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# Germany

9th December 2023
Fifa receive three bids to host 2027 Women's World Cup
The final decision will be made through an open vote at the next Fifa Congress.
Last month
November 2023
Police raid homes of 20 alleged supporters of far-right Reich Citizens
About 280 officers raided properties in eight german states.
Hostage situation at Hamburg ends as suspect arrested
A man drove his vehicle through the gates of the airport with his young daughter inside, authorities said.
October 2023
Irish woman missing in Berlin has been found
She had been missing from Berlin since Saturday night.
Divided Europe: Ireland's voice at the EU table not loud enough to be heard this time around
Ireland had hoped for a stronger statement on the Israel-Hamas conflict.
Fake Ozempic pens circulating in Europe, watchdogs warn
The drug is in short supply internationally.
Seven people killed in Germany in crash of suspected smuggling vehicle
A minibus tried to evade a police check 50km from the Austrian border.
German coalition counts cost of poll losses as far right gains
All three parties in the coalition saw support fall in recent polls.
Work has begun on turning Adolf Hitler’s birthplace in Austria into a police station
The aim of the project is to deter people who glorify the Nazi leader from visiting the site.
This year
Italy held by North Macedonia, Japan humiliate Euro 2024 hosts Germany
Up next for Germany is Tuesday’s meeting with France in Dortmund.
Bavarian deputy PM to stay in office despite anti-Semitism scandal
Aiwanger has faced days of controversy over Nazi pamphlets found in his schoolbag as a teenager in the late 1980s.
98-year-old man charged for complicity in murder of over 3,300 people in Nazi concentration camp
The man was an adolescent when he worked as an SS watchman in the Sachsenhausen camp during World War II.
Germany approves plan to legalise cannabis sale and usage
The legislation would allow adults to possess up to 25 grams of cannabis and grow up to three plants for personal use.
Pride and infamy as former Ireland boss masterminds historic World Cup collapse
Colin Bell’s Korea Republic secure famous draw as Germany fail to emerge from group stages for first time.
Popp scores twice as Germany hammer Morocco while Brazil start with 4-0 win
Germany sent out a warning with a 6-0 win.
Hunt for 'lioness' called off in Berlin as authorities say it was probably a wild boar
The massive operation involved over 100 police officers, as well as helicopters and thermal-imaging cameras.
Residents of Berlin suburbs urged to stay indoors amid reports of a lioness on the loose
Police first issued the alarm in the early morning hours of this morning, after two people saw what appeared to be a lioness chasing a wild boar.
Two dead as severe summer storm hits the Netherlands and Germany
Meteorologists issued a rare “code red” warning for millions of people in the Netherlands to stay indoors.
Mane inspires Senegal to win over Brazil, Colombia deepen Germany's woes
Five-time World Cup winners Brazil are still without a coach after the departure of Tite last year.
German truck driver arrested over death of Italian champion cyclist in hit and run
Davide Rebellin died instantly after being struck by a truck near his home in the Venice region last year.
German police appeal for footage after woman killed in attack near castle
An American man is in custody after allegedly pushing two women into a gorge near Neuschwanstein castle in southern Germany.
Nato begins the biggest air force drill in its history
Up to 10,000 people will participate in the drills.
Hundreds attend AI church service in Germany
The ChatGPT chatbot led more than 300 people through 40 minutes of prayer, music, sermons and blessings.
Rammstein frontman denies wave of allegations prompted by Irish woman's social media post
Several women have since come forward to claim they were drugged and recruited to engage in sexual activity with Till Lindemann at Rammstein after-show parties.
Debunked: Video arguing migrants will damage Ireland relies on false claims and statistics
‘Our children’s future is in peril’, the video says, citing news organisations with strong racist links
German police carry out nationwide raids against climate activists
Authorities say the suspects are accused of “forming or supporting a criminal organisation”.
German police investigating suspected Kremlin-ordered poisoning of Russian exiles
Two participants who attended a meeting of Russian dissidents in Berlin experienced health problems shortly afterwards.
Five Germans tried over plot to overthrow government in protest of Covid-19 restrictions
The group are said to have wanted to “trigger civil war-like conditions” in Germany.
Five sentenced to prison for spectacular Dresden museum jewellery heist
The thieves made off with a haul worth more than €113 million from the Green Vault museum in 2019.
Zelenskyy thanks Germany for weapons pledge as Ukraine captures outskirts of Bakhmut
Germany unveiled a new military package for Kyiv worth €2.7 billion, as Zelenskyy made his first visit to Germany since Russia’s invasion.
From energy caps to scrapped TV licence: How nearby countries responded to cost-of-living crisis
What measures have some other governments responded to rising prices over the last year?
Two people dead as man opens fire at Mercedes-Benz factory in Germany
A 53-year-old suspect has been taken into custody, a spokesman for the Stuttgart prosecutor’s office said.
'Extremely bitter' - Dortmund hand title advantage to Bayern
Bayern play last-placed Hertha Berlin on Sunday.
Ex-Audi executive pleads guilty over Volkswagen 'dieselgate' scandal
The Volkswagen Group, whose brands include, Audi, Skoda and Seat – admitted in 2015 that it had installed software to rig emissions in 11 million diesel vehicles.
Climate activists glue themselves to roads bringing traffic to a halt in Berlin
This morning there were more than 30 road blocks across the city, according to reports.
German court unable to try suspect in McCann case for unrelated offences, including rape of Irish woman
Prosecutors in other regions of Germany where the suspect lived must now decide whether to pursue the charges and stake a claim to jurisdiction.
Germany seeks extradition of Irish man over 'stupid' incident at Berlin takeaway 30 years ago
Lawyers for the man have argued the amount of time that has passed would result in a breach of his human rights if he is surrendered.
Germany to power down its last nuclear reactors today
The country is exiting atomic power even as it seeks to wean itself off fossil fuels and manage an energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.
Large fire in Hamburg sparks public safety alert and hits train services
The smoke drifted towards the city centre, halting long-distance trains between Hamburg and Berlin and other cities.
EU moves closer to banning new fossil-fuel cars after striking deal with Germany
Germany, one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world, had previously vetoed the ban.