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German producer prices see biggest jump in 26 years

German producer prices posted their biggest jump in 26 years last month, according to figures released on Friday by the Federal Statistics Office.

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German tourist finds WWII mine on Danish beach

A German tourist found a World War II anti-tank mine on a beach on Denmark's Skallingen peninsula and a phosphorous shell was found on a nearby island, Danish police said Friday.

German granny bites cop to defend drunk son

German granny bites cop to defend drunk son

A 71-year-old German woman from the city of Borken near the Dutch border bit the arm of a female police officer several times in a vain attempt to keep her drunken and belligerent son from being arrested.

Clammy German weather set to improve after weekend

Clammy German weather set to improve after weekend

Summer will likely return soon to Germany, but not before chilly low pressure systems Yvonne and Xandra get the last laugh this weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday.

Tycoon gets suspended sentence in Liechtenstein tax trial

Tycoon gets suspended sentence in Liechtenstein tax trial

A 66-year-old real estate tycoon was handed a two-year suspended prison sentence Friday in the first case brought to justice in Germany in connection with a major Liechtenstein tax evasion scandal.

Bavarian farmer promises cops a keg after 100th sobriety test

Bavarian farmer promises cops a keg after 100th sobriety test

After being subjected to 98 traffic sobriety tests by police, Bavarian farmer Bernhard Frank has promised local officers he will buy them a case of beer after his 100th clean test.

Berlin Fashion Week ignores charter against skinny models

Berlin Fashion Week ignores charter against skinny models

German fashion labels during Berlin Fashion Week aren't paying attention to Health Minister Ulla Schmidt's proposal to prevent underfed models from working, according to casting agent sources in the city's fashion industry.

At least 80 injured at Bosch plant in Bamberg

At least 80 injured at Bosch plant in Bamberg

At least 80 people were injured at a Bosch factory for household goods in Bamberg early Friday morning after a chemical reaction released poisonous gas.

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays

Travellers hit by delays of longer than an hour on German railways will reportedly qualify for partial refunds under new legislation being considered by the Justice Ministry.

Georgia pokes holes in German peace plan

Georgia pokes holes in German peace plan

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili rejected key elements of a German plan aimed at ending a dangerous dispute with Russia over the separatist Georgian region of Abkhazia.

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Italian court begins hearing WWII compensation claims

A court in the Italian city of Brescia has begun hearing compensation claims by about 70 Italians imprisoned in Germany by the Nazis.