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Tugce accused admits to delivering fatal blow
Tugce Albayrak's death shocked Germany. Photo:DPA

Tugce accused admits to delivering fatal blow

When 22-year-old Tugce Albayrak was fatally beaten in a MacDonald's car park in November 2014, Germany was left in a state of shock. On the first day of her attacker's trial he admits to 'boxing her on the ear.' READ  

Internet surveillance
Net company drags German spies to court
Internet routing hardware at DE-CIX HQ in Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

Net company drags German spies to court

DE-CIX, the German company that operates the world's biggest internet exchange, is taking the country's spy agency to court with allegations that its mass surveillance is illegal. READ  

ECB says 'recovery is there' in eurozone
The Euro sculpture outside the former ECB building in Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

ECB says 'recovery is there' in eurozone

Economic recovery has arrived in the 19 countries that share the euro, but it is up to governments to ensure it endures, European Central Bank executive board member Benoit Coeure said on Thursday. READ  

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack
Brief moment of chaos: ECB president Mario Draghi is showered with confetti. Photo: DPA

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack

A female protester stormed a press conference at the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB)in Frankfurt on Wednesday. Italian ECB president Mario Draghi is reportedly unhurt after being showered with confetti. READ  

Linke: Police instigated Frankfurt violence
Gregor Gysi. Photo:DPA

Linke: Police instigated Frankfurt violence

The head of Die Linke (The Left Party), Gregor Gysi, suggested on Monday that the security services were behind the violence which broke out at the Blockupy protest in Frankfurt in March. READ  

German police happy to wear body cameras
A Frankfurt police officer wearing a body camera. Photo: DPA

German police happy to wear body cameras

Following multiple high-profile shootings of unarmed black men by police officers in the US, debate is heating up about the use of body cameras. Germany is already a few steps ahead – but unions have a few reservations. READ  

Alps Plane Crash
Lufthansa cancels 60th jubilee celebration
Photo: DPA

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  

Alps Plane Crash
Lufthansa questions 60th anniversary jubilee
Photo: DPA

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
Photo: DPA

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
Photo: DPA

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  

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