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Germany: Country in Central Europe
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe. Covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), it lies between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

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Nearly 70% of Italians say Europe's climate response is insufficient, Euronews survey reveals [Video]

Nearly 70% of Italians say Europe's climate response is insufficient, Euronews survey reveals

Around two-thirds of respondents in France (64%), Germany (67%) and Italy (68%) agreed not sufficient action was being taken in Europe. UK respondents agreed but in lower numbers (57%).View on euronews

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Climate change blamed for death by beetle of German trees [Video]

Climate change blamed for death by beetle of German trees

In the Harz region in the middle of Germany, dead spruce trees stand like white ghosts on the hilltops. They are victims of the bark beetle – a small insect that is causing major destruction across..

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Germany, Netherlands, Belgium keen to co-host 2027 Women’s World Cup [Video]

Germany, Netherlands, Belgium keen to co-host 2027 Women’s World Cup

Germany, Netherlands and Belgium announce plans to co-host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup.

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Germany's nuclear power regions fear for the future [Video]

Germany's nuclear power regions fear for the future

Whilst the German government has pledged 40 billion euros to help coal regions as mines close, those living and working in nuclear power are not seeing the same support.View on euronews

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Stadium slackline world record set in Nuremberg [Video]

Stadium slackline world record set in Nuremberg

A new stadium slackline World Record has been set in Nuremberg in Germany with Jens Decke crossing the Max-Morlock stadium at a height of 73 metres.

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How can businesses keep seasonal workers in Europe safe? [Video]

How can businesses keep seasonal workers in Europe safe?

Every year, temporary workers, frequently from eastern Europe, travel across borders to help with agriculture and factory production lines. But now the pandemic is forcing a rethink of how to keep..

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says both sides need to compromise on Brexit [Video]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says both sides need to compromise on Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says both sides need to compromise on Brexit.Her comments come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to set out whethertrade talks with the European Union should..

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Majority of Germans think UK will not benefit long term from Brexit, Euronews survey reveals [Video]

Majority of Germans think UK will not benefit long term from Brexit, Euronews survey reveals

Nearly 60% of respondents in Germany said Brexit would not provide the UK with any long-term benefits. Just 30% of French people surveyed thought the same. View on euronews

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Coronavirus: Germany hit by record hike in new cases as it unveils new measures [Video]

Coronavirus: Germany hit by record hike in new cases as it unveils new measures

More than 6,600 new COVID-19 infections were reported by authorities on Thursday morning, beating a previous record set on March 28. View on euronews

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Meet the German woman with hair 5ft 10in long [Video]

Meet the German woman with hair 5ft 10in long

A 5ft 8in security guard from Germany who has not seen a hairdresser in 15years now has 'Rapunzel' locks are two inches longer than she is. The amazing5ft 10in mane is a massive hit on Instagram, where..

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Coronavirus pandemic: Virus curfews in effect in Germany [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Virus curfews in effect in Germany

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Concern accross Europe as continent faces second wave: Update on the situation in Germany [Video]

Concern accross Europe as continent faces second wave: Update on the situation in Germany

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Michael Roth: EU prepared for worst-case scenario of no deal with UK [Video]

Michael Roth: EU prepared for worst-case scenario of no deal with UK

Michael Roth, Germany’s Europe minister, said time is running out to concludea deal and suggested the UK would have to give further ground on severalitems.

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Germany and Switzerland train ahead of Nations League match [Video]

Germany and Switzerland train ahead of Nations League match

Germany and Switzerland hit the training pitch ahead of their Nations League showdown.

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Hamilton the hermit as Mercedes report another COVID positive [Video]

Hamilton the hermit as Mercedes report another COVID positive

Mercedes report a second positive coronavirus test ahead of the weekend's Eifel GP at Germany's Nuerburgring circuit.

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Germany fearful as cases jump 40 percent overnight [Video]

Germany fearful as cases jump 40 percent overnight

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Tax evasion probe hits German soccer [Video]

Tax evasion probe hits German soccer

Prosecutors in Germany are investigating six soccer officials on suspicion of tax evasion worth more than $5.5 million. Joe Davies reports.

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Navalny: Kremlin critic poisoned with Novichok, chemical weapons watchdog confirms [Video]

Navalny: Kremlin critic poisoned with Novichok, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

"Any use of chemical weapons is serious and cannot be without consequences," Germany said after the OPCW confirmed that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok.View on euronews

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Germany is the highest-ranked country in Europe for its COVID-19 response, new survey reveals [Video]

Germany is the highest-ranked country in Europe for its COVID-19 response, new survey reveals

The study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) analysed 19 countries and asked citizens to rate key aspects of their government’s response to the health crisis.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:23Published
Rotation will be key for Germany success at Euros says Loew [Video]

Rotation will be key for Germany success at Euros says Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew says players need to be rotated if they are to remain in 'top-quality' condition for next year's Euros.

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