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#West Germany

# west-germany - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 Could we see a shock World Cup winner for the first time since 1954? Analysis

Could we see a shock World Cup winner for the first time since 1954?

A number of pre-tournament favourites have struggled to live up to expectations in Russia.

# west-germany - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

1980s West German militants reappear 'to rob cash for retirement'

Red Army Faction disbanded in the late 1990s.

# west-germany - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The42 'Gazza kissed his jersey and it was clear he had been crying' - The story behind that iconic image Dry Your Eyes Mate

'Gazza kissed his jersey and it was clear he had been crying' - The story behind that iconic image

Inpho founder Billy Stickland is responsible for one of the most famous photographs from Italia 90.

# west-germany - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The42 24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia '90 Relived

24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia '90

It’s 25 years today since the tournament kicked off.

# west-germany - Sunday 9 November, 2014

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell Cold War This post contains videos

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell

It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.

# west-germany - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From The42 Lothar Matthaeus: Sorry, Ireland -- Germany team better than 1990 World Cup winners West Germany

# west-germany - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The42 West Germany government cultivated culture of doping -- study Doping

West Germany government cultivated culture of doping -- study

A new study finds that anabolic steroids were being used by West German athletes — including runners, rowers, soccer players and cyclists — as early as 1960.

# west-germany - Sunday 16 June, 2013

What has the G8 ever done for us? G8

What has the G8 ever done for us?

Here’s a list of all the topics that have been discussed in the last 38 summits. Has it been worth it?

# west-germany - Monday 10 December, 2012

From The42 Gerd Müller praises 'giant' Messi after goalscoring record falls Der Bomber

Gerd Müller praises 'giant' Messi after goalscoring record falls

Der Bomber hopes the Argentine’s record stands the test of time.

# west-germany - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From The42 30 days to Euro 2012: Der Bomber strikes in Brussels Countdown This post contains videos

30 days to Euro 2012: Der Bomber strikes in Brussels

Gerd Muller scored two goals in the semi-finals and two more at Heysel Stadium against the Soviet Union to hand West Germany Euro ’72.

# west-germany - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 36 days to Euro 2012: Panenka's cheeky penalty makes it Czech-mate Countdown This post contains videos

36 days to Euro 2012: Panenka's cheeky penalty makes it Czech-mate

Holders Germany are undone by one of the most beautiful spot-kicks of its day back in 1976.

# west-germany - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The42 40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets? Euro Countdown

40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets?

Franz Beckenbauer lifted the cup for West Germany in 1972 but the real winner that day was fashion.

# west-germany - Monday 15 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents

Documents released to Der Spiegel, days after the 50th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall, show how West Germany wanted to avoid it.

# west-germany - Saturday 13 August, 2011

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall Berlin Wall This post contains images

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall

Germany commemorates the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall this weekend.

# west-germany - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children

Germany agrees a €120m compensation deal after children in state and church care were abused for 25 years.