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October 20, 2018 3:23 PM Motor racing: Hamilton v Vettel, the Formula One season so far

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fifth Formula One world championship at Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton started the season on pole position but Vettel took the 48th victory of his career, after a Mercedes miscalculation during a virtual safety car period that allowed the German to take the lead. Vettel’s turn to start on pole in a Ferrari 84

October 19, 2018 6:57 AM Extension of Brexit transition would not solve the problems: German minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union and Germany’s government will not block an extension of the post-Brexit transition period, but an extension alone will not solve the problems on hand, European Affairs Minister Michael Roth said on Friday. “If that solves problems and if a few more months are needed to negotiate the details of future relations, then it will certainly 73

October 18, 2018 7:17 AM VW to offer buyer incentive for scrapping older German diesels

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Thursday said it will offer trade-in incentives and a bonus for scrapping older diesel vehicles in Germany, in a move to stave off driving bans in polluted cities. VW will offer an incentive for customers who agree to scrap diesel vehicles equipped with older euro 1 to euro 4 engines, the carmaker said. German 80

October 17, 2018 9:08 AM Hard Brexit could ground Ryanair planes for three weeks: CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - A hard Brexit could ground Ryanair (RYA.I) planes for up to three weeks but would be survivable for the Irish budget airline, CEO Michael O’Leary said ahead of a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels on Wednesday. “We can ground airplanes for a week, two weeks, three weeks. It would be very painful,” O’Leary told Reuters in Berlin 73

October 17, 2018 5:46 AM Longer Brexit transition period would not hurt Europe

BERLIN (Reuters) - It would not hurt Europe if Britain was allowed to remain in the European Union customs union and internal market beyond an agreed transitional arrangement, Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said. “What can be extended with no major problem is the Jan. 1, 2020 date for the transition period. If a year is added to that it won’t 48

October 16, 2018 3:36 PM German Police Investigate Hostage-Taking as Possible Terror Attack

Police say suspect, a 55-year-old Syrian man, had doused hostage with gasoline and attached gas cartridge and ball bearings before police stormed in BERLIN—A brief hostage-taking that seriously burned a 14-year-old girl and injured a woman this week is being investigated as a possible terrorist attack, German police said Tuesday. Police commandos shot a man on Monday 56

October 15, 2018 1:59 PM German Police Free Hostage From Train Station After She Was Held For 2 Hours

(BERLIN) — German police stormed a pharmacy in Cologne’s main train station Monday, freeing a woman who had been held hostage by a man for two hours, officials said. The suspect sustained life-threatening injuries. It wasn’t immediately clear how the man was injured and police said on Twitter that emergency personnel were trying to revive him with CPR. The hostage 56

October 15, 2018 1:17 PM Porsche Slams the Brakes on IPO Speculation

Sport car maker denies speculation, which came after CFO said he had raised the issue with VW executives BERLIN— Porsche AG POAHY 2.68% , the sports car maker owned by Volkswagen AG VOW3 3.04% , reined in its finance chief on Monday after he fueled speculation that the company was discussing a potential listing of a super luxury group combining Porsche 76

October 14, 2018 11:12 PM Merkel’s Allies in Bavaria Hit With Worst Election Showing Since 1950

Poor results for the Christian Social Union and Social Democratic Party raise questions about the German chancellor’s shaky coalition MUNICH—Germany’s political fragmentation deepened after allies of Angela Merkel took a beating in a crucial regional election in Bavaria, raising questions about how long the chancellor can keep control of her brittle 58

October 14, 2018 4:08 PM Small plane crashes into crowd in Germany, several people killed

BERLIN (Reuters) - Several people died when a Cessna plane crashed into a crowd in the western German state of Hesse on Sunday, police said. Several more people were injured in the incident that happened around 3:45 p.m. (1345 GMT) in the Rhoen region near the town of Fulda, police said. Local media reported that the pilot lost control of the aircraft 53