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Two bombs explode in Dresden

One device was at a mosque, the second at an international conference centre in the east German city. No one has been hurt.

One device was at a mosque, the second at an international conference centre in the east German city. No one has been hurt.

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Pegida 'anti-Islamisation' group in fresh bid for British backing

Britain is set to host fresh ‘anti-Islamisation’ protests after a former far-right leader helped to re-launch a Pegida offshoot in the country

Britain is set to host fresh ‘anti-Islamisation’ protests after a former far-right leader helped to re-launch a Pegida offshoot in the country

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PEGIDA rallies against refugees in Dresden

Several thousand people have gathered in Dresden to protest against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plans to take in refugees. The anti-migrant group

Several thousand people have gathered in Dresden to protest against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plans to take in refugees. The anti-migrant group

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Right-wing Dutch politician speaks at anti-Islam rally in Dresden.

Right wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders spoke at a meeting in Dresden of the anti-Islam PEGIDA movement on Monday. The crowd fell far short of the

Right wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders spoke at a meeting in Dresden of the anti-Islam PEGIDA movement on Monday. The crowd fell far short of the

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70 years on Germany remembers Allied firebombing of Dresden

A special service has been held in the eastern German city of Dresden to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombardment. Candles for peace were

A special service has been held in the eastern German city of Dresden to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombardment. Candles for peace were

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Large rally against racism and xenophobia in Dresden in Germany

Thousands of people have taken part in a rally against racism and xenophobia in Dresden. This is the eastern German city where weekly gatherings have

Thousands of people have taken part in a rally against racism and xenophobia in Dresden. This is the eastern German city where weekly gatherings have

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PEGIDA darkens immigration climate in Germany

Two months ago when the PEGIDA movement formed in Germany it had only a few hundred followers. The name is an acronym in German, standing for

Two months ago when the PEGIDA movement formed in Germany it had only a few hundred followers. The name is an acronym in German, standing for

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Dresden: Giant Christmas cake

Giant Christmas cake is unveiled in Dresden’s historic city centre as part of annual Christmas tradition.

Giant Christmas cake is unveiled in Dresden’s historic city centre as part of annual Christmas tradition.

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Dresden still spellbound by Strauss

Richard Strauss had a special bond with the city of Dresden lasting several decades. His legacy still resonates in the Saxon capital. Among the

Richard Strauss had a special bond with the city of Dresden lasting several decades. His legacy still resonates in the Saxon capital. Among the

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Timeless Arabella

Content provided by Rolex Partner, In a letter dated 1927, Richard Strauss begs Hugo von Hofmannsthal to write him a new libretto: “You can even

Content provided by Rolex Partner, In a letter dated 1927, Richard Strauss begs Hugo von Hofmannsthal to write him a new libretto: “You can even

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Several killed and scores injured in Germany bus crash

At least nine people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a bus crash near Dresden in Germany. Local police said that the incident, which

At least nine people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a bus crash near Dresden in Germany. Local police said that the incident, which

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American soprano Renée Fleming stars in Dresden

Renée Fleming, the critically acclaimed American soprano shone at the New Year’s Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden. In the show Berlin met

Renée Fleming, the critically acclaimed American soprano shone at the New Year’s Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden. In the show Berlin met

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Opera off stage: a diva reveals her "extracurricular activities"

In this unedited extra material Renée Fleming tells us about her role as Creative Consultant at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the challenges of

In this unedited extra material Renée Fleming tells us about her role as Creative Consultant at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the challenges of

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Dresden Elbe Valley delisted by UNESCO in bridge row

A new bridge designed to ease traffic has opened across the river Elbe in Dresden. But the crossing has sparked a row. The Dresden Elbe Valley had

A new bridge designed to ease traffic has opened across the river Elbe in Dresden. But the crossing has sparked a row. The Dresden Elbe Valley had

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Germany's Stollen Festival : Christmas giant cake

Thousands of visitors were on hand for the 19th annual Dresden Stollenfest to watch the three ton city’s famous Christmas cake.

Thousands of visitors were on hand for the 19th annual Dresden Stollenfest to watch the three ton city’s famous Christmas cake.

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Dresden marks World War II bombing

On the anniversary of the Allied forces bombing of Dresden, protesters formed a human chain to try and prevent a neo-Nazi march from reaching the

On the anniversary of the Allied forces bombing of Dresden, protesters formed a human chain to try and prevent a neo-Nazi march from reaching the

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German experts put Dresden death toll at 25,000

How many died in the Allied bombing of Dresden? The debate has long raged with German far-right groups claiming up to 500,000 people

How many died in the Allied bombing of Dresden? The debate has long raged with German far-right groups claiming up to 500,000 people

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Dresden loses UNESCO status over bridge

The historic German city of Dresden has been taken of the UN’s list of World Heritage sites over the construction of a bridge. Dresden’s Baroque

The historic German city of Dresden has been taken of the UN’s list of World Heritage sites over the construction of a bridge. Dresden’s Baroque

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Rival groups mark Dresden bombing with clashes

Riot police have clashed with demonstrators in the German city of Dresden. Despite attempts to keep supporters from opposing political groups

Riot police have clashed with demonstrators in the German city of Dresden. Despite attempts to keep supporters from opposing political groups