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Amazon 'paying local tax on sales in Germany'
Photo: Uli Deck/dpa

Amazon 'paying local tax on sales in Germany'

According to the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, online retailer Amazon has started paying tax on profits from its sales to German customers in Germany instead of in Luxembourg READ  

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As it happened: Sweden wins Eurovision 2015
Måns Zelmerlöw becomes the sixth act from Sweden to win Eurovision. Photo: AFP

As it happened: Sweden wins Eurovision 2015

Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night, thanks to 28-year-old Måns Zelmerlöw. Read our highlights from the scene. READ  

German woman, 65, has quadruplets
Photo: DPA

German woman, 65, has quadruplets

A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine. READ  

German WWII remains exhumed in Bosnia
Photo: DPA

German WWII remains exhumed in Bosnia

The remains of about 20 people, thought to be German and Italian soldiers killed in Bosnia during World War II, have been exhumed in the east of the country, officials said Friday. READ  

Sotherby's sells Nazi-era art trove find
Some 1,600 works of art were found behind this door in 2012. Photo: DPA

Sotherby's sells Nazi-era art trove find

A painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year will go on sale in London next month, the first from the collection to be sold off, Sotheby's said on Friday. READ  

Family's ten-year quest for truth about dead son
Jeremiah Duggan. Photo: Justice for Jeremy

Family's ten-year quest for truth about dead son

The family of a British student killed in Wiesbaden over 12 years ago made a fresh step towards justice on Thursday, after a London coroner disagreed with German authorities' belief that he killed himself. READ  

Top spy admits: We're 'dependent' on NSA
Gerhard Schindler admitted that the BND had made mistakes in its handling of NSA requests. Photo: DPA

Top spy admits: We're 'dependent' on NSA

The head of the German Intelligence Agency (BND) told a special parliamentary committee on Thursday that his agency is 'dependent on' the American National Security Agency (NSA). READ  

Merkel pushes for Greece deal at Euro meet
Angela Merkel with Francois Hollande and Alexis Tsipras in Riga. Photo: DPA

Merkel pushes for Greece deal at Euro meet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held "friendly and constructive" debt talks with the leaders of France and Germany Thursday, but gave no sign of a breakthrough ahead of a crucial June deadline. READ  

Wage disparity drives up inequality in Germany
A man begs on the street in Hamburg. Photo: DPA.

Wage disparity drives up inequality in Germany

A report on Thursday showed that while the gap between rich and poor has somewhat stabilized in Germany since the economic crisis, the rich and highly educated continue to gain more while the poor struggle, creating some of the biggest wealth gaps among developed countries. READ  

Syrian rebels show off Nazi howitzer in video
Syrian rebels loading the Nazi howitzer. Photo: Still from video

Syrian rebels show off Nazi howitzer in video

A video has been uploaded to Youtube showing Syrian rebels proudly showing off their "brand-new" weapon: a Nazi howitzer dating back to the Second World War. READ  

Army chief calls for 'massive' funding boost
The G36 rifle has proved an embarrassment for the defence ministry. Photo: DPA

Army chief calls for 'massive' funding boost

The Bundeswehr (German army) Chief of Staff Bruno Kasdorf claimed on Wednesday that he faces a funding shortage of €4 billion. READ  

Police discover Hitler's long-lost bronze horses
One of the lost horses outside Hitler's Reich Chancellery in 1939 and Adolf Hitler. Photos: Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1985-064-24A / DPA

Police discover Hitler's long-lost bronze horses

German police on Wednesday recovered two life-sized bronze sculptures of horses worth millions that once stood outside Adolf Hitler's chancellery but vanished in the year the Berlin Wall fell. READ  

Train drivers agree to end strike at 7pm
GdL union leader Claus Weselsky (l) and DB human resources chief Ulrich Weber (r) shake hands on Tuesday. Photo: DPA

Train drivers agree to end strike at 7pm

German railways operator Deutsche Bahn on Thursday announced an end to a drivers strike that had paralysed train travel in Europe's biggest economy, after the feuding sides agreed to mediation. READ  

Report: 1/3 of species in Germany endangered
The European otter's numbers are falling. Photo: DPA

Report: 1/3 of species in Germany endangered

Every third species of animal, plant and fungus is endangered in Germany, according to a report issued by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) on Wednesday. READ  

Bavaria crowns beer queen for key year
Marlene Speck. Photo: DPA

Bavaria crowns beer queen for key year

The Bavarian Brewers Association have just elected the Bierkönigin (Beer Queen) for 2015/2016, a much coveted title in Germany's home of beer. READ  

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