PARIS/BERLIN - Airbus parent EADS came under fire on Tuesday from shareholders France and Germany over plans to cut 5,800 jobs, but its chief executive said that ignoring weak defence and space markets would have put even more jobs at risk.
LONDON - TUI Travel , the world's biggest tour operator, beat forecast profits thanks to strong sales of more expensive holidays in the UK and Germany, and said it would hit ambitious 2014 targets as people spend more on foreign holidays.
BERLIN - Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) voted on Monday to approve a coalition with the arch-rival Social Democrats (SPD) after Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her conservatives to swallow some of their misgivings and back the deal.
BERLIN - Germany's trade surplus narrowed in October on a jump in demand for imports from firms and households, while industrial output unexpectedly fell, signalling a mixed start to the fourth quarter for Europe's biggest economy.
FRANKFURT - Sky Deutschland said on Monday it had won the live broadcast rights in Germany for the UEFA Champions League football games until 2018, sending its shares to a five-year high.
BERLIN - The new leader of Germany's liberal Free Democrats (FDP), voted in at the weekend to rescue the party from oblivion after it crashed out of parliament in September's elections, has ruled out tapping into euroscepticism as a way to regain popularity.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has invited euro zone officials to a meeting in Berlin on Friday in a bid to come closer to a solution on a planned European resolution mechanism to deal with troubled banks, a German newspaper said on Friday.
BERLIN - Audi's chief designer will quit at the end of the year, the latest in a string of high-level departures from a brand wrestling with BMW for dominance of the luxury car market, Germany's Auto Bild magazine reported.
ZURICH - Credit Suisse said it would sell its private bank in Germany to Frankfurt-based Bethmann Bank, part of state-owned ABN AMRO - the first sizeable disposal in its private banking business in years.
BERLIN - Audi's chief designer will quit at the end of the year, the latest in a string of high-level departures from a company wrestling with BMW for dominance of the luxury car market, Germany's Auto Bild magazine reported.
JOHANNESBURG - U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of the ideologically opposed nations that reflected the anti-apartheid hero's spirit of reconciliation. | Video
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