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Euro 2024 takeaways: Fast starts and slow trains, old and young stars, great goals and strong views

Jun. 19, 2024 05:43 AM EDT

The opening round of group matches at the European Championship is complete. Here are some things we learned: Top performers Some of the best-performing players so far at Euro 2024 are making triumphant international comebacks. Toni Kroos...

German author Jenny Erpenbeck wins International Booker Prize for tale of tangled love affair

May. 21, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — German author Jenny Erpenbeck and translator Michael Hofmann won the International Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for “Kairos,” the story of a tangled love affair during the final years of East Germany’s existence. Erpenbeck said she hoped the book would help...

Memoirs of former German leader Angela Merkel, titled 'Freedom,' will be published in November

May. 13, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The memoirs of former German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be released in November, nearly three years after her 16-year tenure leading one of Europe's biggest powers ended. The roughly 700-page volume, titled “Freiheit” ("Freedom"), will be published on Nov. 26,...