Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she backed a new multi-billion-euro European Commission plan to kickstart the EU’s flagging economy, if the funds are invested wisely.
The image of hard-working, cheerful women clearing the rubble of WWII from German streets is deeply ingrained in German minds. But it’s only true to a certain degree, says German historian Leonie Treber. Deutsche Welle reports.
Burger King has decided to close 89 outlets after a TV program allegedly revealed staff were being mistreated.
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Social Democratic (SPD) politicians are bickering in public over quotas for female board members in large companies.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden accepted the Stuttgart Peace Prize and called on the public to keep fighting for peace in a speech via video uplink on Sunday.
A Swiss museum has accepted the bequest of a large trove of artworks belonging to reclusive German collector Cornelius Gurlitt. The inheritance comes with many strings attached.
After deciding to scrap nuclear power, Germany is pondering saying goodbye to coal, its biggest energy source but also its top polluter and main threat to ambitious climate goals.
German companies in South Africa fear troubled times lie ahead, they tell visiting Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Deutsche Welle reports.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed on Thursday to change Italy’s “nightmare” statute of limitation rules after the conviction of a Swiss billionaire related to nearly 3,000 asbestos deaths was overturned.
The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the Catholic Church has the right to dismiss employees who remarry after divorcing.