Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up the European economic recovery.
The EU Commission has referred Austria to the European court of justice in a case which seeks to improve the conditions for Turkish citizens resident in Austria.
Former Ivy League professor of German Eric Jarosinski seemed an unlikely Twitter phenomenon in the making, at least on paper.
A project is underway in Essen in which alcoholics are paid in beer to clean up the city’s streets. The idea is to help drug addicts pick themselves up and rejoin society. DW went to Essen to see how it’s working out.
Berlin’s city development minister has been chosen by his party to be the capital’s new mayor, signaling a change of style after the incumbent announced his resignation.
The EU was set to meet in Brussels Thursday to discuss the introduction of Ebola screenings at airports across Europe, in light of the current crisis.
The German government on Tuesday slashed its growth outlook, saying the country’s economy was navigating “difficult waters” because of worsening conditions around the world.
Swiss households are the wealthiest in the world, a report finds. Financial assets per capita in Switzerland stand at €146,540 and this rises even further to €306,580 if real estate is included.
Salzburg is being forced to hand back illegally-imposed fees for medical checks on several hundred sex workers, according to a report Monday in the Austrian news daily Heute.
Germany’s Green Party wants to see German troops on the ground fighting Isis as part of a UN mission – something the Foreign Minister ruled out on Monday. It comes as Isis claim a German was among the suicide bombers who attacked Kurds on Sunday.