With more and more jobs falling to raising rates of automation a least one, at least one US polititician is calling for a tax on robots in the work place.
Hundreds of thousands of new jobs in Germany are being done by workers from Eastern Europe, according to government figures. Employment figures in July were 700,000 higher than in the previous year.
The Indian rupee has turned out to be Asia's worst-performing currency this year as the nation's economy struggles with rising oil prices, a widening current account deficit and broader emerging market concerns.
A new report focusing on how automation may impact older workers paints a bleak picture. But as one of its authors, Dr. Axel Miller, told DW, understanding them is the first step towards facing the challenges ahead.
Italy has upped its budget deficit target to 2.4 percent, in line with election promises of a basic income and tax cuts. EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici slammed the plans, pointing to Italy's "explosive" debt burden.
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