FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Nearly one in five German companies has faced being charged for parking cash at its bank as a result of the European Central Bank’s negative rate policy, the Ifo economic
By Joseph Nasr
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries on Monday forecast big opportunities for German firms to expand trade with China, but urged Beijing to make good on a promise to open its
By Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) – German industrial production unexpectedly fell for the first time this year in June, data showed on Monday, though it increased in the second quarter overall.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will decide on Friday to add more names and companies to its Russia sanctions blacklist over the delivery of Siemens turbines to the Moscow-annexed
By Michelle Martin
BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen will offer incentives to drivers of older diesel models of its five main passenger-car brands to switch to cleaner vehicles in a bid to help cut pollution, it said.
A former Nazi guard known as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz” is declared fit enough to go to prison. German prosecutors rejected a defense application by Oskar Groening’s lawyers for a pardon on serving a four year sentence. They say doctors consider the 96-year-old able enough to serve his time if there’s necessary medical care.
By Jonathan Cable