Let's suppose Bill "It's the economy, stupid!" Clinton was right, and citizens vote primarily based on the state of the economy. DW's Andreas Becker has a look at how the German economy is actually doing.
Germany is one of the world’s strongest economies but it’s also grappling with increasing poverty and inequality. Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda went to Bremen, one of the country’s poorest regions, to find out more.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced it will not renew Uber's private hire operator license. TfL cites Uber's lack of corporate responsibility for the decision. Uber will appeal the decision.
Inside sources say Lufthansa and easyJet are set to take over significant parts of Air Berlin's assets. A German government bridging loan to tide the carrier over in the short term was set to end on Friday.
Prime Minister Theresa May chose a hall in Florence to read her speech on the UK's exit from the EU. She proposed a creative and deep relationship for the future with a two-year implementation period after March 2019.
German political parties have received over 200 million euros ($239 million) in donations over the last four years, but only 13 million was immediately reported. How come?
China is angry at Standard and Poor's (S&P) following a downgrade of its creditworthiness on concerns over the country's rising debt. S&P underestimated China's financial strength, Beijing said.
Facebook has bowed to political pressure by handing over 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency with the intention of swaying last year's US election. Russia has denied placing the ads.
US sales of bomb shelters have skyrocketed as fears of nuclear attack and climate-based disaster increase. A growing community of Doomsday "preppers" claims the government is unable to protect the American people.
Plastic washed up on Manila's beaches can be traced back to Western brands in cashing on Asia's "sachet economies," activists say.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
A group of mountain researchers hiked the length of the Alps this summer, retracing a similar trek 25 years ago. Much has changed since then, especially when it comes to the environment.
Since the global financial crisis, developed countries have been tightening their foreign aid spending. But BRICS countries and other rising economies are expanding the funding pie, a new report has found.
Traffic jams and delays are commonplace in Germany. What exactly are policymakers planning to overcome infrastructure problems? Here's how Germany's political parties sought to ensure voter support.
"Energiewende" is Germany's energy transition policy, marking a shift from coal and nuclear towards green power sources. The project has divided voters over rising costs and negligible benefits for the environment.
Thousands of steelworkers have come together in the western German town of Bochum to tell executives they are opposed to a merger between ThyssenKrupp and Tata.
Signed by the president in a staged event in front of television cameras, the decrees are designed to give employers more flexibility to negotiate pay and conditions with their workers. Some unions have objected.
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