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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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Germany: news

Russia threatened over Ukraine poll

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 14:20
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The French and German leaders threaten further sanctions against Russia if Ukraine's presidential election fails to go ahead as planned.
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Ecclestone trial hears from banker

Friday, May 9th 2014, 23:09

A German banker who alleges he was bribed by Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone testifies for the first time at his corruption trial.
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VIDEO: Tunnelling under the Berlin Wall

Friday, May 9th 2014, 2:45

How I dug under the Berlin Wall to save my girlfriend
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'Nazi art' left to Swiss museum

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 15:57

German art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday, makes the Bern Art Museum in Switzerland his "sole heir".
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'Nazi art' hoarder dies aged 81

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 16:36

Cornelius Gurlitt, the German who was found to have hoarded more than 1,400 works of art in his Munich apartment, dies aged 81.
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Bayer to pay $14.2bn for Merck unit

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 10:59
related countries: United States United States

Germany's Bayer agrees to pay $14.2bn (£8.4bn) to buy US rival Merck's consumer care business, which owns the Coppertone and Dr Scholl's brands.
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VIDEO: 'Lost' Mendelssohn song is performed

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 5:15

A 'lost' song, written by the German composer Felix Mendelssohn in 1842, is performed for the first time since being found
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US and Germany 'at odds' over spying

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 18:06
related countries: United States United States

The US and Germany remain at odds over digital spying and privacy policy, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say.
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Ecclestone 'blackmail' challenged

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 18:05

German prosecutors contest claims by F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone that he was blackmailed into paying $45m to a German banker.
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Shock over US killing of German teen

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 18:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Montana

The father of a German exchange student shot dead in Montana while trespassing in a garage says the US cannot continue to "play cowboy" with guns.
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Dubai jails Scorpions drummer Kottak

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

The US drummer for the German rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail in Dubai for offensive behaviour, local media say.
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Putin hugs German ex-chancellor

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 12:33

Germany's ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder gets a controversial birthday hug from President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg.
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VIDEO: Nazi era films screened in Berlin

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 6:25
related places: Berlin

Nazi era films are being screened in Berlin, but the audience must attend a lecture and a debate before the screening.
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German diplomat 'injured' in Yemen

Monday, April 28th 2014, 20:35
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

A German diplomat has been injured in a suspected kidnapping attempt in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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VIDEO: Germany 25 years after communism

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 23:14

This year sees the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism. Tanya Beckett looks at how Germany has changed.
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German anger at Berlusconi comments

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 0:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sparks anger by saying that "for the Germans, concentration camps never existed".
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Bayern Munich 5-2 SV Werder Bremen

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 15:26

German champions Bayern Munich twice fight back from behind to beat Werder Bremen in a seven-goal thriller.
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Crisis loosens Franco-German bond

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 16:08
related countries: France France

Germany leaves France behind - how will voters react?
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Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 12:54
related places: Munich

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
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VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

Friday, April 18th 2014, 19:09

A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
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German media boss criticises Google

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 13:20

In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
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VIDEO: Anja Niedringhaus funeral held

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 17:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of mourners in Germany have been paying their respects to Anja Niedringhaus, the German Associated Press photographer killed in Afghanistan last week.
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VIDEO: Inside Germany's coal-mining operation

Friday, April 11th 2014, 16:14

David Shukman reports on the massive scale of the German coal-mining operation.
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BMW recalls 156,000 motors in US

Friday, April 11th 2014, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

German luxury carmaker BMW will recall 156,000 vehicles in the US to check for defective bolts that could lead to engine damage.
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German store recalls 'Hitler mugs'

Friday, April 11th 2014, 11:05

A German furniture store chain apologises for selling coffee mugs which feature Adolf Hitler's face on a postage stamp, blaming it on a "terrible" mistake.
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German coal underpins renewable push

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 23:09

Why Germany is not as efficient as you might think
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Germany to release confiscated art

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 14:35
related places: Munich

Prosecutors in Germany are to release 1,280 works of art confiscated two years ago from the Munich apartment of collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
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Collector does deal on art hoard

Monday, April 7th 2014, 16:23

German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, whose collection was seized by police in 2012, reaches a deal on the future of the 1,400 works.
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VIDEO: Pilot strike halts German air travel

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 15:43

German airline Lufthansa has cancelled around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers.
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Germany approves first minimum wage

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 13:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel approves the country's first minimum wage, at 8.50 euros an hour, to start in 2015.
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Pilots' strike grounds Lufthansa

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 9:21

German airline Lufthansa cancels around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers.
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German unemployment falls in March

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 9:37
related places: March

German unemployment fell by more than expected in March as the economy was boosted by the mild winter weather.
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VIDEO: Putin 'orders partial withdrawal'

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 5:47
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial withdrawal of troops from the border with Ukraine, according to the German government.
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Russia in 'partial' border pullout

Monday, March 31st 2014, 17:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Germany's chancellor he has ordered a "partial troop withdrawal" from Ukraine's eastern border.
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Lufthansa to cancel 3,800 flights

Monday, March 31st 2014, 14:47

German airline Lufthansa says it will cancel 3,800 flights this week because of a strike by pilots.
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Man Utd can punish Bayern - Robben

Monday, March 31st 2014, 12:29
related places: Bayern

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben believes Manchester United are capable of beating the German side in the Champions League.
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Lufthansa pilots' union calls strike

Friday, March 28th 2014, 16:18

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa will hold a three-day strike from 1 April, their union announces.
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German boost for Cameron EU strategy

Friday, March 28th 2014, 14:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany says any future changes to the EU must be fair to all members, boosting David Cameron's renegotiation hopes.
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Germany to alter EU migrant benefits

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:42

Germany's coalition government welcomes an official report proposing new welfare limits for EU migrants.
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Germany's 'bishop of bling' resigns

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 12:24

Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation of a senior German Church leader suspended over his alleged lavish spending.
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Hertha BSC 1-3 Bayern Munich

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:19

Bayern Munich are champions of Germany for a 24th time with a record seven games to spare after a 3-1 win in Berlin.
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Ceremony honours 'The Great Escape'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 17:41

Hundreds of people gather in Zagan, Poland, to remember the allied prisoners of war who died in The Great Escape of World War Two.
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Bundesliga opts against technology

Monday, March 24th 2014, 15:01

The German league will not use goal-line technology, following a vote of teams in the top two divisions.
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Lufthansa pilots vote for strike

Friday, March 21st 2014, 14:31

Pilots at Germany's flagship carrier voted overwhelmingly for strike action
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Brazil launches big corruption probe

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 22:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France

Brazil says it is investigating corruption and price-fixing allegations against 18 companies, including Siemens of Germany and Alstom of France.
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The archaeologist of African vinyl

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 0:26

The German DJ hunting for hidden hoards of 70s music
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Real Madrid 3-1 Schalke (9-2 agg)

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 21:37
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid cruise to a 9-2 aggregate win over German side Schalke.
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Colombia VP puts dog ahead of career

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 19:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Colombia Colombia

Colombian Vice-President Angelino Garzon turns down the post of ambassador to Brazil because his German Shepherd dog would not adapt to the hot weather.
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Football magnate's fall from grace

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 19:04

German football boss Uli Hoeness's fall from grace
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German football boss Hoeness guilty

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 16:21

A German court finds Bayern Munich football boss Uli Hoeness guilt of tax evasion, sentencing him to to three years and six months in jail.
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Ukraine votes for new National Guard

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 13:09
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Ukraine's parliament votes unanimously to create a 60,000-strong National Guard to bolster the country's defences.
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Call for Bayern boss jail sentence

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 12:00
related places: Bayern

German prosecutors are seeking a jail term of more than five years for Uli Hoeness, the president of European football champions Bayern Munich.
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Bayern boss admits massive tax fraud

Monday, March 10th 2014, 15:03

Uli Hoeness, president of European football champions Bayern Munich, admits in court that he defrauded the German tax authorities of 18m euros (£15m; $25m).
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Lost tourist 'ate flies' to survive

Friday, March 7th 2014, 3:35
related countries: Australia Australia

A German tourist who went missing for almost three weeks while walking in Australia's outback survived by eating flies, police say.
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No deportation for home-schoolers

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 18:39
related countries: United States United States

A family who left Germany to avoid having to send their children to school there will not be deported from the US, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Queen of Europe' Merkel visits UK

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 20:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rest of Europe is not prepared to pay almost any price to keep Britain in the EU.
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Former German president cleared

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 10:39

A German court has cleared the country's former president Christian Wulff of corruption.
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Germany scraps threshold for EU vote

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 13:04

Germany's top court says a rule requiring political parties to win at least 3% of the vote to enter the European Parliament is unconstitutional.
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German spy paranoia's Irish invasion

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 10:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How panic spread across the UK and Ireland in 1914
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