Sebastian Link from the ifo research institutes takes a closer look at positive effects of Germany's short-time work program during the global financial crisis.
VW, Renault, Airbus and Deutsche Bahn have reported severe losses for the second quarter of 2020, when the coronavirus had forced many countries to lock down. For one company in the US, the pandemic has proven a boon.
Scores of digital contract tracing apps have been developed around the world in an attempt to stem the pandemic. Many have floundered and for those that haven't, it's still not clear if they are that effective.
The European Union's agreement to take on common debt in its coronavirus recovery plan marks a historic moment for many politicians. But is it a historically correct decision? Unfortunately not, says DW's Andreas Noll.
EU leaders are set for new clashes over the coronavirus stimulus package with the Brussels summit going into overtime. Germany's Angela Merkel signaled "hope" while the Polish PM decried "stingy, selfish countries."
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