European aerospace giant EADS is reportedly considering a merger of three of its military subsidiaries. In Germany, the union that represents EADS workers organized demonstrations to protest possible layoffs and plant closures.
It seems like bad news is springing up from many major economies. Although it's too early to talk of a doomsday scenario, the risks should no longer be ignored, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
In theory, women can become anything they want in Germany, even the chancellor. But if you look closer, it is clear that few women ever get leadership positions in the country's business, political or media worlds.
The drubbing of the mainstream parties in Bavaria's election didn't come as a surprise. But the outcome could have serious repercussions for Germany's political landscape.
Swiss banking giant UBS and its executives are in the dock facing charges of aggravated tax fraud, money laundering and illegally soliciting clients in France. If convicted, the bank could end up paying a hefty fine.
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