Lufthansa’s CEO has raised the possibility of introducing medical spot checks for its pilots. This comes after a Germanwings pilot with a history of mental illness apparently deliberately crashed a plane.
The German parliament has passed a contentious bill curtailing small unions’ powers to negotiate separate wage agreements.
A video has been uploaded to Youtube showing Syrian rebels proudly showing off their “brand-new” weapon: a German howitzer dating back to the Second World War.
German railways operator Deutsche Bahn on Thursday announced an end to a drivers strike that had paralysed train travel in Europe’s biggest economy, after the feuding sides agreed to mediation.
German expats in Switzerland say they are discriminated against in the workplace and suffer prejudice in their everyday lives because of “xenophobia” among Swiss citizens, a new report says.
Austrian holding company Signa, which owns the Karstadt chain of department stores, has made a $3.2 billion offer to buy rival Kaufhof chain from Metro, the business daily Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday.
Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has called a proposed migrant quota plan to distribute refugees among EU member states ‘absurd.’
During a three-day tour of Germany next month, British Monarch Queen Elizabeth II will visit Bergen-Belsen – the only concentration camp to be liberated by the British.
Queen Elizabeth II
A split appears imminent in the euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AFD) party. Co-founder Bernd Lucke – a professor of economics – has threatened to quit the party, lamenting the far-right influence in AfD’s ranks.