German brewers warn fracking could hurt beer industry
BERLIN - German brewers have warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's government that any law allowing the controversial drilling technique known as fracking could damage the country's cherished beer industry.
Found 2 days ago on channel Reuters
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Germans blame euro zone crisis for Eurovision debacle
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans lamented their unexpectedly poor showing at the Eurovision Song Contest, blaming Chancellor Angela Merkel's tough stance in the euro zone crisis for their failure to win...
Found 6 days ago on channel Reuters
Berlin Leftists' New Target: Barbie Dreamhouse
German radicals are protesting a giant life-size Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin, arguing that Barbie is a symbol of proletariat repression.
Protests disrupt Barbie exhibition in Berlin
Feminist activists protest against opening of Europe's first life-sized 'Barbie Dreamhouse', slamming it as sexist.