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Deutsche Bank says to beat earnings forecasts in Q2

16 July 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank said Monday it had far outstripped analysts' estimates of its earnings in the second quarter, but its bottom line remained short of last year's performance.The group...

Germany tells Italy it will take in 50 migrants from Frontex ships

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

Germany said Sunday it had agreed with Italy to take in 50 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels, matching similar pledges by France and Malta.Italy has since Saturday requested that...

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from Auschwitz memorial

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

Two Hungarian tourists have admitted to trying to steal bricks from the ruins of a crematorium at the site of the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, according to police.The 30-year-old...

'Bin Laden bodyguard' held in Tunisia over terror probe

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

A man who allegedly worked as Osama bin Laden's bodyguard has been detained in Tunisia as part of a terrorism probe after his expulsion from Germany, a prosecution spokesman said Saturday.Known as Sami...

Germany opens Opel probe in 'dieselgate' scandal

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

German authorities are investigating carmaker Opel as part of an inquiry into the "dieselgate" scandal that saw major manufacturers such as Volkswagen fined billions of euros for cheating emissions tests,...

Ryanair flight makes emergency landing in Germany

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Ryanair flight made an emergency landing at Frankfurt after a sudden loss of cabin pressure which sent 30 passengers to hospital, police and the Irish airline said on Saturday.The Friday night flight...

Fake booze: EU says back pain caused Juncker summit stumble

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

The EU on Friday said back pain caused European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to stumble at a NATO summit and denied "insulting" insinuations that he was drunk.The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly...

EU probes Alstom, Siemens rail merger

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

The EU launched an in-depth investigation Friday into the merger of the rail activities at Alstom, the state-controlled maker of France's iconic TGV trains, and German industrial giant Siemens.Announced...

Germany deports 'bin Laden bodyguard' to Tunisia: ministry

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Tunisian man who allegedly worked as a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden was deported from Germany Friday, more than a decade after his asylum bid was first rejected, officials said.The 42-year-old, identified...

German charged over Nazi memorial found in French field

12 July 2018 | 0 comments

A suspected German neo-Nazi accused of erecting a headstone in a French field to honour a Nazi tank division has been charged with glorifying crimes against humanity, French prosecutors said Thursday.The...

Trump's attacks on Nord Stream 2 are 'unfair competition': Kremlin

12 July 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Thursday said US President Donald Trump's attacks on the Nord Stream II pipeline that is set to bring gas from Russia to Germany amounted to "unfair competition". "We have said before that we...

Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account: German court

12 July 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's top court ruled Thursday that Facebook should grant a grieving mother access to her dead daughter's account, in a landmark judgement for how social network data is treated after its owners pass...

Germany can extradite Puigdemont to Spain for graft, not rebellion: court

12 July 2018 | 0 comments

A German court ruled Thursday that deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may be extradited to Spain, but only for alleged corruption and not on the more serious charge of rebellion.The decision marks...

Dozens of Hells Angels arrested in Portugal

11 July 2018 | 0 comments

Portugese police on Wednesday arrested 56 Hells Angels members on charges ranging from attempted murder to pimping, an official said.The arrests were part of a massive operation to dismantle the "violent...

Why is Trump targeting a new pipeline to Germany?

11 July 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump's opening salvo at the NATO summit against Germany over its dependence on Russian gas may fuel Europe's own splits about a new and controversial pipeline called Nord Stream II.Trump...



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