Air traffic is on the rise worldwide, picking up by 6.3 percent in 2016. But not all carriers and airports have profited from the trend, or at least not to the same extent. Often, big money is made elsewhere.
A Turkish commercial court has ordered the blocking of the popular travel website over alleged unfair competition, saying the Dutch company's hotel and flight reservations may pose a threat to local firms.
In big German cities, tourists from China are an important source of income for retailers. These customers from the Far East however expect to be courted and looked-after - as it's done in Munich and Frankfurt.
Venerable British insurance company, Lloyd's of London, has announced it will open a new office in the EU capital to ensure access to the bloc's market following Britain's full exit scheduled for 2019.
Brussels has prohibited the planned merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse, vetoing a union that has been plunged in doubt following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
After losing half of their value in four months, shares in the Japanese conglomerate have rebounded as shareholders approved of a plan to split off Toshiba's flash memory chip business.
El Salvador has banned all metals mining, saying it poses "a threat to the development and well-being of families." It becomes the first country to implement a blanket metals mining ban.
Congress’ decision to allow internet service providers to sell customer data without prior consent rolls back another Obama-era law. Scholars say it undermines US privacy rights and hope for a pushback from Europe.
When the wrong film was announced as best picture, it was the biggest fiasco in Oscar history. The Academy has now decided to continue working with the accounting firm responsible - but has banned phones backstage.
The Korean tech giant has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8. It seeks to draw a line under a safety scandal that led to a humiliating global recall of millions of its Galaxy Note 7 handsets.
India's top court has ruled vehicles running on old technology and causing too much pollution must not be sold anymore as of April 1. Manufacturers had hoped the judges would give them more time to make adjustments.
As homes grow in intelligence and ubiquity, savvy smart home owners need to be asking themselves the right questions - and demanding secure products from vendors, argues DW's Janelle Dumalaon.
President Donald Trump's most recent assault on the environment not only makes the US into a rogue state on climate change. It will also fail in its goal to create jobs and stimulate the economy, says DW's Sonya Diehn.
Germany’s premiere luxury carmaker is on track to set sales records, but not all is rosy.
A planned Trump Community is to rise next to a national park that's home to some of Indonesia's most threatened species.
Kyiv stops trade with separatist-held areas, while sanctions force Russian banks to close up shop.
Samsung is launching a new smartphone. Will the Galaxy S8 finally generate some positive headlines?
Speculation that South African Finance MInister Pravin Gordhan is about to be fired has sparked turmoil on the markets.
Online retailer Amazon is banking on a growing appetitle for e-commerce in the Middle East.
The British government has designed the new pound's twelve-sided shape to help to crack down on fake currency.
Germany’s fleet pulls up around half its catch from British waters in the western reaches of the North Sea. That’s allowed under EU regulations. But what will happen post-Brexit?
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Britain has triggered EU Article 50, formally starting the process for the country to leave the 28-nation bloc. DW takes a look at some of the steps involved and the time required to strike an exit deal.
Daimler shareholders have had little reason to criticize the carmaker's latest sales drive. But during their annual meeting in Berlin, they appeared worried about a Volkswagen-style emissions scandal.
A quarter of a century of fraud. French investigators allege Renault's entire management team was implicated in the manipulation of diesel emissions test results. Renault denies the accusations. Shares in the French carmaker have already tumbled today following the publication of parts of the report in the newspaper Liberation.
The German carmaker has confirmed reports that police raided its headquarters and several offices in Germany. They were searching for clues about the role Audi played in the VW diesel emissions scandal.
At a BMW plant in Munich, Germany, production came to a standstill for almost an hour after two workers had passed out during their shift due to alcohol and drug consumption, costing the company dearly.
Volkswagen’s 2016 results were known long before the German carmaker's annual press and investor conference. As such there were no big surprises, but no shortage of questions either, writes DW's Janelle Dumalaon.
London's creative scene is thriving but for how much longer? The sector fears that Brexit could put an end to the creative input from abroad. And although auto industry suppliers like Magal are seeing a rise in demand, they too are keen to retain the advantages of the single market.
US chipmaker Intel has announced it will buy Israeli tech company Mobileye. With the multibillion-dollar acquisition, Intel wants to obtain a leading role in the production of autonomous driving technology.
French presidential candidate Benoit Hamon has met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. On the same day, Merkel's rival, SPD candidate Martin Schulz, endorsed Hamon.
The EU is much more than the eurozone or Schengen to most young people. If leaders sideline the principles behind the first truly European generation, they will kill the European project, says DW's Sofia Diogo Mateus.
Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem has come under increasing pressure over comments he made about debt-ridden nations playing fast and loose with their money. Italy and Portugal have called for his resignation.
It's not that all the problems have been solved in the Eurozone: In Spain, unemployment among young people remains high - 40 percent are without a job. But there are also clear signs that the economy in the eurozone is recovering.
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