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Bus driver migrant speech goes viral

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 15:40
related places: Bus

Bus driver wins plaudits for speech welcoming migrants to Germany.
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Teen finds gold bar in German lake

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 12:30

A 16-year-old holidaymaker has found a 500g gold bar worth €16,000 while swimming in a lake in Bavaria, police say.
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Germany 'gained from Greek crisis'

Monday, August 10th 2015, 17:26
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek debt crisis has saved the German government some €100bn in lower borrowing costs, a study finds.
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German treason inquiry dropped

Monday, August 10th 2015, 10:38

Germany's chief prosecutor drops a treason investigation into two journalists at the Netzpolitik website, after a public outcry.
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Hertha Berlin team bus shot at

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 19:40

Hertha Berlin say their team bus was shot at by a motorcyclist in north-west Germany, on the eve of a German Cup match.
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Adidas mulls options for golf unit

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 9:00

German sportswear firm Adidas says it has appointed an investment bank to consider options for its struggling golf business.
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German prosecutor axed in treason row

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 20:09

Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
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Bale scores against Spurs for Real

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 19:27
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Real

Gareth Bale scores against former club Tottenham Hotspur to secure a 2-0 pre-season friendly win for Real Madrid in Germany.
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German MP opens home to migrants

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 17:16
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.
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VIDEO: MP on why he is housing refugees

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

German MP Martin Patzelt, who has taken two Eritrean refugees into his home, explains why.
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German carmakers buy Nokia's mapping

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 10:44

German vehicle manufacturers Audi, BMW and Daimler are buying Nokia's Here digital mapping business for 2.8bn euros (£2bn).
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Spy leaks website being investigated

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 17:25

Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.
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Immigration fuels rising tension in Germany

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 6:06

Germany's uncomfortable refugee debate
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'Nazis secretly eat falafel': German town's pro-refugee posters

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 23:18

The pro-refugee posters in a small German town
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Facebook loses Germany privacy case

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 11:13

A German watchdog rules Facebook users in the country can create accounts using false names.
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VW warns of 'challenges' ahead

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 10:14

German carmaker Volkswagen reports a rise in quarterly results but warns of a number of 'challenges' ahead.
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Disneyland Paris faces pricing probe

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 20:01
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe following accusations that UK and German customers are being frozen out of promotions available in other European member states.
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Vidal seals Bayern Munich move

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 14:27
related countries: Chile Chile

Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal moves to German champions Bayern Munich after signing a four-year deal.
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Germany seeks Balkan migrant curbs

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 13:54

German officials urge action to halt an influx of asylum seekers from the Balkans, including new visa rules.
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'German bomber' struck Somali hotel

Monday, July 27th 2015, 18:15
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.
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French farmers block border roads

Monday, July 27th 2015, 10:18
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

French farmers stop lorries importing farm produce from Germany and Spain, in a border protest over alleged unfair price competition.
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Why the row between Greece and Germany is like a lovers' tiff

Friday, July 24th 2015, 16:08
related countries: Greece Greece

Why the row between Germany and Greece is like a lovers' tiff
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FT deal 'went down to the wire'

Friday, July 24th 2015, 12:07
related countries: Japan Japan

A bidding war for the Financial Times saw a last minute battle between Germany's Axel Springer and the eventual winner, Japan's Nikkei, the FT reports.
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Denmark-Germany tunnel gets go-ahead

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 18:05
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark gets EU approval for a 19km (12-mile) road-rail tunnel that will cut journey times to Germany.
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FT newspaper sold to Nikkei for £844m

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 17:31

Publishing group Pearson has announced it is to sell the Financial Times Group to Japanese media firm Nikkei for £844m in cash.
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German jet nearly collides with drone

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 11:44
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

A Lufthansa plane nearly collided with a drone as it was approaching Warsaw's international airport in Poland on Monday.
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German Eurosceptic to lead new party

Monday, July 20th 2015, 10:36

German anti-euro economist Bernd Lucke founds a new party after being ousted by the Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) that he set up.
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Greek debt relief possible - Merkel

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 19:05
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany's Angela Merkel says she is prepared to consider further debt concessions to Greece once its economic reforms are worked out.
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Greipel sprints to third stage win

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 15:22
related countries: France France

German rider Andre Greipel sprints to his third stage win of the Tour de France as Chris Froome retains his overall lead.
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Tearful refugee backs Merkel response

Friday, July 17th 2015, 21:42

A young Palestinian refugee has defended the way Germany's Angela Merkel dealt with her after she burst into tears while talking about deportation.
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Merkel criticised over crying refugee

Friday, July 17th 2015, 11:40
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticised for her treatment of a young refugee from Lebanon who had been threatened with deportation.
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Greece exposes European divisions

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 23:53
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek debt crisis exposes Franco-German divide
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German muscle threatens European solidarity

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 0:14

Does German muscle threaten European solidarity?
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My SS family: German meets survivors of Italy WW2 massacre

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 23:56
related countries: Italy Italy

German meets survivors of Nazi massacre
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VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor advocates forgiveness

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 21:52

A German court has convicted a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews.
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'Auschwitz book-keeper' convicted

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 16:43

A German court convicts a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews.
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Nosferatu director's skull stolen

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 9:16

The skull of FW Murnau, the director of 1920s silent vampire classic Nosferatu, has been removed from his grave, according to authorities in Germany.
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Man Utd complete double signing

Monday, July 13th 2015, 13:56

Manchester United sign Germany international Bastian Schweinsteiger and France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
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Germany urges paedophiles out of the shadows

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 23:06

Germany urges paedophiles to step forward for treatment
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Man Utd medical for Schweinsteiger

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 10:55

Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is to have a medical with Manchester United before a proposed move from Bayern Munich.
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Man Utd close to Schweinsteiger deal

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 6:39

Manchester United are close to completing the signing of Germany and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
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German man held over double shooting

Friday, July 10th 2015, 15:17

German police arrest a 47-year-old man suspected of shooting dead two people and firing at two others in Bavaria.
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England to play Germany next March

Friday, July 10th 2015, 13:49
related places: Berlin, March

England will play world champions Germany in a friendly on 26 March in Berlin to prepare for Euro 2016.
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Pilot flushes ammo down plane toilet

Friday, July 10th 2015, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

US authorities are investigating after a United Airlines pilot flushed bullets down a toilet while aboard a flight to Germany.
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Tour leader Martin out of race

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 19:38
related countries: France France

Race leader Tony Martin is out of the Tour de France after breaking his collarbone in a late crash on stage six.
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VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: The view from Germany

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 4:54
related countries: Greece Greece

As Europe waits for Greece to deliver its new proposals to secure a deal with creditors - nowhere is there more interest than Germany - from where Jenny Hill reports.
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Greipel wins stage as Cavendish third

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 17:39
related countries: France France

German Andre Greipel wins an eventful, crash-heavy stage five of the Tour de France with Mark Cavendish third in a sprint finish.
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Froome loses Tour lead to Martin

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 16:52
related countries: France France

Britain's Chris Froome loses the lead in the Tour de France to Tony Martin after the German wins stage four.
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Blatter blames politics for Qatar vote

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 12:27
related countries: France France, Qatar Qatar

French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
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The Lionesses celebrate in style

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 0:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Lionesses share their celebrations on social media after beating Germany 1-0 and finishing third at the World Cup.
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Germany Women 0-1 England Women (aet)

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 22:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fara Williams's extra-time penalty gives England a first win over Germany to seal third place at the Women's World Cup.
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Nadal stunned by qualifier Brown

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 18:42

Rafael Nadal makes an early exit from Wimbledon for the fourth year in a row as he loses to German qualifier Dustin Brown.
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Feuding ukulele bands in court

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 15:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British ukulele band wins a High Court battle against a rival German-based group it accused of copying its act.
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USA 2-0 Germany

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 2:07

USA book their place in a fourth World Cup final with a hard-fought victory over two-time winners Germany in Montreal.
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Are Germany and the US still the best of friends?

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 23:52
related countries: United States United States

Germany and the US go through a rocky patch
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Portugal U21 5-0 Germany U21

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 21:00

Portugal overwhelm Germany and will play Sweden, who beat Denmark, in the final of the European Under-21 Championship.
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China 0-1 USA

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 2:03
related countries: Canada Canada, China China, United States United States
related places: Ottawa

Captain Carli Lloyd scores the winner as USA beat China in Ottawa to set up a semi-final with Germany on Tuesday.
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Germany 1-1 France (5-4 pens)

Friday, June 26th 2015, 23:33
related countries: France France
related places: Montreal

Two-time winners Germany beat France on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup in Montreal.
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VIDEO: Queen visits Brandenburg Gate

Friday, June 26th 2015, 10:08
related places: Berlin

Queen Elizabeth II visits Berlin's Brandenburg Gate during her state visit to Germany.
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Queen to visit ex-concentration camp

Friday, June 26th 2015, 1:14
related places: Belsen, Bergen

The Queen will visit the site of the World War Two concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen, in Germany, later, as she ends her state visit to the country.
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Queen stresses need for Europe unity

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 23:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

The Queen speaks of the need for unity in Europe, and the danger of division, in a speech to German and UK leaders at a state banquet in Berlin.
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VIDEO: Queen meets German leader on State visit

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 13:10

The Queen is on the second day of her State visit to Germany, where she has been meeting the country's President, Joachim Gauck, and the Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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VIDEO: Close up on Queen’s state visit

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 9:54

The Queen and Prince Philip are welcomed by the German president at his official residence, Bellevue Palace, where they exchange gifts, including German marzipan and books.
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EU reform to top Cameron-Merkel talks

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 3:29
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Berlin, Brussels

David Cameron travels to Berlin later for talks on EU reform and other issues with Angela Merkel, ahead of an EU summit.
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