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June 18, 2018 7:16 PM Thiem, Bautista Agut, Nishikori all progress at Halle

HALLE, Germany (AP) - Seeded players Dominic Thiem, Roberto Bautista Agut and Kei Nishikori all came through their first-round matches at the Gerry Weber Open on Monday. The third-seeded Thiem hit 19 aces as he defeated Russian qualifier Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-2 for a second-round meeting with Yuichi Sugita. The 52nd-ranked Japanese player defeated

June 18, 2018 3:41 PM 'Euro caused Italian economic MISERY!' German MEP BLASTS EU for 20 years of 'NO GROWTH'

A GERMAN MEP has blamed the EU for Italy’s “economic misery” that caused desperate voters to elect a “protest” government after 20 years of “no growth”. Bernd Lücke, German MEP and member of the European conservatives and reformists group, claimed Italy has seen no growth since joining the euro 20 years ago. He said: “There are two causes that encouraged 6

June 18, 2018 3:28 PM DRUNK hedgehogs are rescued from a playground after licking a broken bottle of booze and taken to a German zoo to sleep off hangovers

Two hedgehogs woke up with a bad hangover after they celebrated the weekend a bit too hard in a German playground. Concerned passersby found the spiny pair lying 'almost motionless' in the park in Erfurt, central Germany, on Sunday morning and rescued them. The hedgehogs were drunk after licking the remains of a smashed bottle of advocaat, a Dutch drink

June 18, 2018 12:50 PM EU budget debate: "NO agreement!" Eurozone talks between France and Germany get HEATED

FRANCE and Germany will have "no agreement" on the eurozone budget unless every single detail is agreed on, an EU source involved in the negotiations revealed following a turbulent debate between French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and German finance minister Olaf Scholz this weekend. Speaking about the possibility of Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron 6

June 18, 2018 9:19 AM Audi CEO detained over diesel emissions scandal

German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The dpa news agency said Volkswagen confirmed reports that Mr Stadler was detained on Monday. Munich prosecutors searched Mr Stadler’s private residence last week in their investigation of suspected

June 18, 2018 6:00 AM 'Merkel collapse would trigger uncontrollable breakup' EU fear German swing to the right

THE biggest threat to the EU is the imminent collapse of Angela Merkel's fragile coalition, which would lead to a Europe-wide breakup "in an uncontrollable way" according to a leading left-wing and pro-EU commentator. The political instability that has rocked the German government could set in motion the breakup of the European Union, according to Paul Mason 6

June 17, 2018 7:32 PM World Cup 2018: Mexico fans may have caused earthquake celebrating win over Germany

Tremors are recorded in Mexico City after Hirving Lozano fired in the winning goal past German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. Tremors were recorded in Mexico City after Hirving Lozano fired the winning goal past German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in Russia, according to seismic monitoring agency Simmsa. "The earthquake detected in Mexico City originated artificially 1

June 14, 2018 6:05 AM Arsenal transfers: Torreira agrees Leno sought and Papastathopoulos signs

How much money do Arsenal have to spend in the transfer window? The BBC says Arsenal “are close to spending their £50million summer transfer budget”. The Gunners are in for Lucas Torreira, Bernd Leno and Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The trusty Beeb is relaying the Standard’s news: Arsenal are close to spending their £50million summer transfer budget on Lucas 9

June 11, 2018 11:31 PM Volkswagen Beetle: Mexico's enduring love of a classic car

Photographer Dan Giannopoulos takes a playful look at Mexico's enduring love affair with one of the most recognisable cars in automotive history. Although German by birth, the Volkswagen Beetle became as inextricably linked to modern Mexican culture as Frida Kahlo, mariachi bands and sugar skulls. First sold to the Mexican public over 50 years ago, demand

June 5, 2018 4:01 PM Pantomime stars of the 60s and 80s

Christopher Biggins, actor and television presenter, is pictured here in 1983, and again with Dora Bryan in 1985 when they both performed in a pantomime production of Aladdin. He is most well known for his pantomime performances, and his most famous role was that of pantomime dame Widow Twankey in Aladdin. Dora Bryan was a popular stage, film and television 8