Tag archive for ‘Germany’
By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Fearing far-right surge, Merkel tells Germans to vote on Sunday

BERLIN (Reuters) – Fears in Germany that voter apathy could boost the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Sunday’s election have driven Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival in final days of More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Tata Steel to merge with Germany’s Thyssenkrupp with 4,000 UK jobs at risk | City & Business | Finance

GETTY Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have taken the first steps to merge with Thyssenkrupp The steel giants have been in negotiations for 18 months after Tata decided not to sell its UK business, which More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Germany lags behind warns business chief days before election | World | News

The German election takes place this Sunday amid a backdrop of growing concern at the national economy.  Today a business chief warned a whole host of issues need serious investment, from the internet to roads.  Dieter More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Turkish asylum applications in Germany jump 55 percent this year

BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of Turks seeking asylum in Germany is up sharply this year and has been rising steadily since last year’s failed military coup in Turkey, German government data showed on Monday. More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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German far-right want Merkel ‘punished’ for letting in refugees | World | News

The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which has also called for Germany’s immigration minister to be “disposed of” in Turkey where her parents come from, could become the third largest party with up to More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Peperami-maker Jack Link tempted by multimillion-pound manufacturing plant in the Midlands | City & Business | Finance

The US food firm said the potential new site was part of an aggressive European growth strategy and would build upon its existing operations in Ansbach, Germany.  The facility would produce Jack Link’s Beef More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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German election – Trouble for Merkel as populist AfD support surges | World | News

The AfD has experienced a late increase in support which has put the party in third place after Mrs Merkel’s Christian Democrats and her coalition allies, the SPD. With the latest gains, the AfD is almost certain More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Cologne

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey summoned the German ambassador to Ankara on Saturday over what it said was a Kurdish militant rally in Cologne, the foreign ministry said, in a further sign of strained relations More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Putin’s proposed U.N. Ukraine peacekeepers must have full access: Merkel

BERLIN(Reuters) – Any United Nations peacekeepers sent to eastern Ukraine must be granted access to the entirety of the region held by Moscow-backed separatists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Russian More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Energy firms battle startups to wire Europe’s highways for electric cars

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent’s cities to its motorways. Power utilities, tech start-ups and oil majors More...