Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
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German defence minister resigns over plagiarism

German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has resigned from his position over a plagiarism scandal.

At just 39 years old, Germany's defence minister looked to have a bright future.

But revelations that he plagiarise part of his PhD thesis have now forced his resignation.

Steve Evans reports.

  • 02 Mar 2011