LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Berlin has blessed the potential union of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank to create a German national champion in financial services. Conventional wisdom holds that the sanction
Britain’s 2016 vote to leave the European Union was supposed to be about imagining a new, independent future for the nation. But as Brexit moves forward, it has often ended up mired in the past, with disputes
Michel Barnier has suggested that the price of a long Brexit delay in the event of Theresa May’s deal being defeated again would be a soft Brexit or a “new event” such as a second referendum or general
Chancellor Angela Merkel says the German government shouldn't get involved in exploratory talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on a possible merger. Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, and Commerzbank
FILE PHOTO: The Holbein pedestrian Bridge (Holbeinsteg) leads towards the banking district with Germany's second largest bank, Commerzbank (R), in Frankfurt, Germany, February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File
MAINZ/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's auction of spectrum for 5G mobile networks drew brisk initial bidding on Tuesday with prospective new entrant 1&1 Drillisch submitting bold offers for the frequencies
(LONDON) — The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa
The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 9:55 a.m. France's European affairs minister, Nathalie Loiseau, says Britain must make up its mind about its future in the EU or
Angela Merkel has said she will continue fighting a no-deal Brexit until the UK's planned departure from the EU on 29 March. The German chancellor said it was up to Theresa May to tell the EU what was
Michel Barnier has told Theresa May that she must choose between a long and short extension of Article 50 - but there is no guarantee she will be granted one. In yet another blow to Theresa May's negotiating
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she would fight for an orderly Brexit right up until Britain's planned departure from the European Union on March 29. Merkel, asked whether
Germany does not plan to exclude Huawei from its 5G auctions, Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated on Tuesday, further dampening US hopes that the country would bend to pressure to boycott the Chinese business.
The German government has announced it will set up a ‘climate cabinet’ to coordinate emissions reduction efforts and ensure politicians keep their promises. Environment minister Svenja Schulze detailed
Chancellor Angela Merkel is rejecting criticism of Germany's defense spending amid suggestions it might decline after next year that have angered the U.S. The finance minister's budget plan reportedly
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that if there was no international agreement on taxing digital companies by the second half of next year, Europe should go ahead anyway.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany began auctioning frequencies for the future super-fast 5G network on Tuesday, amid frustration over conditions imposed by authorities and questions over whether China's Huawei can