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Munich: Capital and most populous city of Bavaria, Germany
Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German federal state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and thus the largest which does not constitute its own state, as well as the 11th-largest city in the European Union. The city's metropolitan region is home to 6 million people. Straddling the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely populated municipality in Germany. Munich is the second-largest city in the Bavarian dialect area, after the Austrian capital of Vienna, Munich was one of the host cities of the official tournament of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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Charlton leads tributes to Munich hero Gregg

Sir Bobby Charlton says Harry Gregg was "a fantastic goalkeeper but more importantly an incredible human being".
BBC News - Published

Ex-Man Utd keeper & Munich hero Gregg dies aged 87

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg, hailed as a hero of the 1958 Munich air disaster, dies at the age of 87.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Munich


Manchester United greats say goodbye to former goalkeeper Harry Gregg [Video]Manchester United greats say goodbye to former goalkeeper Harry Gregg

Sir Bobby Charlton, one of the players Gregg pulled from the wreckage of a burning plane, was among those who gathered to say farewell to the goalkeeper whose courage in the aftermath of the 1958..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral [Video]Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral

Manchester United greats Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law are among mourners who have gathered for the funeral of club hero Harry Gregg. The former Northern Ireland international..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:39Published

Manchester United great Harry Gregg dies aged 87 [Video]Manchester United great Harry Gregg dies aged 87

Former Manchester United goalkeeper and hero of the Munich air disaster Harry Gregg has died at the age of 87.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published

Treat Facebook like something between a newspaper and telco: Zuckerberg [Video]Treat Facebook like something between a newspaper and telco: Zuckerberg

Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between a newspaper and a tecom company, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Saturday. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

"West is winning," U.S. tells China [Video]"West is winning," U.S. tells China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe. As Fred Katayama reports, Defense Secretary Mark Esper added that the West should not depend on China..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:22Published

US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference [Video]US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference

The truce came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper met in Munich with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:08Published

Wuhan virus origins still in question [Video]Wuhan virus origins still in question

A report by a group of Chinese researchers states that the earliest patient that contracted the virus had not visited the seafood market.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:42Published

At least six killed in shooting in Germany [Video]At least six killed in shooting in Germany

Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in south-western Germany. Rot am See is located about 170 kilometres (105 miles) north west of Munich.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

Hitler impersonator arrested Germany [Video]Hitler impersonator arrested Germany

Harald Zenz was arrested in Munich after trying to get into a bar dressed as Adolf Hitler.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:17Published

Bayern legend Oliver Kahn becomes board member [Video]Bayern legend Oliver Kahn becomes board member

'I know how high expectations are', says former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn on becoming a Bayern board member.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:33Published

New Bayern board member Oliver Kahn defends Nuebel transfer [Video]New Bayern board member Oliver Kahn defends Nuebel transfer

Former Bayern Munich great Oliver Kahn defends his club's decision to sign Schalke keeper Alexander Nuebel.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:41Published

 

Harry Gregg: Munich air disaster hero and Northern Ireland goalkeeping great dies

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg, hailed as a hero of the 1958 Munich air disaster, dies at the age of 87.
BBC News - Published

Russian, Turkish foreign ministers to meet on Sunday amid Syria tensions: Ifax

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Munich on Sunday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the Interfax news agency reported on..
Reuters - Published

German car supplier to reopen headquarters after coronavirus infections

German auto parts supplier Webasto [WEBA.UL] will on Wednesday reopen its headquarters close to Munich, it said on Tuesday, after eight of its employees contracted the new coronavirus that is quickly..
Reuters - Published

Shooting suspects hijacked car, are on motorway to Munich: German mayor

The mayor of the eastern German town of Landsberg said on Wednesday that two people suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting attack in the area had hijacked a car and were on a motorway that leads..
Reuters - Published

Champions League: Wembley will host 2023 final

Wembley will host the 2023 Champions League final, with St Petersburg and Munich staging the 2021 and 2022 finals respectively.
BBC News - Published

Wembley to host 2023 Champions League final

Wembley will host the 2023 Champions League final, with St Petersburg and Munich staging the 2021 and 2022 finals respectively.
BBC News - Published

BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022: Manager Magazin

BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker's Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Prosecutors charge former Audi CEO Stadler over his role in emissions scandal

Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal, the public prosecutors office in..
Reuters - Published

Kane scores as Spurs beat Real Madrid in friendly

Harry Kane scores the only goal as Tottenham win their Audi Cup semi-final against Real Madrid in Munich.
BBC News - Published

Gareth Bale: Wales forward withdraws from Real Madrid squad for Munich tournament

Gareth Bale pulls out of Real Madrid's trip to Munich for a pre-season tournament, following the collapse of his proposed move to China.
BBC News - Published

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