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Merkel bonds with Obama on visit

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama smooth over policy differences as Washington gives the German chancellor a lavish reception in Washington.
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German exports and imports fall

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 8:37

German exports fell sharply to 84.3bn euros in April after surging to record levels the previous month, figures show.
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Germany close to Euro 2012 place

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 19:51
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
related places: Baku

Germany are on the brink of qualifying for the finals of Euro 2012 after beating Azerbaijan 3-1 in Baku to make it seven wins out of seven in Group A.
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Emmerich defends Shakespeare film

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 8:15

German film director Roland Emmerich admits courting controversy with his film that questions the authorship of Shakespeare's plays.
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VIDEO: First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday, June 6th 2011, 17:03

First tests on bean sprouts from a northern German farm suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, officials say.
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First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday, June 6th 2011, 16:04

Initial tests on German bean sprouts suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, say officials, with further results pending.
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Daimler and Rolls in Tognum deal

Monday, June 6th 2011, 15:35

Rolls-Royce and Daimler take control of German engineering group Tognum after their latest offer is accepted by shareholders.
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E. coli linked to farm in Germany

Monday, June 6th 2011, 12:17

A farm in northern Germany has been identified by officials as the most likely source for many of the infections in the deadly E. coli outbreak.
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VIDEO: Beansprouts new E. coli suspect

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:07
related places: Hamburg

A farm near Hamburg in Germany has been identified as the most likely source of the E. coli outbreak which has killed 22 people and infected more thean 2,000 others.
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Beansprouts new E. coli suspect

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 21:39

Beansprouts grown in Germany are suspected as the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that has left at least 22 people dead, German officials say.
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VIDEO: German help for WWI French cathedral

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 9:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Reims Cathedral was almost destroyed during World War I as German troops tried to reach Paris.
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Germany's E. coli cases 'slowing'

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 3:01

Health officials say there are signs that the cases of E. coli in Germany are stabilising, but warn the outbreak is not over yet.
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VIDEO: E. coli cases continue to rise

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 12:17

The World Health Organisation says the number of people infected in an outbreak of E. coli which started in Germany, is continuing to rise.
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UK reports four new E. coli cases

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 0:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Health Protection Agency has announced four more cases of E. Coli infection in the UK linked to the outbreak in Germany.
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Germany in E.coli blood appeal

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 0:02

German clinics ask for blood donations as the total number of people infected with a highly toxic strain of E. coli reaches 1,836 globally.
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VIDEO: Is E. coli salad scare nearing an end?

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 13:27

German clinics have appealed for blood donations as the number of people infected with a deadly strain of E. coli has risen above 1,730.
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Outbreak is new form of E. coli

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 16:13

The E. coli outbreak in Germany is a new form of the bacterium, researchers and public health experts believe.
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E. coli: Russia bans EU imports

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 11:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Hamburg

Russia bans the import of all fresh vegetables from the EU because of the deadly E. coli outbreak centred on the German city of Hamburg.
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E.coli outbreak 'may last months'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 6:16

The head of the German public health body tackling a deadly E.coli outbreak says it may be months before it stops.
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Lenovo buys German vendor Medion

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 3:32
related countries: China China

Chinese PC maker Lenovo agrees to buy German electronics retailer Medion in a bid to boost its market share in Europe.
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E. coli: Dramatic rise in cases

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:51

Germany struggles to identify the source of a deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 16 people and left about 470 seriously ill.
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VIDEO: E. coli outbreak 'not from Spain'

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:15
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Hamburg

The Spanish government has said it is considering legal action against the authorities in the German city of Hamburg for wrongly blaming a major outbreak of E. coli on Spanish vegetables.
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VIDEO: Doubt over source of E. coli bug

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:23
related countries: Spain Spain

German officials say the E. coli outbreak which has killed 16 people in Europe may not have been caused by contaminated cucumbers from Spain.
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Cucumber victims 'will increase'

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 11:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

A deadly E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated cucumbers is expected to affect more people in the coming days, a German scientist says.
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German unemployment down in May

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:37
related places: May

The German unemployment rate fell to 7% in May as the jobless total fell, according to the German Labour office.
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Merkel jet denied Iran overflight

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:17
related countries: India India, Iran Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India is delayed after Iran's government refuses it permission to fly over the country.
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Germany 'to set energy example'

Monday, May 30th 2011, 23:36

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says phasing out nuclear power by 2022 can allow her country to become a trailblazer in renewable energy.
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Power politics

Monday, May 30th 2011, 14:21

Why Merkel did a U-turn on nuclear energy in Germany
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German nuclear plants to be shut

Monday, May 30th 2011, 12:25

Germany says all of its nuclear power plants will be shut by 2022 in the wake of the Fukushima crisis in Japan, reversing an earlier policy.
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Cucumber fear spreads in Europe

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Austria Austria, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Spain Spain

The Czech Republic and Austria take Spanish-grown cucumbers off the shelves after an E.coli contamination in Germany leaves 10 dead.
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Deadly cucumbers claim more lives

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 22:38

At least 10 people are now thought to have died and hundreds made sick in Germany by E.coli-infected cucumbers.
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Murray progresses despite injury

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 12:34
related countries: France France

Andy Murray overcomes a painful ankle injury to beat Germany's Michael Berrer in the third round of the French Open.
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VIDEO: Holidaymakers flee Ibiza forest fire

Friday, May 27th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ibiza

About 800 people, including British and German tourists, have been evacuated from homes and hotels in Ibiza because of a severe forest fire, according to a Spanish official.
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VIDEO: Why is salad off the menu in Germany?

Friday, May 27th 2011, 1:06

Consumers in Germany are being urged to avoid eating cucumbers and tomatoes after a deadly outbreak of E. coli.
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Air traffic resuming over Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Air traffic over northern Germany returns to normal following widespread disruption, as the threat from Icelandic volcanic ash recedes.
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E. coli outbreak alarms Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 11:41

Germany is alarmed at the scale of an E. coli outbreak which is thought to have killed three people and seems to affect young women in particular.
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VIDEO: Volcanic ash closes airports in Germany

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 1:37
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Germany has announced the closure of airports in the north of the country because of the spread of volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland.
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Sixteen-year-olds vote in Germany

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 12:26
related places: Bremen

A state election in Bremen sees 16-year-olds allowed to vote for the first time in German history.
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Bronze Age battle site unearthed

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 6:38

Fractured human remains found on a German river bank could provide the first compelling evidence of a major Bronze Age battle.
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Europe needs 'common' IMF choice

Friday, May 20th 2011, 18:25

Germany's finance minister says Europe will decide soon on a common candidate as its choice to lead the IMF.
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AUDIO: Sex party for German insurance staff

Friday, May 20th 2011, 10:49
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

One of the world's biggest insurance companies organised an orgy with prostitutes for its top salesmen at a Hungarian spa. The German firm has confirmed that this happened in 2007.
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IMF urged to retain European head

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 20:42

Leading European voices say another European should lead the International Monetary Fund, following the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
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Orgy reward for German insurer's star salesmen

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 13:16

A top German insurance company confirms to the BBC it held a party for salesmen in 2007 where prostitutes were offered to star salesmen.
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Bruni 'pregnancy' rumours swirl

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 9:15
related countries: France France

Rumours surround the possible pregnancy of French first lady Carla Bruni after a German newspaper quotes her father-in-law as saying she is expecting a baby.
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German hairdresser awarded best beard prize

Monday, May 16th 2011, 0:20
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Trondheim

German hairdresser Elmar Weisser wins the title of World's Best Beard for the third time at a contest in Trondheim, Norway.
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VIDEO: Azerbaijan celebrates Eurovision win

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 14:51
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has celebrated winning this year's Eurovision Song Contest which was held in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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Azerbaijan takes Eurovision crown

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 23:25

Azerbaijan is crowned the winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest, while the UK finishes in 11th place.
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Murray through to Rome last four

Friday, May 13th 2011, 12:02
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Andy Murray becomes the first British player to make the last four of Italy's premier tournament since 1932 after beating Florian Mayer.
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Live - Murray v Mayer

Friday, May 13th 2011, 11:50
related countries: Italy Italy

Andy Murray beats Germany's Florian Mayer 1-6 6-1 6-1 to be the first Briton to reach the Rome Masters semi-finals.
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Jedward win Eurovision final spot

Friday, May 13th 2011, 8:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish teenage twins Jedward will compete in the Eurovision Song Contest final in Germany after winning through Thursday's qualifying stage.
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VIDEO: Demjanjuk guilty of Nazi murders

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 20:54

A German court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews at a Nazi death camp in World War II.
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Demjanjuk guilty of Nazi murders

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 16:21

A German court convicts John Demjanjuk of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews as a Nazi camp guard - but he will be released pending a possible appeal.
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VIDEO: Demjanjuk guilty of Nazi murders

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 11:02

A German court has convicted 91-year-old John Demjanjuk of acting as an accessory to murder as a Nazi death camp guard.
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Verdict due in Nazi suspect case

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 9:48

A German court is expected to give its verdict in the case of alleged Nazi camp guard John Demjanjuk, accused of helping to murder 27,900 Jews.
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German plagiarism row MEP quits

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 21:37

Silvana Koch-Mehrin resigns as vice-president of the European Parliament - a second senior German politician to have fallen victim to plagiarism claims.
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Denmark to restore border control

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 16:07
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Sweden Sweden

Denmark, part of the Schengen zone of border-free travel in Europe, is to re-impose some controls amid pressure from the right.
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Merkel could back Draghi for ECB

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 13:02
related countries: Italy Italy

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, tells a newspaper she "could support" Italy's Mario Draghi as the next ECB head.
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VIDEO: German exports highest ever

Monday, May 9th 2011, 15:59
related places: March

New figures show German exports surged in March to their highest ever, as the growing global economy lifted demand for its products and services
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Secret of success

Monday, May 9th 2011, 14:21

What lies behind Germany's all-time export high?
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German exports hit all-time high

Monday, May 9th 2011, 8:23
related places: March

German exports surged in March to their highest level since records began, fuelled by the growing global economy.
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Bardot's ex-husband kills himself

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 17:40

Gunter Sachs, legendary German-born playboy and former husband of Brigitte Bardot, kills himself at the age of 78.
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VIDEO: Lawyers chase Eichmann files

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 12:24

As the world marks the anniversary of VE Day - when in 1945 Nazi forces surrendered - there is a legal fight brewing in Germany over attempts to release the files of Adolf Eichmann, who played a prominent role in the Holocaust.
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Ex-German minister 'plagiarised'

Friday, May 6th 2011, 15:47
related places: Guttenberg

Former German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg "deliberately" plagiarised his doctoral thesis, a university investigation finds.
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Wozniacki falls to Goerges again

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 12:16
related countries: Spain Spain

Germany's Julia Goerges beats world number one Caroline Wozniacki for the second time in two weeks to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.
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