The Best of the Rhineland in December
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The Best of the Rhineland in December

Bored in Bonn? Confused in Cologne? Depressed in Düsseldorf? Not anymore. This month we inaugurate our partnership with Rhine-online, an English-language guide to what’s going on in the Rhineland.

Düsseldorf Helau! How I embraced the Rhineland’s carnival celebrations
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Düsseldorf Helau! How I embraced the Rhineland’s carnival celebrations

Düsseldorf to open first Instagram museum
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Düsseldorf to open first Instagram museum

Patient dies and more than 70 injured in Düsseldorf hospital fire
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Patient dies and more than 70 injured in Düsseldorf hospital fire

German brewery removes ‘sexist’ ad following nationwide complaint
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German brewery removes ‘sexist’ ad following nationwide complaint

Brazen thief steals €2 million Ferrari during test drive near Düsseldorf
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Brazen thief steals €2 million Ferrari during test drive near Düsseldorf

#MyGermany: ‘I moved to Düsseldorf for love’
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#MyGermany: ‘I moved to Düsseldorf for love’

Plane accidentally flies to Edinburgh instead of Düsseldorf
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Plane accidentally flies to Edinburgh instead of Düsseldorf

IN PICTURES: Rosenmontag Carnival celebrations go ahead despite storm
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IN PICTURES: Rosenmontag Carnival celebrations go ahead despite storm

‘Sledgehammer blow’: Shock as Germany scales back Love Parade disaster trial
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‘Sledgehammer blow’: Shock as Germany scales back Love Parade disaster trial

Man tries to fly from Düsseldorf airport with €870,000 in cash
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Man tries to fly from Düsseldorf airport with €870,000 in cash

SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf
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SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf

20 snakes found in hand luggage of man flying from Düsseldorf
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20 snakes found in hand luggage of man flying from Düsseldorf

Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany
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Six stress-busting steps for moving to Germany

Stranger grabs child, jumps in front of train near Düsseldorf
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Stranger grabs child, jumps in front of train near Düsseldorf

Kurdish protesters clash with police at Düsseldorf airport
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Kurdish protesters clash with police at Düsseldorf airport

Karneval: satirical floats in Rhine region ready to make Rose Monday parade debut
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Karneval: satirical floats in Rhine region ready to make Rose Monday parade debut

‘It caused a real shitstorm’: meet the man who skewered Trump at last year’s Karneval
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‘It caused a real shitstorm’: meet the man who skewered Trump at last year’s Karneval

‘Neo-Nazi’ on trial for bomb attack on foreigners in Düsseldorf 18 years ago
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‘Neo-Nazi’ on trial for bomb attack on foreigners in Düsseldorf 18 years ago

Jews seek to heal wounds of past with first ever Karneval float
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Jews seek to heal wounds of past with first ever Karneval float

Fine dropped for pensioner caught ‘illegally’ resting at Düsseldorf bus stop
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Fine dropped for pensioner caught ‘illegally’ resting at Düsseldorf bus stop

Will new fair Art Düsseldorf compete with largest German art fair in Cologne?
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Will new fair Art Düsseldorf compete with largest German art fair in Cologne?

VIDEO: Last Air Berlin flight from US pulls off spectacular landing manoeuvre
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VIDEO: Last Air Berlin flight from US pulls off spectacular landing manoeuvre

VIDEO: Plane makes terrifying landing in Düsseldorf during storm
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VIDEO: Plane makes terrifying landing in Düsseldorf during storm

Axe man in Düsseldorf attack committed to psychiatric ward
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Axe man in Düsseldorf attack committed to psychiatric ward

Five acts you simply can’t miss at this year’s Düsseldorf Festival
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Five acts you simply can’t miss at this year’s Düsseldorf Festival

Health insurance told to pay for ex-prostitute to have tattoo removed
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Health insurance told to pay for ex-prostitute to have tattoo removed

18-karat gold crown found in baggage at Düsseldorf airport
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18-karat gold crown found in baggage at Düsseldorf airport

Düsseldorf’s Brexit suicide float off to London to join pro-EU movement
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Düsseldorf’s Brexit suicide float off to London to join pro-EU movement

Düsseldorf axe attack suspect had ‘history of mental illness’
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Düsseldorf axe attack suspect had ‘history of mental illness’

Five injured in ‘axe attack’ at Düsseldorf train station
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Five injured in ‘axe attack’ at Düsseldorf train station

WWII bomb find brings ‘traffic chaos’, mass evacuation to Düsseldorf
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WWII bomb find brings ‘traffic chaos’, mass evacuation to Düsseldorf

‘Neo-Nazi’ arrested for bomb attack on foreigners in Düsseldorf 17 years ago
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‘Neo-Nazi’ arrested for bomb attack on foreigners in Düsseldorf 17 years ago

Fare-dodger caught grooming ‘intimate parts’ inside train loo
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Fare-dodger caught grooming ‘intimate parts’ inside train loo

Düsseldorf hopes to pull other cities onto weed legalization plan
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Düsseldorf hopes to pull other cities onto weed legalization plan

10 words and phrases that’ll make you sound local in the Rhineland
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10 words and phrases that’ll make you sound local in the Rhineland

Need a free train ride? Just watch these adverts
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Need a free train ride? Just watch these adverts

Court fines man €1,200 for hoverboarding on pavement
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Court fines man €1,200 for hoverboarding on pavement

Germany’s first Pokémon train helps you catch ’em all
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Germany’s first Pokémon train helps you catch ’em all

Cop acquitted after breaking woman’s nose with his fist
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Cop acquitted after breaking woman’s nose with his fist

Teacher overpaid quarter of a million euros. No one notices
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Teacher overpaid quarter of a million euros. No one notices

Düsseldorf terror plotters ‘linked to refugee sleeper cell’
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Düsseldorf terror plotters ‘linked to refugee sleeper cell’

Teacher takes pupil to court for calling him ‘retarded’
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Teacher takes pupil to court for calling him ‘retarded’

Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’
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Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’

Four arrested over alleged Isis plot to attack Düsseldorf
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Four arrested over alleged Isis plot to attack Düsseldorf

‘Stalker’ cop fired for stealing police cadet’s bras repeatedly
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‘Stalker’ cop fired for stealing police cadet’s bras repeatedly

Smoke in cockpit forces pilots into emergency landing
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Smoke in cockpit forces pilots into emergency landing

Families mourn Germanwings crash victims in French Alps
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Families mourn Germanwings crash victims in French Alps

The controversial German street names in need of a new identity
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The controversial German street names in need of a new identity

Isis ‘storm trooper’ jailed for four years
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Isis ‘storm trooper’ jailed for four years

Airport hiccup leaves 100s of passengers pantless
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Airport hiccup leaves 100s of passengers pantless

Grow a thicker skin, Germany tells Poland
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Grow a thicker skin, Germany tells Poland

Storm rains off Rhineland carnival parades
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Storm rains off Rhineland carnival parades

Tour de France 2017 to start in Düsseldorf
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Tour de France 2017 to start in Düsseldorf

Karneval season kicks off to lift winter blues
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Karneval season kicks off to lift winter blues

Air Berlin flight forced down by wing fracture
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Air Berlin flight forced down by wing fracture

€6bn refugee budget too small, states warn Berlin
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€6bn refugee budget too small, states warn Berlin

Criminal had time for pit stop in 20-cop-car chase
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Criminal had time for pit stop in 20-cop-car chase

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization
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Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

Policeman forced to shoot own service dog
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Policeman forced to shoot own service dog

Airlines urged to enforce psychological testing

Airlines urged to enforce psychological testing

Students fight for life after chimney plunge
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Students fight for life after chimney plunge

Germany learns lessons on pilots’ mental health
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Germany learns lessons on pilots’ mental health

Parents angry over ‘child-free’ beer garden
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Parents angry over ‘child-free’ beer garden

All 150 Germanwings crash victims identified

All 150 Germanwings crash victims identified

Germany mourns victims of Alps plane crash

Germany mourns victims of Alps plane crash

Düsseldorf police set up special ‘Alps’ unit
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Düsseldorf police set up special ‘Alps’ unit

Lufthansa fear second black box won’t be found
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Lufthansa fear second black box won’t be found

Germanwings captain’s compassion goes viral
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Germanwings captain’s compassion goes viral

As it happened: Plane crashes in French Alps
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As it happened: Plane crashes in French Alps

German cities among world’s most livable
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German cities among world’s most livable

Police arrest ‘Isis fighter’ at Düsseldorf airport
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Police arrest ‘Isis fighter’ at Düsseldorf airport

Twin earthquakes wake up Düsseldorf
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Twin earthquakes wake up Düsseldorf

Passer-by wounded in biker shootout
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Passer-by wounded in biker shootout

Reward offered for €150k homing pigeon
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Reward offered for €150k homing pigeon

Art dealer on trial for swindling Aldi heir
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Art dealer on trial for swindling Aldi heir

Four sentenced over al-Qaeda bomb plot
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Four sentenced over al-Qaeda bomb plot

Chef admits Düsseldorf killing spree
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Chef admits Düsseldorf killing spree

‘Shariah Police’ ditch vests and change name
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‘Shariah Police’ ditch vests and change name

Politician compares education reform to 9/11
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Politician compares education reform to 9/11

Trash can masks luxury watch raid
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Trash can masks luxury watch raid

Thief caught selling phone back to victim
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Thief caught selling phone back to victim

What’s so great about… Düsseldorf?
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What’s so great about… Düsseldorf?

Third law firm attack victim dies
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Third law firm attack victim dies

Two women killed in attacks on law firms
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Two women killed in attacks on law firms

Court: Red-light hotels must pay full tax rate
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Court: Red-light hotels must pay full tax rate

Flour and cinnamon ‘bomb’ shut down airport
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Flour and cinnamon ‘bomb’ shut down airport

Court: landlady right to evict stinky smoker
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Court: landlady right to evict stinky smoker

Düsseldorf airport: the ‘El Dorado’ of bag theft
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Düsseldorf airport: the ‘El Dorado’ of bag theft

Düsseldorf police hunt for serial arsonist
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Düsseldorf police hunt for serial arsonist

Opera house kills Nazi themed Wagner show
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Opera house kills Nazi themed Wagner show

‘Speaking German gives you an edge’
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‘Speaking German gives you an edge’

Strikes hit hundreds of flights in west Germany
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Strikes hit hundreds of flights in west Germany

Düsseldorf travellers face airport strike delays
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Düsseldorf travellers face airport strike delays

Strikes hit Cologne-Bonn, Düsseldorf airports
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Strikes hit Cologne-Bonn, Düsseldorf airports

Customs catch Iranian with €54 million cheque
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Customs catch Iranian with €54 million cheque

Germany top destination for foreign investment
Germany

Germany top destination for foreign investment

Rosenmontag parades mark Karneval climax
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Rosenmontag parades mark Karneval climax

1-1 draw for Dortmund and Düsseldorf
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1-1 draw for Dortmund and Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf mayor launches ‘friendly’ logo
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Düsseldorf mayor launches ‘friendly’ logo

Hamburg suffer defeat, injury, fire, evacuation
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Hamburg suffer defeat, injury, fire, evacuation

British tarmac truck had historical GDR tyres
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British tarmac truck had historical GDR tyres

Family’s ‘parked’ car used as airport shuttle
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Family’s ‘parked’ car used as airport shuttle

Lack of cheap flats risks creating ‘luxury ghetto’
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Lack of cheap flats risks creating ‘luxury ghetto’

Athletics official dies after javelin accident
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Athletics official dies after javelin accident

Underground workers face mammoth tusk
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Underground workers face mammoth tusk

Police hunt man as family found shot dead
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Police hunt man as family found shot dead

Live wolves in dance show ‘the latest shock’
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Live wolves in dance show ‘the latest shock’

Police watched as brothel visitors drugged, robbed
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Police watched as brothel visitors drugged, robbed

‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown
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‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown

Rare gangster-rapper T-shirt betrays robber
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Rare gangster-rapper T-shirt betrays robber

700,000 enjoy Japan Day in Düsseldorf
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700,000 enjoy Japan Day in Düsseldorf

Hertha appeal against relegation ruling
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Hertha appeal against relegation ruling

Football hooligans ruin Düsseldorf’s victory
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Football hooligans ruin Düsseldorf’s victory

Rare Nazi report details deportation horror
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Rare Nazi report details deportation horror

Teacher sues pupil for burst paper bag trauma
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Teacher sues pupil for burst paper bag trauma

Hells Angels hired hash plant horticulturalists
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Hells Angels hired hash plant horticulturalists

Biggest German state heads for early election
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Biggest German state heads for early election

Man tells court it was dog who strangled wife
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Man tells court it was dog who strangled wife

Punkrockers ride to ice hockey team’s rescue
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Punkrockers ride to ice hockey team’s rescue

Elvis museum rocks quiet Düsseldorf
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Elvis museum rocks quiet Düsseldorf

US terror charges for man held in Germany
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US terror charges for man held in Germany

New Otto Dix paintings found
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New Otto Dix paintings found

Azerbaijan scoops Eurovision first place
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Azerbaijan scoops Eurovision first place

The Local’s live Eurovision commentary
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The Local’s live Eurovision commentary

Eurovision counts down
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Eurovision counts down

Lena faces down Irish twins, French tenor
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Lena faces down Irish twins, French tenor

Lena fatigue dampens interest in Eurovision
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Lena fatigue dampens interest in Eurovision

Sound problems plague Eurovision semi-final
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Sound problems plague Eurovision semi-final

Eurovision svengali Raab dominates song contest
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Eurovision svengali Raab dominates song contest

Lena faces uphill battle to defend Eurovision title
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Lena faces uphill battle to defend Eurovision title

Düsseldorf terror plot uncovered via passenger data from US
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Düsseldorf terror plot uncovered via passenger data from US

Al-Qaida suspects were ‘testing shrapnel bomb’
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Al-Qaida suspects were ‘testing shrapnel bomb’

Typo turns Eurovision gay
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Typo turns Eurovision gay

Erdogan slams ‘xenophobia’ and urges Turks to integrate
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Erdogan slams ‘xenophobia’ and urges Turks to integrate

Teen in court for holding two boys as ‘slaves’
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Teen in court for holding two boys as ‘slaves’

Düsseldorf could build ‘tent city’ for Eurovision as hotels fill up
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Düsseldorf could build ‘tent city’ for Eurovision as hotels fill up

Dozens injured in Düsseldorf bus crash
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Dozens injured in Düsseldorf bus crash

Düsseldorf accused of using ‘trickery’ to win Eurovision
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Düsseldorf accused of using ‘trickery’ to win Eurovision

Structural shake-up in store for EON
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Structural shake-up in store for EON

Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Hannover bid to host Eurovision
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Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Hannover bid to host Eurovision

End-of-season football riots break out
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End-of-season football riots break out

The Best of the Rhineland in April
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The Best of the Rhineland in April

KO for Klitschko at title bout in Düsseldorf
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KO for Klitschko at title bout in Düsseldorf

Klitschko vows to defend heavyweight crown
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Klitschko vows to defend heavyweight crown

Organised crime suspicions spread to Düsseldorf U-Bahn
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Organised crime suspicions spread to Düsseldorf U-Bahn

The Best of the Rhineland in February
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The Best of the Rhineland in February

The Best of the Rhineland in January
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The Best of the Rhineland in January

Pensioner kills three in shooting rampage
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Pensioner kills three in shooting rampage

Domestic dispute leaves several dead
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Domestic dispute leaves several dead

Celebrating Japan Day in Düsseldorf
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Celebrating Japan Day in Düsseldorf

Swine flu infections spreading rapidly
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Swine flu infections spreading rapidly

Swine flu case closes day care centre
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Swine flu case closes day care centre

Five million crocuses bring a touch of spring to the Rhineland
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Five million crocuses bring a touch of spring to the Rhineland

German ski bus bursts into flames in Austria
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German ski bus bursts into flames in Austria

Engine problem forces holiday jet to stop in Belgrade
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Engine problem forces holiday jet to stop in Belgrade

Lovesick Düsseldorf peacock does €2,900 in damage to car
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Lovesick Düsseldorf peacock does €2,900 in damage to car

Boy stands trial for flooding arena with beer
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Boy stands trial for flooding arena with beer

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Man killed, woman injured in Düsseldorf street shoot out

German pensioner caught in cocaine caper
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German pensioner caught in cocaine caper

Weed plantation found at Neuss drug clinic
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Weed plantation found at Neuss drug clinic

Man sleeping in Düsseldorf station locker for 9 years faces jail
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Man sleeping in Düsseldorf station locker for 9 years faces jail

German vicar’s grave therapy thwarted
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German vicar’s grave therapy thwarted

Sweden’s Saade claims Eurovision final spot
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Sweden’s Saade claims Eurovision final spot

Update: Düsseldorf airport staff strikes Thursday, causing 56 cancelled flights
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Update: Düsseldorf airport staff strikes Thursday, causing 56 cancelled flights

Three Syrians go on trial over alleged plot to bomb central Düsseldorf
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Three Syrians go on trial over alleged plot to bomb central Düsseldorf

‘Ramadan row’ behind fire at Düsseldorf refugee shelter
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‘Ramadan row’ behind fire at Düsseldorf refugee shelter

6 refugees arrested after blaze at Düsseldorf asylum home
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6 refugees arrested after blaze at Düsseldorf asylum home

Ground crew strike in Düsseldorf and Hannover
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Ground crew strike in Düsseldorf and Hannover

Düsseldorf ‘terror cell’ in court over bomb plot
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Düsseldorf ‘terror cell’ in court over bomb plot

Human rights activists storm French consulate
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Human rights activists storm French consulate

State election hails rise of ‘Merkel in Red’
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State election hails rise of ‘Merkel in Red’

Merkel’s party slammed in biggest state election
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Merkel’s party slammed in biggest state election

Turkey demands support for EU membership
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Turkey demands support for EU membership

Sauerland cell plotted 9/11 sized attacks
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Sauerland cell plotted 9/11 sized attacks