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# germany - Monday 11 October, 2021

Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week
# Shane O'Brien
# Shane O'Brien

Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week

Mon 5:00 PM 49,835 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Foreign affairs said it is providing consular assistance.

# germany - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,666 Views 12 Comments

The outgoing Chancellor is making her eight and final visit to Israel before retiring from politics.

# germany - Saturday 9 October, 2021

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader

Oct 9th 2021, 2:01 PM 6,661 Views 1 Comment

The centre-left Social Democrats, the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats have held talks following the election last month.

# germany - Thursday 7 October, 2021

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial
# Germany
# Germany

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 5:33 PM 30,212 Views 0 Comments

The defendant is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder.

Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes
# Sachsenhausen
# Sachsenhausen

Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes

Oct 7th 2021, 8:22 AM 28,396 Views 43 Comments

German prosecutors are racing to bring the last surviving Nazi perpetrators to justice.

# germany - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin

Oct 6th 2021, 4:55 PM 6,128 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel will remain in office until a new government is in place.

# germany - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
# Germany
# Germany

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,475 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

# germany - Monday 27 September, 2021

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?

Sep 27th 2021, 1:40 PM 31,403 Views 24 Comments

The referendum supports the expropriation of homes from property companies to the city.

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,086 Views 1 Comment
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job
# Olaf Scholz
# Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job

Sep 27th 2021, 11:13 AM 10,104 Views 4 Comments

Nicknamed “Scholzomat” for his robotic speeches, Scholz has a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.

# germany - Sunday 26 September, 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
# Bundestagswahl 2021
# Bundestagswahl 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

Sep 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,633 Views 4 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

# germany - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
# Germany Votes
# Germany Votes

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

Sep 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 17,090 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
# New Chancellor
# New Chancellor

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

Sep 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,747 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

# germany - Friday 24 September, 2021

10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead
# Top Of The Tree
From The42
# Top Of The Tree

10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead

Sep 24th 2021, 11:30 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

Benjamin Pavard was sent off, with Thomas Mueller and Joshua Kimmich among the goalscorers.

# germany - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
# Berlin
# Berlin

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 11,083 Views 16 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

# germany - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask
# Idar-Oberstein
# Idar-Oberstein

Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 60,308 Views 41 Comments

The man told officers he acted ‘out of anger’ after being refused service for not wearing a mask while trying to buy beer.

# germany - Thursday 9 September, 2021

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing

Sep 9th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,523 Views 1 Comment

The team was returning from their World Cup qualifier in Iceland.

# germany - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
# World Cup Qualifiers
From The42
# World Cup Qualifiers

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win

Sep 5th 2021, 10:46 PM 9,531 Views 1 Comment

Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.

Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says

Sep 5th 2021, 7:26 PM 7,682 Views 8 Comments

The Taliban’s chief spokesman said the group wanted “strong and official diplomatic relations with Germany”.

# germany - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:03 PM 2,412 Views 2 Comments

Timo Werner and Leroy Sane grabbed the winning goals in this World Cup qualifier.

# germany - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Germany launches 'attempted murder' probe over university poisoning
# Darmstadt
# Darmstadt

Germany launches 'attempted murder' probe over university poisoning

Aug 24th 2021, 12:15 PM 14,788 Views 0 Comments

Police say packets of milk and water containers were among the items spiked over the weekend.

Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study
# Wallonia
# Wallonia

Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study

Aug 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 6,788 Views 37 Comments

Downpours over Germany and the Benelux region are now between 3-19% heavier because of human-induced warming, according to the study.

# germany - Friday 20 August, 2021

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow
# Poison Attack
# Poison Attack

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow

Aug 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,748 Views 11 Comments

She made the comments at a Kremlin press conference.

# germany - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying
# Germany
# Germany

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying

Aug 11th 2021, 1:16 PM 16,355 Views 11 Comments

German prosecutors said the 57-year-old man is suspected of selling documents to Russian intelligence.

# germany - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated
# Germany
# Germany

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated

Aug 10th 2021, 10:01 PM 25,434 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery will be required to access a range of facilities.

Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case
# Germany
# Germany

Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case

Aug 10th 2021, 2:20 PM 31,253 Views 0 Comments

The 41-year-old is accused of meeting a 43-year-old mechanic on an online dating site a few hours before the killing in Berlin.

# germany - Monday 2 August, 2021

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes
# Germany
# Germany

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes

Aug 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 19,833 Views 11 Comments

Thousands of people had rallied in the German capital’s Mitte district.

# germany - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament

Jul 28th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,028 Views 1 Comment

Hosts Japan progressed with a thrashing of France.

# germany - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

At least two killed as blast rocks German chemical facility
# Leverkusen
# Leverkusen

At least two killed as blast rocks German chemical facility

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 8:09 PM 31,351 Views 1 Comment

At least 16 people were injured and five remain missing.

# germany - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,709 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

# germany - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Irish man arrested in Germany with cache of guns and samurai swords seized before 'possible attack'
# Frankfurt
# Frankfurt

Irish man arrested in Germany with cache of guns and samurai swords seized before 'possible attack'

Jul 20th 2021, 3:53 PM 47,190 Views 36 Comments

He was arrested on 15 July.

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
# Floods
# Floods

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,041 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

# germany - Monday 19 July, 2021

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
# Europe Flooding
# Europe Flooding

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,729 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

# germany - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse

Jul 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,055 Views 0 Comments

The German Football Association said defender Jordan Torunarigha was racially abused.

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities
# Floods
# Floods

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 96,071 Views 68 Comments
  • At least 128 are dead with hundreds missing.
  • Most of the deaths have occurred in northwest Germany.
  • Streets and houses are completely submerged in some places.
Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage
# Rhineland
# Rhineland

Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage

Jul 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,963 Views 6 Comments

Politicians have so far broadly refrained from politicising the issue.

# germany - Friday 16 July, 2021

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe

Jul 16th 2021, 12:31 PM 23,565 Views 5 Comments

Thousands are homeless after days of heavy storms that caused flash floods in Germany and Belgium.

# germany - Thursday 15 July, 2021

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 10:30 PM 45,450 Views 16 Comments

The floods have also affected Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium, where four have died.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,231 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

At least 4 dead and several missing in German flooding
# Koblenz
# Koblenz

At least 4 dead and several missing in German flooding

Jul 15th 2021, 8:09 AM 16,788 Views 2 Comments

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has been hit by storms in recent days.

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