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Make plans to attend these 2014 Berlin Long Nights Festivities
If Berlin is on your itinerary this year and you're wondering what to do while visiting the German capital, then look no further.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Wallisch, Hammer, Ronnert Win Bouts in Magdeburg
GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany - Christina Hammer , a Germany-based Kazakh import , defended her WBF and WBO middleweight straps in a dominant fashion, sweeping out determined and rugged challenger Jessica Balogun in ten rounds.
David Bowie's catharsis in divided Berlin revealed in adapted V&A show
And so the show will be transformed from the excesses of glam to the more subtle influences that mid-1970s exerted on the Thin White Duke.
Watertown Daily Times
Seasonal affective disorder a downside of winter
The winter that keeps pounding away has made getting up in the morning a hurdle for Watertown resident Tracy K. Abihai, who says the lack of sunlight has taken a toll on her mood.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Ex-VW designer has Volvo on a hot streak
Volvo design chief Thomas Ingenlath has been turning heads and winning awards since joining the Swedish automaker from Volkswagen Group 20 months ago.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Sweet Science
Robert Stieglitz-Arthur Abraham III To Run on ESPN3
ESPN3 to Present Exclusive Live U.S. Coverage of Stieglitz vs. Abraham III on March 1 ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round WBO Super Middleweight title bout between defending titleholder Robert Stieglitz and former titlist Arthur Abraham Saturday, March 1, at 5 p.m. ET.
Globe and Mail
Pass on the Passat for an Impala or a 300
I have driven and enjoyed a 2002 VW Passat for many kilometres. It is handles in a European manner, is happy on the highway, and is/was well-appointed inside.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Frau Angela - unyielding as a pair of lederhosen, writes Quentin Letts
To the murmuring, purring pleasure of Westminster's massed Europhiles, the undisputed ruler of Germany and Continental Europe began the day in typically stolid fashion.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Travel World News
Berlin Prepares to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To honor the anniversary, a series of special events and exhibitions are planned to take place throughout the city, focusing on the division of Germany and Berlin, the Cold War, and the peaceful revolution leading to reunification.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
VW labor leaders hoping to save works council in TN
The fight for the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant to create a works council is far from over, despite employees rejecting a bid to join the United Auto Workers on February 15. While the UAW is appealing the vote , labor leaders at VW's Tennessee factory are working on alternatives to create a council without UAW members, and some of the ... (more)
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Unmasked: Banker who ran Goldman Sachs insider Twitter gossip account so popular it sparked internal inquiry... who actually lives in Texas and has never worked for them 'American dominance in the seas, sky and space can no longer be taken for granted,' admits Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel as he slashes Army to smallest size in 74 YEARS So that's ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
PH says #PHthankyou to Germany
THE Philippines showcased its appreciation to Germany, among the countries that extended help after typhoon Yolanda hit the country, through launching a series of billboard messages in Berlin.
4 key VW decisions shaped vote's course
From Washington to Wolfsburg, the UAW's failed organizing drive made for exciting political theater.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Volkswagen to Offer for Rest of Scania Shares
Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest car maker, said Friday it will make an offer to minority shareholders of Swedish truck group Scania AB valuing the shares at a 6.7 billion , a premium of as much as 57%.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Unreleased in the U.S., the third film by one of the most exciting directors from Germany's Berlin School interweaves two intersecting story lines to explore the spectral existences of three female outsiders-a pair of late adolescent girls and an unstable middle-aged woman-who struggle to reconnect with "normal" society and find a place to belong.
Kaiser Wilhelm-signed manuscript displayed at Ann Arbor bookstore returns to its original home
Late last year, a "Princely diploma," signed by Kaiser Wilhelm II, had been on display at Motte & Bailey Booksellers in Ann Arbor.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
The Hartford Courant
VW's Scania truck alliance in focus as board meets: sources
Volkswagen will focus later this week on its long-standing ambition to become Europe's biggest truck manufacturer which could set the stage for the hiring of ex-Daimler executive Andreas Renschler, sources familiar with the matter said.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
a Moment with 'Monuments Man' Lamont Moore
The new movie "The Monuments Men," starring George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray, is the story of the World War II Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives program, an initiative the Allies undertook to recover and save some of Europe's most cherished pieces of art.
Berlin International Film Festival - highlights & winner
Too much happening all at once was a good problem to be having at the Berlin International Film Festival, as for another year it filled the Potsdamer Platz hub and other venues around the city with the best of recent cinema in a frenzy of late parties, early espressos, and films, films, films.
'I would never treat human beings like he does' - Bayern president slams new Fulham boss Magath
The Cottagers manager won three Bundesliga titles and two DFB-Pokal cups during his time in Germany, but Uli Hoeness has hit out at his 'ridiculous' management style Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has warned Fulham 's players of the "ridiculous" training methods employed by new manager Felix Magath .