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Bayern Munich could wrap up a sixth consecutive title as early as March and, while the battle for the European places and the scrap to avoid relegation are as exciting as ever, German fans haven't witnessed a genuine title fight since the 2011-12 campaign. So what can be done? From the abolition of the ...
... the Bauhaus German art school in Weimar and Dessau, where he grappled with the challenges of a technologized, rational world. That is the focus of a comprehensive exhibition of Klee works, mainly from the 1920 and 1930s, entitled "Paul Klee. Construction of Mystery." at Munich's Pinakothek museum.

The tunnel extension underneath the airport will serve as a key part of the transport link in the north of Munich. Porr will build approximately 1.5km of the main tunnel and a ramp structure of just over 300m. The work, which will be carried out by Porr's German subsidiary, Stump Spezialtiefbau, will primarily ...
The German Weather Service (DWD) predicts below-zero temperatures for the north of the country all the way into next week. In the south though, things ... Still, much of northern and eastern Germany will enjoy fine weather, with clear skies predicted for the whole of Thursday. Only the North Sea coast is ...
A suspected attack by Russian hackers on computer systems used by the German government is still ongoing and may be more serious than at first thought, MPs warned on Thursday. Several MPs have compared the attack to a "form of warfare" against Germany and one briefed by intelligence officials said ...
Around 10 million of the 15 million diesel cars registered in Germany fall short of the latest Euro 6 Eu emissions regulation, potentially making them eligible for a ban, as well as two million diesel trucks. Commuters and car-dependent workers could be most affected, while some residents, emergency ...

Extreme cold wreaks havoc on suburban trains in Munich and Berlin ... Munich's Ostbahnof was completely closed down on Wednesday morning after freezing temperatures made regular service impossible. ... The German Weather Service has said that the weather will begin to improve on Thursday.
The German military refueled Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's plane in Munich after airport fuel companies refused to do it, citing US ... Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, southern Germany, on February 18, ...
Such measures are intended at least as much for eyes in Brussels -- where Germany and a slew of other EU member states risk legal action after sailing past a deadline to reduce air pollution -- as for those in town halls. Some 70 German cities including Munich, Stuttgart and Cologne recorded average ...
Cyberattacks are the greatest challenge threatening global stability, Germany's defense minister told CNBC Saturday. ... When asked about the "single greatest threat to global stability," Ursula von der Leyen, the German defense minister said: "I think it's the cyber threats because whatever adversaries you ...
All that matters to me is that there is a safe environment." In Afghanistan, he had worked as an electrician for the US Army, which made him a Taliban target. In 2015, he decided to flee and came to Germany via Iran, Turkey and the Balkans. Within days of his arrival, he registered for a German course.
Of a total of 73 German cities, findings of the Inrix study indicate that motorists in Munich spent the most amount of time in traffic jams in 2017 - 51 ... "Traffic jams cost Germans over €30 billion per year, threaten economic growth and impair quality of life," said Dr. Graham Cookson, chief economist at Inrix.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has already embarked on a Brexit charm offensive, meeting European counterparts and business leaders. The prime minister's talks with Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin comes ahead of her speech in Munich on Saturday. Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will ...
West Germany began to refuse visas to East German Athletes, and East Germany retaliated. The West German sporting association also started forbidding East Germans from competing in its national competitions and prevented West Germans from going to the GDR to compete. The tense truce between ...
With an 18-point lead in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich are on course to win a domestic double, perhaps even a treble if they can win the Champions League as well. History is on their side too. Even though they didn't win the German Cup last year, they have the most titles in the competition's history (18).
All that matters to me is that there is a safe environment." In Afghanistan, he had worked as an electrician for the US Army, which made him a Taliban target. In 2015, he decided to flee and came to Germany via Iran, Turkey and the Balkans. Within days of his arrival, he registered for a German course.
US President Donald Trump has offered both candid praise and unabashed criticism of Germany and its policies. From calling German Chancellor Angela Merkel "possibly the greatest world leader" to describing her open-door refugee policy as a "catastrophic mistake," here are his most memorable quotes ...

Bayern midfield Joshua Kimmich to Sky sports Germany: I have to say, Paderborn were brutally courageous. Other teams would have sat back and tried to shut up shop, but they tried to play football. For my goal I looked to see if I could pick out a teammate. I waited and waited and in the end the keeper had ...
Similar to in 2016, in no other German city last year were motorists stuck in traffic jams longer than in Munich, according to a study released on ... "Traffic jams cost Germans over €30 billion per year, threaten economic growth and impair quality of life," said Dr. Graham Cookson, chief economist at Inrix.
Los Angeles or Seattle to Frankfurt from $472: Flights from the West Coast to Germany's fifth-largest city can cost $900 round-trip, so these nearly half-off ... June and again from August through December, according to Airfarewatchdog, if you're hoping to visit Munich outside of the hops-heavy celebration.
Sandro Wagner says his chances of making Germany's World Cup squad have improved even though he is now on Bayern Munich's bench as ... "My chances are much better, because I play for the best German club," Wagner, who has a modest four goals in 13 league games, told magazine sport Bild.
It looks like Bayern Munich won't be signing German winger Julian Brandt this summer, the player eager to remain at Leverkusen for at least one more season. And that's probably for the best. ... Having long been touted as one of Germany's best young talents, it's no surprise either. Seemingly every young ...
Doha: The Chairperson of the Qatar women's sports Committee (QWSC) Lulwa Al Marri met with Hans-Udo Muzel, German Ambassador to Qatar, and discussed ... During the course of the meeting the forthcoming friendly between Qatar's women's team and the Bayern Munich outfit were also discussed.
RESULT Bayern Munich 4-2 Werder Bremen They came, they were brave but like most who visit Munich, they were beaten. Werder Bremen stay in the relegation fight, and Bayern move 16 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga - the sixth title looks like it might be theirs faster than ever before. 88' - We ...
66' - Florian Kohfeldt urges his side to keep working, but for all their effort they look like they're going to suffer the same fate as most do when they come to Munich. They've played better than most, but look set to leave with nothing. 62' - GOAL! 2-1 Bayern Munich (Lewandowski) Bayern's crossing has been ...
Bayern Munich full-back Joshua Kimmich was officially voted Germany's 2017 player of the year, beating the likes of Julian Draxler and Marc-Andre ter Stegen. ... Joachim Low the first to move Kimmich to the right-back position, German matches that don't feature the young star have become a rarity.
A Munich court found the 33-year-old man, identified as Philipp K. in line with Germany's privacy laws, guilty of nine counts of involuntary manslaughter, five counts of involuntary bodily harm, and violating weapons laws. Philipp K. sold a gun and ammunition to Iranian-German David S., who went on to kill ...
In early January, the liberal newspaper Die Zeit became the first German publication to publish sexual assault allegations against a powerful figure in the film ... According to one of the women, when she turned up at the director's hotel room in Munich in 1996 for an interview, he violently threw her against a ...
The GSG9, which stands for Grenzschutzgruppe 9 (Border Protection Group 9), was set up in 1972 after regular German police failed to rescue Israeli hostages kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics. Its formation was controversial, with some politicians in Germany feeling the group was ...
The Bavarian city of Munich has long held an allure with travellers the world over for its unique taste of German culture and tradition. But while the focus of many visitors may be the Oktoberfest celebrations, there are also plenty of reasons to visit outside of September and October, regardless of your ...
Dual national (Germany and U.S.) Timothy Tillman will reportedly be making the one-time switch to represent the United States. A 19-year-old, skilled, tricky modern attacking midfielder from the Bayern Munich system? Sounds good to us. Kyle Martino is calling for Sunil Gulati to say publicly that he ...
Javi Martinez (L) of Bayern Munich vies with Kai Havertz of Leverkusen during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, Jan. 12, 2018. (Xinhua/Joachim Bywaletz). BERLIN, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich started with a victory into ...
German midfielder Sebastian Rudy talks about the prospect of playing with Leon Goretzka, who has been heavily linked with Bayern Munich in recent weeks. Leon Goretzka will be a free agent in the summer. The young German has attracted a lot of interest from the top clubs in Europe. Bayern Munich ...
The transfer window is underway and Bundesliga clubs aren't wasting any time, with Schalke already enlisting a prolific German forward and ... He returned to Germany in 2015 with Hoffenheim and scored in both legs of their Champions League qualification loss to Liverpool at the start of this season.
drones are increasingly becoming a blight on air traffic in Germany. ... Last year, drones were sighted 70 times near German airports, according to Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) - the company in charge of air traffic control ... In 2016, a Lufthansa plane almost crashed into a drone when landing in Munich.
The German public are being hit by a Brexit charm offensive from two top Cabinet ministers seeking to push back against the EU's red lines. Chancellor Philip ... Writing as they travel to Berlin and Munich, the pair hope to win over Germans as the UK gears up for phase two talks with Brussels. They say the ...
... that passenger numbers had not fallen on its flights between Munich and Berlin. Nonetheless Germany's largest carrier is also facing new competition in the skies from Easyjet, which has offered eleven flights on the Berlin-Munich route since it decided to go into the German domestic market at the end of ...
After dispatching defending German Cup champions Borussia Dortmund in the last 16, Bayern Munich will face cup surprise Paderborn in the quarterfinals. ... That began the three-decade Rhine-Main derby, named after the Frankfurt metropolitan region in western Germany in which both cities preside.
According to Jose Felix Diaz of Marca, despite interest from Barcelona and Liverpool, the Germany international will make the switch to the Allianz Arena in the summer. Goretzka's contract at Schalke is set to expire at the end of the season. "One of the most sought-after players whose contract was coming ...
BERLIN - A German police union boss has criticized organizers of Berlin's annual open-air New Year's Eve party for designating a special "safety area" ... But a spokeswoman for the force said it merely suggested the safe zone following positive experiences at the Munich Oktoberfest, which has long been ...
It's usually a semifinal or a final but, this year, either Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund will be out of the German Cup before the last eight. ... Three times in the last six years, what's become known in Germany as Der Klassiker has provided the perfect end-of-season climax as the two sides met in the cup ...
As tourists to Germany, Stephanie and her husband were unsure whether the inspector was a real Deutsche Bahn (DB) employee, but apologised for their ... against them with the police, upset that their legitimacy had been questioned and claiming the family had said that the inspectors weren't German.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was at Berlin's central train station on Friday to celebrate the inauguration of Germany's new high-speed rail line between the capital ... German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk pointed out, however, that the new mega-project still cannot boast speeds comparable to China's new ...
"We are partners in NATO. We have the same security interests," he added. On the next day, speaking at a panel discussion in the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17, Gabriel underlined significance of Turkey for Germany, and defended his efforts for normalization of ties between Berlin and Ankara.
He instead called for money to be spent on building a strong European defence union. Answering questions after his speech, he said: "I consider the figure difficult". He said if Germany spent 2 percent of its GDP on NATO defence every year for ten years, it would spend more than €70 million every year.
Tensions between Russia and the US over Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election were on full display during the second day of a high-profile security conference in Germany featuring world leaders and top diplomats. At the conference, British Prime Minister Theresa May gave a ...
While the future Germany captain was yet to make a name for himself, Schweinsteiger had already done so, only it was the wrong one. Respected German football magazine kicker called him 'Sebastian' after his debut, an error that meant the player himself spent weeks correcting journalists during ...
Frankfurt: A German man who admitted selling the weapon a teenage gunman used to killed nine people has been sentenced to seven years in prison, a court spokeswoman said on Friday. David Ali Sonboly, 18, killed nine people in Munich in 2016 before shooting himself dead. Another 27 people ...
Premier League outfit Arsenal caught whiff of the electric forward's talents in 2010, but had to wait until his 16th Birthday before formally welcoming the U-16 Germany international to the English capital. After less than a season playing regular football for the U-18s, Gnabry was promoted to the Arsenal ...
It's official, Germany's latest midfield maestro, Leon Goretzka, is heading to Bavaria next season with Bayern Munich seeking to further consolidate their reputation as the ... With Goretzka latest addition to Bayern's German revolution, the future of the national team is set to boast a distinctly Bavarian air.


 

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