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Munich gets four Euro 2020 matches
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Munich gets four Euro 2020 matches

UPDATE: Munich will play host to four Euro 2020 games, European football’s governing body Uefa announced in Geneva on Friday, but London was the real winner. READ  

Oktoberfest 2014
Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's beer
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Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's beer

The Local's Oktoberfest guide chugs some of the Bavarian tipple fueling this whole shindig. READ  

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Munich's mayor practices for Oktoberfest
Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter. Photo: DPA

Munich's mayor practices for Oktoberfest

Dieter Reiter has been in office for less than five months and will this week take on one of the Munich mayor's most important duties - tapping the first keg at Oktoberfest. He is only the city's second mayor in the last 21 years. READ  

Oktoberfest 2014
Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's tents
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Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest's tents

There are 14 "tents" at Munich's Oktoberfest, all with their own uniqueness and theme. In the second of The Local's four-part guide to the world's biggest beer festival, we look at some of the best ones. READ  

Where to find the speed cameras today
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Where to find the speed cameras today

Police deployed 13,000 officers across Germany on Thursday to catch speeding drivers in a so called "Blitzmarathon". Here is where the radar guns are. READ  

Champions League
Boateng delivers Bayern 1-0 win over Man City
Jerome Boateng with Bayern trainer Pep Guardiola on Wednesday night. Photo: DPA

Boateng delivers Bayern 1-0 win over Man City

A superb strike by Jerome Boateng with a minute remaining earned Bayern Munich a dramatic 1-0 victory against Manchester City in their opening Champions League game of the season on Wednesday. Chelsea, meanwhile, were held by Schalke. READ  

Oktoberfest 2014
Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest traditions
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Your guide to Munich Oktoberfest traditions

The world's biggest beer festival opens in Munich on Saturday. Running until October 5th, Oktoberfest is expected to attract more than six million visitors, drinking seven million litres of beer. Here's the first of The Local's four-part guide to the festival, starting with leathery traditions. READ  

German universities tumble in global rankings
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German universities tumble in global rankings

Three-quarters of German universities have fallen in global standings in the last year, with just one institution among the top 50 in the world, according to rankings released on Tuesday. READ  

Hotels hike up prices six-fold for Oktoberfest
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Hotels hike up prices six-fold for Oktoberfest

As an estimated six million people get ready to raise their glasses for the annual Oktoberfest in Munich, hotels are raising their prices by as much as six times their regular rates. READ  

International school teachers strike in Munich
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International school teachers strike in Munich

UPDATE: Teachers at one of Bavaria’s top international schools held a warning strike on Wednesday in a protest over pay. READ  

Why some Bavarians want a Scottish 'Yes'
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Why some Bavarians want a Scottish 'Yes'

One group in Germany is taking a particularly keen interest in the Scottish referendum on independence - the Bavarian Party. The separatist party's chairman tells The Local why he is rooting for the Scottish nationalists. READ  

Lufthansa cancels flights as Munich pilots strike
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Lufthansa cancels flights as Munich pilots strike

Lufthansa was forced to cancel 140 flights on Wednesday as pilots went on strike at Munich Airport to protest against changes to their pensions. READ  

Petrol station robbers do take 'no' for an answer
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Petrol station robbers do take 'no' for an answer

Two men attempted to rob a petrol station in Munich on Saturday but were stopped by the attendant's cutting-edge crime-fighting technique. READ  

Lufthansa strike to hit Munich Airport
Checkout at Munich Airport could be quiet on Wednesday. Photo: DPA

Lufthansa strike to hit Munich Airport

Lufthansa pilots will go on strike in Munich, Germany’s second biggest airport, on Wednesday as a dispute between their union and airline bosses continues. READ  

CDU-CSU strife grows over road toll plans
The sight of toll gates on Germany's roads might still be some way off. Photo: DPA

CDU-CSU strife grows over road toll plans

Chancellor Angela Merkel's party made a show of disunity with their Bavarian allies over the weekend as leading figures fought over plans to introduce a toll for foreign drivers on German roads. READ  

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