One of Germany's biggest industries is flatlining. The chemicals industry is one of Germany's biggest earners - after the automotive and the engineering industries. But it's just released disappointing numbers for the first half of 2013.
UK unemployment has sunk to a 42-year low, but rising prices mean lower real incomes. The labor market is good at creating jobs, but not so much at raising pay. And just when you thought Brexit couldn't get any better.
Pollution is deadly — and bad for the economy. So why does the environment continue to be abused and neglected?
Amid fears that Catalonia could announce it is breaking away from Spanish rule on Monday, German firms are anxious about their investments. Alone in 2015, Germany invested half a billion euros in the autonomous region.
The good news continues for Europe’s largest economy. The government has raised its growth forecast on the back of a more positive global outlook and as a result of strong domestic industrial and export figures.
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