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Swedish child murder suspect arrested

A 31-year-old woman from Stockholm suspected of the brutal murder of two small children in Arboga in central Sweden has been arrested in Germany.

Bathing in Baden-Baden

Bathing in Baden-Baden

Still wondering where to go over the Easter break? Elise Krentzel tests the waters of Germany’s classy southwestern spa town Baden-Baden.

Study: German youth boozing on the rise

Study: German youth boozing on the rise

Alcohol abuse among German youth has reached alarming rates, Federal Drug Commissioner Sabine Bätzing said on Thursday in Berlin.

Siemens to sell electronics assembly unit

Siemens to sell electronics assembly unit

German industrial giant Siemens plans to sell its electronic components and circuit boards division or merge it with a competitor owing to tough market conditions, a spokesman said on Thursday.

Storm to bring wintry Easter weekend

Storm to bring wintry Easter weekend

Just in time for Easter, the German weather service has announced a storm warning for the biggest winter storm of the season.

Passengers uninjured after plane crash in Germany

Passengers uninjured after plane crash in Germany

A passenger aircraft with 27 people on board slid off the runway and collided with a noise barrier at Mannheim airport in southwest Germany, emergency services and airport authorities said on Thursday.

What’s on in Germany: March 20 – 26

What’s on in Germany: March 20 – 26

The upcoming week promises excitement with Bogie and Bergman in Berlin, a Mozart opera in Frankfurt, a spoken word artist in Hamburg, and much more.

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Poll: Steinmeier best SPD candidate for 2009 chancellor

According to poll published on Thursday, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is believed to be the best candidate for the chancellor from the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) in the upcoming 2009 election.

German energy agency warns of ‘power void’

German energy agency warns of ‘power void’

The German energy agency DENA has warned of energy shortages in the electricity supply in the coming years as a result of the failure to build new power plants.

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Deutsche sole European bank to bid for Bear Stearns

Deutsche Bank was the only big European bank to bid for Bear Stearns in last week's fire sale and it might get another shot as shareholders balk at the takeover by JP Morgan Chase.

Beijing forces German journalists out of Tibet

Beijing forces German journalists out of Tibet

Chinese authorities have forced the last international journalists - German reporters Georg Blume and Kristin Kupfer - from Tibet as violence escalates in the region.

Rampant computer theft in German government offices

Rampant computer theft in German government offices

In the last three years, some 500 computers have gone missing in German government agencies.

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Berlin suspends talks with China over Tibet

Germany, expressing concern about unrest in Tibet, said on Wednesday it was suspending talks with China on development financing for renewable energy projects.