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Hamburg voters punish Merkel party

Hamburg - Voters in German city-state Hamburg punished Chancellor Angela Merkel's crisis-racked conservatives in a regional election Sunday, while the incumbent centre-left held off a challenge from the Greens according to exit polls.

Hamburg bans coffee pods in state-run buildings

Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany, has banned single-use coffee pods in state-run buildings as part of a initiative to reduce waste. Recent studies show that pods sold in an year would circle the globe almost 11 times if placed end-to-end.

Hamburg police record 133 cases of New Year violence

Berlin - Police in the northern German city of Hamburg said Sunday they have recorded 133 cases of offences including sexual assaults allegedly committed against women during New Year's celebrations.

Hamburg residents vote against 2024 Games bid

Berlin - Hamburg's bid to host the 2024 Olympics fell at the first hurdle on Sunday when residents voted 'No' in a crunch referendum as the German public again torpedoed plans to host a Games.

German anti-euro party wins first seats in western state

Berlin - Germany's anti-euro AfD party was Sunday set to win its first seats in a western state, boosting the populist group which has emerged amid the eurozone crisis to the right of Angela Merkel's conservatives.

German anti-euro party eyes first seats in western state assembly

Berlin - Germany's populist anti-euro AfD party hoped to capture its first seats in a western state legislature in an election Sunday in the country's second city of Hamburg.Around 1.

Hamburg working to eliminate cars within city limits by 2034

Hamburg - How could a major city in the world, a city of almost two million people, one larger than Philadelphia, exist without cars? How is it possible? The city of Hamburg, Germany, is trying see that it happens in the second-largest city in the country.

Mini-Me: 3D printing takes a step ahead with instant human copies

Hamburg - For the very latest in personal photography, a German company is offering to capture your image, complete with poses, clothing, hairstyles and facial impressions, all in living, 3D color.

Review: Backbeat offers a bombastic Beatles history lesson Special

Toronto - Long before The Beatles were famous, they cut their creative teeth in the gritty clubs of Hamburg, Germany. A new musical based on the 1994 movie explores this time, and the complex relationship between John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe.

Hamburg, Germany mosque to be shut down

Hamburg - A mosque in Hamburg, Germany is being shut down after suspicion that it has ties to terrorist training camps. It is feared that groups meeting at the mosque could be plotting attacks.

Garbage Express Service Turns Hamburg Into Naples' Official Dumping Ground

Can you imagine a garbage express that takes away all of the city’s garbage? What about at a state level? So far, there is a garbage express at a country level in Europe.

Woman At Dance Club Reacts To Man's Advances By Biting His Penis Off

Woman, tired of man's advances in dance club attempts to bite mans member off.

Hamburg Shocked At ''Sleeper'' Terrorists In Its Midst

HAMBURG (dpa) - Hamburg remains shocked as newspapers around the world carry banner headlines linking the northern German city to the spectacular terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.The talk is of a classic terrorist cell active in the normall...

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A tweet relating to Margaret Hamburg s call for simpler and global drug regulation.
A tweet relating to Margaret Hamburg's call for simpler and global drug regulation.
The city of Hamburg after a devastating firestorm in 1943.
The city of Hamburg after a devastating firestorm in 1943.

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