Chief financial officer Hans Dieter Pötsch is set to replace Ferdinand Piech as Volkwagen’s supervisory chief. The Austrian manager is meant to end a months-long power struggle that has shaken the German carmaker.
Germany and France have agreed that the European Union, facing a slew of migrant crises, should impose binding quotas on the numbers member states take in.
Germany’s big private banks are increasing fees for customers at other financial institutions to withdraw cash from their ATMs, making ordinary people pay the price for a bankers’ spat.
Thousands more accommodation places for migrants and refugees arriving to Austria could be found in parishes around the country, according to the Archdiocese of Vienna.
Airline pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said on Wednesday that talks with Lufthansa had failed to reach an agreement and that their members could walk off the job at any moment.
German scientists have challenged conventional wisdom on the crash site of the MH370, the Malaysia Airlines plane missing since March 2014, suggesting the search is being conducted in the wrong place.
Record numbers of asylum seekers have arrived in southern Germany where volunteers rushed to help. Protests erupted at a Hungary train station after authorities stopped people heading to western Europe.
The government has announced it is tightening controls at the border with Hungary and is increasing checks to crackdown on traffickers.
Iran has barred famed conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering the Islamic republic because of his Israeli citizenship, thwarting his plan to lead a performance in Tehran.
The ban on public gatherings in Heidenau is “illegal,” a regional court declared, after local authorities called off a pro-refugee rally over safety concerns.