Three bosses of five German car firms accused of secretly meeting since the 1990s to set collective lower-than-regulated quality standards have called the claims speculative. Der Spiegel made the allegations on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund has announced another financial boost for Greece in support of making the crisis-hit country's debt more sustainable, but continues to insist on a debt cut from the EU.
In Germany's Ruhr area, former mining areas are being transformed and marketed as residential or commercial areas. The strategy has been a success with people flocking to the newly created neighborhoods.
Despite global sanctions over its weapons programs, North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years thanks to a jump in exports and increased production in mining and other industries.
Germany's Deutsche Bank may have to provide information to the special counsel in the FBI's Russia inquiry, Robert Mueller. Donald Trump said Mueller would cross a line if he expanded the probe to his business ties.
Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator has said there is still a deep gulf on how EU citizens' rights in the UK should be guaranteed. His opposite number David Davis has stressed the need for mutual flexibility.
A British former judge on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) tells DW that the Brexit talks could end with the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. He also says many British misunderstand the role of the ECJ.
After previously sparking a mini tantrum in financial markets, the ECB has tried to play a balancing act, emphasizing improved growth while tempering expectations to avoid triggering serious market volatility.
Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel has announced a review of German state guarantees for financing exports to Turkey, and warned citizens to be careful when travelling to the country amid escalating tensions.
The US state of California has told the German carmaker it must pay an additional $154 million in environmental fines. VW is nursing heavy losses after using software to help its vehicles cheat emissions tests.
Travellers who want to use a laptop on US bound flights originating in the Middle East can rejoice as the Trump administration has completely lifted its controversial ban on carrying large electronics onboard.
German engineering giant Siemens will sell its 46-percent stake in Interautomatika after receiving "credible information" that the Russian company moved gas turbines to Crimea in breach of EU sanctions.
Exxon Mobil showed "reckless disregard" for US sanctions on Russia when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO. The Treasury Department fined the firm, but the stigma persists.
In Germany, renting is more common than in most other European countries, with 48 percent of residents living in rental accommodations. Here are some particularities about renting in Germany.
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