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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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No trial over Nazi massacre case

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 11:15
related countries: France France
related places: Cologne

A court in the German city of Cologne throws out the case of an 89-year-old man accused over an infamous Nazi massacre of civilians in France.
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Germany struggles to cope with asylum surge

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 8:26

Germany wants EU partners to take in more asylum seekers
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VIDEO: 'For every suitcase there's a story'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 6:32

Germany takes in more asylum seekers than any other EU country - at a time when net immigration is also at a 20 year high.
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'Speak German at home' row erupts

Monday, December 8th 2014, 19:17

A call by German conservatives for immigrants to speak German in the home as well as in public triggers a political furore.
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Merkel condemns Russia 'interfering'

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 10:32
related countries: Russia Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel accuses Russia of interfering in countries seeking closer EU ties, in a newspaper interview.
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Germany jails Islamic State jihadist

Friday, December 5th 2014, 15:48

A German man is jailed for three years and nine months for joining Islamic State (IS) militants, in the first trial of its kind in Germany.
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Mixed reaction to German far-left triumph

Friday, December 5th 2014, 11:39

Regional triumph for German far left makes history
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'Majority of Russian athletes dope'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:02
related countries: Russia Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it will "fully investigate" claims of systematic Russian doping made on German TV.
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Lufthansa strike hits more flights

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 7:52

German airline Lufthansa cancels about half of its long-haul flights, as its pilots strike for the second time in a week over retirement benefits.
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Funeral for 'brave' German woman

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 17:06

Large crowds in Germany pay their final respects to a young woman killed after she defended two girls from harassment at a fast food restaurant.
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VIDEO: Funeral for hero who tackled bullies

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 15:52

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral in Germany of a 23-year-old woman who was fatally injured while confronting a group of men harassing two girls.
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VIDEO: The German making serious news a YouTube hit

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 1:23

Just one of the topics for Germany's hottest YouTube star
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German video reveals fatal attack

Monday, December 1st 2014, 14:07

A German surveillance video shows a man's sudden attack on a young woman, who died after trying to stop the harassment of two girls.
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Lufthansa cancels flights over strike

Monday, December 1st 2014, 6:52

German airline Lufthansa cancels 1,350 flights, as pilots prepare to go on strike after talks between the carrier and pilots collapsed in a row over retirement benefits.
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Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 20:20

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says he will not quit, despite the German side's slump to the foot of the Bundesliga.
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Germans honour slain 'role model'

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 18:56

Tributes are paid in Germany to student Tugce Albayrak who died after defending two teenage girls reportedly being harassed by a group of men.
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German jobless rate hits record low

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 16:23

Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.
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Germany backs female directors quota

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 13:10

Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
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Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 9:31
related places: Berlin

Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.
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Swiss museum to accept 'Nazi art'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 15:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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VIDEO: Looted 'Nazi art' to be returned

Monday, November 24th 2014, 13:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum has agreed to accept hundreds of artworks bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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England 0-3 Germany

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 17:17

England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
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'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 20:23

A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
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Commerzbank to charge big depositors

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 18:09

Germany's Commerzbank is to charge its biggest corporate clients for leaving 'substantial' deposits at the bank.
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German leftists agree historic deal

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 16:08

Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.
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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 12:39
related places: Berlin

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
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Rich countries to meet on Green Fund

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 7:33
related places: Berlin

Representatives from the world's richest countries are meeting in Berlin to pledge money to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.
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England to face Germany and France

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 12:06
related countries: France France

England will face world champions Germany and hosts France in the build-up to the 2016 European Championship.
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Merkel toughens tone with Putin

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 2:43
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Is German leader's patience with Moscow running out?
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VIDEO: Anti-fascists gain from neo-Nazi march

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 21:05

A neo-Nazi march in Germany inadvertently raises money for a charity which helps members escape fascist organisations.
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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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