Germany's Finance Minister is proposing new laws to regulate banks. The draft includes tougher penalties for mismanagement, a separation of retail and investment banking, and bankruptcy contingency plans.
Imagine Deutsche Bank as a boxer: a once heavy hitting champ, Germany's largest lender is now on the ropes, bleeding. It's been a long way down for the bank. Andreas Becker examines what's behind the fall.
Starting next year, German parties in the Bundestag will receive an additional €25 million in taxpayer funding. It's not the first time the Bundestag has passed a costly bill during a major soccer tournament.
The internet has changed the music industry — and Africa is no exception. Artists are increasingly relying on concerts to combat music piracy, and more and more people recognize that artists must be paid for their work.
Swiss voters have blocked foreign betting sites in a reform of gambling law, and overwhelmingly opposed the #Vollgeld Sovereign Money Initiative. The Canton of Valais also decided against hosting the Olympics.
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