syrian passports

Friday, September 4th 2015, 16:51
related countries: Syria Syria

German customs officers seize packages containing Syrian passports amid reports that a black market in the documents is developing.
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Bayern plan refugees 'training camp'

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 14:10

Football giants Bayern Munich are to set up a 'training camp' to help refugees coming into Germany.
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VIDEO: Migrant crisis 'is a German problem'

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 12:31
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Europe migrant crisis: Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban says the crisis is "not a European problem, it is a German problem"
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VIDEO: Migrants arrive at German rail stations

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 6:05
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Syria Syria

Hundreds of migrants thought to be from Syria arrive German stations after being held for several hours at the Hungarian border.
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Merkel warns of 'failure' on migrants

Monday, August 31st 2015, 19:27

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Europe as a whole needs to move" on how to deal with refugees and migrants arriving in the EU.
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Man City sign De Bruyne for £55m

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 16:46
related places: Wolfsburg

Manchester City sign midfielder Kevin de Bruyne from Wolfsburg on a six-year contract for a club-record fee of £55m.
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Dresden rally in support of refugees

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 22:01
related places: Dresden

A mass rally in support of refugees passes off peacefully in the eastern German city of Dresden.
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VIDEO: Image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 23:33
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Walbrzych

A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar images have left him "99% convinced" that a World War Two German military train is buried near the south-western city of Walbrzych.
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