41,000 more people were out of a job this August compared to the same time last year. Germany's Minister for Labour and Social Affairs says it is due to the summer break many companies take.
After a series of landmark rulings in favor of couriers in the UK against gig economy companies, an Italian labor court will rule upon the relationship between food delivery company Foodora and its riders.
The US Treasury has sanctioned two German companies involved in an elaborate counterfeit currency scheme. "Hundreds of millions of dollars" in Yemeni bank notes were likely made with the help of Iran's elite Quds Force.
We must wean ourselves off unsustainable economic growth if we are to cut greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, say some economists. But what are the alternatives to growth?
As Germany negotiates a new government, pressure is growing to ax a tax for special economic aid to the formerly communist East. Are Germans tired of paying reunification costs, even as the eastern economy lags behind?
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