An abandoned truck “full of bodies” was found on the side of a highway in eastern Austria on Thursday. Police said the dead were thought to be refugees.
Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has threatened to introduce stricter border controls in Austria if a European solution cannot be found for the asylum crisis.
Given the recent rise in anti-migrant and xenophobic posts, Justice Minister Heiko Maas is pressuring Facebook to take action against “abusive” practices.
Swedish energy company Vattenfall said it had applied for permission to dismantle a nuclear power plant near Hamburg that has been out of action since 2007.
It’s more than a little ironic that a guy as hardline on immigration as Donald Trump has been surrounded by immigrants his entire life, starting from the very beginning.
German firms shrugged off concerns about China and Greece, a key survey showed. The result, however, likely did not yet reflect the latest plunges in global stock markets.
A new wave of migrants began entering the European Union from Serbia on Monday as the leaders of France and Germany called for a unified response to the continent’s biggest migrant crisis since the Second World War.
Germany’s strong job market and its positive economic growth trajectory have ensured that the country had a surplus of €21.1 billion in the first half of 2015.
European shares have rebounded slightly after Monday’s sell-off. The tentative respite followed a day of panic among investors who watched with horror as China had its worst single-day trading session since 2009.
French and German leaders are due to meet in Berlin to discuss ways of tackling the latest wave of refugees entering Europe. The influx of people seeking asylum is the largest in 50 years.