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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Frankfurt

All time
# Strike
Lufthansa cancels 64 flights after cabin crew walkout
The eight hour strike follows a breakdown of talks between the airline and trade union UFO over pay increases and temporary staff.
# Bondholders
Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?
The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.
# Air Travel
2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.
# EU
The picture that sums up the situation in Europe right now?
We’re sure this image from outside the ECB Occupy Frankfurt was not an omen…
# Recession
ECB’s Draghi: eurozone may re-enter recession next year
Mario Draghi says the ECB has lowered its expected rates of economic growth – contemplating negative growth in 2012.
# Germany
German town evacuated as authorities work to defuse WWII bomb
The British bomb was found last week alongside a 275 pound bomb dropped there by US forces during WWII, after Rhine’s water level fell due to lack of rain.
# Knock
Ryanair announces four new routes from Knock Airport
The airline will be running 14 routes out of Ireland West Airport from April of next year.
# Mortgages
Mortgage relief as ECB expected to avoid hiking interest rates
European Central Bank officials will meet in Frankfurt today to make a decision that will affect Irish homeowners.
# Germany
Child murderer awarded €3,000 in compensation over police questioning
Magnus Gäfgen was convicted of kidnapping and murdering 11-year-old Jakob von Metzler in Germany in 2003.
# Interest Rate
ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike
The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.
# Frankfurt
Man charged with murder after Frankfurt Airport gun attack
One person remains in critical condition after yesterday’s gun attack on a US military bus outside Frankfurt Airport, in which two people were killed.
# Frankfurt
Two killed in Frankfurt Airport shooting
Two US military personnel were killed and two others injured in a gun attack outside one of Europe’s busiest airports this afternoon.
# Ryanair
Ryanair will cut flights from Frankfurt base
The airline has blamed the Germany government’s plans to introduce a €8 tourist tax for the service cut.