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Hamburg 2024 Olympic bid killed by referendum

Hamburg withdrew from the race to host the 2024 Olympics after residents voted against the German port city’s bid plans in a public referendum

Hamburg withdrew from the race to host the 2024 Olympics after residents voted against the German port city’s bid plans in a public referendum

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Hamburg 2024 Olympic bid rests on referendum

Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics rests on the outcome of a referendum Sunday, with officials hoping for a strong show of support to cement the

Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics rests on the outcome of a referendum Sunday, with officials hoping for a strong show of support to cement the

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Helmut Schmidt, former West German chancellor, dies at 96

Many Germans will remember the fifth chancellor of the federal republic enjoying a cigarette. Perhaps his country’s best-known chain smoker, Helmut

Many Germans will remember the fifth chancellor of the federal republic enjoying a cigarette. Perhaps his country’s best-known chain smoker, Helmut

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Helmut Schmidt, euro founding father, has died aged 96

Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, has died at the age of 96, his

Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, has died at the age of 96, his

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Hamburg: dozens injured in former air raid shelter fire

Around 40 people have been injured in a fire and explosion at a former air raid shelter in the German city of Hamburg. The blaze broke out in a

Around 40 people have been injured in a fire and explosion at a former air raid shelter in the German city of Hamburg. The blaze broke out in a

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Hamburg "baptises" world's largest container ship

In the German port of Hamburg the world’s largest container ship has been baptised. “MSC Zoe” is 395 metres long and can carry a cargo of over 19000

In the German port of Hamburg the world’s largest container ship has been baptised. “MSC Zoe” is 395 metres long and can carry a cargo of over 19000

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Hamburg chosen as German bid city for 2024 Olympics

[UPDATE-1] The German Olympic Confederation (DSOB) officially selected Hamburg over Berlin as their bid city for the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday

[UPDATE-1] The German Olympic Confederation (DSOB) officially selected Hamburg over Berlin as their bid city for the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday

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Hamburg or Berlin in Olympic candidate race

The race is on between Berlin and Hamburg for the right to become the German candidate city for the 2024 Olympics. Hamburg has edged ahead of Berlin

The race is on between Berlin and Hamburg for the right to become the German candidate city for the 2024 Olympics. Hamburg has edged ahead of Berlin

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'Peed off' locals bid to flush out Hamburg's wee problem

Locals in Hamburg’s party district have launched a bid to flush away the problem of late-night revellers urinating in the street. They have covered

Locals in Hamburg’s party district have launched a bid to flush away the problem of late-night revellers urinating in the street. They have covered

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German paper that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons firebombed

A German newspaper that published cartoons of the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been firebombed. Two people have reportedly been arrested

A German newspaper that published cartoons of the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been firebombed. Two people have reportedly been arrested

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Arson attack on German paper that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Two suspected arsonists have been arrested after attacking the building of German newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost on Sunday. It appears no one was

Two suspected arsonists have been arrested after attacking the building of German newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost on Sunday. It appears no one was

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Digital privacy in spotlight at Hamburg hacker event

Protecting privacy in the digital world is the main focus of this year’s Chaos Communication Congress, which has kicked off in Hamburg. The annual

Protecting privacy in the digital world is the main focus of this year’s Chaos Communication Congress, which has kicked off in Hamburg. The annual

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In flight meals at home - Lufthansa style

Although some people would avoid airline meals at all costs a new service is being offered where by customers can enjoy in flight delicacies from the

Although some people would avoid airline meals at all costs a new service is being offered where by customers can enjoy in flight delicacies from the

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Swans released onto Hamburg lake for spring

Many people showed up to greet about 100 swans that were released in Hamburg. After having spent the winter months indoors in the German city

Many people showed up to greet about 100 swans that were released in Hamburg. After having spent the winter months indoors in the German city

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Hamburg clashes over closure of cultural centre

Violence broke out in Hamburg on Saturday as 7,000 protesters vented their anger at plans to evict squatters at the Rote Flora cultural centre. The

Violence broke out in Hamburg on Saturday as 7,000 protesters vented their anger at plans to evict squatters at the Rote Flora cultural centre. The

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Protest turns violent in Hamburg, injuring dozens

Violence has erupted at a protest in Hamburg over the closure of a left wing community centre. Police moved in after bottles, stones and fireworks

Violence has erupted at a protest in Hamburg over the closure of a left wing community centre. Police moved in after bottles, stones and fireworks

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Van Marwijk begins Hamburg job

Former Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk began his new job as coach of struggling Bundesliga side Hamburg on Wednesday. The 61-year-old, who led

Former Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk began his new job as coach of struggling Bundesliga side Hamburg on Wednesday. The 61-year-old, who led

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New freight train link between China and Germany

The first freight train from the eastern Chinese city of Zhengzdou has arrived in Hamburg, Germany. It covered more than 10-thousand kilometres in

The first freight train from the eastern Chinese city of Zhengzdou has arrived in Hamburg, Germany. It covered more than 10-thousand kilometres in

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Anti-Nazi protests in Hamburg

Dozens of anti-Nazi groups gathered in Hamburg on Saturday to protest a planned neo-Nazi demonstration. Most of the demonstrations were peaceful

Dozens of anti-Nazi groups gathered in Hamburg on Saturday to protest a planned neo-Nazi demonstration. Most of the demonstrations were peaceful

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Hamburg Port Celebrates 823rd Birthday

Hamburg has celebrated the 823rd Birthday of its Harbour, attracting more than 1,5 million visitors.

Hamburg has celebrated the 823rd Birthday of its Harbour, attracting more than 1,5 million visitors.

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Hamburg present new coach

Struggling Bundesliga side Hamburg presented Thorsten Fink as their new coach on Monday. The 43-year-old former Bayern Munich midfielder has signed

Struggling Bundesliga side Hamburg presented Thorsten Fink as their new coach on Monday. The 43-year-old former Bayern Munich midfielder has signed

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Party signals the start of alcohol ban on Hamburg's public transport

In Hamburg on the metro around 1,000 revellers turned up to stage what they called, “a good bye party”. Corks popped and alcohol flowed freely just

In Hamburg on the metro around 1,000 revellers turned up to stage what they called, “a good bye party”. Corks popped and alcohol flowed freely just

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Demonstration and clashes in Hamburg

Left-wing demonstrators and police clashed in the northern German city of Hamburg, after a street festival in Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel district.

Left-wing demonstrators and police clashed in the northern German city of Hamburg, after a street festival in Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel district.

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German Chancellor suffers poll defeat

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats have suffered their worst defeat in an election since the second world war. In the Hamburg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats have suffered their worst defeat in an election since the second world war. In the Hamburg

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Record defeat for Germany's Christian Democrats

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has suffered a crushing defeat in the Hamburg state election. It is the worst result for the Christian

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has suffered a crushing defeat in the Hamburg state election. It is the worst result for the Christian

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Merkel's CDU routed in Hamburg state election

Results from Hamburg’s regional election are widely expected to give a bloody nose to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling party. Defeat in the German

Results from Hamburg’s regional election are widely expected to give a bloody nose to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling party. Defeat in the German

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McCartney begins good evening Europe tour

Paul Mc Cartney has begun his European tour in Hamburg, Germany. The 67 year old former Beatle played for 3 hours, without a break, to a crowd

Paul Mc Cartney has begun his European tour in Hamburg, Germany. The 67 year old former Beatle played for 3 hours, without a break, to a crowd

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Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Almost six decades after the legendary British band first performed in Hamburg, the north German city is opening up a museum dedicated to the

Almost six decades after the legendary British band first performed in Hamburg, the north German city is opening up a museum dedicated to the