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    1. October 30, 2011

      Gambling groups question German reforms

      Online gambling companies have signalled they could take fresh legal action against what they say is an over-cautious...

    2. April 6, 2011

      Germany set to relax state betting monopoly

      Germany has bowed to years of criticism about its state betting-monopoly by letting private companies bid for seven national...

    1. May 23, 2009

      Köhler retains German presidency

      Horst Köhler will remain president of Germany for a second five-year term after obtaining a paper-thin majority at...

    2. May 9, 2009

      German states criticise Fiat's plans for GM

      Fiat yesterday received a setback to its plan to create one of the world's largest car groups by snatching up at GM's...

    3. May 8, 2009

      German states criticise Fiat’s plans for GM

      Fiat on Friday received a setback to its plan to create one of the world’s largest car groups by snatching at GM’s European...

    4. January 19, 2009

      Hesse win gives Merkel national poll edge

      German regional voters handed Ang-ela Merkel a clear victory yesterday, kicking off an electoral marathon that will lead to...

    5. January 16, 2009

      Hesse win gives Merkel an electoral edge

      German regional voters handed Ang­ela Merkel a clear victory on Sunday, kicking off an electoral marathon that will lead to...

    6. November 14, 2008

      Farewell, European left, I knew thee well

      Brussels blog (Tony Barber): Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's ambassador to the European Union, was having some fun this week at...

    7. Brussels Blog

      November 13, 2008

      Farewell, European left, I knew thee well

      Vladimir Chizhov, Russia’s ambassador to the European Union, was having some fun this week at the expense of western...

    8. October 20, 2008

      SPD poll hopes boosted by crisis

      The financial crisis gave Germany’s SPD the best chance of winning next year’s general election, Frank Walter Steinmeier,...

    9. October 20, 2008

      SPD poll hopes raised by crisis, says Steinmeier

      The financial crisis has given Germany's SPD its best chance of winning next year's general election, Frank Walter...

    10. September 9, 2008

      Steinmeier at helm

      The weekend putsch that restored reformers to the helm of the Social Democratic party has sent an electric charge through...

    11. September 9, 2008

      Berlin paralysis feared as rivals clash

      Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, yesterday landed a first punch on her Social Democratic rival in next year's election,...

    12. September 9, 2008

      Berlin paralysis feared as rivals clash

      Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, yesterday landed a first punch on her Social Democratic rival in next year's election,...

    13. September 9, 2008

      Merkel strikes first blow at rival

      Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, yesterday landed a first punch on her Social Democratic rival in next year's election,...

    14. September 8, 2008

      Merkel lands first blow on new rival

      Angela Merkel landed a first punch on Monday on her new Social Democratic rival in next year’s election. The German...

    15. September 8, 2008

      SPD opens poll race by ousting chairman Beck

      Germany's troubled Social Democratic party yesterday fired the starting shot in a year-long election race by ousting Kurt...

    16. September 7, 2008

      German SPD picks Steinmeier

      Germany’s troubled Social Democratic party on Sunday fired the starting shot in a year-long election race by ousting Kurt...

    17. September 4, 2008

      SPD plans emergency meeting to repair internal division

      The leaders of Germany's Social Democratic party will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to try to put an end to damaging...

    18. September 3, 2008

      Germany’s SPD tries to repair divisions

      The leaders of Germany’s Social Democratic party will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to try to put an end to damaging...

    19. August 19, 2008

      Müntefering returns to Berlin and struggling party

      The power battle underway within Germany’s divided Social Democratic Party could take a new turn next month when Franz...

    20. August 7, 2008

      Germany’s SPD moves to defuse tensions

      Germany’s Social Democrats on Thursday edged closer to defusing tensions over a high-profile expulsion that had threatened...

    21. August 2, 2008

      Leader of Germany's SPD tries to quell storm over expulsion

      Kurt Beck, leader of Germany's Social Democrats, yesterday called for calm as political infighting spread through the...

    22. August 2, 2008

      Germany's SPD in expulsion storm

      Kurt Beck, leader of Germany's Social Democrats, yesterday called for calm as political infighting spread through the...

    23. August 2, 2008

      Germany’s SPD in expulsion storm

      Kurt Beck, leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, on Friday called for calm as political infighting spread through the...

    24. July 31, 2008

      Germany’s SPD expels former economics minister

      Germany's ruling Social Democrats on Thursday took the unexpected move towards expelling one of their most prominent...

    25. June 17, 2008

      SPD presses for pensions to be extended

      Germany's Social Democrats want to partially reverse one of the government's key recent economic reforms by creating...

    26. June 17, 2008

      SPD pushes to extend early retirement policy

      Germany's Social Democrats want to partially reverse one of the government's key recent economic reforms by creating...

    27. June 17, 2008

      SPD pushes to extend early retirement policy

      Germany’s Social Democrats want partially to reverse one of the government’s key recent economic reforms by creating...

    28. June 6, 2008

      Polls bring ever more agony for German Social Democrats

      For a quarter of a century, Manfred Güllner has kept his finger on the pulse of German public opinion. Yet in all these...

    29. June 5, 2008

      Poll agony for Germany’s Social Democrats

      For a quarter of a century, Manfred Güllner has kept his finger on the pulse of German public opinion. Yet in all these...

    30. May 30, 2008

      Corrections - MIL aircraft; Twitter messages; German President Horst Köhler

      * The two helicopters supplied by Russia to assist the Chinese earthquake rescue mentioned in an article on May 28 were MIL...

    31. May 28, 2008

      Poll setback to SPD choice for president

      Gesine Schwan, the Social Democratic party (SPD) candidate to become Germany's next president, will have to do a lot of...

    32. May 28, 2008

      German SPD's surprise choice for presidency could backfire, poll suggests

      Gesine Schwan, the Social Democratic party (SPD) candidate to become Germany's next president, will have to do a lot of...

    33. May 27, 2008

      Berlin disarray as SPD names its own presidential candidate

      In a show of defiance against the German chancellor, the junior partner in the ruling coalition yesterday nominated its own...

    34. May 13, 2008

      Nokia to rethink communications policy

      Nokia has admitted it needs to rethink its corporate communications strategy following the Finnish company’s bruising...

    35. April 15, 2008

      Germany agrees partial sale of Deutsche Bahn

      Germany is set to launch the privatisation of Deutsche Bahn, one of the world’s biggest transport groups, after political...

    36. April 15, 2008

      Germany to sell off part of Deutsche Bahn

      Germany is set to launch the privatisation of Deutsche Bahn, one of the world's biggest transport groups, after political...

    37. April 15, 2008

      Germany agrees partial sale of Deutsche Bahn

      Germany is set to launch the privatisation of Deutsche Bahn, one of the world's biggest transport groups, after political...

    38. April 5, 2008

      Left force political rethink in Germany

      Politicians in the German state of Hesse, which includes Frankfurt, the financial capital, will today take the unusual step...

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