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# frankfurt - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Mass evacuation in Frankfurt as WWII bomb defused
# Germany
# Germany

Mass evacuation in Frankfurt as WWII bomb defused

Dec 6th 2020, 7:30 PM 22,565 Views 17 Comments

The 500-kilogramme British bomb was found on a construction site in Germany’s financial capital on Thursday.

# frankfurt - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Aubameyang, Willock and Saka help Arsenal get Europa League campaign off to winning start
# Gunners
From The42
# Gunners

Aubameyang, Willock and Saka help Arsenal get Europa League campaign off to winning start

Sep 19th 2019, 7:57 PM 3,613 Views 0 Comments

Unai Emery’s side ran out 3-0 winners away against Frankfurt on Thursday evening.

# frankfurt - Monday 29 July, 2019

8-year-old boy dies after being pushed in front of a train in Germany
# Frankfurt
# Frankfurt

8-year-old boy dies after being pushed in front of a train in Germany

Jul 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 8,202 Views 4 Comments

Police said they had opened a murder inquiry and were questioning the suspect for a possible motive.

# frankfurt - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Europa League semi-final line-up confirmed after Frankfurt's dramatic win and Valencia's dominance
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Europa League semi-final line-up confirmed after Frankfurt's dramatic win and Valencia's dominance

Apr 18th 2019, 10:39 PM 13,686 Views 18 Comments

Arsenal face the Spaniards while Chelsea and Frankfurt will go head-to-head in the last four.

# frankfurt - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Eintracht Frankfurt stun champions Bayern Munich to claim first German cup since 1988
# Scalp
From The42
# Scalp

Eintracht Frankfurt stun champions Bayern Munich to claim first German cup since 1988

May 19th 2018, 9:26 PM 12,438 Views 6 Comments

Frankfurt defeated the Bundeliga champions 3-1 to claim the DFB Pokal for the first time in three decades.

# frankfurt - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today
# Amsterdamage
# Amsterdamage

Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today

Sep 17th 2017, 8:50 AM 45,818 Views 92 Comments

The budget carrier is set to cut between 40 and 50 flights each day between now and the end of October.

# frankfurt - Monday 4 September, 2017

People in evacuation zone well past deadline as WWII bomb finally defused in Frankfurt
# Wohnblockknacker
# Wohnblockknacker

People in evacuation zone well past deadline as WWII bomb finally defused in Frankfurt

Sep 4th 2017, 9:57 AM 17,298 Views 27 Comments

The 1.8-tonne British bomb had the ability to wipe out whole streets and flatten buildings.

# frankfurt - Sunday 3 September, 2017

60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused
# Blockbuster
# Blockbuster

60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused

Sep 3rd 2017, 2:12 PM 15,219 Views 11 Comments

The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany.

# frankfurt - Thursday 31 August, 2017

70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb
# Blockbuster
# Blockbuster

70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb

Aug 31st 2017, 8:53 PM 19,254 Views 38 Comments

The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).

# frankfurt - Monday 30 January, 2017

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany

Jan 30th 2017, 2:21 PM 20,419 Views 6 Comments

The bodies were discovered by the owner of the property yesterday morning.

# frankfurt - Monday 10 October, 2016

Five on trial over exorcism death in Frankfurt
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Five on trial over exorcism death in Frankfurt

Oct 10th 2016, 11:53 AM 19,705 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors allege that the victim was tied, gagged and severely beaten because the family members believed she was “possessed by demons”.

# frankfurt - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany
# Ginsheim-Gustavsburg
# Ginsheim-Gustavsburg

Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany

Aug 20th 2016, 5:50 PM 103,376 Views 8 Comments

Last week around 500-600 people in over 100 caravans descended on the town of Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, camping illegally on a meadow beside the Rhine.

# frankfurt - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm
# EI657
# EI657

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:08 PM 24,582 Views 40 Comments

Some 122 passengers were affected.

# frankfurt - Saturday 16 April, 2016

A passenger joined in on this singer's train jam session and it's going viral worldwide
# Train In Vain
From The Daily Edge
# Train In Vain

A passenger joined in on this singer's train jam session and it's going viral worldwide

Apr 16th 2016, 11:39 AM 9,116 Views 3 Comments

Darn you, talented people.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism
# Germany
# Germany

South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism

Dec 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 23,062 Views 17 Comments

A 41-year-old woman was “severely” beaten, allegedly by a group including her own son.

# frankfurt - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
# Bailout Secret
# Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,496 Views 24 Comments

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

# frankfurt - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

Mar 31st 2015, 7:37 PM 13,067 Views 26 Comments

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany
# Frankfurt's Way
# Frankfurt's Way

People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany

Mar 18th 2015, 10:31 AM 15,633 Views 100 Comments

Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:52 PM 25,692 Views 78 Comments

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

# frankfurt - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal

Apr 8th 2014, 8:52 AM 7,435 Views 40 Comments

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

# frankfurt - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Dec 31st 2013, 12:13 PM 5,452 Views 22 Comments

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Peter Mathews says 'all the parties can join me' on his debt write down 'mission'
# Peter Mathews
# Peter Mathews

Peter Mathews says 'all the parties can join me' on his debt write down 'mission'

Dec 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,224 Views 18 Comments

The independent TD said he has had no formal discussions with Fianna Fáil about the possibility of joining the party and running for it in next year’s European elections.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage
# Flooding
# Flooding

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Jul 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,792 Views 2 Comments

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.

# frankfurt - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Continued relief for mortgage holders: ECB keeps rates at record low
# Super Mario Land
# Super Mario Land

Continued relief for mortgage holders: ECB keeps rates at record low

Jun 6th 2013, 2:36 PM 6,115 Views 58 Comments

Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy should stabilise over the rest of the year, but low rates are still needed for now.

# frankfurt - Friday 31 May, 2013

'Blockupy' protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
# Blockupy
# Blockupy

'Blockupy' protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt

May 31st 2013, 3:20 PM 4,565 Views 69 Comments

Demonstrators were expressing concerns about the ECB’s role in enforcing austerity throughout the eurozone.

# frankfurt - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates
# Super Mario Land
# Super Mario Land

Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates

May 2nd 2013, 1:02 PM 23,015 Views 145 Comments

Falling inflation around the eurozone – particularly in Germany – means big decisions from Draghi and co.

# frankfurt - Monday 11 March, 2013

9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to
# Get Me There
# Get Me There

9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to

Mar 11th 2013, 9:37 AM 31,429 Views 24 Comments

The one-hop European experiences you really have to see, taste, smell and feel this year.

# frankfurt - Thursday 7 February, 2013

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

Feb 7th 2013, 3:50 AM 14,679 Views 69 Comments

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:18 AM 4,453 Views 0 Comments

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:07 AM 19,800 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 1:20 AM 72,421 Views 255 Comments

Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.

# frankfurt - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

Feb 6th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,091 Views 174 Comments

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Feb 6th 2013, 9:15 PM 10,902 Views 0 Comments

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

Feb 6th 2013, 9:07 PM 15,014 Views 61 Comments

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Feb 6th 2013, 8:48 PM 9,758 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

Feb 6th 2013, 8:28 PM 47,537 Views 244 Comments

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

# frankfurt - Monday 14 January, 2013

Man arrested after record seizure of cocaine at Kerry airport
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

Man arrested after record seizure of cocaine at Kerry airport

Jan 14th 2013, 4:11 PM 15,078 Views 61 Comments

The cocaine was found in the lining of the man’s rucksack by Revenue’s Customs Service.

# frankfurt - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport

Nov 20th 2012, 11:29 AM 26,494 Views 67 Comments

A Boeing 747 en route to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport yesterday morning after one of the pilots became incapacitated with a migraine.

# frankfurt - Friday 31 August, 2012

Lufthansa cancels 64 flights after cabin crew walkout
# Strike
# Strike

Lufthansa cancels 64 flights after cabin crew walkout

Aug 31st 2012, 8:33 AM 3,371 Views 8 Comments

The eight hour strike follows a breakdown of talks between the airline and trade union UFO over pay increases and temporary staff.

# frankfurt - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?

Jul 17th 2012, 8:23 AM 2,719 Views 24 Comments

The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.

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