Google turns twenty - Frankfurt woos banks from London
"Overpriced" and scarce real estate in Germany's largest cities are deterring investors, according to a consultants' study. Instead, they're turning to Lisbon and London — despite Brexit.
The UK's finance minister has unveiled a new "digital services tax" targeting tech giants such as Google and Facebook. The minister also promised an end to public sector spending cuts.
London and Brussels have described reports in the British press of a deal on financial services as "speculation" and as "misleading." The UK is also launching a new crime center to crack down on money-laundering.
Axel Scheffler, the German illustrator of a popular children's book, "The Gruffalo," has lived in Britain for 36 years. Faced with a looming Brexit, he tells DW that he is both angry and disappointed.
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