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Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval

27 Jun 2019

BERLIN Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company.

Germany in talks with Airbus on 600 million euros of A380 loans

04 Mar 2019

BERLIN Germany is in talks with Airbus about 600 million euros ($680.10 million) in outstanding loans advanced for development of the A380 superjumbo, which the European planemaker now plans to scrap, the Berlin government said on Monday.

Volkswagen customer plans to take diesel case to Germany's highest court

19 Feb 2019

BERLIN A German court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having bought a diesel car affected by emissions cheating, but the plaintiff's lawyer plans to appeal.

Barnier says time-limited Irish backstop not possible

24 Jan 2019

BERLIN The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said that the "backstop" provision in the agreement for Britain's withdrawal from the bloc could not be time-limited, since that would defeat its purpose of guaranteeing no hard Irish border.

German politicians' data published online in massive breach

05 Jan 2019

BERLIN Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures including Chancellor Angela Merkel have been published online in what appears to be one of Germany's most far-reaching data leaks. | Video

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

UPDATE 2-Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN, Nov 12 Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Hudson's Bay, Signa form European retail, real estate joint venture

11 Sep 2018

BERLIN Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) and Signa Holding agreed on Tuesday to merge Germany's Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt chains to form Europe's third-biggest department store chain as they battle online rivals, sending HBC shares surging. | Video

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