Germany

What you need to know about Germany's 'Basic Law' | Germany | DW | 23.05.2017

May teachers in Germany wear a burkha? Are comedians allowed to poke fun at everything? How do elections work in Germany? The "Basic Law" is the …

World News

Queen Elizabeth Responds to 'Dreadful' Bombing at Manchester Concert

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has responded to the suicide bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, northern England, that killed at …

Royal Family

Merkel's Weak-Euro Complaint Has Two Goals

A political boost at home now, maybe a German atop the European Central Bank later.<p>For a long time, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a point of not disagreeing publicly with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. This year, however, that tradition is broken, and Merkel appears interested …

German Economy

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning. Here's what you need to know in markets on Tuesday.<p><b>1. At least 19 people have died and 59 others were injured in an explosion at Manchester Arena on Monday evening in what police are treating as a terrorist attack</b>. Police have not confirmed the cause of the explosion, which occurred …

German Economy

Angela Merkel Stands for Bulgaria in Front of the European Commission

In a letter addressed to the Bulgarian president, the German head of state Angela Merkel had announced that the effective defense of the Bulgarian …

Angela Merkel

DW correspondent freed in Burundi | News | DW | 23.05.2017

Antediteste Niragiri has been released from Burundian police custody. The DW correspondent had been handed over by authorities after spending several …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Germany's pro-business parties are gaining ground in a new poll

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives widened the lead over their Social Democrat rivals, according to a poll published on Tuesday, which showed her party and the pro-business Free Democrats winning enough seats to govern together.<p>A coalition of Merkel's Christian …

German Politics

Trader's Morning View: Currencies In Focus

Big call out of the German Chancellor on the euro.<p>Big meeting coming up for the ECB.<p>This euro to dollar trade could have legs.<p>After President Donald …

German Economy

Germany's trade surplus with U.S. is 'win-win' situation: economy minister

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Germany's trade surplus with the United States is beneficial to both countries given that German machinery exported to the world's largest economy is used in manufacturing there, visiting Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Tuesday.<p>Her comments came ahead of meetings …

German Economy

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day - Bloomberg

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>A bombing in Manchester, Trump's $3.6 trillion in budget cuts, and the German …

German Economy

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

<b>Munich police say they have broken up a huge burglary clan which they estimate may have been responsible for a fifth of German break-ins.</b><p>The criminal gang was compared by police to an octopus with tentacles across Europe and its members were related by blood or marriage.<p>The investigation began when …

Crime

German economy going from strength to strength | Business | DW | 23.05.2017

A raft of fresh economic data from Germany is showing that businesses are doing better than expected, benefitting from higher demand at home and …

German Economy

Germany’s economy continues to steam ahead

Between January and March Germany’s economy grew by 0.6 percent from the previous quarter – an improvement on the 0.4 percent expansion in the final three months of last year.<p>Europe’s biggest economy benefited from strong exports (up 1.3 percent) and booming construction investment (up 2.3 percent).<p>…

German Economy

Fight club: Russian spies seek EU recruits

The warnings come amid concerns by enemies of the Russian state who live in the EU that they could be harmed for their work.<p>The martial arts clubs, …

Russia

Merkel to Confront Climate-Change ‘Doubters’ Among G-20 Peers - Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she won’t give up trying to persuade doubters among her global peers that climate change is real, signaling her …

Angela Merkel

Forex - Sterling slips after Manchester blast, euro higher

Investing.com - The pound slid lower on Tuesday after at least 22 people were killed and 59 injured by a suspected suicide bomber at a pop concert in …

German Economy

Germany: Committed to meeting NATO defense spending goals

<b>Berlin:</b> Germany's defence minister says the country is committed to spending two percent of its gross domestic product on defence in keeping with its …

Police search Daimler facilities in dieselgate probe | News | DW | 23.05.2017

German authorities have raided several locations associated with German premium carmaker Daimler. They acted on an initial suspicion of fraud …

Transportation

Merkel calls for unity in climate talks before G7 as U.S. holds out

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged world nations on Tuesday to work together to fight global warming and, in a bid to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to drop any plans to ditch the Paris climate deal, argued there would be economic benefits.<p>Speaking at a meeting of about 30 nations in …

Climate

For $20,000, Could This 1983 Bremen Sebring Totally Raise The Roof?

You’ve heard of <i>Quattroportes</i> and <i>Monopostos</i> but how about a <i>monoporte</i>? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Bremen Sebring lets you pop its top to get …

Chevrolet Corvette

Manchester attack: Global reactions, including Trump, Merkel and Putin, to terror attack that killed 22 people and injured more than 50

Global leaders have paid tribute to the victims of last night's terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.<p>An explosion at the …

Angela Merkel

Europeans offer support, sympathy for Manchester attack

| BRUSSELS<p>The leaders of Europe sent Britain offers of support and sympathy following the suicide bombing of a pop concert in Manchester overnight that killed 22 people, including children.<p>Emmanuel Macron, newly elected president of France which has been hard hit by Islamist attacks in recent …

World News

German Authorities Raid Daimler Offices Over Diesel-Emissions Fraud Probe

BERLIN – German authorities turned up the heat on Daimler AG in an investigation into alleged diesel-emissions fraud, raiding the company's Stuttgart headquarters and other sites to secure evidence, prosecutors said on Tuesday.<p>The search of offices of the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars involved more …

Fiat Chrysler

German police raid Daimler offices

<b>German police have searched 11 offices of carmaker Daimler as part of their investigation into possible fraudulent emissions data by employees.</b><p>A total of 23 prosecutors and 230 police officers took part in the search in the states of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Berlin, Lower Saxony and Saxony,<p>Daimler, …

Germany defends post-war achievements of its scandal-hit army | Reuters

BERLIN Germany's armed forces can be proud of their post-war achievements, the defence minister said on Tuesday, responding to a series of scandals …

War

German Upswing Set to Last as Sentiment Jumps to Record High - Bloomberg

The German economy is firing on all cylinders, and a surge in sentiment suggests it has staying power.<p>Business confidence rose to the highest since …

German Economy

Wavering risk appetite after Manchester blast weighs on sterling, Asia stocks, lifts yen

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sterling slipped on Tuesday after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the …

Angela Merkel

Refugee children face psychological trauma in Germany | Germany Guide for Refugees | DW | 23.05.2017

The trauma of war doesn't end for refugee children when they reach a safe country. In Germany, the psychological effects of the war may influence …

World News

Merkel vows to fight terrorism with Britain after Manchester attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed shock and sorrow on Tuesday at a suicide attack at a concert in the British city of Manchester which killed at least 22 people, and promised to fight people who commit such inconceivable deeds.<p>"This suspected terrorist attack will only strengthen our …

World News

Ludwig's luxury carriage has been restored | DW Travel | DW | 23.05.2017

Bavarian King Ludwig II's new splendid carriage and small gala coach is back on display at Nymphenburg Palace following extensive restoration …

Travel