Daily Briefing 27.06.2022, 16:48 (CEST)

Court rules G7 protesters must keep 500 metres from summit site

Protesters were doing everything they could to draw attention to themselves at the G7 summit in the Bavarian Alps on Monday, but a bid to move a small demonstration closer to the venue wher...

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Daimler Truck plans hydrogen lorry with 1,000-kilometre range

German manufacturer Daimler Truck is working on a fuel cell lorry powered by liquid hydrogen that will have a range of 1,000 kilometres on a full tank, the company announced on Monday.

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Biden, von der Leyen address environmental concerns with LNG deal

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have addressed environmental concerns with an agreement by the US to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Eur...

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Defence calls for acquittal in trial of 101-year-old WWII camp guard

The defence in the trial of a 101-year-old man, who is alleged to have worked as an SS guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin during World War II, called for acquittal du...

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One dead after knife attack at asylum seeker accommodation in Germany

A 31-year-old man has been detained in south-western Germany, accused of stabbing several people in a shelter for asylum seekers.

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Ukrainian author to receive German literature prize

Ukrainian author, translator, and musician Serhiy Zhadan will receive the 2022 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the Frankfurt Book Fair's prize committee announced on Monday.

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EU ministers rally to face gas supply challenge after Russian cuts

European Union energy ministers are discussing how to respond to Russian supply cuts threatening to plunge the EU into an energy crisis.

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Cologne coach Baumgart extends contract to 2024

Cologne coach Steffen Baumgart has extended his contract by a year to 2024 ahead of the new Bundesliga season, the club said Monday.

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Ukraine continues to top agenda on second day of G7 summit in Germany

The conflict in Ukraine will continue to dominate the agenda on the second day of a three-day summit of G7 leaders in southern Germany on Monday, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky...

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Biden praises Germany's 'historic' decision to boost defence spending

US President Joe Biden has thanked German Chancellor Olaf Scholz for Berlin's recent "historic" decision to raise defence spending, the White House said after their one-on-one talks ended a...

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