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Porsche faces fresh fine over 2015 diesel cheating scandal German prosecutors on Monday said they have launched new legal proceedings over Porsche’s role in the diesel emissions cheating scandal that erupted in 2015, which could leave the luxury carmaker facing a large fine. Posted: February 19, 2019 6:04 am by The Local Germany
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Touted Honda closure adds to UK's Brexit gloom Japanese car giant Honda is expected to announce the closure of its only car plant in Britain. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines. Posted: February 18, 2019 8:53 pm by DW.com
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Anticipated Honda closure adds to UK's Brexit gloom Japanese car giant Honda is expected to announce the closure of its only car plant in Britain. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines. Posted: February 18, 2019 8:53 pm by DW.com
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Wirecard: Why the German digital payment firm is under fire Three reports by the Financial Times have accused Wirecard’s Singapore office of forgery, falsification of accounts and money laundering. A probe has now been opened into the journalist who made the accusations. Posted: February 18, 2019 4:33 pm by DW.com
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Arrests in Germany: Syrian Torturers Face Justice in Europe In a first, German authorities have arrested two men accused of being part of the Syrian regime’s torture apparatus. Thousands of Syrian residents, and even German citizens, have been caught in Assad’s jails, which have been the sites of widespread human rights abuses. Posted: February 18,...
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Preparing for Brexit: A breakdown for Brits in Germany The UK is planning to leave the EU on March 29th. We don’t know if a withdrawal agreement will be in place then, or if there will be no deal. Here’s how you should prepare. Posted: February 18, 2019 2:30 pm by The Local Germany
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Prisoners of Their Own Rebellion: The Cult-Like Group Fighting Iran Members of the Trump administration have been providing support to a political sect that aims to topple the Iranian regime in Tehran. Around 2,000 of its members live in a camp in Albania. Former members say it is subjecting followers to torture and psychological terror....
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Poor but sexy? The complete guide to (still) living cheaply in Berlin There’s no denying that living costs in Berlin have skyrocketed over the past couple of years, but with a little savvy, you can still get by without burning a hole in your pocket. Posted: February 18, 2019 12:55 pm by The Local Germany
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Assessing WhatsApp's 5 years with Facebook When Facebook bought messaging app WhatsApp five years ago, it looked like a complete mismatch of values. But recurring frictions haven’t stopped WhatsApp from securing spectacular growth globally. Posted: February 18, 2019 9:30 am by DW.com
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Luxury German carmaker Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 percent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned Monday. Posted: February 18, 2019 9:28 am by The Local Germany
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