Spain defeats Germany to win Euro 2008

Spain defeats Germany to win Euro 2008

Spain won its first trophy in 44 years on Sunday as they beat three-time European champions Germany 1-0 in the Euro 2008 final.

Germany reaches fever pitch for Euro final

Germany reaches fever pitch for Euro final

Chanting "Deutschland, Deutschland!" and still hours from kickoff, throngs of flag-waving German football fans were warming up on Sunday for the grand finale of Euro 2008 of Germany versus Spain.

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German paedophile suspect arrested in Portugal

Lisbon police said on Sunday they have arrested a German man, wanted in Germany on suspicion of paedophilia.

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Polish influx boosts German border economy

Cheap rents and accessibility to both Poland and Germany has attracted a large influx of Poles in German border towns boosting the local economy.

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CDU wants to redouble efforts in eastern Germany

Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) wants to step up its efforts to overhaul the former communist half of the country.

German special forces offer cash to recruits

German special forces offer cash to recruits

In order to attract the best candidates they find, Germany´s Special Forces Command (KSK) will start spending up to €1 million a year in cash bonuses.

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field

Police in the German state of Bavaria arrested around 50 opponents of genetically manipulated crops on Sunday morning after they destroyed a GM corn field near Kitzingen.

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Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

Half of all Germans are in favour of digital fingerprints for their new identity cards, according to a survey by weekly newsmagazine Focus.