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#Germany

# germany - Friday 20 September, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules Opinion

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

# germany - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s ‘paedophile pamphlet’ Germany

Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s ‘paedophile pamphlet’

The party supported the legalisation of sexual acts between children and adults.

# germany - Friday 13 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post — details of Garda ‘Operation Majesty’ revealed Operation Majesty

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post — details of Garda ‘Operation Majesty’ revealed

To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.

# germany - Monday 9 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons Syrian Crisis

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons

The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.

# germany - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Tokyo’s Olympic win impacts Germany’s Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# germany - Friday 6 September, 2013

Germany move one step closer to World Cup qualification with comprehensive win

Germany beat qualification rivals Austria 3-0 in Munich.

From TheJournal.ie Hitler’s last bodyguard dies at 96 World War II

Hitler’s last bodyguard dies at 96

Rochus Misch was the last surviving witness of Hitler’s final days in the Berlin bunker towards the end of World War II.

# germany - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 Auschwitz guards to face German prosecutors Germany

Over 40 Auschwitz guards to face German prosecutors

For decades German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they had personally committed atrocities, but since a 2011 landmark case all former camp guards can be tried.

# germany - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This 100-year-old Berlin dance hall holds ghosts of German history Ballhaus Of History

This 100-year-old Berlin dance hall holds ghosts of German history

Not literally (perhaps) but Claerchens Ballhaus is marking a centenary of surviving two world wars – and as location for Inglorious Basterds and Valkyrie films.

# germany - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three dead, including gunman, after shooting spree in German village Dossenheim

Three dead, including gunman, after shooting spree in German village

The man opened fire during a meeting of property owners at a restaurant.

# germany - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally Germany

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

# germany - Friday 26 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Car with built-in pool seized by police Carpooling

Car with built-in pool seized by police

That’s one cool ride.

# germany - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College WWI

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College

New radio doc explores life in Templemore for prisoners during WWI: “Prisoners were free to walk to Mass every Sunday and could purchase cigarettes and chocolate.”

# germany - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Jurgen Klopp has a rather brilliant way with words Turn Of Phrase This post contains videos

Jurgen Klopp has a rather brilliant way with words

As if we needed another reason to love the Dortmund coach.

# germany - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks World War 2

Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks

More than 450,000 Holocaust survivors and heirs have received money from the fund which was set up for people who had kept secret accounts in Switzerland during the war.

# germany - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie German bakers want their bread recognised by UNESCO Making Dough

German bakers want their bread recognised by UNESCO

Breadmakers say their “cultural heritage” should be listed as an asset to the country – Jared Leto is a fan of German brot, you know.

# germany - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes Merkel

Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes

In her most detailed comments on the spying claims made by Edward Snowden, the German chancellor defended the role of secret services in keeping populations safe.

From TheJournal.ie Last month’s floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage Flooding

Last month’s floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.

# germany - Sunday 7 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’ Read Me

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

# germany - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain Sleep Deprivation This post contains videos

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain

This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.

# germany - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment Employment

Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment

Today 20 EU leaders attended a summit on youth employment which Sinn Féin has described as an “election stunt”.

From TheJournal.ie When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting Youth Unemployment

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting

Youth unemployment is top of the agenda at a round table summit in the German capital today.

# germany - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Married couple jailed for spying on Germany for more than 20 years Cold War

Married couple jailed for spying on Germany for more than 20 years

The couple left hidden messages for the Russian secret services in comments under YouTube videos.

From The Daily Edge Video: Rihanna is TERRIBLE at karaoke Take A Bow This post contains videos

Video: Rihanna is TERRIBLE at karaoke

Really terrible. She’s also been hanging out with J-Law.

# germany - Friday 28 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel: I regard the Anglo Tapes with contempt Anglo Tapes

Angela Merkel: I regard the Anglo Tapes with contempt

The German chancellor was asked about the controversial recordings of former Anglo Irish Bank executives in Brussels last night.

# germany - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From Business ETC Everything’s looking rosy… if you live in Germany GUTEN TAG

Everything’s looking rosy… if you live in Germany

New poll there finds consumers confident about pay levels and the health of their economy.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: ‘We could have done without them’ Anglo Tapes

Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: ‘We could have done without them’

The finance minister says reporting on the tapes will influence public opinion in the states funding Ireland’s EU bailout.

From TheJournal.ie The Anglo Tapes scandal has made the front page of this German tabloid Anglo Tapes

The Anglo Tapes scandal has made the front page of this German tabloid

And another German newspaper says that Anglo bankers and others should be put in a sack and beaten.

# germany - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey Eu Bid

Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey

The disagreement centres on criticism from Turkey over slow progress on the country’s bid to join the EU.

# germany - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 98-year-old former Nazi charged with World War II crimes World War II

98-year-old former Nazi charged with World War II crimes

Laszlo Lajos Csatari has been charged over his role in organising the deportation of an estimated 12,000 Jews to World War II death camps.

# germany - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Who’s who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders G8

Who’s who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

# germany - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Germans give Cian O’Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to “Frenchy”

The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

# germany - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel tells young people with no jobs that they might have to move Pack Your Bags

Merkel tells young people with no jobs that they might have to move

Merkel said there will have to be more mobility if the youth unemployment figures are to be reduced.

# germany - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far Flooding This post contains images

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far

Swollen rivers in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein posed the biggest threat.

# germany - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities High Water

Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities

Eight people have been killed in the Czech Republic alone, and police are searching for four others.

# germany - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Floods peak in Czech Republic – Germany now on alert High Water

Floods peak in Czech Republic – Germany now on alert

The high waters forced the evacuation of Prague Zoo overnight.

# germany - Monday 3 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods Floods

PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods

Water levels in Germany on the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers have already surpassed records from previous heavy floods in 1954 and 2002.

Germany conceded a comical own goal in their defeat to the US Clanger This post contains videos

Germany conceded a comical own goal in their defeat to the US

Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Benedikt Howedes – hold your heads in shame.

# germany - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Blockupy’ protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt Blockupy

‘Blockupy’ protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt

Demonstrators were expressing concerns about the ECB’s role in enforcing austerity throughout the eurozone.