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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Frankfurt

This year
Young footballer dies after cup brawl in Germany
The teenager ‘died in hospital as a result of his severe brain injuries’.
All time
Irish man arrested in Germany with cache of guns and samurai swords seized before 'possible attack'
He was arrested on 15 July.
25,000 people evacuated after discovery of massive World War II bomb in Frankfurt
Bomb disposal teams are due to detonate the explosive once they cover it with soil.
Mass evacuation in Frankfurt as WWII bomb defused
The 500-kilogramme British bomb was found on a construction site in Germany’s financial capital on Thursday.
Aubameyang, Willock and Saka help Arsenal get Europa League campaign off to winning start
Unai Emery’s side ran out 3-0 winners away against Frankfurt on Thursday evening.
8-year-old boy dies after being pushed in front of a train in Germany
Police said they had opened a murder inquiry and were questioning the suspect for a possible motive.
Europa League semi-final line-up confirmed after Frankfurt's dramatic win and Valencia's dominance
Arsenal face the Spaniards while Chelsea and Frankfurt will go head-to-head in the last four.
Eintracht Frankfurt stun champions Bayern Munich to claim first German cup since 1988
Frankfurt defeated the Bundeliga champions 3-1 to claim the DFB Pokal for the first time in three decades.
Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today
The budget carrier is set to cut between 40 and 50 flights each day between now and the end of October.
People in evacuation zone well past deadline as WWII bomb finally defused in Frankfurt
The 1.8-tonne British bomb had the ability to wipe out whole streets and flatten buildings.
60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused
The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany.
70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb
The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).
Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany
The bodies were discovered by the owner of the property yesterday morning.
Five on trial over exorcism death in Frankfurt
Prosecutors allege that the victim was tied, gagged and severely beaten because the family members believed she was “possessed by demons”.
Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany
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.
Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm
Some 122 passengers were affected.
A passenger joined in on this singer's train jam session and it's going viral worldwide
Darn you, talented people.
South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism
A 41-year-old woman was “severely” beaten, allegedly by a group including her own son.
Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”
Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
It included correspondence to his flight training school.
People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany
Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.
Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport
The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.
Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal
In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.
European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.
Peter Mathews says 'all the parties can join me' on his debt write down 'mission'
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.
Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage
Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.
Continued relief for mortgage holders: ECB keeps rates at record low
Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy should stabilise over the rest of the year, but low rates are still needed for now.
'Blockupy' protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Demonstrators were expressing concerns about the ECB’s role in enforcing austerity throughout the eurozone.
Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates
Falling inflation around the eurozone – particularly in Germany – means big decisions from Draghi and co.
9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to
The one-hop European experiences you really have to see, taste, smell and feel this year.
TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting
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
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
Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.
Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC
Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.
Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?
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
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
It’ll be a late one in the Dail.
Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’
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
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.
Man arrested after record seizure of cocaine at Kerry airport
The cocaine was found in the lining of the man’s rucksack by Revenue’s Customs Service.