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Inter Airport Europe 2019: Kamag to exhibit electric catering vehicle for aircrafts

Inter Airport Europe 2019: Kamag to exhibit electric catering vehicle for aircrafts

At the Inter Airport Europe 2019 trade show to be held in Munich from October 8 to October 10, Germany-based industrial vehicles manufacturer Kamag will exhibit a new electric catering vehicle for

Heynckes set to take over at Bayern as search begins for coach

Heynckes set to take over at Bayern as search begins for coach Munich - Veteran coach Jupp Heynckes was set to take over at Bayern Munich on Tuesday in a caretaker role after the sacking of Juergen Klinsmann. Heynckes, 63, will be in charge of his first training session after a formal presentation at the club's grounds in Munich.

Former German international Heynckes, who was Bayern coach between 1987 and 1991, is in charge for just four weeks - the last five games of the season.

Audi turnover plunges as recession hits premium-car sales

Audi turnover plunges as recession hits premium-car sales Munich - Sales at Volkswagen Group's premium brand Audi plunged 8 per cent in the first quarter and operating earnings were off 30 per cent in annual terms, the company said in Munich. First-quarter sales totalled 6.7 billion euros (8.9 billion dollars) and the earnings were calculated at 363 million euros, after Audi had managed to end 2008 on an upbeat note, achieving sales of 1 million cars, up 4 per cent.

Women should not treat Caesarean lightly, gynaecologists say

Women should not treat Caesarean lightly, gynaecologists sayMunich  - Women should not casually decide whether to give birth by Caesarean section, said gynaecology professor Birgit Seelbach-Goebel, director of a women's clinic in Regensburg, Germany.

Many clinics' websites advertise Caesarean section on demand as a service. However, there are disadvantages to the procedure. Following a Caesarean section, the risk of serious complications is far greater for the mother than the risk involved in a vaginal delivery.

Klinsmann not thinking of quitting after Schalke loss

Juergen Klinsmann Munich - Juergen Klinsmann says he has no intention of quitting as coach of Bayern Munich in the wake of Saturday's 1-0 home loss to Schalke 04. The result had some fans in the Allianz Arena calling for Klinsmann's removal and leaves the defending Bundesliga champions three points behind leaders VfL Wolfsburg, who can extend their lead to six points with victory over Energie Cottbus Sunday.

"When a coach at Bayern Munich isn't at the top and hasn't fulfilled the expectations then there will be criticism, whistles and discussions about his position," said Klinsmann.

German government to take over HRE by way of equity issue

German government to take over HRE by way of equity issueMunich  - Germany's government has told Hypo Real Estate (HRE), the biggest German casualty of the world financial crash, that it will obtain 90-per-cent control of the bank by way of an equity issue.

HRE disclosed the move in a board statement Friday from its head office in Munich.

Berlin would ask the shareholders at a meeting on June 2 to vote for an increase in equity from just under 700 million euros (925 million dollars) at present to 6.3 billion euros, with the German state pumping in all the new funds.

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