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#Germany

# germany - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Driver has lucky escape after huge wind turbine blade hits lorry

Another driver was injured in the incident which happened in Germany today.

# germany - Saturday 13 May, 2017

German defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

German defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

Von der Leyen had pledged zero tolerance on all forms of extremism after it emerged the top suspect arrested, Lieutenant Franco Albrecht, 28, had expressed racist views years ago

# germany - Sunday 7 May, 2017

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city

Seven retirement and nursing homes were affected and some rail traffic through the city was disrupted.

So small the townsfolk have their own WhatsApp group, this village is the centre of the EU after Brexit

Gadheim, Germany will be the geographical centre of the EU when the UK leaves.

# germany - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

# germany - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# germany - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne Alternative For Germany This post contains videos

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne

Around 50,000 demonstrators were expected to mobilise in the city.

# germany - Friday 21 April, 2017

Borussia Dortmund bus bomber 'wanted to profit from a drop in the team's share price'

The incident was not ‘terror-related’, according to German police.

# germany - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

German police arrest Islamist linked to 'targeted attack' on Dortmund bus

Investigations will focus on a letter claiming responsibility for the attack that was found close to the site of the blasts.

# germany - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'Come in, I missed you' - Merkel gives Kenny Brexit boost in Berlin meeting

The German Chancellor acknowledged Ireland’s specific interest in Brexit negotiations.

# germany - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

# germany - Monday 27 March, 2017

Thieves stole this massive gold coin worth one million dollars

The commemorative coin is 3cm thick and features a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.

# germany - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'

“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.

# germany - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money'

Trump wants Germany and other nations to contribute more to Nato.

# germany - Friday 17 March, 2017

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh Stoney Faced This post contains videos

Donald Trump tried to joke about wiretapping with Angela Merkel. She didn't laugh

The two leaders met in the White House.

# germany - Thursday 16 March, 2017

German police make two arrests after hostage taken at bank

Police are still looking for red, older VW Golf, which drove away shortly after the alarm was triggered.

# germany - Saturday 11 March, 2017

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears

Sniffer dogs have been brought in to search for explosives.

# germany - Friday 10 March, 2017

Fugitive German teenager who bragged about murder of child is arrested as police find second body

Marcel Hesse was arrested after a three day manhunt.

# germany - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From The42 Two Connacht players narrowly escape axe attack at Dusseldorf's main train station Exclusive This post contains videos

Two Connacht players narrowly escape axe attack at Dusseldorf's main train station

Jake Heenan and Dominic Robertson-McCoy were in the German city tonight.

# germany - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

# germany - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# germany - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The42 ‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany Interview

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany

The IABA confirmed Eddie Bolger’s departure earlier this week. The experienced coach subsequently spoke to The42 about his reasons for the move.

# germany - Friday 3 March, 2017

Study finds pollution from rigged Volkswagens will kill 1,200 people in Europe

Volkswagen has admitted to having installed software in 11 million diesel engines worldwide to circumvent emissions tests.

# germany - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany

The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.

# germany - Saturday 25 February, 2017

3 injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Germany

A police spokesman said that a terrorist background is not suspected.

# germany - Friday 24 February, 2017

Germany's anger after Russian theme park creates mock-Reichstag for children to attack

German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said today the plan was “surprising and speaks for itself.”

# germany - Friday 17 February, 2017

Germany bans children's doll that can be used as 'spying device'

Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency which enforces bans on surveillance devices.

# germany - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From The42 'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup Mix-up This post contains videos

'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup

Tennis player Andrea Petkovic is outraged while organisers have apologised for the gaffe.

# germany - Sunday 5 February, 2017

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

# germany - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online

It’s part of a project that will name the staff who worked in death and concentration camps set up in occupied Poland.

# germany - Monday 30 January, 2017

The secretary of Nazi leader Joseph Goebbels has died at 106

She died on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

# germany - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?

Germany authorities have begun cracking down on members of the far-right movement.

# germany - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party

The party was deemed to be “too insignificant” to pose a threat.

# germany - Monday 16 January, 2017

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit

Trump also attacked Angela Merkel over her immigration policy.

# germany - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

# germany - Sunday 8 January, 2017

After the Berlin attack, Germany is planning a massive overhaul of its security services

Reforms are being proposed in the wake of the attack which killed 12 at a Christmas market in Berlin.

# germany - Friday 6 January, 2017

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

# germany - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany

It was initially planned to print only 4,000 copies of the Nazi leader’s anti-Semitic manifesto, but production was boosted after intense demand.

# germany - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cologne police deny racial profiling after sending tweet about 'screening Nafris'

Nafris is police slang for men from north African countries.

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