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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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German 'luxury bishop' meets Pope

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:49
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

A German Roman Catholic bishop who is under fire over alleged lavish spending meets Pope Francis in Rome.
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Germany's SPD backs coalition talks

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 17:13

Senior members of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) agree a series of economic demands ahead of coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Thousands re-enact Napoleonic battle

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 11:21

Some 6,000 history buffs will dress up in period military costume to re-enact one of Germany's bloodiest battles, the Battle of the Nations.
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Dr Oetker reveals Nazi-era past

Friday, October 18th 2013, 12:08

The head of Dr Oetker - one of the world's biggest frozen pizza makers - has revealed the family firm's former links to Germany's Nazi party.
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Germany manager Low signs new deal

Friday, October 18th 2013, 11:56

Joachim Low signs a new contract that will him remain as Germany manager until the summer of 2016.
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Grand coalition beckons in Germany

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 16:09

A grand coalition between Germany's centre-right and centre-left parties moves a step nearer, nearly a month after the general election.
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Nazi's body moved to Italian airport

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 20:52
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke is taken to a Rome airport after his funeral was called off, amid reports it could be sent to Germany.
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Greens reject coalition with Merkel

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 10:38

Angela Merkel's options for creating a new coalition government in Germany narrow after the Greens announce that talks with her party have failed.
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Haribo boss Hans Riegel dies at 90

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 14:49

The boss of German gummi bear maker Haribo, Hans Riegel, dies aged 90.
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French bull gores cyclist to death

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 12:39
related countries: France France

An escaped bull gores a German cyclist to death and injures his wife on a road in the Camargue region of southern France, in a rare attack.
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Germany delays CO2 limits for cars

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 10:31

Germany persuades the EU to delay introducing new limits on CO2 emissions from cars - and angers environmentalists.
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More German coalition talks planned

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 4:02

Germany's conservatives and their main leftist rivals announce plans to hold a third round of preliminary coalition talks later this week.
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German 'luxury bishop' in Pope plea

Monday, October 14th 2013, 12:56
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

A German Roman Catholic bishop accused of lavish spending flies to Rome for talks at the Vatican about whether he can stay in office.
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Bundesliga lands worldwide TV deal

Monday, October 14th 2013, 12:19
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The German league agrees a new worldwide television deal as it looks to close the gap on England and Spain.
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France remands 'top al-Qaeda man'

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 13:25
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris, Frenchman

A Frenchman believed to have had links to a German al-Qaeda cell behind the 11 September attacks on the US is remanded in custody in Paris.
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Pope to discuss German bishop row

Friday, October 11th 2013, 12:47

The head of the Catholic Church in Germany is to raise with Pope Francis a row over a bishop accused of lavish spending and lying under oath.
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How Danish Jews escaped the Nazis

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 0:13
related countries: Denmark Denmark

How Denmark's Jews escaped the Nazis - after a German tip-off
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German 'embassy worker shot dead'

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 15:38
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

A German embassy employee is shot dead in Yemen outside a supermarket in the capital, Sanaa, local reports say.
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VIDEO: 'My grandfather was a Nazi'

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 9:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A German woman, with a Nigerian father, has spoken of her shock at discovering her grandfather was an infamous Nazi.
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Assad 'views Germany as mediator'

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 4:50
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad raises the possibility of Germany acting as a mediator to try to end his country's 30-month-long civil war.
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Merkel starts German coalition talks

Friday, October 4th 2013, 12:27
related places: Berlin

Talks on forming a new German coalition between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the social democrats are under way in Berlin.
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VIDEO: Activists chained to fuel pumps

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 18:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Greenpeace activists in Germany have staged demonstrations to protest against the detention of 30 of their colleagues in Russia.
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Surprise rise in German unemployment

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 11:06

The number of people out of work in Germany rose by 25,000 in September to just under three million.
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Germany's Siemens to axe 15,000 jobs

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 13:44

Industrial giant Siemens is to cut up to 15,000 jobs, a third of them in Germany, as part of a cost-cutting programme.
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Kipsang breaks marathon world record

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 9:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Berlin

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang breaks the marathon world record by 15 seconds as he claims the Berlin title on Sunday.
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German SPD in Merkel coalition talks

Friday, September 27th 2013, 21:07

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) says it will begin talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats on forming a coalition.
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VIDEO: 'Forest boy' given community service

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 21:27
related places: Berlin

A court in Berlin has ordered a Dutchman to perform community service for tricking officials into thinking he had lived in a forest for years with his father.
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Bathroom firm Grohe in Japanese deal

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 13:06
related countries: Japan Japan

Germany's Grohe is bought by Japan's Lixil in the biggest takeover of a German firm by a Japanese company.
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'Forest boy' faces community service

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:08
related places: Berlin

A Berlin court orders a Dutchman, who hoaxed officials into thinking he had emerged from the forest, to perform community service.
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Foreign experts join Kenya clue hunt

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 8:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Nairobi

Foreign forensic experts join Kenya's investigation into a deadly siege by Islamist militants in Nairobi, as new dramatic footage emerges.
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Wiggins wins silver behind Martin

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 15:36

Sir Bradley Wiggins falls short of a first road world title as Germany's Tony Martin takes time trial gold in Florence.
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Lewandowski confirms 2014 Bayern move

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 15:33

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski confirms he will join German rivals Bayern Munich next year.
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German Green leaders quit after vote

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 14:54

Three leaders of Germany's Green Party resign after it came fourth in the election won by the ruling conservatives.
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Usain Bolt renews Puma sponsorship

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 10:34

Multiple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt re-signs with German kit-maker Puma until after the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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VIDEO: Merkel to start coalition talks

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 21:58

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's is considering who to team up with to form a new coalition after her party's election victory.
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Greek concern over Merkel victory

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 10:33

The convincing election victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel leads to a worried response in Greece.
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Merkel triumphs in German elections

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 6:29

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party wins Germany's election but finishes just short of an absolute majority, official results confirm.
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VIDEO: Merkel celebrates election victory

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 5:03

Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) party has won Germany's election - but finished just short of an absolute majority, official results show.
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Germans vote in crucial election

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 15:23

Germans vote in parliamentary elections seen as the most important for years, with Angela Merkel hoping for a third term as chancellor.
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German rivals in last push for votes

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 22:12

Parties in Germany conclude their final day of campaigning ahead of parliamentary elections seen as the most important for years.
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VIDEO: German election polls 'narrowing'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 21:47

Germans head to the polls on Sunday, in an election which many commentators are now suggesting is too close to call.
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VIDEO: Germany 'wealthy export nation'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 18:05

The German election is one of the most important in years because of the country's dominant role in the eurozone.
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VIDEO: German coalitions explained in cake

Friday, September 20th 2013, 16:29

Stephen Evans explains how German political coalitions are worked out.
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German rivals push for every vote

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:59

Parties in Germany push for every vote as opinion polls suggest Angela Merkel may have to find a new coalition partner after Sunday's vote.
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VIDEO: Germany's coal mine 'ghost town'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 5:10

Chancellor Angela Merkel has massively reduced Germany's dependence on nuclear power, but other forms of energy have had to step up to fill the shortfall.
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'We may never get big industry here'

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 13:52

Angela Merkel's east German home town
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German chemicals 'not in Syria arms'

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 10:25
related countries: Syria Syria

German leader Angela Merkel denies that 137 tonnes of chemicals delivered to Syria were used to make weapons such as the poisonous gas sarin.
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My Germany: The Turkish bath manageress

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 1:27
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Bringing Berlin's women together in a Turkish bath
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The lonely US airman who became a spy

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 1:18
related countries: United States United States

The teenage US airman who became an East German agent
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French minister attacks German wages

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 0:32
related countries: France France

A French economy minister intervenes in Germany's election campaign by calling for wages to be raised in order to ensure fairer competition.
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Why is Germany so reluctant to take a lead in Europe?

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 11:29

Why Germany is reluctant to take the wheel of Europe
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German investor confidence soars

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 15:35

Confidence among German investors has reached its highest level for more than three years, a survey suggests, boosting optimism for a eurozone recovery.
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My Germany: Four fatherlands

Monday, September 16th 2013, 23:27

One east German's journey to a land of peace
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Merkel allies claim Bavaria vote win

Monday, September 16th 2013, 9:56

Close allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel are claiming victory in Bavarian polls seen as a yardstick ahead of a general election next week.
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Merkel unruffled by uncertainties

Monday, September 16th 2013, 9:35

Nothing seems to rock the German chancellor's campaign
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VIDEO: Support for Merkel bloc in Bavaria

Monday, September 16th 2013, 4:50

The German election is drawing near, and this weekend's ballot in the southern state of Bavaria showed strong support for Angela Merkel's conservative bloc.
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My Germany: Lampedusa refugee

Friday, September 13th 2013, 11:05

The war refugees stranded in a German park
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