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11 January 2012

Football hooligans 'getting more violent'

 

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Football hooligans 'getting more violent'

Violence at football matches in Germany’s top leagues has reached record highs, leaving police struggling to control it, the Interior Ministry said this week.READ (2 COMMENTS) »

18 September 2010

Man who duped Army gets 6 months in prison

 

Jesse Bernard Johnston III, 26, wears a Marine dress uniform with ribbons and medals even though records show he never served in the Marine Corps. An Associated Press investigation has found that, despite not having a military background, Johnston was able to join the Army Reserve in February and was given the rank of sergeant.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jesse Bernard Johnston III, 26, wears a Marine dress uniform with ribbons and medals even though records show he never served in the Marine Corps. An Associated Press investigation has found that, despite not having a military background, Johnston was able to join the Army Reserve in February and was given the rank of sergeant.

Man who duped Army gets 6 months in prison - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times

03 March 2010

Munich's answer to Lent: stronger beer - The Local

 

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Munich's answer to Lent: stronger beer

Published: 26 Feb 10 09:56 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.de/lifestyle/20100226-25519.html

Lent might be a period of abstinence, but Bavarian monks decided centuries ago that drinking highly alcoholic beer helped their fasting. Thomas Barkley explains Munich's Starkbierzeit tradition.

Munich's answer to Lent: stronger beer - The Local

24 February 2010

Klein tells inquiry he ordered Kunduz air strike in a rush - The Local

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Klein tells inquiry he ordered Kunduz air strike in a rush

Published: 24 Feb 10 13:14 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.de/national/20100224-25473.html
German Bundeswehr Colonel Georg Klein has justified ordering a deadly bombardment near Kunduz in Afghanistan by telling a parliamentary inquiry he was in a hurry, a media report said on Wednesday.
Klein tells inquiry he ordered Kunduz air strike in a rush - The Local

23 February 2010

Facebook | Anna Black

 

Anna Black This is in Killeen Texas today Chicago fam... what the hell, I could have stayed in Chicago.

Facebook | Anna Black

22 February 2010

Porsche faces hefty fines from US fuel efficiency law - The Local

And why not a fine for choosing a yellow Porsche? Photo: DPA

Porsche faces hefty fines from US fuel efficiency law

Published: 22 Feb 10 11:48 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.de/money/20100222-25419.html
German sports car manufacturer Porsche could soon face severe fines in the United States thanks to a proposed law meant to encourage greater fuel efficiency, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Monday.
Porsche faces hefty fines from US fuel efficiency law - The Local

Germany prepares for floods as big thaw looms - The Local

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Germany prepares for floods as big thaw looms

Published: 20 Feb 10 16:51 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.de/national/20100220-25391.html
Several regions around Germany are preparing for floods in the next few weeks as rising temperatures are expected to melt masses of snow accumulated over a long, cold winter.
Germany prepares for floods as big thaw looms - The Local