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"Super-Recognizers" to make Munich Oktoberfest 2018 safer

The Oktoberfest in Munich will open on September 22, 2018. This year organizers are redesigning the security concept. For the first time, so-called super-recognizers will be used.”Super-Recognizers” are police officers who have above average ability to memorize human features. They can also recognize people under varying conditions and after a longer period of time. These …

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Experience modern city life at heart of historic Munich, Germany: Charles Hotel

Overlooking the peaceful Old Botanical Gardens, The Charles Hotel is an elegant hotel conveniently located within walking distance from Munich’s Central train station and the Kunstareal, the museum quarter that showcases some of Bavaria’s most prestigious cultural attractions, as well as the designer boutiques that line Maximilianstrasse, one of the city’s royal avenues. Built in …

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Why Emma Thompson’s CineMerit Award in Munich feels special

British film star Emma Thompson was honored for lifetime achievement at the Munich Film Festival. DW met her there on the red carpet and discussed #MeToo, Brexit, her latest role and why she loves Germany.DW: What was for you the biggest challenge playing the role of a family judge in your latest film, The Children …

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From Berlin to Munich in just four hours

Germany has officially inaugurated a new high-speed rail route between the two German cities, slashing travel time to four hours from six. Steven Beardsley was aboard one of the first two ceremonial trains.Chancellor Angela Merkel was at Berlin’s central train station on Friday to celebrate the inauguration of Germany’s new high-speed rail line between the …

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Ifo think tank sees refugee costs soaring

Germany’s Ifo economic think tank has more than doubled its estimate of what the influx of refugees will cost the country as it expects higher numbers of asylum-seekers and additional outlays already this year. The Munich-based Ifo institute released a new cost estimate on Tuesday, showing German government expenditures on refugees soaring to 21.1 billion …

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