Ex-police officer and wife arrested over far-right letters in Germany

Ex-police officer and wife arrested over far-right letters in Germany

Prosecutors said Monday they arrested a former police officer and his wife who they suspect of having sent threatening emails to politicians and other public figures across Germany, signing them off with a neo-Nazi reference.

German public figures receive wave of far-right threats

German public figures receive wave of far-right threats

Hesse police face claims of links with far-right scene

Hesse police face claims of links with far-right scene

Frankfurt police say missing American likely fell in Main River

Frankfurt police say missing American likely fell in Main River

US man missing for seven days in Frankfurt

US man missing for seven days in Frankfurt

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Hesse to send juvenile repeat offender to Eastern Europe

Hesse to send juvenile repeat offender to Eastern Europe

Law professors defend TV news editor in press freedom row

Law professors defend TV news editor in press freedom row

Bakers cook up campaign to fight domestic violence

Bakers cook up campaign to fight domestic violence

UPDATE: ‘Several dozen’ hurt after car rams German carnival parade

UPDATE: ‘Several dozen’ hurt after car rams German carnival parade

Hesse: Seven maps that explain the home of Germany’s financial hub
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Hesse: Seven maps that explain the home of Germany’s financial hub

Transport disruption as bus driver strike continues in German state of Hesse

Transport disruption as bus driver strike continues in German state of Hesse

OPINION: How Hesse’s privacy ban on school software hurts students

OPINION: How Hesse’s privacy ban on school software hurts students

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Update: Two more arrested in Germany over far-right murder of pro-migrant politician

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Far-right motive suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Update: Political link suspected in German pro-migrant politician’s murder

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

Mourners gather in Hesse for funeral of murdered CDU politician

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

Germany slams online hate posts about murdered pro-migrant politician

Row breaks out near Frankfurt over Islam ‘beer mats’

Row breaks out near Frankfurt over Islam ‘beer mats’

Gunman on the loose after woman shot dead in Offenbach

Gunman on the loose after woman shot dead in Offenbach

Double tragedy after deadly plane and car crash near Frankfurt

Double tragedy after deadly plane and car crash near Frankfurt

Policeman fined after revealing confidential information on right-wing extremists

Policeman fined after revealing confidential information on right-wing extremists

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

How the unlikely team of CDU and Greens have reunited in Hesse

Stop and rock: New Elvis Presley traffic light flashes in Friedberg

Stop and rock: New Elvis Presley traffic light flashes in Friedberg

Merkel’s CDU and Greens can breathe sigh of relief after Hesse vote recount

Merkel’s CDU and Greens can breathe sigh of relief after Hesse vote recount

German state Hesse to finally scrap death penalty

German state Hesse to finally scrap death penalty

The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse
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The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

€4,500 in damages after boy ‘cleans room’ by throwing things out of window

€4,500 in damages after boy ‘cleans room’ by throwing things out of window

Hessen police shoot dead man in bakery rampage

Hessen police shoot dead man in bakery rampage

Rich German states pay record bailout to poorer regions

Rich German states pay record bailout to poorer regions

Iraqi teenager held in Hesse for ‘bomb attack plot’ in Germany or Britain

Iraqi teenager held in Hesse for ‘bomb attack plot’ in Germany or Britain

Man dies after getting trapped in clothing donations container

Man dies after getting trapped in clothing donations container

Court bans zoo from letting children swim with crocodiles and alligators

Court bans zoo from letting children swim with crocodiles and alligators

Hesse is making public transport free for all state employees, but tax watchdogs aren’t happy

Hesse is making public transport free for all state employees, but tax watchdogs aren’t happy

Accidental detour means disqualification for top five Kassel marathon runners

Accidental detour means disqualification for top five Kassel marathon runners

‘German Atlantis’ emerges from lake amid dry spell

‘German Atlantis’ emerges from lake amid dry spell

German youth football team rallies behind ‘star players’ facing deportation

German youth football team rallies behind ‘star players’ facing deportation

Spies in Hesse say they’re keeping close watch on halal shops

Spies in Hesse say they’re keeping close watch on halal shops

Nation joins hunt after micro-pig Rudi disappears in Hesse

Nation joins hunt after micro-pig Rudi disappears in Hesse

Viernheim hostage-taker wasn’t carrying lethal weapon

Viernheim hostage-taker wasn’t carrying lethal weapon

Central Germany gets April Fooled with heavy snowfall

Central Germany gets April Fooled with heavy snowfall

Farmer saved after lying stuck under tractor for 3 days

Farmer saved after lying stuck under tractor for 3 days

German state to finally get rid of death penalty

German state to finally get rid of death penalty

Video: Police gun down stray bull on busy street

Video: Police gun down stray bull on busy street

Prisoners launch hunger strike over forced labour

Prisoners launch hunger strike over forced labour

Vandals steal digger for speed camera vengeance

Vandals steal digger for speed camera vengeance

Man tries to pull twin switcheroo on police

Man tries to pull twin switcheroo on police

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Prosecutors charge man over death of Tugce

Cyclone fells trees and rips off roofs

Cyclone fells trees and rips off roofs

Manhunt on for police officer’s killer

Manhunt on for police officer’s killer

Savage storms caused €650m of damage

Savage storms caused €650m of damage

Police arrest armed naked man

Police arrest armed naked man

Failed job applicant sues firm for anti-fat bias

Failed job applicant sues firm for anti-fat bias

Storms cause delays on major rail routes

Storms cause delays on major rail routes

4,700 ducks shut motorway after crash

4,700 ducks shut motorway after crash

Parents’ house burnt as son went clubbing

Parents’ house burnt as son went clubbing

Husband forgets wife on honeymoon

Husband forgets wife on honeymoon

Four teens, five adults die in car crashes

Four teens, five adults die in car crashes

Pro-paedo text scuppers would-be MP’s campaign

Pro-paedo text scuppers would-be MP’s campaign

‘Kassel has become friendly to foreigners’

‘Kassel has become friendly to foreigners’

Train ticket machine attacks ‘the work of pros’

Train ticket machine attacks ‘the work of pros’

Police warn train ticket machines may explode

Police warn train ticket machines may explode

Boy dies at Tropical Islands swimming pool

Boy dies at Tropical Islands swimming pool

Sick staff ground new airport’s first flight

Sick staff ground new airport’s first flight

Tonnes of nicked Nutella gives cops bellyache

Tonnes of nicked Nutella gives cops bellyache

Condor claims force court to employ more

Condor claims force court to employ more

Porn-actor teacher moved to new school

Porn-actor teacher moved to new school

Court rules Muslim girl must take swim class

Court rules Muslim girl must take swim class

Court: Jeweller shot teen in ‘self-defence’

Court: Jeweller shot teen in ‘self-defence’

Four feared dead among house fire wreckage

Four feared dead among house fire wreckage

Kassel opens 13th ‘documenta’ art show

Kassel opens 13th ‘documenta’ art show

Beekeeper’s illegal castle demolished

Beekeeper’s illegal castle demolished

Three die in fireball car crash

Three die in fireball car crash

Court: Bin man’s knee injury like athlete’s

Court: Bin man’s knee injury like athlete’s

Statue scares public, angers art buffs

Statue scares public, angers art buffs

Aldi staff ‘filmed women shoppers bending over’

Aldi staff ‘filmed women shoppers bending over’

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

Driver misses road and lands in river

Driver misses road and lands in river

Cops ‘can’t fit in’ fancy new patrol cars

Cops ‘can’t fit in’ fancy new patrol cars

US airlines fight ‘cash-grab’ ticket tax

US airlines fight ‘cash-grab’ ticket tax

Porsche managers charged with credit fraud

Porsche managers charged with credit fraud

Victims in Friday’s plane crash identified

Victims in Friday’s plane crash identified

Exodus deprives state of voting district

Exodus deprives state of voting district

Bank gives €200 million to man by mistake

Bank gives €200 million to man by mistake

At least four dead in light aircraft crash

At least four dead in light aircraft crash

Bibliophile bureaucrat banged up for book burglary

Bibliophile bureaucrat banged up for book burglary

Frozen kraut jam leaves autobahn drivers sauer

Frozen kraut jam leaves autobahn drivers sauer

Bahn sends bill to accident victim’s family

Bahn sends bill to accident victim’s family

Arty Argentine meteorite exhibit falls to earth

Arty Argentine meteorite exhibit falls to earth

Jihadist killer deserves life say prosecutors

Jihadist killer deserves life say prosecutors

English town ends twinning with Germany

English town ends twinning with Germany

Wintry weather causes road chaos

Wintry weather causes road chaos

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Five killed in road accidents over the weekend

Five killed in road accidents over the weekend

Frankfurt Airport expands with new runway

Frankfurt Airport expands with new runway

Stuck raccoon causes train delays

Stuck raccoon causes train delays

Man injured in trash truck crush

Man injured in trash truck crush

More than 30 hurt in Hessian motorway pileup

More than 30 hurt in Hessian motorway pileup

Woman killed in Hesse house explosion

Woman killed in Hesse house explosion

Seeking a salty soaking

Seeking a salty soaking

UNESCO puts five German beech forests on world heritage list

UNESCO puts five German beech forests on world heritage list

Hessian official wants alcohol ban during football matches

Hessian official wants alcohol ban during football matches

Pilot killed in airship crash

Pilot killed in airship crash

Steinbrück signals chancellorship ambitions

Steinbrück signals chancellorship ambitions

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Flashmob to break Easter dance ban in Frankfurt

Flashmob to break Easter dance ban in Frankfurt

Luxembourger triumphs in German office chair race

Luxembourger triumphs in German office chair race

President Wulff pelted with eggs

President Wulff pelted with eggs

Oldest reactor goes dark

Oldest reactor goes dark

Hesse promises action after airport attack

Hesse promises action after airport attack

Failure to buckle-up on planes grounds for removal

Failure to buckle-up on planes grounds for removal

Chemical accident sparks major rescue operation

Chemical accident sparks major rescue operation

NPD banned from taking Frankfurt census

NPD banned from taking Frankfurt census

Hesse bans burkas for state workers

Hesse bans burkas for state workers

Dozens hurt in accidents as winter returns

Dozens hurt in accidents as winter returns

Rich states push to curb federal redistribution

Rich states push to curb federal redistribution

Third Reich job comparison grounds for termination, court rules

Third Reich job comparison grounds for termination, court rules

Bandits beat and rob Catholic priest

Bandits beat and rob Catholic priest

Suspected dirty cops collude with Hells Angels

Suspected dirty cops collude with Hells Angels

Group honoured for saving world’s oldest stationary carousel

Group honoured for saving world’s oldest stationary carousel

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

Roland Koch named CEO of Bilfinger Berger

Roland Koch named CEO of Bilfinger Berger

Baden-Württemberg tests first ankle monitors for prisoners

Baden-Württemberg tests first ankle monitors for prisoners

Hesse to improve nuclear reactor safety after doubts emerge

Hesse to improve nuclear reactor safety after doubts emerge

Ageing Hesse nuclear reactor has serious flaws, report finds

Ageing Hesse nuclear reactor has serious flaws, report finds

Böhse Onkelz singer on trial for drugged-up hit-and-run

Böhse Onkelz singer on trial for drugged-up hit-and-run

Heaven and Earth: Gliding and hiking in the Rhön

Heaven and Earth: Gliding and hiking in the Rhön

Corpse found in trunk after police chase ends with suicide

Corpse found in trunk after police chase ends with suicide

No Angels singer not jailed for spreading HIV

No Angels singer not jailed for spreading HIV

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for No Angels singer

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for No Angels singer

Tornado wallops Hesse

Tornado wallops Hesse

Ex-lover says No Angels singer admitted to HIV

Ex-lover says No Angels singer admitted to HIV

No Angels singer admits to sex while HIV positive

No Angels singer admits to sex while HIV positive

Six dead in farmhouse blaze

Six dead in farmhouse blaze

Ice cream maker working overtime through heat wave

Ice cream maker working overtime through heat wave

Key figure in Hesse school abuse scandal dies

Key figure in Hesse school abuse scandal dies

Deutsche Bank tipped off over tax raid

Deutsche Bank tipped off over tax raid

Croc shock for Hessian cops

Croc shock for Hessian cops

Viernheim bomber handed 12 years in prison

Viernheim bomber handed 12 years in prison

Falcons disrupt Commerzbank ceremony in Frankfurt

Falcons disrupt Commerzbank ceremony in Frankfurt

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Neighbourhood feud ends in bloody weed-whacker attack

Neighbourhood feud ends in bloody weed-whacker attack

Storm causes flooding and fires from lightning

Storm causes flooding and fires from lightning

Volker Bouffier to replace Roland Koch as Hessian state premier

Volker Bouffier to replace Roland Koch as Hessian state premier

Hessian premier Roland Koch to resign

Hessian premier Roland Koch to resign

Teacher reportedly made child porn with pupils

Teacher reportedly made child porn with pupils

120,000 take stand against nuclear power

120,000 take stand against nuclear power

Odenwaldschule board resigns in wake of abuse claims

Odenwaldschule board resigns in wake of abuse claims

Abuse scandal hits elite progressive school

Abuse scandal hits elite progressive school

Hesse to let buyers hunker down in old bunkers

Hesse to let buyers hunker down in old bunkers

Ikea launches line of prefabricated homes in Hesse

Ikea launches line of prefabricated homes in Hesse

Car falls from bridge onto train tracks in deadly accident

Car falls from bridge onto train tracks in deadly accident

Public workers begin third day of strikes

Public workers begin third day of strikes

Three dead in US military helicopter crash

Three dead in US military helicopter crash

Fake bomb sent to Hesse state premier Koch

Fake bomb sent to Hesse state premier Koch

Geothermal drilling taps violent geyser in Wiesbaden city centre

Geothermal drilling taps violent geyser in Wiesbaden city centre

Man killed in Frankfurt shoot-out with police

Man killed in Frankfurt shoot-out with police

Schoolchildren give away almost €15,000 found on the street

Schoolchildren give away almost €15,000 found on the street

‘Elk safari’ backs up A7 traffic

‘Elk safari’ backs up A7 traffic

Truckers ram blood donor van injuring six

Truckers ram blood donor van injuring six

Man freed from cave after nine-hour ordeal

Man freed from cave after nine-hour ordeal

Drunk bicyclist fined after asking police for alcohol test

Drunk bicyclist fined after asking police for alcohol test

Two apartment fires leave one dead, 17 injured

Two apartment fires leave one dead, 17 injured

Wayward elk ‘Knutschi’ found dead

Wayward elk ‘Knutschi’ found dead

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Police break up child porn ring in Austria and Germany

Man’s ferry flub sends wife, kids and dog plunging into river

Man’s ferry flub sends wife, kids and dog plunging into river

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign

Wild horses taking refuge at former US base

Wild horses taking refuge at former US base

The Greens’ Omid Nouripour: ‘You have to fight for democracy’

The Greens’ Omid Nouripour: ‘You have to fight for democracy’

Three trucks full of weaponry removed from bomber’s home

Three trucks full of weaponry removed from bomber’s home

Hesse unveils fragments of Roman emperor statue found in stream

Hesse unveils fragments of Roman emperor statue found in stream

Teachers rejoice as swine flu brings soap back to schools

Teachers rejoice as swine flu brings soap back to schools

Archaeologists uncover large Roman statue of Augustus

Archaeologists uncover large Roman statue of Augustus

Bomber surrenders after overnight standoff

Bomber surrenders after overnight standoff

Man barricades himself after injuring family with blast

Man barricades himself after injuring family with blast

Secret CIA terrorist prisons were planned from Frankfurt

Secret CIA terrorist prisons were planned from Frankfurt

’Ndrangheta Mafia seen firmly established in Germany

’Ndrangheta Mafia seen firmly established in Germany

Near-miss sparks new air traffic control surveillance

Near-miss sparks new air traffic control surveillance

Students bring home swine flu from Mallorca

Students bring home swine flu from Mallorca

Alcohol abuse spikes for Germans over 50

Alcohol abuse spikes for Germans over 50

Tire factory gets bomb threats for two days in a row

Tire factory gets bomb threats for two days in a row

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail

Odin’s wrath brings storms to Germany

Odin’s wrath brings storms to Germany

Day care strikes called ahead of wage talks

Day care strikes called ahead of wage talks

Swine flu infections spike over weekend

Swine flu infections spike over weekend

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

Over 1,100 companies apply for state aid

Deutsche Bank spied on shareholders

Deutsche Bank spied on shareholders

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Teenager arrested for school shooting threat in Hesse

Health officials say cocaine in Red Bull Cola harmless

Health officials say cocaine in Red Bull Cola harmless

Berlin to pick favoured Opel suitor next week

Berlin to pick favoured Opel suitor next week

Sunny and warm weather ahead

Sunny and warm weather ahead

Tamil demonstrators block Frankfurt train traffic

Tamil demonstrators block Frankfurt train traffic

Fiat denies Opel merger to spark huge job cuts

Fiat denies Opel merger to spark huge job cuts

Fiat woos Berlin and commits to Opel plants

Fiat woos Berlin and commits to Opel plants

Fiat boss wants Opel to join European car giant

Fiat boss wants Opel to join European car giant

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

No Angels star could leave prison soon

No Angels star could leave prison soon

Desperate Opel: GM owes us millions

Desperate Opel: GM owes us millions

No Angels member Nadja arrested for assault

No Angels member Nadja arrested for assault

Pensioner injures child with homemade explosive booby trap

Pensioner injures child with homemade explosive booby trap

Drunk policewoman kills man in hit-and-run

Drunk policewoman kills man in hit-and-run

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids

Wine industry rebels hit out against own promotion institute

Wine industry rebels hit out against own promotion institute

Guttenberg says private investors key to Opel’s survival

Guttenberg says private investors key to Opel’s survival

Hesse pardons ‘Carlos the Jackal’ comrade

Hesse pardons ‘Carlos the Jackal’ comrade

CDU renews opposition to Turkish EU membership

CDU renews opposition to Turkish EU membership

Germans buying cars despite recession

Germans buying cars despite recession

Berlin says Opel bailout decision to take weeks

Berlin says Opel bailout decision to take weeks

Opel makes case for German bailout

Opel makes case for German bailout

Monster pig terrifies Hessian motorists

Monster pig terrifies Hessian motorists

Neo-Nazis in attack part of German-Swedish connection

Neo-Nazis in attack part of German-Swedish connection

Roads dangerous with more snow on the way

Roads dangerous with more snow on the way

State officials discuss splitting Opel from GM

State officials discuss splitting Opel from GM

Snow causes road mayhem in Hesse

Snow causes road mayhem in Hesse

Stormy winter weather causes traffic chaos across Germany

Stormy winter weather causes traffic chaos across Germany

Secret military docs dropped in street, found by passer-by

Secret military docs dropped in street, found by passer-by

Koch sees Hesse coalition as blueprint for Germany

Koch sees Hesse coalition as blueprint for Germany

Savage storms create chaos in Germany

Savage storms create chaos in Germany

Cleaning woman finds baby girl in hospital wash basin

Cleaning woman finds baby girl in hospital wash basin

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election

German Media Roundup: Hesse’s odd election

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll

CDU trounces SPD in Hesse state poll

Hesse vote kicks off super election year

Hesse vote kicks off super election year

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD

Merkel facing new election year against limping SPD

Two boar hunters shot dead in accidents

Two boar hunters shot dead in accidents

Retiree freezes to death in own apartment

Retiree freezes to death in own apartment

SPD backs state-level deals with leftists

SPD backs state-level deals with leftists

Hesse SPD candidate calls for forced loans from the rich

Hesse SPD candidate calls for forced loans from the rich

Wild boars cause motorway pileup

Wild boars cause motorway pileup

University enrollment reaches all-time high

University enrollment reaches all-time high

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Hesse dissolves parliament for early election after SPD rebellion

Opel asks for state guarantees

Opel asks for state guarantees

Ypsilanti drops out of Hesse election race

Ypsilanti drops out of Hesse election race

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis

Hesse rival parties agree to vote again in election crisis

Hesse girds for new state elections

Hesse girds for new state elections

SPD rebels block Hesse left-wing coalition

SPD rebels block Hesse left-wing coalition

Suspected Sauerland terror group helper arrested

Suspected Sauerland terror group helper arrested

Germany celebrates Elvis’ time as a soldier in Hesse

Germany celebrates Elvis’ time as a soldier in Hesse

German police arrest suspect in murder of Nottingham gamer

German police arrest suspect in murder of Nottingham gamer

The Left closing in on the SPD

The Left closing in on the SPD

Catholic priest stripped of leadership for blessing gay union

Catholic priest stripped of leadership for blessing gay union

Leftists promise long-term support for Ypsilanti in Hesse

Leftists promise long-term support for Ypsilanti in Hesse

Colourful lunar eclipse due Saturday night

Colourful lunar eclipse due Saturday night

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government

Business warns against Left in Hesse state government

Rüsselsheim shooting suspects hand themselves in to police

Rüsselsheim shooting suspects hand themselves in to police

SPD in Hesse pushes ahead with leftist alliance

SPD in Hesse pushes ahead with leftist alliance

Two arrested after Rüsselsheim shooting

Two arrested after Rüsselsheim shooting

Tornado rips through centre of Gießen

Tornado rips through centre of Gießen

Two arrested after Rüsselsheim shooting

Two arrested after Rüsselsheim shooting

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse

Entire football team struck by lightning

Entire football team struck by lightning

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row

Ex-minister Clement regrets sparking SPD row

Jogger reports possible bear in Hesse

Jogger reports possible bear in Hesse

Marburg makes solar power mandatory

Marburg makes solar power mandatory

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German petrol prices hover near record highs

Speedy German woman steals police radar camera

Speedy German woman steals police radar camera

Storms slam western Germany

Storms slam western Germany

Posted pythons wreak havoc with German mail

Posted pythons wreak havoc with German mail

Charges likely for shepherd in German ICE trainwreck

Charges likely for shepherd in German ICE trainwreck

Recovery work begins after German ICE train crash

Recovery work begins after German ICE train crash

German farmer fed neighbour to pigs

German farmer fed neighbour to pigs

Catholics hang condom ban on Fulda pharmacy

Catholics hang condom ban on Fulda pharmacy

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German Social Democrats try to quell leadership doubts

SPD’s Ypsilanti abandons bid to become premier in Hesse

SPD’s Ypsilanti abandons bid to become premier in Hesse

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Social Democratic MP balks at leftist coalition in Hesse

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SPD’s Ypsilanti seeks leftist support in Hesse

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Controversial Hessian Minister resigns

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Jamaican government popular with youth in CDU and FDP

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Coalition mayhem in Hesse

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Xenophobic words harm CDU in Hesse