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European air travel normalises after ash chaos


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 22 (DPA) Air travel across Europe is set to normalise Thursday after days of airspace closures and cancelled flights caused by an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano. In most ... Read more...

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Skies opening for aviation over Europe (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London/Copenhagen/Hamburg, April 21 (DPA) Skies and many airports in Europe reopened for air traffic Wednesday - almost a week after airspace over large parts of Europe was shut down over ash ... Read more...

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Skies opening for aviation over Europe (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London/Copenhagen/Hamburg, April 21 (DPA) More airports in Europe, including many in Britain and Germany, reopened Wednesday, almost a week after airspace over large parts of Europe was shut down over ash ... Read more...

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Skies opening for aviation over Europe


April 21st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 21 (DPA) Germany's air traffic controllers extended a partial flight ban until 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) Wednesday, as air traffic across Europe slowly picked up after a cloud of volcanic ... Read more...

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German airspace partially reopened


April 18th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 18 (DPA) Six of Germany's 16 international airports were partially reopened for a few hours until Sunday evening, air traffic controllers announced. Eastbound flights are to resume until 8 p.m. (2330 ... Read more...

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Serena Williams tops WTA rankings


April 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 12 (DPA) Serena Williams of the United States led the way in an unchanged top 10 of the women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Williams ... Read more...

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Federer maintains big lead in unchanged ATP top 10


April 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 12 (DPA) Roger Federer maintained his big lead in the men's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) into the European clay court season which ... Read more...

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Bierhoff: Loew to remain silent on Kuranyi


April 10th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 10 (DPA) Germany coach Joachim Loew will remain silent for the time being on issues such as possibly recalling Kevin Kuranyi for the World Cup, national team general manager ... Read more...

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Brilliant Messi, fighting Germans send England packing


April 8th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 8 (DPA) Brilliant Leo Messi and fighting Germans with a touch of Dutch genius made sure that English interest in the European Champions League ended in the quarter-finals on ... Read more...

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Van Nistelrooy has a World Cup chance: the Netherlands coach


April 6th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 6 (DPA) Ruud van Nistelrooy has a chance of making the Dutch World Cup squad if he is fit, the Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk told Tuesday's edition of German ... Read more...

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Clijsters returns into WTA top 10 after Miami triumph


April 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 5 (DPA) Kim Clijsters of Belgium returned to the top 10 of women's tennis for the first time since her comeback last year while American Serena Williams remained first ... Read more...

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Federer maintains ATP lead; Miami champion Roddick climbs


April 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 5 (DPA) Roger Federer retained a comfortable lead at the top of the men's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) despite an early exit ... Read more...

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The way to a lady’s heart is through her stomach - if you’re a chimp


April 21st, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, April 21 (DPA) The way to a lady's heart is through her stomach - if you're a male chimpanzee seeking a mate. But you have to be patient and ... Read more...

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Cycling champ Hamilton retires after testing positive


April 18th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 18 (DPA) Olympic cycling champion Tyler Hamilton of the US retired after admitting to have failed another doping test. Hamilton, 38, told the cyclingnews website Friday that he tested positive for ... Read more...

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German and Ukrainian clubs make up last four of UEFA Cup


April 17th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 17 (DPA) SV Hamburg set up an all-German UEFA Cup semi-final tie against Werder Bremen despite losing 2-1 to Manchester City Thursday while Ukrainian clubs Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kiev ... Read more...

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Ronaldo the hero as Manchester United set up Arsenal date


April 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 16 (DPA) A Cristiano Ronaldo wonder goal from all of 40 metres helped Manchester United beat Porto 1-0 to book their place in the semi-finals of football's Champions League. United ... Read more...

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Down to your last shirt? Strip off at this nudist hotel


April 16th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, April 16 (DPA) In these dire economic times, when tourists are down to their last shirt and hotels go bankrupt at the drop of a hat, only the most ... Read more...

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All-German semi-final on the cards in UEFA Cup (Lead)


April 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 10 (DPA) An all-German UEFA Cup semi-final match is on the cards after the two remaining Bundesliga clubs in the competition secured 3-1 victories in their first leg quarter-final games ... Read more...

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Barcelona demolish Bayern, Chelsea stun Liverpool


April 9th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
By George Burns Hamburg, April 9 (DPA) Barcelona handed out a 4-0 drubbing to Bayern Munich in their quarter-final first-leg Champions League clash while Chelsea came from behind to stun Liverpool 3-1 ... Read more...

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German federation expects no FIFA sanctions on Podolski


April 3rd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 3 (DPA) The German football federation (DFB) believes FIFA will take no action against Lukas Podolski over a pitch altercation with captain Michael Ballack during Germany's 2-0 victory over ... Read more...

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Holland, England, Spain maintain perfect records


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 2 (DPA) England, the Netherlands and Spain maintained their 100-per-cent records to stay well on course for places at the 2010 Football World Cup finals in South Africa. Spain Wednesday ... Read more...

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Wellness and fitness merging more and more


April 29th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 29(DPA) The word "wellness" is often understood as relaxation and "kicking back", soaking up energy at a spa, whiling away stress in a whirlpool. Nearly forgotten is the fact that ... Read more...

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The ABC of snorkelling: equipment for beginner divers


April 25th, 2008 - 9:03 am ICT by admin
By Arnd Petry Hamburg, April 25 (DPA) Snorkelling is a wonderful and enjoyable hobby - just dive into the water and you're in another world. But as soon as the air supply is ... Read more...

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Find a way to set your inner clock when working shifts


April 24th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By Carina Frey Hamburg, April 24 (DPA) The most difficult time for Ullrich Grubig is in the middle of the night, although that's when there is the least amount of work to do. ... Read more...

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Court orders seizure of arms cargo, vessel slips away


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 22 (DPA) German bank KfW obtained a court order in South Africa to seize a cargo of Chinese weapons bound for Zimbabwe, but the ship slipped out of port before ... Read more...

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Barcelona stand in way as England trio target final


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
(Champions League Preview) DPA Hamburg, April 22 (DPA) Barcelona stand in the way of an all-English Champions League football final next month when they take on Manchester United in the semi-finals Wednesday. Either Liverpool ... Read more...

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Bayern maintain lead in Bundesliga


April 17th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 17 (DPA) Luca Toni was once again the hero for Bayern Munich, scoring twice as the Bundesliga leaders came from behind to be beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 and take one ... Read more...

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Kuranyi goal gala as Schalke hit five in Bundesliga


April 16th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 16 (DPA) Kevin Kuranyi scored four goals as Schalke 04 swept aside talk of a crisis with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Energie Cottbus in the German Bundesliga. Two days ... Read more...

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Results and standings of Bundesliga


April 16th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 16 (DPA) The following are the results and standings of the German Bundesliga after the matches played Tuesday. The results have been tabulated under matches played, won, draw, lost, goals ... Read more...

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Obese patients pose weighty problem for German hospitals


April 13th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Irena Guettel Hamburg, April 13 (DPA) Obesity specialist Oliver Mann is used to patients who are so fat that the operating table buckles under their weight. But the woman the surgeon operated ... Read more...

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Toni and Bayern break Spanish hearts in epic encounter


April 11th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 11 (DPA) Bayern Munich twice came back from the dead against Getafe in an astonishing UEFA Cup quarterfinal tie that saw the Bundesliga leaders pull out all the stops to ... Read more...

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Sports cars remain popular despite eco-debate


April 9th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
By Heiko Haupt Hamburg, April 9 (DPA) Despite rising prices at the pump and car manufacturers actively working on clean-drive technology and more economical vehicles, sports cars remain popular with several new ... Read more...

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Manchester United, Barcelona need draw to advance


April 8th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Champions League Preview) DPA Hamburg, April 8 (DPA) Manchester United and Barcelona need just a draw Wednesday to advance to the semi-finals of the lucrative European Champions League. United and Barcelona took a ... Read more...

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Schalke beat Rostock 1-0, go second as Hamburg crash


April 6th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
(German Football Roundup) DPA Hamburg, April 6 (DPA) Schalke 04 climbed into second place in the Bundesliga standings with a 1-0 victory over Hansa Rostock. Halil Altintop headed the winner Saturday as the 2007 ... Read more...

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Results and standings in German Bundesliga football


April 6th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 6 (DPA) Following are the results and standings in the German Bundesliga football: Saturday's results: VfB Stuttgart 1 SV Hamburg 0 Schalke 04 1 Hansa Rostock 0 Arminia Bielefeld 1 Karlsruhe ... Read more...

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