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Man gives Hitler salute at concentration camp
A former inmate stands at the entrance of Buchenwald in April 2014. Photo: DPA

Man gives Hitler salute at concentration camp

Police are investigating a football fan who allegedly made the Hitler salute at the former Buchenwald concentration camp in central Germany on Saturday. READ  

Germany crowned World Champions again
Germany beat South Korea on their way to the final. Photo: DPA

Germany crowned World Champions again

Germany won the U20 women's football World Cup on Sunday with a 1:0 victory over Nigeria in Canada. It is the third international title a German football side has won this summer. READ  

Rosberg booed for Hamilton crash
A sheepish Nico Rosberg takes the podium at the finish of the Belgian Grand Prix. Photo: DPA

Rosberg booed for Hamilton crash

UPDATE: Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg's rivalry with teammate Lewis Hamilton is in the spotlight again after the German was accused of deliberately smashing into his championship rival's car at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. READ  

Nine seconds: Bellarabi scores fastest goal
Karim Bellarabi opens the scoring for Bayer Leverkusen against Dortmund within 10 seconds. Photo: DPA

Nine seconds: Bellarabi scores fastest goal

Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi hit the Bundesliga's fastest ever goal to help condemn title hopefuls Borussia Dortmund to a 2-0 defeat in their opening game on Saturday. READ  

Bayern kick off title defence with win
Bayern's galaxy of stars celebrate after scoring against VfL Wolfsburg on Friday. Photo: DPA

Bayern kick off title defence with win

Reigning German champions Bayern Munich got the new Bundesliga season off to a perfect start with a dramatic 2-1 win over VfL Wolfsburg on Friday. READ  

BVB seeks cash to match Bayern
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BVB seeks cash to match Bayern

Borussia Dortmund announced its plan to raise €114.4 million on Thursday in an effort to compete with Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich. READ  

Brit sets record for Berlin Wall ultramarathon
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Brit sets record for Berlin Wall ultramarathon

British runner Mark Perkins, set a new record for an ultramarathon that traces the 160 kilometres (100 miles) along which the Berlin Wall once stood, organisers said Sunday. READ  

Hundreds turn out for Berlin Wall ultramarathon
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Hundreds turn out for Berlin Wall ultramarathon

Around 300 runners left the starting gate Saturday for an ultramarathon tracing the route of the Berlin Wall, marking 25 years since the Cold War symbol was torn down. READ  

Mertesacker hangs up Germany boots
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Mertesacker hangs up Germany boots

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker on Friday became the third member of Germany's World Cup-winning team to announce his international retirement, claiming he wants to focus on winning the Champions League. READ  

Police mood darkens over soccer fan duties
Police presence may thin or even vanish around all but the most volatile games. Photo: DPA

Police mood darkens over soccer fan duties

Resentful at having to spend huge sums and thousands of man hours controlling rowdy soccer fans, police authorities are pushing plans to entirely withdraw officers from some duties. READ  

German of the Week
Miroslav Klose: 71 goals wins us over
Record scorer Kloser hangs up his international boots. Photo: DPA

Miroslav Klose: 71 goals wins us over

At the height of his popularity, footballer Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from the national game. With a staggering internationally scored 71 goals under his belt, he is The Local's German of the Week. READ  

Wax goalie Neuer joins Madame Tussaud's
Model player: Manuel Neuer will join the line-up in Berlin's waxwork museum. Photo: DPA

Wax goalie Neuer joins Madame Tussaud's

Germany's World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is set to be immortalised in the form of a waxwork model at Madame Tussauds in Berlin, the museum announced on Wednesday. READ  

German team loses top World Cup scorer Klose
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German team loses top World Cup scorer Klose

German striker Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top scorer, announced his retirement from international football on Monday. READ  

Bank rejects €25m Ecclestone settlement
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Bank rejects €25m Ecclestone settlement

German bank BayernLB on Friday rejected F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's offer of €25 million to settle damages out of court. The bank is threatening further legal action. READ  

Football eagle wins first round of legal fight
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Football eagle wins first round of legal fight

The eagle which adorned Germany’s World Cup winning shirts at the football World Cup this summer won protection in the courts on Thursday. READ  

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