Edition:
United Kingdom

Paul Carrel

German investor morale surges on signs of resilient exports

10 Dec 2019

BERLIN The mood among German investors improved far more than forecast in December, a survey showed on Tuesday, with an unexpected rise in October exports boosting hopes for an upturn in Europe's biggest economy.

German Social Democrats give Merkel coalition a chance

06 Dec 2019

BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Friday to give their coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel a chance of survival, setting out relatively modest demands as their price for staying in government with the conservatives.

German industry slump sparks renewed economic growth fears

06 Dec 2019

BERLIN Germany's industrial output unexpectedly dropped in October, reviving worries about its economic growth outlook as its manufacturing backbone takes a blow from global trade conflicts and disruptions in the auto sector. | Video

SPD leadership choice puts Germany at a political crossroads

02 Dec 2019

BERLIN The future of Germany's ruling coalition looks shaky after the weekend election of new leaders of the Social Democrats (SPD) who are demanding a shift in policies, which Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have rebuffed.

SPD leadership choice puts Germany at a political crossroads

01 Dec 2019

BERLIN The future of Germany's ruling coalition looks shaky after the weekend election of new leaders of the Social Democrats (SPD) who are demanding a shift in policies, which Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have rebuffed.

SPD leadership choice puts Germany at a political crossroads

01 Dec 2019

BERLIN The future of Germany's ruling coalition looks shaky after the weekend election of new leaders of the Social Democrats (SPD) who are demanding a shift in policies, which Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have rebuffed.

Wary of China, Germany plans rapid state intervention to protect key industries

29 Nov 2019

BERLIN Germany set out plans on Friday to create a government committee to step in quickly to protect companies against foreign takeovers, a sign of concern about China and others acquiring its technology.

"Resilient" Germany heading for fourth-quarter growth as business morale rises

25 Nov 2019

BERLIN German business morale rose in November and Europe's largest economy is on track to grow by 0.2% in the fourth quarter as its domestic strength more than offsets a manufacturing recession, the Ifo economic institute said on Monday. | Video

Bavarian boss's stirring speech reignites Merkel succession debate

23 Nov 2019

LEIPZIG, Germany Less than 24 hours after Angela Merkel's protegee won a statement of support from her party, Bavarian conservative leader Markus Soeder gave a barnstorming speech to the Christian Democrats (CDU) that reignited debate over who should be the next conservative chancellor candidate.

Back me or sack me, protege of Germany's Merkel tells her party

22 Nov 2019

LEIPZIG, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's would-be successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, urged delegates from her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to back her vision for Germany at their party congress on Friday or else "let's end it here and now".

World News