For the first time ever German employees of the American online retailer Amazon have gone on strike. They want better pay and working conditions.
The US economy is in excellent health. Unemployment is very low while consumer and business confidence is at record highs. Is Donald Trump a miracle worker, or is a darker vista waiting over the horizon?
US hiring has picked up considerably in the past weeks, fresh Labor Department figures have shown. Analysts viewed the news as an indication that Trump's "America First" policy was yielding good results.
Germans opened their wallets as the Christmas season started in November, providing a boost to the country's retailers and raising hopes that private consumption continues to support growth in Europe’s biggest economy.
Passengers flying with Ryanair from Germany on Friday morning look set to face major disruption after the VC union representing several of the airline's pilots called for a four-hour strike from all German airports.
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