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Friday, August 6, 2010


Here are the headlines in Germany for today:

  • World War II bomb found near major Hamburg bridgefrom The Local - Germany's news in English

  • A 250-kilogramme World War II-era bomb was discovered at a recycling centre close to an important cable-stayed bridge in Hamburg on Friday, forcing authorities to evacuate the area for recovery efforts.
  • Germany's two biggest commercial broadcasters, ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL, are establishing a free internet service that allows viewers to legally stream television shows, news and movies, media reported Friday.

  • Following the pledge by 40 American billionaires to give away at least half their wealth to humanitarian causes, centre-left politicians suggested Friday that Germany's super-rich might consider doing the same.

  • Bavaria's 'Porno Island' set for a clean-upfrom The Local - Germany's news in English

  • Sex thrill-seekers have been descending on a lake area near the Bavarian town of Senden in such numbers that locals have dubbed the recreational spot "Porno Island" - forcing embarrassed authorities to take action.

  • Afghan politician calls German air strike payouts 'laughable'from The Local - Germany's news in English

  • Cologne woman hits plush pay dirt with tours for teddy bearsfrom The Local - Germany's news in English

  • Even stuffed animals need a holiday every now and then, according to a Cologne woman who runs a travel agency catering exclusively to teddy bears and other plush toy friends.

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