‘Melting road’ damages cars in Australia

Melting bitumen has forced drivers in Australia to abandon their vehicles after the tyres became coated with tar. Up to 50 motorists may be entitled to compensation over the incident in Queensland on Tuesday, reports said. "I have never seen anything like it and when the reports started coming through yesterday, it was just incredible," local mayor...
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Germany coach to stay on despite World Cup flop.

Germany coach Joachim Loew will stay in his post to lead a national team overhaul after the current world champions crashed out in the group stage at the World Cup in Russia, the German Football Federation (DFB) said on Tuesday. Loew’s contract runs until 2022, having been extended for two years in May. But his side’s...
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Germany migrants: Merkel averts coalition government split.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reached a deal on immigration to end a row that threatened to break up her four-month-old coalition government. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has now dropped his threat to resign after hours of talks. Mrs Merkel agreed to tighten controls at the Austrian border to stop people who have applied for asylum in...
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