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New York Times faces new job cuts

The New York Times has announced fresh job cuts, mostly in its newsroom division, to save costs. The newspaper said it wanted to invest more heavily in its digital ... more >>
 

Russia whisperers gather in northern Germany

Russian-European relations are at a historic low. But no bad blood was felt at Russia Day in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania - mostly because former ... more >>
 

Merkel sees Europe's credibility at stake

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged fellow eurozone partners to deliver on their promise to enforce sound budget policies. She said Europe's credibility was at ... more >>
 

Germany: A republic on strike

"Trade unions representing a specific professional branch are nothing but a bunch of egocentric parasites," believes DW's Rolf Wenkel. No wonder - he's flying to ... more >>
 

Merkel's cabinet approves 'brake' on rent prices

A cap on rent in pricy locations and a new rule on who pays an estate agent's commission: Germany's cabinet has approved a draft law designed to help renters. Estate ... more >>
 

EU declares Nürburging state aid illegal

The EU Comission has ordered the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate to pay back what it deems illegal financial assistance to the Nürburgring racetrack. But current ... more >>
 

EU declares Nürburgring state aid illegal

The EU Comission has ordered the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate to pay back what it deems illegal financial assistance to the Nürburgring racetrack. But current ... more >>
 

E-commerce boom sign of a new dotcom bubble?

With the record IPO of China's online retailer Alibaba, e-commerce shares have become the latest stock market hype. Amid two new German listings, how justified are ... more >>
 

HK protests pose no immediate threat to city's economy

Analysts say that Hong Kong's ongoing pro-democracy protests are unlikely to affect the city's economy. They admit, however, that a protracted conflict may force the ... more >>
 

Zalando market debut mixed as shares zigzag

Shares in German online retailer Zalando jumped 12 percent in their stock exchange debut, but the stock soon pared gains to trade near its issue price. more >>
 

Zalando debut sees shares end at issue price

Shares in German online retailer Zalando jumped significantly in their stock exchange debut, but the stock soon lost all gains towards the end of the trading day in ... more >>