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  1. News - World - GERMANY

    German sausage makers fined 338 million euros for pricefixing

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Some of the Germany's biggest food producers have been fined €338 million (HK$3.6 billion) for cooking up a plan to fix the price of sausages. The Federal Cartel Authority (FCA), Germany's competition watchdog, said 21 manufacturers ...

  2. News - World - GERMANY

    Anti-euro party gains clout ahead of German polls

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Anti-euro party may cloud a Merkel win Europe has barely been mentioned in the German election campaign. But in the final days before today's vote, a fringe party that wants to scrap the euro ... to mainstream parties too timid to admit that the euro has failed. And the party has also offered a home to more socially conservative Germans who are unhappy with the way Merkel has pushed ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - GERMANY

    Bayern Munich president found guilty of tax evasion

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 02:02am by >Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Uli Hoeness is sentenced to three and a half years, but he will appeal Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was found guilty yesterday and sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison for evading millions of euros in tax through an undeclared Swiss bank account. The 62-year-old, one of the most powerful figures in German soccer, was initially charged with dodging €3.5 ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - GERMANY

    Bayern boss Uli Hoeness admits to tax evasion at his trial

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 08:27pm by Associated Press and Reuters

    ... is closed." Hoeness said he had donated millions of euros to charities. "I'm no social parasite," he told the court. A verdict is expected on Thursday. German authorities have been cracking down on tax evaders in recent years, and have recovered hundreds of millions of euros. Their widely publicised purchase of leaked account information on thousands of investors, as well ...

  5. News - World - GERMANY

    Strike by Lufthansa pilots leaves up to 425,000 passengers grounded

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 07:42pm by AFP

    ... biggest carrier estimated the walkout would cost "tens of millions of euros". In a bid to avert chaos, Lufthansa has been keeping passengers up to date about flight changes via text ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - GERMANY

    Hoeness accepts conviction, quits as Bayern Munich boss

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 11:11pm by >Associated Press

    ... of evading millions of euros in tax through an undeclared bank account and sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison. The verdict drew a largely positive response in a country where tax evasion ...

  7. News - World - GERMANY

    Leaders hail Merkel’s election victory as good news for Europe

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... confirm that the anti-euro party is not represented in parliament, then, it would be a good result for the European Union," said Letta, in what appeared to be a reference to Germany's upstart Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. AfD tried to tap into anger over German contributions to bailout packages for stricken euro-zone partners, but preliminary results suggested ...

  8. News - World - GERMANY

    Triumphant Merkel to start search for coalition ally

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:51pm by AFP

    ... how to rule Europe’s biggest economy. After a campaign that banked on Merkel’s image as a calm, sensible and reassuring euro zone crisis manager, she led her conservative Christian Democratic ... but stressed that she intends to serve out her full term till 2017, as jubilant supporters yelled “Angie, Angie, Angie”. Congratulations poured in from across Europe, while the euro firmed in Asian ...

  9. News - World - GERMANY

    Merkel seals deal to form German 'grand coalition' with SPD

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 01:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... wage of 8.50 euros (HK$89.02) per hour from early 2015 to help the country’s army of working poor. The move aims to narrow a wealth gap brought about by decade-old labour reforms but should ... agreed by all sides until 2017 amounts to 23 billion euros, reported national news agency DPA. Details of the more than 170-page coalition deal were to be presented on Wednesday. Like Germany’s ...

  10. News - World - GERMANY

    Anti-capitalist protesters rally at ECB

    Posted May 31st 2013, 04:53pm by AFP

    ... countries in the euro area. In a demonstration organised by the anti-capitalist movement Blockupy, police put the number of participants at 1,200-1,500 while the organisers themselves claimed ... the austerity measures and the handling of the euro crisis by the European Union and also plan to blockade and disrupt the operations of banks such as Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest, which is also ...




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