Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Over 300 arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

by REUTERS/ pic by REUTERS
LONDON – London police have made more than 300 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled “uncooperative crusties” ...

Why Germany is ignoring its own Russian spy scandal

by LEONID BERSHIDSKY/ pic by BLOOMBERG
LAST March, after the attempt to poison the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, UK, it took the ...

Amazon wildfires ‘acute emergency’, belongs on G7 agenda: Germany

by AFP/ pic by AFP
BERLIN – The fires raging in the Amazon rainforest amount to an “acute emergency” and Chancellor Angela Merkel ...

Berlin snaps up 670 flats to help ease housing tensions

by AFP / pic by AFP
GERMANY • The city of Berlin is snapping up 670 apartments in a prime location from a private owner in a bid to ease mounting ...

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says

by REUTERS / pic by REUTERS
BERLIN – Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week ...

Germany’s First Sensor receives offer from TE Connectivity

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • First Sensor AG said it received an offer from TE Connectivity Ltd. “First Sensor has received a legally non-binding expression ...

German economy rebounds from stagnation

FRANKFURT • Germany’s economy emerged from stagnation at the beginning of 2019, returning to growth despite a slump in manufacturing that could worsen ...

Germany’s Merkel vows to fight to the very end for an orderly Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’ll fight to the very end for an orderly Brexit as Theresa May’s strategy hit a major ...

Germany’s bid to catch up on digital age hinges on 5G auction

Europe’s biggest economy seeks to transition away from its reliance on old-school engineering to a data-based economy
BERLIN • Germany’s effort to ...

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank confirm talks on possible merger

BERLIN • Germany’s two biggest lenders, the ailing Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG, confirmed yesterday they would launch formal talks toward a ...

Germany barely skirts recession in muted 4Q

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • Germany’s economy stagnated at the end of 2018, trailing most of its peers in the euroarea, and continued trade tensions mean ...

No-deal Brexit ‘could cost 600,000 jobs worldwide’

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • A British departure from the European Union (EU) without a deal could put 600,000 jobs around the world at risk, ...