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The Munich Mayoral Election - Meet the Candidates

March 15th, 2014 (0)
Munich (Special to MunichNOW Politics) — After 20 years, Munich will get a new mayor. Bavarian law has an age limit, so Mayor Christian Ude cannot run again. This Sunday, more than 1 million citizens of Munich, including citizens ...

Munich is the Center of the World for One Weekend

February 3rd, 2014 (0)
Munich (MunichNOW News) For the fiftieth time, numerous experts of security policy met in Munich’s Hotel Bayerischer Hof for the Munich Security Conference. Founded the year after the Cuba crisis, the conference has become one of the most important ...

50th Annual Munich Security Conference Looms

January 23rd, 2014 (0)
Munich — Every January, about 1,000 top high-ranking politicians and experts meet at the Bayerischer Hof to discuss various security topics. This year, the Munich Security Conference will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Founded during the Cold War, just after ...

New Uniforms for Bavarian Police

December 22nd, 2013 (0)
Munich — 22 December 2013 — In 2016 the Bavarian police will get new uniforms to replace the old model. The present uniform was created by fashion designer Heinz Oestergaard in 1972, and was then introduced in all Länder ...

Nuclear Plant Ban Might Lead to an Energy Shortage in Bavaria

December 19th, 2013 (0)
Ifo president Sinn advises to reverse the decision to give up nuclear power Three years after Germany decided to implement the energy transition, many experts warn Bavaria might face a supply gap of electric power in the future. Bavaria ...

It’s Official: Germany Gets a New Government

December 16th, 2013 (0)
Munich - Almost three months after the elections on September 22nd, Germany will get a new government. After the CDU and CSU already voted for the coalition treaty, 76 percent of the SPD members voted for the coalition in ...

Munich Still One of the Safest Cities in Europe

December 12th, 2013 (0)
At the 100th anniversary of Munich’s main police station at Ettstreet , minister for interior Joachim Herrmann (CSU) says Munich remains one of the safest cities in Europe. For 100 years Munich’s police are located in the distinctive green ...

Ude Facing his First Defeat in Upcoming Election

September 6th, 2013 (0)
For 20 years, Christian Ude has been the mayor of Munich. Although the conservative CSU has always had a big majority in surrounding Bavaria, the state capital, Munich, has, for the most part, been controlled by Social Democrats. Only ...