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Siemens to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide
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Siemens to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

German engineering giant Siemens said on Thursday that it would slash an additional 4,500 jobs worldwide, on top of 7,800 cuts announced in February as part of an ongoing restructuring plan. READ  

Champions League
Pep returns home for Champions League clash
The eyes of the world on the former Barca coach. Photo: DPA

Pep returns home for Champions League clash

FC Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is preparing for his grand homecoming on Wednesday, as the newly crowned German champions travel to Barcelona for a Champions League semi final. READ  

Nightclub owner bans 'aggressive' refugees
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Nightclub owner bans 'aggressive' refugees

A Bavarian nightclub owner has introduced a ban on refugees after claiming that they were causing trouble in his establishment. READ  

This week in history
The bitter end in the Führer's bunker
Adolf Hitler speaking to child soldiers in the spring of 1945. Photo: DPA

The bitter end in the Führer's bunker

Thursday marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Adolf Hitler. On April 30th 1945 he and Eva Braun committed suicide in the Führerbunker as Berlin crumbled around them. READ  

Munich man hurls white mice at passersby

Munich man hurls white mice at passersby

Police in Munich had to intervene to stop a drunk man attacking passersby with mice on Thursday morning, reports the Augsburger Allgemeine. READ  

Brit conman tricked rich women at airports

Brit conman tricked rich women at airports

A 42-year-old British man, known in the media as “airport man” has been sentenced to ten months in jail and expulsion from Germany after years of conning rich women at airports into giving him money. READ  

Munich police save giant tortoise from train tracks
Which would have come off worse - the train or the tortoise? Photo: Bundespolizei

Munich police save giant tortoise from train tracks

Police saved a giant tortoise from grave peril after it wandered onto train tracks near Munich. READ  

Dortmund on target for Klopp's last hurrah
Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp on the sidelines in Munich. Photo: DPA

Dortmund on target for Klopp's last hurrah

Bayern Munich's hopes of winning the treble were ended Tuesday after losing 2-0 to Borussia Dortmund on penalties as their German Cup semi-final finished 1-1 after extra-time. READ  

Deutsche Bank chief faces trial in Munich
Jürgen Fitschen (left) goes on trial in Munich today. Photo:DPA

Deutsche Bank chief faces trial in Munich

Deutsche Bank co-CEO Jürgen Fitschen is one of five defendants in a trial starting Tuesday accused of giving false testimony in a long-running legal battle with the defunct Kirch media group. READ  

Regensburg diocese looks into abuse claims
The administrative head of the Regensburg diocese Michael Fuchs.Photo: DPA

Regensburg diocese looks into abuse claims

The diocese of Regensburg announced on Monday it is cooperating with the victims' organisation White Ring to investigate sexual and physical abuse at the Domspatzen Choir, Die Welt reported. READ  

Munich toddler safe after late-night adventure
Munich streets in the dead of night. Photo: DPA

Munich toddler safe after late-night adventure

A two and a half year-old toddler was found wandering through the streets of Munich by police in the early hours of Monday morning. Luckily he was return unharmed to his relieved parents. READ  

Bayern stroll to 25th Bundesliga title
Bayern coach Pep Guardiola on the sidelines against Hertha on Saturday. Photo: DPA

Bayern stroll to 25th Bundesliga title

FC Bayern Munich found out they had won the Bundesliga title with four games to spare when their only rivals Vfl Wolfsburg lost 1-0 to Borussia Mönchengladbach on Sunday. READ  

Property of the week
In Pictures: The Local's Property of the Week
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In Pictures: The Local's Property of the Week

A highly sought-after location, great connection to public transport, and a very stylish interior – Does that sound good to you? Then you’ll love this week’s property! READ  

Göring's daughter fails in bid to win father's assets
Edda Göring photographed in 1942. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Göring's daughter fails in bid to win father's assets

The Bavarian government rejected on Thursday an attempt by Hermann Göring's daughter to win back her father's assets, which the government seized in 1948. READ  

FC Bayern silence critics in style
Post-match celebrations. Photo: DPA

FC Bayern silence critics in style

After an embarrassing 3-1 defeat away at FC Porto last week, Bayern Munich served up a goal feast as they crushed their opponents 6-1 in the quarter final second leg to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League. READ  

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