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German authorities to vote against TNS-GfK merger

A proposed merger of the market research companies Taylor Nelson Sofres and GfK of Germany could be threatened by political opposition to the deal, it emerged yesterday. Several German local authorities, which own stakes in GfK through an unusual shareholder structure, have said they will vote against the deal at a meeting on 4 July.

Picture Post: Polar position? Flocke, Nuremberg Zoo, 08.04.08

You might not think it, to look at these cuddly pictures, but the prospect of a polar bear "war" was looming large over Germany yesterday.

Abby Mann: Screenwriter who won an Oscar for 'Judgment at Nuremberg' and created the TV detective Kojak

One of the foremost writers for television during the years often referred to as the medium's "golden age", Abby Mann received four Emmy awards, and he was also an Oscar-winning screenwriter, winning the award for his scathing account of the trials of Nazi judges, Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), the first major film to deal seriously with war crimes.

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It's amazing how many bratwurst you can eat after a hard day on Nuremberg's cobbles

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MILLENNIUM CORNER: 11 DAYS TO GO

THE ORGANISERS of millennium celebrations in Bethlehem hit an obstacle in their plans to see in the start of Christianity's third millennium by releasing 2,000 doves into the air from the city's Manger Square at midnight on 31 December. The problem was that the doves refused to fly.

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GULF AIR and Southern Aviation (Zambia) may be blocked from operating flights into Britain over the new year unless they introduce measures to address the millennium bug.

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