Germany celebrates 25 years of post-Wall unity. A study shows the flow of people moving westwards has largely dried up, but that there are still economic differences for workers from the former East and West.
Politicians gathered in Germany's capital, Berlin, to remember the initial laying of the foundations of the Berlin Wall. On this day 56 years ago, East Germany's communist regime started dividing Berlin in two.
Irish carrier Ryanair has filed complaints with German and EU competition agencies over Air Berlin's bankruptcy. They have accused the German government of helping prepare a Lufthansa takeover, violating anti-trust laws.
Media reports have said Ford Motor is planning to cut its global workforce in a bid to pacify shareholders and make the company leaner and more efficient. Half of the carmaker's workers are in the US.
Integrating refugees into the workforce has been a major challenge for the German government. But for one Syrian refugee, a trainee position at a renovation company could be the key to building a new life in Germany.
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