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While in Germany, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has argued that larger German investments could help reduce regional and global imbalances that she's concerned about. Her advice did not go down well in Frankfurt.
German farmers have some good news to report as International Green Week kicks off in Berlin. Exports of German agricultural produce and farm machinery reached a new peak last year despite a challenging environment.
Emirates Airlines has announced a deal with Airbus to buy another 36 A380 superjumbos, just days after the European aerospace giant said it may have to halt production of the double-decker plane without new orders.
China's GDP grew 6.9 percent in 2017 — the fastest pace in two years and higher than expected by analysts. The economy's strong rebound came despite efforts to curb financial risk from excessive debt growth.
French firm Lactalis is recalling 12 million baby food items globally following a major scandal. There are growing fears that more infants could get infected with salmonella, not only in France. Lisa Louis reports.
US tech giant Apple has announced major investments in the United States on the back of the country's new tax code working in the company's favor. It indicated plans for a second corporate campus.
A campaign has been launched in the German capital to reduce the number of billboards and free up public space. The group behind it, Berlin Werbefrei, says it would help bring back the city's unique character.
Shares in Interserve, a British outsourcing services firm, have fallen 15 percent amid concerns about its financial health. The company insists it won't go bankrupt like its competitor Carillion.
The world's best-known cryptocurrency has continued its dive, with other digital currencies also taking a hammering. Bitcoin's development in recent days prompted one analyst to speak of a "cryptocalypse."
Despite the Dieselgate emissions scandal, the German carmaker says it sold a record number of vehicles last year. But VW's growth in Western Europe was more sluggish than in the rest of the world.
Donald Trump's presidency is one year old this week. His stunning election victory was heavily influenced by some of the promises he made regarding economic matters. How has he done so far?
The Detroit Motor Show is getting a mixed response this year, with critics saying it's old-fashioned and uninspiring. DW's US correspondent Carsten von Nahmen takes a critical look at his own expectations.
The struggling phonemaker is staking its future on new cybersecurity software that aims to protect driverless cars. It says the tool could also have uses in the healthcare and industrial sectors.
The world's largest restaurant chain has said it's aiming to get all of its packaging from renewable or recycled sources within 7 years. The effort is also expected to be good for the bottom line of the company.
Top Japanese dividend stocks are in demand for the first time in a generation, thanks to increasing profits and a cheap yen. Investors, who complain that the US stock market lacks value, are moving their money to Tokyo.
Troubled Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson is trying to refocus on its core network infrastructure business by divesting its costly, non-core digital service and media divisions amid tough global competition.
The British government has held an emergency COBRA meeting after construction and services group Carillion went bust. Opposition parties have called for a probe into the government's deals with the corporation.
A 177-year-old German tradition could soon come to a close, if fashion retailer C&A is sold to Chinese investors. But could new owners really help the fashion house beat off stiff global competition?
The European aircraft maker says it must strike a new deal with Emirates Airline to secure the superjumbo's future. Launched a decade ago, the A380 program has cost billions, but only 220 have been built.
Ireland's wind power potential is vast, and although wind now supplies more than a fifth of the country's electricity, the potential remains mostly untapped. Siemens Gamesa is striving to change that.