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Munich mixes high culture, Bavarian clichés

Known for lederhosen, bratwürst and its beer festival, Munich is a city that counters these brassy clichés with a mix of art, history and style.


Check In at Germany's First Naked Hotel

Nudist hotel planned in Germany's southwestern Black Forest region.


Giant Train Set Pulls In The Crowds

Massive model railway becoming one of Germany's most popular tourist attractions


Armstrong finishes 125th in 'fast, crazy' race

Armstrong finishes 125th in 'fast, crazy' race

Mark Cavendish of Britain has won the Milan-San Remo cycling classic by beating Heinrich Haussler of Germany in a photo finish.


Ohio retiree charged with 29,000 counts as Nazi guard

Ohio retiree charged with 29,000 counts as Nazi guard

German authorities say they have charged retired Ohio auto worker John Demjanjuk with more than 29,000 counts of accessory to murder for his time as a guard at the Nazi's Sobibor death camp, and will seek his extradition from the U.S.


German retailer cuts 15,000 jobs

Germany's largest retailer, Metro, is planning to cut 15,000 jobs or 5% of its workforce due to the economic slowdown.


China passes Germany in economic rankings

China has become the world's third-largest economy, surpassing Germany and closing rapidly on Japan, according to government and World Bank figures.


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