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Merkel wants swift EU deal on COVID economic recovery to grow unity

08 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS/BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday called for a swift agreement on the European Union's mass economic stimulus to advance unity that would strengthen the bloc as it recovers from the coronavirus crisis.

German recovery from COVID-19 will be slow and painful, data shows

06 Jul 2020

BERLIN German industrial orders rebounded moderately in May and a fifth of firms in Europe's biggest economy said in a survey published on Monday they feared insolvency, adding to expectations of a slow and painful recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

German economic rebound from coronavirus gathering pace, data suggests

01 Jul 2020

BERLIN German retail sales rebounded sharply in May and unemployment rose less than expected in June, data showed on Wednesday, signalling that an economic recovery from the impact of the coronavirus is gathering steam.

Bavaria's free COVID-19 test for all splits Germany

30 Jun 2020

BERLIN The state of Bavaria approved plans on Tuesday for universal testing for COVID-19, prompting debate elsewhere in Germany about whether to follow suit or stick with the current targeted approach to prevent a possible second wave of infections.

Germany, France shore up political, financial aid to beleaguered WHO

25 Jun 2020

GENEVA/BERLIN France and Germany expressed political and financial backing for the World Health Organization in its fight against the coronavirus on Thursday, with Berlin saying it would give a record half billion euros in funding and equipment this year.

Investors confident of German economic upturn by September - ZEW

16 Jun 2020

BERLIN Investors are confident the worst of Germany's sharp economic downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic will be over by the end of the summer, a survey showed on Tuesday.

UK, German police have new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

04 Jun 2020

LONDON British and German police said on Wednesday they had a new suspect in the 2007 disappearance in Portugal of three-year-old Madeleine McCann and appealed for information about a German man currently imprisoned in Germany for sexual assault offences.

UK, German police have new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

03 Jun 2020

LONDON British and German police said on Wednesday they had a new suspect in the 2007 disappearance in Portugal of three-year-old Madeleine McCann and appealed for information about a German man currently imprisoned in Germany for sexual assault offences.

German business morale rebounds; state spending key to recovery

25 May 2020

BERLIN The German economy is starting to recover as curbs to slow the coronavirus are lifted, a business morale survey showed on Monday, and separate output data pointed to the importance of government spending to support the recovery.

Deutschland baut weiter - Branche kommt noch gut durch die Krise

20 May 2020

Berlin Während viele Industrieunternehmen in Deutschland stark unter den Folgen des Corona-Virus leiden, kommen Baubetriebe noch glimpflich durch die Krise.

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