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01/10/2014 Germany to boost benefit for victims of ex-communist East

Germany said Wednesday it would raise benefit payments to former political prisoners of ex-communist East Germany, to send an "important message"...

01/10/2014 Germany to ban steep rent hikes in booming cities

Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to cap ballooning property rents in high-demand urban neighbourhoods in a law set to come into force...

01/10/2014 Zalando shares slip on Frankfurt stock exchange debut

Europe's biggest online fashion retailer, Zalando, made its high-profile debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, with shares...

26/09/2014 Europe widens in-flight use of portable electronics

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has authorised airlines to allow passengers to use mobile electronic devices, including phones,...

23/09/2014 German anti-euro party now main opposition force: poll

Upstart anti-euro party Alternative for Germany has become the biggest opposition force against Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, a poll...

24/09/2014 Eastern Germany still lags 25 years after Berlin Wall's fall

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the economy of Germany's ex-communist East is still struggling to catch up to the former...

01/10/2014 Eurofighter has manufacturing fault: Germany

A manufacturing fault has been discovered in the Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes, Germany said Tuesday, announcing it was suspending deliveries of...

 
 
 
 
 
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