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Germany shuts down German arm of Canada's Maple Bank

7 February 2016 | 0 comments

The German financial sector watchdog, BaFin, said Sunday it has shut down the German arm of Canadian lender Maple Bank until further notice due to looming over-indebtedness. Bafin said in a statement...

Norway's sovereign wealth fund hits out at VW leadership

7 February 2016 | 0 comments

The head of Norway's sovereign wealth fund -- one of the biggest capital pools in the world -- on Sunday lashed Volkswagen's ownership structure as giving too much power to family shareholders and disadvantaging...

Norway's sovereign wealth fund hits out at VW leadership

7 February 2016 | 0 comments

The head of Norway's sovereign wealth fund hit out in a newspaper interview Sunday at Volkswagen's ownership structure, saying it gave too much power to the family shareholders and put minority shareholders...

Thousands march across Europe in anti-Islam Pegida rallies

6 February 2016 | 0 comments

A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities.In...

Thousands march in anti-Islam Pegida rallies across Europe

6 February 2016 | 0 comments

A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities.In...

Pegida rally draws thousands in Dresden

6 February 2016 | 0 comments

A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday on a day that saw rallies across Europe in support of the movement.Pegida supporters took...

Germany's Catholic Church calls for 'reduction' in refugees

6 February 2016 | 0 comments

The German Catholic Church called for a reduction in the influx of refugees arriving in Germany, saying the country cannot take in "all the world's needy," according to an interview published Saturday....

France, Germany pile pressure on Turkey to stem migrant tide

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

The massive flow of migrants into Europe must be slowed with the help of Turkey and better screening of asylum applicants on arrival on the continent, the interior ministers of France and Germany said...

France, Germany pile pressure on Turkey to stem migrant tide

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

The massive flow of migrants into Europe must be slowed with the help of Turkey and better screening of asylum applicants on arrival on the continent, the interior ministers of France and Germany said...

Migration flow from Turkey must be reduced: France, Germany

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

The massive flow of migrants and refugees into Europe must be slowed through closer cooperation with Turkey, the interior ministers of France and Germany said Friday.German Interior Minister Thomas de...

Ex-Auschwitz SS guard, 93, faces trial in April: German court

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

A 93-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp will stand trial in April for accessory to murder, a German court said Friday.The accused, who was not named by the court, worked at the camp...

Cologne police record 22 cases of sexual assault at carnival

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

Cologne police said Friday they recorded 22 complaints of sexual assault on the first day of the city's giant carnival, after security was beefed up to prevent a repeat of the New Year's Eve crime spree...

Expat currency news — Pound declines after BoE unanimously holds rates

Expat currency news — Pound declines after BoE unanimously holds rates

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

If you have a foreign currency transfer coming up, securing a competitive exchange rate can make a big difference on how much you receive. [Contributed by TorFX]

VW delays shareholder meet, results over emissions probe

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen said Friday it would postpone publishing its 2015 annual results, as well as its shareholder meeting due to an ongoing probe into a global emissions-cheating scandal.The...

Stick to path of reforms: Merkel to Portugal

5 February 2016 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday urged Portugal to stick to its commitments on economic reforms, as concerns grow that the new Socialist-led government was easing off on budget discipline."The...

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