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A partial economic recovery in European Union member countries has not translated into fewer people living in poverty despite them having full-time jobs
In Brussels, American expats and people from around Europe are eagerly waiting for news on the US elections.
From the Syrian carnage to North Korea aggressively upping its nuclear arms program, a slew of global challenges await Barack Obama’s successor.
Nearly half of Italy’s population wants to leave the EU, the country’s economy is among the worst in the eurozone. Can the government solve this? Sandro Gozi, European Affairs Minister, is on Conflict Zone this week.
Demand for alternative fuel vehicles in Europe remains stagnant. In the second quarter of 2016, new registrations only went up by 0.6 percent across the EU. That’s about 148,000 new e-cars spread across 28 member states.
At the annual Ambrosetti Forum gathering of elites at Lake Como, Italian PM Renzi told political and economic influentials that Italy needs more time to reform.
Chinese tourists are increasingly adding Europe to their travel plans, and the Belgian region of Wallonia wants to get in on the action. A new certification label aims to help businesses appeal to Chinese sensibilities.
The German economy has logged another quarter of expansion, the National Statistics Office has confirmed.
War has raged in Yemen for over 500 days. The international community seems to be indifferent to the suffering there. This is detrimental to the credibility of the United States and Europe, DW’s Matthias von Hein writes.
Turkey is demanding that two of its military attaches who fled Greece after Turkey’s abortive coup be returned from Europe. It says three other attaches have been sent back from Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
A new campaign launched by the Italian interior ministry and the International Organization for Migration aims to discourage migrants from making the risky journey to Europe. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
Many eastern European countries supply arms to the Middle East. The trade is said to be worth more than a billion euros, with the majority of goods going to Saudi Arabia. But the weapons don’t stay there.
Facebook page reveals obstacles facing Egyptian visa applicants at several EU embassies
Diesel emissions scandal? Lawsuits, fines, turmoil at headquarters? Whatever. VW Group sold more cars and light trucks than any other carmaker in the first half of 2016, ahead of close rivals Toyota and General Motors.
Irish airline Ryanair has reported a decent rise in first-quarter profits not least due to growing traffic and reduced fuel costs. But future earnings look set to be impacted by the aftermath of the UK’s Brexit vote.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU could have global consequences, G20 finance ministers have warned. The Brexit and boosting growth in stagnating China were the major topics at a meeting.
Countries worldwide are urging their citizens travelling to Europe to be vigilant in the wake of recent terror attacks. While many travelers are reconsidering their destinations, on the whole tourism is still growing.
Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May has scrapped the UK’s climate ministry and appointed a climate skeptic as environment minister. In a post-Brexit world, Europe’s climate protection policy could be in trouble.
China wants to become a leading high-tech power by 2049. To achieve this goal, Chinese businesses are acquiring firms and know-how in the West. But many industry experts are concerned about the development.
Germany’s controversial reform of its renewable energy law was designed to better match up to the systems of other European countries. But how will it play out for development of renewables, in Germany and across Europe?
The aircraft manufacturer has reduced its forecast for A380 deliveries to avoid a production glut. But the company’s chief executive appeared optimistic, saying the four-engine jet “is here to stay.”
Americans have won the last six editions of the major when it has been held at Troon despite links courses traditionally suiting British players. The often wild weather and “Postage Stamp” green make it tough going.
Points of discord remain, time is running thin, and the public mood is souring on free trade – does TTIP stand a chance? The EU and the US are meeting for the 14th time, and the Sisyphean boulder is only getting heavier.
EU Commission President Juncker is being blamed for many of the bloc’s woes: waning interest in Europe, far-right populism and – recently – the Brexit. But how far is he really to blame? Barbara Wesel from Brussels.
The NATO summit in Warsaw is deciding on new troops for Eastern Europe. Russia is to be both deterred and invited to dialogue. Putin says he’s ready to talk and picks up the phone. Bernd Riegert reports from Warsaw.
German exports have been hit by sluggish demand from many of its most important markets, the national statistics office has reported. The recent drop in shipments abroad is seen as yet another warning signal.
OECD researchers have said employment growth in Europe’s powerhouse will peter out in the second half of 2016. The organization warned the huge influx of migrants would take its toll on the labor market.
Paris is looking to welcome bankers and investors as London’s role as a global finance hub comes under question after the Brexit vote. PM Manuel Valls has outlined the offer.
Finance Minister Schäuble has presented Germany with another balanced budget to cement his reputation for austerity. But, with the country in need of social investment and interest rates low, isn’t it time to borrow?