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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...

25/09/2014 Iconic Berlin artist squat sold for 150 mn euros: reports

An iconic building in Berlin that was occupied by squatting artists for two decades has been sold to an investment fund for 150 million euros ($190...

30/09/2014 East German dissident board game relaunched for schools

A satirical board game played by dissidents in communist East Germany, 'Burokratopoly', has been relaunched to teach students about life...

30/09/2014 Lufthansa pilots' strike grounds around 20,000 passengers

A new walkout by Lufthansa pilots forced the cancellation of 50 flights in Frankfurt, Germany's busiest airport, affecting roughly 20,000...

30/09/2014 German jobless total rises in September

Unemployment in Germany is increasing as clouds continue to build over Europe's biggest economy, but analysts said the figures were no cause...

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