DUESSELDORF, Germany Labour union Verdi threatened to call on 34,000 workers at Metro's Real hypermarkets in Germany to stage further industrial action in protest over a wage agreement that it said would result in 23 percent lower pay for new hires.
BERLIN Germany's foreign minister rejected suggestions that Berlin could be browbeaten by U.S. President Donald Trump into hiking military spending, saying that his country would make its own "sovereign" decisions.
BERLIN Heirs in Germany have the right to access the Facebook accounts of their deceased relatives, a court said in a landmark privacy ruling on Thursday, saying a social media account can be inherited in the same way as letters. | Video
BERLIN Germany's mobile operators have promised the government that they will improve the coverage of their 4G networks to 99 percent by the end of 2020, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said after meeting industry bosses on Thursday.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's antitrust authority has fined six stainless steel makers, an industry association and 10 individuals a total of 205 million euros (181.12 million pounds)for price fixing and exchanging market-sensitive information.
FRANKFURT Germany's Linde and U.S. group Praxair are in advanced talks to sell assets to a consortium of German gases firm Messer Group GmbH and funds advised by CVC [CVC.UL] to gain regulatory approval for their planned $83 billion (62.82 billion pounds)merger.
MOSCOW The Kremlin on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's description of Germany as a "captive" of Russia due to its energy reliance, saying his statement was part of a U.S. campaign to bully Europe into buying American energy supplies.
BRUSSELS U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany on Wednesday of being a "captive" of Russia due to its energy reliance, before a NATO summit where he pressed allies to more than double defence spending. | Video
PARIS French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned on Wednesday against rushing into an EU tariff cut on U.S. car imports to appease Washington, saying France and Germany should look at the impact on the car industry first.
WASHINGTON They might not have agreed with the U.S. president calling Germany a "captive" of Russia, but some Republican lawmakers on Wednesday said they believe Donald Trump is right to shame one of America's most important allies into spending more on defence.
TURNBERRY, Scotland U.S. President Donald Trump said he had low expectations for the Monday summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin just days after 12 Russian intelligence officers were charged by a federal grand jury for hacking the Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. | Video