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Montevideo, October 7th 2022 - 09:56 UTC

Tag: Bavaria Germany

  • Monday, October 15th 2018 - 07:17 UTC

    Bavaria's CSU loses its majority in regional election; blow for Merkel's coalition

    Party leader Horst Seehofer said it was “not a nice day”, but only “one side of the coin”: vote gives “a clear mandate” allowing the CSU to form a new government

    Angela Merkel's sister party has suffered massive losses in Bavaria's state elections, exit polls suggest, in a blow to the German chancellor. The CSU is set to lose its absolute majority in the state parliament, while the Greens surged into second place and the anti-immigration AfD entered the state parliament for the first time.

  • Monday, April 25th 2016 - 21:16 UTC

    Germany celebrates 500th anniversary of beer “purity law”

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the guests praising the brewers' ingenuity in combining the four ingredients to create countless kinds of beer.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised the “world renown” of German beer in Ingolstadt, at a celebration marking the 500th anniversary of the beer purity law. The age-old rule has remained a staple of beer production. Hundreds of brewers from Germany and other European countries attended the celebration in Bavaria on Friday, with servers and guards in traditional costumes.

  • Monday, September 15th 2014 - 04:18 UTC

    The movements the Scotland independence vote has arousen in Europe

    Catalonia is planning a referendum in November which Madrid does not authorize

    In Europe's eastern half, the disintegration of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia created many new countries. In Western Europe, however, borders of the old nation states seemed to be carved in stone and although there have been secessionist tendencies, some of them militant, they never seemed to have a shot in reality, according to a Deutsche Welle report from Berlin.