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KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer

BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strategic partnership. Springer said Wednesday that a ho...

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer

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KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer rose after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some of Europe’s biggest newspapers....
07:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Axel Springer in negotiations with KKR for potential investment German publishing house Axel Springer SE said on Wednesday it is in negotiations with private equity firm KKR and Friede Springer of the Springer family for a potential strategic investment of KKR in the company....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Axel Springer to merge Business Insider, eMarketer in 2020 Axel Springer, the German publisher, said on Thursday it would combine the operations of its two main U.S. units, millennial-focused financial news site Business Insider and market researcher eMarketer....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Astros' Springer put on IL with hamstring strain Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
14:16, 05/25/2019

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain. Springer suffered the injury trying to make a sliding catch on a foul ball in the eighth inning of Friday’s ga...
12:48, 05/25/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
02:16, 05/20/2019

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
15:00, 05/25/2019

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for 5 years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
02:16, 06/12/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
00:16, 05/26/2019

Astros star George Springer punished for slurring ump Houston Astros star George Springer reportedly faced punishment for a foul-mouthed tirade in which he apparently called an umpire a “f—–g c——-r.” Springer’s meltdown occurred April 23 in a game against the Minnesota Twins. Ins...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game sweep of the Rangers. Alex Bregman also homered tw...
18:32, 05/12/2019

MLB power rankings: Led by George Springer, red-hot Astros take back the No. 1 spot George Springer and Alex Bregman have been on fire to start the month of May and have the Astros primed to run away with the AL West.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4 HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Springer opened the first with his 11th home run of the season, including three lead...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston’s game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness. Springer, who entered Sunday leading the majors with 17 homers, took three big swings in the first...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
23:16, 06/07/2019

Missing Game Dead Island 2 Is Still In Development, Publisher Says In the zombie apocalypse, no corpse is ever truly lifeless, and the same is apparently true of zombie video games. Dead Island 2, the long-missing sequel to Polish studio Techland’s 2011 zombie survival game, has seemingly stumbled back to its decaye...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
13:00, 06/17/2019

Google Stadia may offer publisher-specific subscriptions Last week, Google revealed pricing and availability for its much-anticipated game streaming service Stadia. It announced the Founder's Edition and Stadia Pro packages, as well as a targeted November release date. Later, Phil Harrison, a vice pre...
09:00, 06/10/2019

'Firewatch' publisher's Playdate gaming handheld has a crank Now here's an entrant in the game console wars that you didn't see coming. Veteran software developer Panic (best known for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch) has unveiled a handheld game system, Playdate, that aims to break the ru...
18:00, 05/22/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has ̶...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
15:16, 06/07/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Publisher drops Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park 5 prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger. On Friday, Dutton spokeswoman A...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publicat...
00:48, 06/19/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Detroit News names Gary Miles editor and publisher DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit News has named managing editor Gary Miles the newspaper’s new editor and publisher. The 55-year-old Miles succeeds Jonathan Wolman, who died April 15 due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Miles had been managin...
12:48, 05/10/2019

AOC as Wonder Woman? DC Comics not happy about rival publisher’s illustration: reports For many political progressives, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has become something of a wonder woman. But DC Comics, which owns the rights to the Wonder Woman comic-book character, apparently doesn’t appreciate that a rival publisher h...
07:48, 05/19/2019

Neo-fascist publisher vows to fight Italian book fair ban ROME (AP) — An Italian book fair has banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group after complaints from a Holocaust survivor and the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum. The survivor, 89-year-old poet Halina Birenbaum, was quoted by Italy’s Cor...
05:32, 05/09/2019

National Herald Publisher Associated Journals' Plot In Panchkula Attached The ED will soon take possession of a land worth Rs 64.93 crore in Panchkula, which was allotted to the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) by the Haryana government in 2005, after a quasi-judicial......
04:32, 05/29/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Publisher THQ Nordic acquires Gothic and Risen studio Piranha Bytes THQ Nordic purchased the studio at an undisclosed price. It'll continue to operate independently, making RPGs based on both old and new IPs.Read More...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful...
14:16, 06/07/2019

Serial publisher of Windows 0-days drops exploits for 3 more unfixed flaws Enlarge (credit: SandboxEscaper) A serial publisher of Microsoft zeroday vulnerabilities has dropped exploit code for three more unpatched flaws, marking the seventh time the unknown person has done so in the past year. Technical details of the vul...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Anger grows over neo-fascist publisher's presence at Turin book fair Auschwitz museum latest to boycott event if Matteo Salvini’s publisher, Altaforte, remainsAuschwitz-Birkenau state museum has urged Turin authorities to intervene amid mounting controversy over the participation at the city’s international book fair ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

DC Metro Snitch Who Lost Her Book Deal Is Suing Publisher for $13 Million Natasha Tynes, the author who lost her book deal after calling out a black female D.C. Metro employee for eating on the train by posting her photo on Twitter, is suing her publisher for $13 million, Buzzfeed News reports....
10:16, 06/08/2019

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
21:48, 06/08/2019

JRPG Publisher Removes Producer From New Game's Credits Because She Left The Company Brittany Avery worked at Xseed, a US studio that specializes in localizing and publishing JRPGS, for seven years as a localization producer and then left the company. Recently she discovered that her name had been removed from the credits on a game s...
16:16, 06/08/2019

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from bookse...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Vice Media taps ex-Post publisher Jesse Angelo to lead news Vice Media just got its biggest shake-up since CEO Nancy Dubuc joined its ranks a year ago. The Brooklyn-based media company tapped former New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo as president of global news and entertainment, overseeing Vice’s news, dig...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Publisher Andrew Anglin Must Hand Over $4.1 Million to Comedian Comedian and radio host Dean Obeidallah first sued Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin for libel nearly two years ago in a case that has dragged on largely due to Anglin’s intentional absence from the trial and the country. Finally, in Ohio’s South...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
08:48, 06/09/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
03:16, 06/10/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, ...
00:48, 05/30/2019

On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles head On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles headquarters, Riot employees in Dublin are staging their own walkout today. Around 18 of the office’s employees stood by the street with several holding s...
12:48, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms ....
13:00, 06/07/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/05/2019

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United ...
21:32, 05/29/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Farfetch backer to buy TransferWise stake An investment firm which has backed leading technology companies including Farfetch and Skyscanner is taking a stake in TransferWise, the fast-growing British payments platform....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Why every US company has a stake in Bed Bath & Beyond's heated boardroom war Bed Bath & Beyond's board of directors is now majority female, more diverse and younger. But its activist investors are worried they lack the relevant skills and retail experience they need to turn around the struggling retailer....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producing nation into a new bout of conflict....
09:48, 04/29/2019

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
11:00, 05/29/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
14:16, 05/16/2019

What's at stake for Europe Inc in a trade spat with Washington Europe's listed companies are expected to generate 1.2 trillion euros (£1.04 trillion) in revenue from the United States this year, highlighting what's at stake as global trade tensions grow and earnings and economic growth stall....
21:48, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
05:32, 06/10/2019

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
12:16, 06/03/2019

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
18:16, 06/05/2019

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking to launch EU membership negotiations...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Pampa Energía said to be mulling sale of stake in Edenor Energy firm hires JPMorgan as it considers selling its majority stake in Argentina’s largest electricity distributor, according to people with knowledge of the matter....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $2.8 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at $2.8 billion including debt....
15:32, 05/17/2019

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
02:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. Bain Capital to acquire stake in CJ CheilJedang's unit for $320 mln South Korean food giant CJ CheilJedang Corp said on Thursday that U.S. private equity fund Bain Capital had agreed to acquire a 27% stake its U.S. unit CJ Foods America for $320 million....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

China's BAIC seeks to buy 5% Daimler stake, report says China's BAIC wants to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz, the automakers' Chinese joint venture, Reuters reported....
07:32, 05/11/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Hyundai, Kia buy stake in electric supercar company Rimac Hyundai and sister company Kia have bought a stake in the Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac, whose EV technology has already attracted investment from Porsche....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Government To Divest 15% Stake In RITES India In July The stake sale would augment the government's stake sell-off kitty for the current fiscal by Rs 700-Rs 750 crore at the prevailing price of RITES shares....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:32, 05/15/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo -Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
06:32, 06/13/2019

Scout24 bidders say now have 8.7 pct stake ahead of deal deadline The private equity houses seeking to take over Scout24 said on Monday that they now control a stake of 8.7 percent, as the clock ticked down on their tender offer to buy the Germany-based car and property classifieds group....
09:32, 05/06/2019

The MyRaceHorse app makes it possible to buy a minority stake in race horses Mitch Poole owns a stake in Street Band, a 3-year-old filly that’s racing in the Kentucky Oaks on Friday — and he bought it on a mobile app. MyRaceHorse — a new app that lets fans purchase minority stakes in horses as easily as they can buy a beer an...
23:16, 05/02/2019

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
14:48, 06/09/2019

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
08:16, 05/30/2019

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
08:00, 06/09/2019

Waterton agrees not to increase stake Hudbay Minerals to more than 15 pct Private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management Inc on Tuesday said it agreed to not increase its stake in Hudbay Minerals Inc to more than 15 percent after the private equity firm settled its drawn out proxy contest with the Canadian miner....
18:16, 05/07/2019

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
07:16, 05/29/2019

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday ...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo: Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
17:32, 05/16/2019

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
06:32, 06/10/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
22:00, 05/13/2019

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
03:48, 05/27/2019

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
01:00, 06/10/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
00:32, 06/08/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:16, 06/12/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu, will buy Comcast's stake in 2024 Disney announced Tuesday that it has taken full operational control of the popular streaming service Hulu after Comcast agreed to sell its 33 percent interest in the company by 2024....
08:32, 05/14/2019

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
08:16, 06/08/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
15:00, 06/17/2019

PE firm BC Partners sells majority stake in Acuris to Ireland's ION Private equity firm BC Partners said on Monday it would sell its majority stake in financial media and data firm Acuris to Irish software firm ION Investment Group....
05:16, 05/13/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, according to an AFP tweet on Saturday....
23:16, 06/07/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
00:16, 06/08/2019

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
21:16, 06/12/2019

Blacklist mess: Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/12/2019

WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
20:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
02:16, 05/21/2019

BorgWarner to take 20 pct stake in battery packs supplier Romeo Power BorgWarner Inc said on Tuesday it would take a 20 percent stake for an undisclosed amount in battery module and pack supplier Romeo Power Technology, as the U.S. auto parts maker looks to expand its products portfolio for electric vehicles....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
02:16, 06/12/2019

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
20:16, 06/16/2019

Fight over SNC-Lavalin highway stake to delay C$3.25 bln deal closing A dispute between bidders for SNC-Lavalin Group's stake in a Canadian toll highway will delay the C$3.25 billion ($2.41 billion) sale after an original purchase agreement was scrapped, the Canadian construction and engineering company said on Friday....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potential buyers, people familiar with the matter said....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s larges...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Leverkusen routs Frankfurt to stake Champions League claim Bayer Leverkusen took advantage of Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa League exertions to rout the visitors 6-1 and challenge for fourth place in the Bundesliga on Sunday        ...
13:32, 05/05/2019

John Bolton on violent clashes in Venezuela: 'There’s a lot at stake' for 'the hemisphere as a whole' As the unrest continued in Venezuela on Wednesday, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on “Fox & Friends,” “There’s a lot at stake here for the people of Venezuela but for the hemisphere as a whole.”...
10:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer ba...
13:32, 05/01/2019

You might have a stake in these class action suits filed against the four major U.S. carriers All four major U.S. wireless carriers, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint, are defendants in class action suits claiming that they sold their customers' location data to third-party firms. Bloomberg reports that the four nearly identical suits alleg...
16:16, 05/05/2019

BMW CEO rules out taking Daimler stake as part of deeper alliance BMW's Chief Executive Harald Krueger on Tuesday said there are no plans for the Bavarian carmaker to take a stake in rival Daimler as the two carmakers continue talks on how to deepen cooperation in the area of autonomous vehicles....
03:32, 05/07/2019

| Nadal sees off German named Yannick; next up, a German named Yannick For nine minutes, Yannick Hanfmann dared to dream as the Germany carved out four break points on the serve of Rafael Nadal. But Nadal saved them all....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
23:16, 06/13/2019

Amazon stock jumps 3 percent after Buffett reveals colleague’s stake Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of foresight. Buffett told CNBC on Thursday that a money manager at B...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Tyson Foods sold its stake in alternative protein company Beyond Meat Tyson Foods sold its stake in the alternative protein company Beyond Meat, which is expected to go public next week at a valuation of more than $1 billion....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
06:32, 06/03/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Japan's Orix Corp Seeks To Buy Remaining Stake In Wind Assets: IL&FS In April, GAIL (India) Ltd offered Rs 4,800 crore ($683.01 million) for IL&FS's power plant portfolio, emerging as the highest bidder for its wind assets....
10:32, 05/19/2019

| Djokovic to meet Nadal for 54th time with Rome title at stake Novak Djokovic said he was relishing locking horns with his "greatest rival" Rafael Nadal as the pair set up the 54th clash of their careers at the Italian Open final....
23:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
04:32, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Petrobras plans sale of 34 pct stake in Argentina's Mega - filing Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell its 34 percent stake in Argentina's Compañia Mega SA, it said in a securities filing on Monday, as the company presses on with an ongoing divestment program....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
10:16, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
00:32, 06/08/2019

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:48, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
10:16, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
13:48, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more listed shares in the company, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
08:48, 05/28/2019

Five Point Energy sells stake in water midstream firm WaterBridge Resources Private equity Five Point Energy LLC said on Friday it had sold its minority stake in water midstream company WaterBridge Resources LLC to affiliates of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC....
11:32, 05/17/2019

MSNBC analyst: Trump is putting 'lives at stake' if 2016 intel is disclosed MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash blasted President Trump following remarks made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and warned that "lives are at stake" if the administration discloses intel from the 2016 election. ...
15:32, 05/29/2019

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
06:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Billionaire James Packer to sell 20% stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd from casino mogul James Packer for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), just months after Wynn Resorts withdrew its offer to buy Crown....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with t...
17:32, 05/25/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds -filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible bonds as of the end of the first quarter, according to a...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
18:32, 05/15/2019

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to a source familiar with the matter....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Italian banks' fund could take stake in Carige under BlackRock rescue plan-Intesa CEO A rescue plan by U.S. asset manager BlackRock for Carige would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the troubled Italian bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo said....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
20:48, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's Tria sees no reason for state taking stake in FCA in Renault merger Italy's economy minister said on Thursday he saw no reason for the state to buy a stake in Fiat Chrysler should the Italo-American carmaker merge with France's Renault....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead keep its majority stake in the unit for the time being....
06:32, 05/20/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuation gain on its stake in Uber....
04:32, 05/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Japan's Rakuten profit jumps fourfold on $1 bln Lyft stake gain Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc's first-quarter operating profit jumped fourfold as it booked a $1 billion gain on its stake in U.S. ride-hailing company Lyft Inc....
04:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Five Point Energy sells stake in midstream water firm WaterBridge Resources Private equity Five Point Energy LLC said on Friday it had sold its minority stake in midstream water firm WaterBridge Resources LLC to affiliates of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Delivero...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Ajax vs Tottenham suspensions: Uefa rules explained with Champions League Final places at stake Tottenham and Ajax players will only be suspended for next month's Champions League final if they are either sent off in tonight's semi-final clash, or receive retrospective punishment....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is thinking about selling his stake in the pizza chain Schnatter has solicited the advice of financial advisors about selling all or part of his 31% stake in the pizza chain, according to an SEC filing from Monday....
05:32, 05/07/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eris is a U.S.- based futures exchange group offering...
13:32, 05/01/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 06/11/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
11:48, 05/01/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
02:32, 06/04/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
11:48, 05/01/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
06:32, 05/17/2019

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
11:48, 05/01/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
18:16, 05/21/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
16:16, 06/14/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
10:48, 05/23/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
16:00, 06/07/2019

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
21:16, 06/17/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
17:48, 05/08/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
03:16, 05/31/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
16:32, 05/22/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
05:32, 06/13/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is expected to close late this year or early in 2020...
04:00, 06/03/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
05:00, 05/31/2019

AP Interview: Trump playbook a guide for German right Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to winning support ahead of this month’s European elections, says the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
15:00, 06/16/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
09:32, 06/05/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
08:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 counts of murder in a court in northwestern Germany...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
19:32, 06/09/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
09:00, 06/06/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
15:32, 06/05/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
00:48, 06/05/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
03:48, 06/08/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
04:32, 05/13/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a p...
05:00, 06/17/2019

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
11:32, 05/27/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports....
04:16, 05/27/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
06:32, 05/27/2019

Wild raccoon moves into German zoo; keepers can’t expel it BERLIN (AP) — A wild raccoon has moved into Heidelberg Zoo in Germany and keepers can’t kick him out. German daily Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung reported Friday that zoo staff recently discovered the uninvited guest inside the raccoon enclosure, where h...
10:00, 05/03/2019

German's SPD to review coalition strategy after vote rout Germany's Social Democrats called a crisis meeting for next week to discuss strategy after a disastrous election triggered a warning from the party's left that it may soon be time to ditch a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
09:48, 05/27/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
07:00, 06/08/2019

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling main...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
21:32, 06/09/2019

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top sco...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
03:16, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
03:00, 06/09/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konstanz, near the border with Switzerland, voted unani...
06:48, 05/03/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe's new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump's populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month's European elections....
05:48, 05/08/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:48, 04/29/2019

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
04:48, 05/26/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the government...
06:32, 05/26/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerc...
06:32, 05/26/2019

German Greens leap in EU vote as left slumps Germany's Green party doubled its share of the vote in Sunday's European Parliament election, leaping into second place behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and above the centre-left Social Democrats....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
23:00, 05/02/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
12:48, 06/13/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU elections....
11:48, 05/01/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
09:32, 05/08/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
12:16, 05/03/2019

German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances. German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the western city of Siegen convicted the 15-year-old of m...
11:00, 06/13/2019

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable locations in Europe for loss of biodiversity....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
13:32, 06/12/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
06:00, 06/06/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
22:48, 06/10/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now ...
02:32, 06/02/2019

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
22:16, 05/30/2019

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said on Tuesday....
00:48, 06/04/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
02:16, 06/03/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car....
01:16, 05/06/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
10:32, 06/11/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
08:48, 06/04/2019

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh new voices....
02:32, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
19:16, 06/10/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
19:48, 05/27/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
11:16, 05/02/2019

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead of vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday...
11:16, 06/07/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
13:32, 05/28/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
07:16, 06/07/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Administrative Court was ruling in a case involving a h...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper reported....
08:16, 05/29/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
04:32, 06/07/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
19:48, 06/06/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing a three-game series against the Indians. Germán ha...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
13:48, 05/15/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
10:16, 06/17/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into tax evasio...
14:16, 05/15/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
09:16, 06/16/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
23:48, 06/18/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a statement Wednesday, the party’s top candidate for the upcomin...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
10:16, 04/28/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women’s shelter remembered the 42-year-old victim, a...
05:00, 05/21/2019

German savings marketplace Raisin eyes U.S. launch German fintech Raisin, a savings and investment marketplace backed by Paypal, said on Tuesday it plans to launch in the U.S. market as it seeks to attract savers to higher-yielding deposits offered by its banking partners....
04:00, 05/21/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
01:16, 05/18/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
05:16, 06/16/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
22:16, 06/15/2019

Stolen €2 million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an supposed buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine....
03:00, 05/15/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
06:16, 05/20/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud p...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
14:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Monday that the two, who were not named, were charged...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
13:16, 05/25/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
16:32, 05/16/2019

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
09:32, 05/23/2019

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off during soaring temperatures next week....
13:16, 06/19/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
05:16, 05/24/2019

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
05:32, 05/24/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

German Cup final live: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Serial winners versus the corporate upstarts. Neutral German fans might struggle to decide quite who they're rooting for in the German Cup this year. Follow all the action with us, as it happens....
12:32, 05/25/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
14:16, 05/09/2019

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76 She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women....
14:16, 05/10/2019

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors: Suspected murder of German politician probably had far-right motive German prosecutors believe there was a far-right background to the suspected murder of a prominent local politician known for his pro-migrant views, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office said on Monday....
08:32, 06/17/2019

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government an...
03:48, 05/17/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
13:32, 05/08/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:32, 05/10/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
13:00, 05/11/2019

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag....
02:32, 05/13/2019

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Britain won't get a better Brexit deal, German minister tells Conservatives The European Union and its member states will not be prepared to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels whoever the next British Prime Minister is, Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday....
03:32, 06/11/2019

German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer...
07:16, 05/15/2019

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician t...
13:32, 06/17/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
12:16, 06/06/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
03:32, 06/06/2019

| Tsonga, Kecmanovic rain on German parade in sodden Stuttgart Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Miomir Kecmanovic beatlocal heroes Mischa Zverev and Philipp Kohlschreiber as the grass court season got off to a sodden start in Stuttgart....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
03:32, 06/06/2019

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings ...
04:16, 06/05/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of r...
19:00, 05/05/2019

'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany....
13:16, 06/17/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
05:00, 05/21/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
20:16, 05/15/2019

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for the euro zone....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
08:32, 06/05/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
17:48, 06/10/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
11:00, 06/05/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
06:00, 06/18/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
03:48, 05/14/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavarian hotel room.Investigators are still trying to de...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists...
01:48, 06/08/2019

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
06:32, 06/19/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
07:32, 06/08/2019

3 mysteriously killed by crossbow bolts at quiet German hotel Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious deaths of three hotel guests who were found impaled with crossbow bolts in their hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday...
09:00, 05/12/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
13:00, 05/11/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
14:32, 06/08/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:32, 06/08/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
08:48, 05/11/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
13:16, 06/19/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

German, Urshela help Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Domingo German became the majors’ first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night. The injury-filled Yankees pul...
00:00, 05/11/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
19:32, 05/03/2019

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march Germany's leading Jewish organization is expressing alarm over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through a town in eastern Germany on May Day, unhindered by police....
12:32, 05/02/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than Dom...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Apple wants to kill the logo of this German bike path, do you think it has a point? Just like it gets sued for trademarks like iPad or Swatch's "one more thing," Apple is known to swoop in on logo and catchphrase patents it thinks infringe on its signatory. Back in 2011, it sued a coffee shop in Bonn, Germany, for allegedly ripping ...
09:16, 05/02/2019

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
07:48, 06/10/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
06:16, 06/18/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
06:16, 06/18/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
10:48, 05/14/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
08:00, 05/10/2019

German zoo attributes lion attack to injured keeper's error A zoo in northern Germany says it appears a keeper failed to follow the "golden rule" of checking to see if lions were inside their enclosure before he entered it and was mauled....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
12:00, 05/05/2019

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth o...
14:32, 06/07/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Three killed by crossbow shots to hearts, neck in German hotel BERLIN — Three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, according to autopsy results released Tuesday, but police said there was no sign of any struggle or that any other people were involved. Inv...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Missing German found at Rome airport living among homeless A German man who has been missing for months has reportedly surfaced at Fiumicino airport west of Rome. Police say he was "scruffy-looking" and living among the homeless....
06:32, 05/04/2019

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
00:48, 06/04/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
07:32, 05/08/2019

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit the government and rebuild in opposition....
14:16, 06/15/2019

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
23:32, 05/27/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Eastern German state premier calls for new national anthem Thuringian Premier Bodo Ramelow says he wants a national anthem with which all Germans can identify. Ramelow told a newspaper that the current anthem conjured up visions of Nazi parades for him....
03:16, 05/09/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several offices including those of Porsche in Weissach and Stuttgart, that of a tax adviser in Stuttgart and those of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
17:48, 05/28/2019

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping to action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 au...
06:16, 06/13/2019

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open on Wednesday        ...
02:48, 05/29/2019

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat ...
03:16, 05/29/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
03:16, 05/29/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
06:16, 05/21/2019

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
16:32, 06/15/2019

German Police Stop Over 100 Cars Involved in Road Rally This past weekend in Michigan, hundreds of rusted-out shitboxes likely spewed fluids, rust, and unburnt fuel all over the roadway, and while that event had its own share of drama, it didn’t get hit hard by the fuzz like a fancy-car road rally in Euro...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s first-round draw also pitted Borussia Dortmund wi...
13:00, 06/15/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
14:48, 05/27/2019

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
12:32, 05/25/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
09:16, 05/24/2019

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
15:48, 05/23/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
09:16, 06/15/2019

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
19:48, 05/26/2019

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
06:48, 05/23/2019

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
08:00, 05/27/2019

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
05:00, 05/23/2019

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
04:48, 05/23/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna Sorokin will be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of services and g...
00:16, 05/09/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
12:16, 05/27/2019

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to restore order after the drunken crowd turned violent....
12:48, 06/15/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
05:16, 05/22/2019

German auto suppliers downbeat as trade dispute simmers German automotive suppliers Continental and Bosch do not expect a speedy recovery of the global auto market, as an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China threatens to compound already weak car demand....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
08:00, 06/04/2019

German government wobbles after Social Democrat leader quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results...
10:48, 06/02/2019

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
13:32, 06/02/2019

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
15:00, 06/02/2019

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
15:16, 06/02/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
16:48, 06/16/2019

German government's work continues despite SPD leader's resignation: spokesman German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government continue to work earnestly and with full awareness of their responsibility despite the crisis precipitated by the resignation of a coalition party leader, a government spokesman said....
04:00, 06/03/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
11:16, 05/17/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
08:32, 05/18/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
10:48, 05/16/2019

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Ger...
22:16, 06/16/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
00:48, 06/04/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
13:00, 05/09/2019

German center-left SPD's ex-leader Gabriel gives Trump praise The US president is right to criticize China and to negotiate with North Korea, according to left-of-center former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Gabriel also warned against seeing Trump voters as "dummies."...
03:16, 06/04/2019

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamentary group, saying she did not have the support she needed to lead it....
03:00, 06/02/2019

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
05:00, 05/26/2019