Britain's Boris Johnson has been offered EU Lisbon Treaty tuition in English by Germany's finance minister. Wolfgang Schäuble derided the Brexit advocate for denying linkage between the single market and free movement.
Moody's has downgraded Turkey's sovereign bond rating to junk. The ratings agency said the country's finances had weakened amid increased political turmoil after the July coup attempt that stopped necessary reforms.
Could Estonia's e-residency program offer a way out of Britain's Brexit bind? Kaspar Korjus, director of the country's program thinks that digital nomadism could be the way forward for Britons and British companies.
EU ministers are clearing up the final points of contention in the CETA free trade agreement with Canada. TTIP talks with the US, however, seem to have broken down for good. Barbara Wesel reports from Bratislava.
The data breach at Yahoo has left half a billion people around the world in panic about the safety of their online data. But can consumers, especially in Germany and Europe, do anything protect themselves from attacks?
Media reports have suggested that Germany's Commerzbank will have to slash thousands of additional jobs to make the lender more profitable again. The cuts will be part of a larger restructuring drive.
British no-frills airline Easyjet is interested in taking over German carrier TUIfly, a subsidiary of tour operator TUI. Such an acquisition would enable the UK carrier to keep flying freely in the EU after Brexit.
A French court has told Jerome Kerviel to pay 1 million euros to his former employer Societe Generale for losses he incurred through equity derivative trades. Kerviel has said he will fight against the ruling.
Volatile weather is forcing changes that could reshape the very nature of France's fabled vineyards - and even affect the flavor of the wine itself. On the island of Corsica, winemakers are already adapting.
One Berlin start-up wants consumers to reconsider how they see places like Afghanistan and the Palestinian territories. But do we really know what we're getting when want to shop ethically?
In the past few months, there have been six reported cases of Nigerians committing suicide, and two attempts. This trend is troubling many in a country where suicide rates are usually low.
Authorities in New York have seized $4.5 million (4 million euros) worth of illicit elephant ivory in one of the largest busts in the state's history. This comes as southern African countries want the total ban lifted.
Most of the cargo on board Hanjin’s stranded vessels will be unloaded by the end of October.
If you've got a Yahoo account, there's cause for concern. Hackers have stolen details of 500 million users.
EU ministers are meeting in Bratislava to try to salvage free trade deals with Canada and the US.
WTO has ruled the EU was wrong to grant generous subsidies to Airbus - to the detriment of Boeing.
A German newspaper says ex-EU commissioner Neelie Kroes failed to declare her offshore firm.
Terrible working conditions in Thailand’s fishing industry – international pressure is rising.
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When in 1716 councilors in the western German town of Ruhrort decided to build an inland port, it was a smart business move. "Duisport," as it's called today, has become a hub of global trade and a key logistics center.
VW's emissions scandal plunged the automaker into its deepest-ever crisis. It brought with it everlasting damage to VW's reputation and massive fees and penalties - not to mention compensation claims from car owners.
Newly released documents suggest the German auto parts supplier Bosch not only provided Volkswagen with the software it used to cheat on emissions tests, but that the company knew its actions were illegal.
Volkswagen HQ in Wolfsburg isn’t the only place where the consequences of the dieselgate scandal are being felt. Cities that host VW’s production facilities must also rejig their budgets as VW pays fewer taxes.
The embattled carmaker has reached an 'agreement in principle' to compensate its 650 US dealers which sued Volkswagen for damages in connection with its emissions-cheating scandal.
The US tech giant is said to be considering a tie-up with the luxury carmaker as part of an effort to invest some of its huge cash reserves in the auto industry. But McLaren has denied it was approached by Apple.
The German carmaker has announced it will resume producing cars in Kenya by the end of the year, in a partnership with a local automaker aimed at selling more cars across Eastern Africa.
Volkswagen wronged European consumers when it rigged its diesel engines to emit more toxic gases than allowed and then lied about it in the company's advertising, an EU commissioner has told German media.
The US automobile sector is struggling to maintain sales momentum, with most major car manufacturers reporting that they sold fewer vehicles in August, as reduced discounting kept customers from showrooms.
Companies across the 19-nation eurozone are again investing less in their business, sending a relevant indicator for September growth to a 20-month low and increasing pressure for governments to halt the slide.
Nearly half of Italy's population wants to leave the EU, the country's economy is among the worst in the eurozone. Can the government solve this? Sandro Gozi, European Affairs Minister, is on Conflict Zone this week.
Eurozone banking supervisor Daniele Nouy is worried about high levels of non-performing loans (NPLs) on eurozone banks' balance sheets. Guidelines on how banks should deal with their NPL burdens are in development.
The jobless rate in the euro area has remained stuck in double-digit territory this summer, while the number of people out of work in its biggest economy edged up slightly but continues to stand at an historic low.
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