With one eye on legislative elections next year German Chancellor Angela Merkela has undertaken a nationwide tour of schools to promote education
BMW has shocked the markets with a much worse than expected profit warning. It will miss its targets this year and warned 2009 will be “difficult and
The Lufthansa strike could be over. The airline says it has reached a pay deal with the Verdi union, representing 50,000 ground staff, five days into
BASF said its second-quarter operating profit was up by 19% thanks to rising oil and gas prices. The world’s top selling chemical company also
Women’s wear for next spring and summer was on the menu at Germany’s Igedo fashion fair while the Neues Museum in Nuremberg showcases German design.
Milk farmers have held demonstrations in several federal states across Germany, as their protest over prices gathers pace.
It comes ahead of
A pay strike by ground crew and cabin staff at Lufthansa is expected to cause big disruption at two international airports in Germany today.
It is the most romantic city in the world and, like much of Europe, Paris looks to have fallen in love with Barack Obama
A warm welcome is expected
Berlin’s “Victory Column” will be the setting for a speech today by the man many Europeans want to see as the next president of the United
James Rizzi, widely considered the most significant pop art artist of the moment, is the subject of a major retrospective in Mainz, Germany. Visitors
Britain’s Vivienne Westwood closed Berlin Fashion Week with a fun flirty collection that was applauded even before it was shown. And Karl Lagereld
The release of a video in Germany showing a former politician helping an elderly woman to commit suicide has caused outrage.
Doctor Roger Kusch – a
There will be no EU subsidies for struggling German dairy farmers. That is the decision by Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel who has
In the summer of 1945, Berlin lay in ruins. The Nazis had been defeated, but at great cost. The allies realised Germany would have to be re-built so
The milk is hitting the fan for dairy farmers in Bavaria. They accuse creameries and discounters of conspiring to drive the price down. They are also
Germany’s rival banks Dresdner and Commerzbank are examining each others books ahead of a possible merger. One source said the momentum is speeding
Protests by dairy farmers in Germany over milk prices are beginning to be felt in some of the country’s supermarkets. Farmers say the price of milk
A spying scandal in Germany involving some of the country’s biggest companies has now touched Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned national rail operator
Dignitaries from all over Europe have been putting on their party clothes to celebrate the tenth birthday of the European Central Bank. Mandated
Eurozone finance ministers in Frankfurt have been trying to get a grip on record fuel and food prices. Austria suggested taxing commodity speculation
Russia leads the way at this year’s Berlin air show, with a record number of companies exhibiting, and buyers thronging the stands.
The public is
Dairy farmers in Germany have launched a nationwide strike which they say will last until they are offered a higher price for their product. Union
Germany has inaugurated a memorial to the thousands of homosexuals persecuted and killed by the Nazis. Hitler saw homosexuality as an aberration
German dairy farmers have held a demonstration to call for a strike in deliveries. An estimated 9,000 of them gathered to protest outside a large