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Chinese firm unveils MiPad tablet

Popular Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has just revealed its newest product. the MiPad tablet, the same size as an iPad mini, could bring competition to Apple and Samsung. more >>
 

Opinion: No room for complacency

Germany's economic growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2014. At the same time, the main benchmark DAX index jumped to new record highs. But now is not the time for complacency, says DW's Henrik Böhme. more >>
 

#FastFoodGlobal: Thousands demand fair wages from McDonalds and co

What started out as a push for higher wages at fast food chains in the US has gone global as thousands of employees at McDonalds and co. unite under #fastfoodglobal and strike for better pay and working conditions. more >>
 

Siemens lands mega wind turbine deal in the Netherlands

In the biggest deal that Siemens' Energy Services Division has ever secured, the German company said it would supply a large contingent of wind turbines for an offshore farm off the Dutch coast and provide maintenance. more >>
 

European migration: The great escape

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Europe goes to the polls Fly Title:  European migration Rubric:  ... more >>
 

Roman Catholic vocations: Fewer are called

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Europe goes to the polls Fly Title:  Roman Catholic vocations Rubric:  ... more >>
 

Eurozone deflation worries persist

Inflation in the 18-member euro area has remained unusually low, making ECB officials think harder about corrective action. The central bank is now widely expected to take counter-deflation measures in June. more >>
 

Anger over Turkey mine disaster prompts union strike

Mass union strikes over a deadly mine collapse have gotten underway in Turkey. Dozens remain trapped, but officials have downplayed hopes of finding more survivors, with the death toll already at 282. more >>
 

India's business leaders look to assume new roles

Results of India’s parliamentary vote are set to be announced on May 16, when it will be known if any of the business stars that contested the election have managed to succeed at the ballot box. more >>
 

German economy gains momentum in first quarter

Growth in the German economy, Europe's largest, accelerated in the first quarter of 2014, bolstered by a rise in public and private spending that countered a dip in exports. more >>
 

German economy gains momentum

Growth in the German economy, Europe's largest, accelerated in the first quarter of 2014, bolstered by a rise in public and private spending that countered a dip in exports. more >>
 

Subdued business prospects: German companies in Russia

The political standoff between Russia and the West over the future of Ukraine is stressing the Russian economy, and German companies are feeling the effects. Many firms have seen revenues and investment volumes decline. more >>
 

Turks express anger and anguish after mining disaster

Protesters are venting their anguish as the death toll from the mining disaster in Turkey soars to 245 lives lost. Hope is fading that workers still trapped in the mine will be rescued alive. more >>
 

Samsung apologizes to factory workers with cancer

South Korea's consumer electronics giant Samsung has offered an official apology to workers who have developed cancers after employment in a chip factory. The company said nothing stood in the way of a compensation deal. more >>
 

China accuses British Glaxo executive of systematic bribery

Chinese police have said the former China head of UK drugs firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) had led a sprawling scheme to bribe doctors and hospitals to use its products. more >>
 

Hard-hit electronics giant Sony logs $1.3 billion quarterly loss

The Japanese electronics maker Sony has posted losses in the billions as it undergoes difficult restructuring to get its tattered balance sheet in order. more >>
 

RWE's profits slide as energy transition weighs on utilities

Net earnings of Germany's second-largest energy producer plunged dramatically in the first quarter, the result of warm temperatures and Germany's gradual shift to renewable energies. more >>
 

Craft beer trend a boon for German hops traders

The number of craft breweries in the US has rocketed, and so has demand for aromatic hops. The market-leading Barth & Sohn family firm has traded hops since 1794 from the historical center of hops growing in Bavaria. more >>
 

German mid-sized companies upbeat despite low investments

Germany's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the economy. A fresh report has shown they're looking to the future with more confidence again, but investment volumes are low. more >>
 

'Hopes fading' in Turkey after deadly mine collapse

With the death toll mounting, the Turkish energy minister has cast doubt on the chances of finding many more survivors. At least 200 miners have been killed and hundreds more remain trapped under the rubble. more >>
 
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