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China to buy 130 aircraft from Airbus

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 9:36
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China signs a $17bn contract to buy 130 aircraft from European consortium Airbus, during a visit by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Beijing.
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BASF cuts full-year profits forecast

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:03

Shares in Germany's BASF dip 5% after the chemicals group cuts its full-year profit forecast and reports disappointing sales.
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Schweinsteiger may sue over Nazi doll

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 15:27
related countries: China China

Bastian Schweinsteiger is considering legal action against a company making Nazi dolls that bear a striking resemblance to him.
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Porsche market manipulation trial opens

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 12:04

Two former Porsche executive go on trial in Germany accused of market manipulation over a failed Volkswagen takeover bid.
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Germany reaffirms Holocaust culpability

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 0:26
related countries: Israel Israel

Germany insists it was responsible for the Holocaust after Israel's prime minister claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe's Jews.
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VIDEO: Merkel responds to Holocaust remarks

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 22:28
related countries: Israel Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-affirms her country's responsibility for the Holocaust, following controversial comments by the Israel Prime Minister.
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Stabbed German candidate elected mayor

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 21:08
related places: Cologne

A German politician who was stabbed in the neck while campaigning in the city of Cologne on Saturday is elected mayor of the city.
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German hostage released in Afghanistan

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 21:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A German aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan in August is released and is in good health, her employer says.
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German politician stabbed in the neck

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 16:45
related places: Cologne

A leading candidate in Cologne's mayoral race is stabbed in the neck by a man claiming to be angry over the country's refugee policies.
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Germany denies World Cup vote bribes

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 7:43

The German Football Association "categorically rejects" allegations of a secret fund to secure votes for the 2006 World Cup.
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New VW boss says firm can shine again

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 18:44
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bologna, Verona

The newly-installed boss of Volkswagen, Matthias Mueller, says the company can shine again in two to three years.
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Streep to chair film festival jury

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 15:16

Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is to serve as jury president at the 66th Berlin Film Festival next year.
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Germany eyes migrant 'transit zones'

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 10:29

Germany considers setting up border "transit zones", where migrants would be kept temporarily - but the plan is controversial.
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EU bank chief 'could recall VW loans'

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 19:49

The European Investment Bank could recall loans it gave to Volkswagen, its president has told a German newspaper.
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Berlin protest against EU-US trade deal

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 1:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berlin

Thousands protest in the German capital Berlin against the planned TTIP free-trade deal between the EU and US.
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Big rise in German attacks on migrants

Friday, October 9th 2015, 15:30

Germany has had almost 500 attacks on asylum hostels so far this year - three times more than in 2014.
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Republic of Ireland 1-0 Germany

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 21:47
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Republic of Ireland produce a stunning win over Germany to leave automatic qualification for Euro 2016 in their own hands.
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VW's US boss offers 'sincere apology'

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 16:09
related places: Wolfsburg

Volkswagen's US boss makes a "sincere apology" to US lawmakers for installing "defeat devices" to cheat emissions tests on its diesel cars.
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Klopp arrival prompts coaches change

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 12:46

Liverpool make changes to their first-team coaching set-up before Jurgen Klopp's appointment as manager.
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German exports fall sharply in August

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 8:17

German exports fell in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, and imports were also down sharply.
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VIDEO: Is Germany's refugee policy fuelling far right?

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 23:58

A senior German intelligence official has told Newsnight that Germany's open-door policy on refugees is fuelling a rise in the far right.
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Migrant crisis 'needs European unity'

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 16:00
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The French and German leaders urge EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive this year.
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VIDEO: Merkel and Hollande speeches

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 12:56
related countries: France France

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande give speeches in the European Parliament.
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Muller has treatment for Alzheimer's

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 20:28

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Gerd Muller is receiving treatment for Alzheimer's disease, say the Bundesliga club.
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TV channel under fire over Merkel image

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 16:33

German TV channel ARD denies broadcasting "anti-Islamic propaganda" after it aired a mocked-up image of Angela Merkel wearing Islamic dress.
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VIDEO: How Hamburg is making space for refugees

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 5:02

There are reports that Germany could expect up to 1.5 million refugees and migrants this year, nearly double what the government officially estimates.
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VIDEO: Hamburg's solution to migrant housing crisis

Monday, October 5th 2015, 15:35
related places: Hamburg

As the number of migrants entering Germany shows no sign of slowing down, authorities in Hamburg have found a novel approach to providing accommodation.
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Driverless lorry tested on motorway

Monday, October 5th 2015, 11:28

A driverless lorry developed by Daimler is tested on a public road for the first time, in Germany.
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Germany 'facing 1.5 million migrants'

Monday, October 5th 2015, 11:22

Germany will have as many as 1.5 million asylum seekers this year - almost double the previous estimate, according to a leaked report.
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Merkel: VW scandal won't harm Germany

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 22:25

The Volkswagen emissions scandal was a "dramatic event" but would not inflict lasting damage on Germany's reputation, Angela Merkel says.
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VIDEO: Hungary 'in no hurry to close borders'

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 7:49
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Of the 180,000 refugees and migrants who entered Germany in September, 140,000 passed through Hungary.
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VIDEO: Germans celebrate 1990 reunification

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 13:09

Celebrations have begun in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the country's reunification, when the communist east and the capitalist west merged to form a single state.
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Migrant plea on German anniversary

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 11:32

German Chancellor Angela Merkel marks the 25th anniversary of German reunification by urging a unified response to Europe's migrant crisis.
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Hamburg property grab for migrants

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 16:08
related places: Hamburg

Hamburg becomes the first German city to pass a law allowing the seizure of empty commercial properties in order to house migrants.
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VIDEO: Migrants 'propelled by hope' of Germany

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 21:49

The UN's refugee agency says the number of migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year is more than double the total for 2014.
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Bild owner to buy Business Insider

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 17:07
related countries: United States United States

German publisher, Axel Springer, agrees to buy a controlling stake in the US news website Business Insider for $343m (£226m).
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Germany raises bar for Balkan migrants

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 13:28
related countries: Albania Albania

Germany's cabinet approves a new asylum law aimed at reducing the number of migrants arriving from Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania.
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Hartwig Fischer to run British Museum

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 10:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German art historian Hartwig Fischer is to replace Neil MacGregor as director of the British Museum.
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Prosecutors to investigate ex-VW boss

Monday, September 28th 2015, 16:01

German prosecutors begin an investigation against former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn.
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Rwandan rebels sentenced in Germany

Monday, September 28th 2015, 14:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

A German court sentences two Rwandan rebel leaders to long jail terms for masterminding attacks on civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Germany quells migrant mass brawl

Monday, September 28th 2015, 11:14
related places: Kassel

German police act to quell a mass brawl between Albanians and Pakistanis at a tented camp for migrants near the city of Kassel.
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VIDEO: Austria's migrant crisis hits transport

Monday, September 28th 2015, 10:17
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Salzburg

Officials in the Austrian city of Salzburg say the slow processing of migrants in Germany could impact Austria's transportation system.
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German minister denies plagiarism

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 21:53

Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is the latest high-profile German politician to face plagiarism claims over her academic work.
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'Murder victim' alive after 31 years

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 21:04

German police say a woman who disappeared in 1984, sparking a murder hunt, has been found alive and well and living in Duesseldorf.
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VW 'was warned over illegal tests'

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 13:54

Volkswagen had warnings about illegally cheating in emission tests years ago, German media cite an internal inquiry as saying.
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German art expert 'to run British Museum'

Friday, September 25th 2015, 10:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Museum is set to appoint German art historian Hartwig Fischer as its new director, according to reports.
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German regions get more migrant funds

Friday, September 25th 2015, 0:19

Germany's federal government doubles its aid for regional states, to €4bn (£3bn; $4.5bn), to help them cope with a record influx of migrants.
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VIDEO: Disabled Syrian teen's journey across Europe

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 21:59
related countries: Syria Syria

Noujain Mustaffa has travelled thousands of miles from Syria to Germany to be with her brother
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Migrant solution far off, warns Merkel

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 18:18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that the migrant crisis will not be solved imminently, and its handling will shape Europe in the long term.
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Lindt defeats Haribo over gold bear

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 16:03

A German court dismisses a trademark claim from Haribo, which sought to stop rival confectioner Lindt producing gold, red-bowed chocolate bears.
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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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