Private hospital operator Fresenius is set to become Europe's largest health care firm with its takeover of Rhön-Klinikum. The deal reflects the growth in the share of private hospitals in the German market.
Pro-life activists have taken a doctor to court over information she provides for her patients online. The case shows how complicated Germany's laws regulating abortion are – and that the issue is highly contentious.
Amid vocal street protests from environmentalists, chief executive Werner Baumann has described the multi-billion-dollar takeover of Monsanto as a perfect fit despite the US chemical giant's "challenging image."
When the chief physician of a German hospital decided not to perform abortions on religious grounds, he triggered a heated debate on an almost forgotten topic: Is it legal to refuse women an abortion?
Doctors from conflict zones often do not have the papers to prove their qualifications in Germany. The lengthy exam process causes problems - including the closure of a clinic. Jenny Witt reports from Neumünster.
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