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Facebook to clamp down on "fake news" in Germany

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

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Donald Trump on refugees, Nato, Merkel and Brexit

“Brexit is going to be a great thing”, Germany’s Angela Merkel is Europe’s most important leader and the lifting of sanctions against Russia could happen.

“Brexit is going to be a great thing”, Germany’s Angela Merkel is Europe’s most important leader and the lifting of sanctions against Russia could happen.

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More than 70 deaths as extreme weather hits Europe

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

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Germany plans more transparency over gender pay

The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.

The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.

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Former German president Herzog dies

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

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Ex-Volkswagen executive appears in Florida court

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

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German exports jump along with industrial production

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

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Volkswagen must defend investor lawsuit in US - judge rules

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Germany gripped by severe storm

Germany has been hit by what’s thought to be its biggest storm in ten years.

Germany has been hit by what’s thought to be its biggest storm in ten years.

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Eurozone inflation heads up

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

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Eurozone business booming

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

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Rising Mein Kampf sales in Germany shock publisher

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher

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German inflation rises sharply, unemployment falls

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

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Volkswagen chased for emissions scandal compensation in Germany

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

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Syrian held in Germany 'sought ISIL funds for terror attack'

German prosecutors say a Syrian man arrested at the weekend in the west of the country tried to get funds from ISIL to carry out a terrorist attack.

German prosecutors say a Syrian man arrested at the weekend in the west of the country tried to get funds from ISIL to carry out a terrorist attack.

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Cologne police: New Year arrests of North Africans 'not racial profiling'

The chief of police in the German city of Cologne has dismissed claims of racial profiling after hundreds of North African men were detained during New Year…

The chief of police in the German city of Cologne has dismissed claims of racial profiling after hundreds of North African men were detained during New Year…

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Merkel says Germany is 'stronger than terrorism'

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

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Man wrongly arrested for Berlin attack says he's fearful for his life

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and

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Where did the Berlin truck attacker go?

Police across Europe are piecing together the movements of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who killed 12 people in last week's Berlin truck attack.

Police across Europe are piecing together the movements of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who killed 12 people in last week's Berlin truck attack.

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Berlin's Jewish community pays tribute to lorry attack victims

The son of an Israeli woman who was killed in last week’s deadly lorry attack in Berlin has lit a giant menorah at the city’s Brandenburg Gate during a ceremony to remember…

The son of an Israeli woman who was killed in last week’s deadly lorry attack in Berlin has lit a giant menorah at the city’s Brandenburg Gate during a ceremony to remember…