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Lufthansa cancels 60th jubilee celebration
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Lufthansa cancels 60th jubilee celebration

Germany's national airline Lufthansa announced on Tuesday that it would cancel celebrations for the 60th anniversary of its founding in 1955. READ  

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Lufthansa questions 60th anniversary jubilee
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Lufthansa questions 60th anniversary jubilee

Germany's national airline is reconsidering plans to celebrate its 60th anniversary on April 15th following last weak's deadly crash of a plane from subsidiary Germanwings in the French Alps. READ  

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying
The European Central Bank (ECB) building in Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying

Three German businessmen are seeking to block the European Central Bank's controversial bond purchase programme, arguing it oversteps the bank's mandate, their legal expert told AFP on Monday. READ  

Germany's glimpse of the solar eclipse
The eclipse photographed from Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

Germany's glimpse of the solar eclipse

Thanks to the clear weather, people across Germany got a glimpse of the partial solar eclipse. READ  

Court bans Uber in Germany - again
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Court bans Uber in Germany - again

A court in Frankfurt has banned Uber and its ride-sharing service UberPop throughout Germany. READ  

Who are Blockupy and what do they want?
Blockupy protest in Frankfurt on Wednesday. Photo: DPA

Who are Blockupy and what do they want?

The demonstrations in Frankfurt which turned violent on Wednesday were called by Blockupy, an umbrella group representing left-wing organisations from several countries. READ  

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt
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Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Frankfurt remains on alert after a morning of violence, burned cars and hundreds of arrests gave way to what is hoped to be an afternoon of peaceful protest. Organizers of the "Blockupy" demonstration against the new European Central Bank (ECB) building said they distanced themselves from the violence. Follow the latest updates here. READ  

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo
Blockupy demo in Frankfurt back in 2013. Photo: DPA

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo

Up to 10,000 protesters are expected at a mass anti-austerity demonstration during the the official inauguration of the new European Central Bank (ECB) HQ in Frankfurt on Wednesday. READ  

Police grab 'Isis fighter' at Frankfurt airport
Police at Frankfurt airport. Photo: DPA

Police grab 'Isis fighter' at Frankfurt airport

Federal police said on Wednesday that they had captured a suspected Isis fighter alleged to have been planning a terrorist attack. READ  

Coked-up casino winner 'caused motorway havoc'
Wreckage from crash caused by the jackpot winner in Novermber 2011. Photo: DPA

Coked-up casino winner 'caused motorway havoc'

In 2011 a man won a huge amount of money on the euro-Jackpot. Just 19 drug-fuelled hours later he had taken a life in a serious car accident, prosecutors said at the start of his trial on Tuesday. READ  

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Leftwing activists attack Frankfurt Pegida demo
Police and anti-Pegida demonstrators at a protest in Frankfurt in February. Photo: DPA

Leftwing activists attack Frankfurt Pegida demo

Violence broke out in central Frankfurt on Monday evening when left-wing demonstrators attacked a small Pegida demonstration, leading to serious clashes with the police. READ  

ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge
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ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge

The European Central Bank (ECB) is flooding the European markets with money by buying up government bonds, hoping to push prices on consumer goods back up. READ  

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German cities among world's most livable
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German cities among world's most livable

A study carried out by an American research centre has named seven German cities among the top 30 to live in worldwide. READ  

Deutsche Bahn brings drivers back to table
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Deutsche Bahn brings drivers back to table

Rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Monday that it would resume talks with the German Train Drivers' Union (GDL), pushing back the possibility of further crippling strikes. READ  

Greece bailout
Germany rejects Greek loan application
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Photo: DPA

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Berlin reacted harshly to a letter sent from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to eurozone countries on Thursday, saying that it did not represent an acceptable compromise over Greece's bailout arrangements. READ  

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