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Storms slam Bavaria

Storms in Bavaria on Thursday caused heavy motorway damage and sent one woman to the hospital after she was struck by lightning.

Pilots return for 60th Berlin Airlift anniversary

Pilots return for 60th Berlin Airlift anniversary

US, British and French veterans joined German leaders on Thursday to mark the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, a colossal operation to rescue the western sector of the city from a Soviet blockade.

Kate Moss hair extension lost in Berlin for sale on eBay

Kate Moss hair extension lost in Berlin for sale on eBay

A blond lock of hair that British supermodel Kate Moss reputedly lost in Berlin is being auctioned on eBay to raise money for an anti-drug charity, the Berliner Zeitung reported on Thursday.

Untouched WWII bunker found on Danish coast

Untouched WWII bunker found on Danish coast

Danish archaeologists on Thursday reported finding a German bunker from World War II on the North Sea coast that has remained untouched for 63 years.

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Siemens hopes to avoid outright job cuts

German engineering conglomerate Siemens will try to avoid forced redundancies as it seeks to eliminate tens of thousands of jobs, chief executive Peter Löscher said on Thursday.

Germany still shrinking despite more births

Germany still shrinking despite more births

Despite a slight uptick in the birth rate, Germany continues to lose population overall. In 2007, the population dropped by 0.1 percent.

Study: German business likes Munich best

Study: German business likes Munich best

As a location to do business, Munich tops the list among German businesspeople, according to a new survey. The local work force, infrastructure and quality of life put the Bavarian capital in first place.

ZDF sees record TV ratings despite broadcast blackout

ZDF sees record TV ratings despite broadcast blackout

German public TV channel ZDF had its own victory on Wednesday night, breaking a ratings record with the Euro 2008 semifinal despite a major broadcast disruption due to bad weather.

Tiefensee wants to thin out traffic sign jungle

Tiefensee wants to thin out traffic sign jungle

German Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee has said he wants to cut down on the dizzying number of traffic signs on Germany's roads.

Turks in Germany mourn loss

Turks in Germany mourn loss

Hope turned to sadness for Germany's huge Turkish minority on Wednesday as their team was denied a place in the finals of the Euro 2008 football championship by none other than their host country.