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KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer

BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strate...

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer

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KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
13:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Springer family, KKR considering bid to take Axel Springer private - Bloomberg The Springer family and private equity investor KKR are considering a bid to take German publishing house Axel Springer private, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Springer family, KKR considering bid to take Axel Springer private The Springer family and KKR, the private equity investor, are considering a bid to take German publishing house Axel Springer private, Bloomberg News said in a tweet on Wednesday....
21:00, 05/29/2019

KKR offers 40% premium to buy out Axel Springer minorities U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered a 40% premium to buy out minority investors in Axel Springer in a deal that entrenches the influence of the main shareholders at the publishers of...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer surged after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some ...
12:34, 05/30/2019

KKR offers 63 euros per share to buy out Axel Springer minorities Funds controlled by U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered 63 euros a share to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer in a deal agreed with the German publisher's main sharehold...
08:51, 06/12/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain        ...
00:17, 05/26/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
07:51, 05/26/2019

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for 5 years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was v...
11:34, 06/12/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
10:51, 05/20/2019

Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W BOSTON (AP) — George Springer hit his American League-leading 17th home run and the Houston Astros continued their torrid month of May with their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Boston Red Sox on...
05:00, 05/18/2019

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for five years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was v...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
00:51, 05/26/2019

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from...
05:51, 05/26/2019

Astros star George Springer punished for slurring ump Houston Astros star George Springer reportedly faced punishment for a foul-mouthed tirade in which he apparently called an umpire a “f—–g c——-r.” Springer’s meltdown occurred A...
22:34, 05/05/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston’s game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness. Springer, who entered Sunday leading the majors ...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4 HOUSTON (AP) — It’s no secret that Houston’s lineup has power from top to bottom. The Astros continued to show off that power on Monday night. George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson C...
08:51, 05/07/2019

MLB power rankings: Led by George Springer, red-hot Astros take back the No. 1 spot George Springer and Alex Bregman have been on fire to start the month of May and have the Astros primed to run away with the AL West.        ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
03:17, 06/08/2019

Turin fair kicks out neo-fascist publisher after protests Turin's international book fair refused on Thursday to let a publishing house run by an avowed fascist exhibit at the event following a protest by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust museum and Italian i...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Google Stadia may offer publisher-specific subscriptions Last week, Google revealed pricing and availability for its much-anticipated game streaming service Stadia. It announced the Founder's Edition and Stadia Pro packages, as well as a targeted Novem...
17:51, 06/10/2019

Missing Game Dead Island 2 Is Still In Development, Publisher Says In the zombie apocalypse, no corpse is ever truly lifeless, and the same is apparently true of zombie video games. Dead Island 2, the long-missing sequel to Polish studio Techland’s 2011 zombie surviv...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions. Wolf’s “Outrages: Sex, Censo...
21:51, 05/24/2019

'Firewatch' publisher's Playdate gaming handheld has a crank Now here's an entrant in the game console wars that you didn't see coming. Veteran software developer Panic (best known for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch) has unveiled a handhel...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
23:00, 06/17/2019

AdColony launches $5 million fund for publisher in-app monetization  AdColony, a mobile performance marketing firm, has launched a $5 million fund to encourage publishers to adopt its in-app monetization technologies.Read More...
19:17, 05/02/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
13:51, 05/01/2019

National Herald Publisher Associated Journals' Plot In Panchkula Attached The ED will soon take possession of a land worth Rs 64.93 crore in Panchkula, which was allotted to the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) by the Haryana government in 2005, after a quasi-judicial......
12:00, 05/29/2019

Neo-fascist publisher vows to fight Italian book fair ban ROME (AP) — An Italian book fair has banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group after complaints from a Holocaust survivor and the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum. The survivor, 89-year-old poet...
12:17, 05/09/2019

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
01:51, 06/08/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so l...
00:17, 06/02/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her pub...
23:51, 06/07/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jo...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Publisher delays US release of Naomi Wolf book, ‘Outrages’ NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf’s U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, “Outrages,” after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting t...
20:00, 06/14/2019

AOC as Wonder Woman? DC Comics not happy about rival publisher’s illustration: reports For many political progressives, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has become something of a wonder woman. But DC Comics, which owns the rights to the Wonder Woman comic-book character, appa...
11:34, 05/19/2019

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ra...
04:17, 06/19/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the...
23:51, 06/07/2019

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release o...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Publisher THQ Nordic acquires Gothic and Risen studio Piranha Bytes THQ Nordic purchased the studio at an undisclosed price. It'll continue to operate independently, making RPGs based on both old and new IPs.Read More...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deput...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Trump "Escalated Attacks" With Treason Claim: New York Times Publisher The publisher of the New York Times hit back Thursday at accusations of treason by Donald Trump, saying it "crosses a dangerous line in the president's campaign against a free and independent press."...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
04:34, 06/09/2019

JRPG Publisher Removes Producer From New Game's Credits Because She Left The Company Brittany Avery worked at Xseed, a US studio that specializes in localizing and publishing JRPGS, for seven years as a localization producer and then left the company. Recently she discovered that her ...
07:34, 06/09/2019

Serial publisher of Windows 0-days drops exploits for 3 more unfixed flaws Enlarge (credit: SandboxEscaper) A serial publisher of Microsoft zeroday vulnerabilities has dropped exploit code for three more unpatched flaws, marking the seventh time the unknown person has done...
03:51, 05/23/2019

DC Metro Snitch Who Lost Her Book Deal Is Suing Publisher for $13 Million Natasha Tynes, the author who lost her book deal after calling out a black female D.C. Metro employee for eating on the train by posting her photo on Twitter, is suing her publisher for $13 million, B...
18:34, 06/08/2019

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Publisher Andrew Anglin Must Hand Over $4.1 Million to Comedian Comedian and radio host Dean Obeidallah first sued Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin for libel nearly two years ago in a case that has dragged on largely due to Anglin’s intentional absence from t...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Vice Media taps ex-Post publisher Jesse Angelo to lead news Vice Media just got its biggest shake-up since CEO Nancy Dubuc joined its ranks a year ago. The Brooklyn-based media company tapped former New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo as president of global n...
20:17, 06/10/2019

On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles head On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles headquarters, Riot employees in Dublin are staging their own walkout today. Around 18 of the office’s em...
18:00, 05/07/2019

We’ve updated our June 8 story about publisher Xseed’s game-crediting policy with a lengthy statemen We’ve updated our June 8 story about publisher Xseed’s game-crediting policy with a lengthy statement from company VP Ken Berry. He notes that the small but growing company’s policy has been for credi...
00:17, 06/22/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade...
08:51, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
12:51, 06/05/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
10:34, 06/05/2019

Farfetch backer to buy TransferWise stake An investment firm which has backed leading technology companies including Farfetch and Skyscanner is taking a stake in TransferWise, the fast-growing British payments platform....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party l...
05:34, 06/20/2019

Insurer AXA further reduces stake in AXA Equitable down to 40.1% French insurer AXA said on Friday that it had sold an 8% stake in AXA Equitable Holdings through a secondary offering, as part of its plan to gradually divest from its U.S. life insurance business....
12:17, 06/07/2019

Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in Chilean lithium producer SQM and is working to deepen business ties, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:17, 06/10/2019

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers...
03:17, 06/07/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This mi...
07:17, 05/30/2019

What's at stake for Europe Inc in a trade spat with Washington Europe's listed companies are expected to generate 1.2 trillion euros (£1.04 trillion) in revenue from the United States this year, highlighting what's at stake as global trade tensions grow and earni...
03:17, 05/14/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
19:17, 06/20/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
06:17, 05/17/2019

Why every US company has a stake in Bed Bath & Beyond's heated boardroom war Bed Bath & Beyond's board of directors is now majority female, more diverse and younger. But its activist investors are worried they lack the relevant skills and retail experience they need to tu...
22:00, 05/09/2019

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
16:34, 06/03/2019

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the Europ...
22:17, 06/07/2019

Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producing nation into a new bout of conflict....
22:17, 04/29/2019

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past ...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Oak Furnitureland spreads roots with stake sale Oak Furnitureland, one of Britain's largest privately owned furniture retailers‎, has drafted in advisers to explore options for funding an expansion programme a decade after its first store ope...
19:34, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:17, 06/10/2019

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
13:34, 05/29/2019

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
11:17, 06/14/2019

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
21:34, 06/09/2019

PPF boosts its stake in consumer lender Home Credit Czech investment group PPF has increased its holding in global consumer lender Home Credit after buying a 2.5 percent stake from co-shareholder Emma Capital in a deal valuing the company at 8.5 billio...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Pampa Energía said to be mulling sale of stake in Edenor Energy firm hires JPMorgan as it considers selling its majority stake in Argentina’s largest electricity distributor, according to people with knowledge of the matter....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked T...
08:51, 05/14/2019

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet ...
15:34, 06/13/2019

China's BAIC seeks to buy 5% Daimler stake, report says China's BAIC wants to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz, the automakers' Chinese joint venture, Reuters reported....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $2.8 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at $2.8 billion including debt....
02:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's BTG Pactual considers spinoff of EFG stake Latin America's largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA may spinoff its 29 percent stake in the Swiss private bank EFG International , the chief financial officer told analysts on Thursday....
23:34, 05/09/2019

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and th...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
07:00, 05/17/2019

The MyRaceHorse app makes it possible to buy a minority stake in race horses Mitch Poole owns a stake in Street Band, a 3-year-old filly that’s racing in the Kentucky Oaks on Friday — and he bought it on a mobile app. MyRaceHorse — a new app that lets fans purchase minority st...
10:17, 05/03/2019

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief E...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court to take up Obamacare case with $12B at stake for insurers The Supreme Court said Monday that it will take up cases involving $12 billion in federal Obamacare payments meant to encourage insurers to cover people with preexisting illnesses....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Government To Divest 15% Stake In RITES India In July The stake sale would augment the government's stake sell-off kitty for the current fiscal by Rs 700-Rs 750 crore at the prevailing price of RITES shares....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122...
13:34, 05/29/2019

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo -Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
20:34, 06/09/2019

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
18:51, 05/30/2019

Hyundai, Kia buy stake in electric supercar company Rimac Hyundai and sister company Kia have bought a stake in the Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac, whose EV technology has already attracted investment from Porsche....
14:34, 05/15/2019

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reut...
01:34, 06/11/2019

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
05:17, 06/17/2019

John Bolton on violent clashes in Venezuela: 'There’s a lot at stake' for 'the hemisphere as a whole' As the unrest continued in Venezuela on Wednesday, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on “Fox & Friends,” “There’s a lot at stake here for the people of Venezuela but for the hemisphere as a w...
20:17, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exc...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. I...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu, will buy Comcast's stake in 2024 Disney announced Tuesday that it has taken full operational control of the popular streaming service Hulu after Comcast agreed to sell its 33 percent interest in the company by 2024....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border pa...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Fight over SNC-Lavalin highway stake to delay C$3.25 bln deal closing A dispute between bidders for SNC-Lavalin Group's stake in a Canadian toll highway will delay the C$3.25 billion ($2.41 billion) sale after an original purchase agreement was scrapped, the Canadian co...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Votorantim profit soars after Fibria stake sale Votorantim SA, one of Brazil's biggest industrial conglomerates, on Friday posted a steep rise in first-quarter net profit and a sharp decline in debt, as a result of the partial sale of a stake in pu...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Sibanye-Stillwater to sell 51% stake in Canadian PGM-copper project South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater is to sell a 51% stake in its PGM-copper project in northern Ontario to Generation Mining Ltd in a deal to further develop the asset, the previous miner said on Wedne...
12:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Peltz's Trian picks up 6% stake in Britain's Ferguson Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peer...
09:34, 06/13/2019

You might have a stake in these class action suits filed against the four major U.S. carriers All four major U.S. wireless carriers, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint, are defendants in class action suits claiming that they sold their customers' location data to third-party firms. Bloomberg ...
23:17, 05/05/2019

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
22:17, 06/08/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to me...
11:34, 06/12/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, according to an AFP tweet on Saturday....
07:34, 06/08/2019

PM Modi Likely To Meet President At 8 pm, Stake Claim To Form Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet President Ram Nath Kovind this evening around 8 pm and stake claim to form government. The council of ministers led by PM Modi submitted their......
12:17, 05/25/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Sat...
12:00, 06/08/2019

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at...
03:17, 05/30/2019

Leading investor in Britain's Metro Bank cuts stake by nearly a third U.S. investment firm Fidelity Management & Research, one of the biggest investors in Britain's Metro Bank, has cut its stake in the lender by almost a third....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , acc...
14:51, 06/10/2019

UniCredit sells 17 percent stake in online broker FinecoBank Italy's biggest bank UniCredit on Tuesday launched the sale of a 17 percent stake in online brokerage business FinecoBank as part of efforts to bolster the group's financial strength....
22:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's Mediaset builds a stake in Germany's Prosiebensat Italian largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset has built a 9.6% stake in German peer ProSiebenSat.1, it said on Wednesday, in a move that could pave the way to the creation of a pan-European TV playe...
10:34, 05/29/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2K...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Hospital-Billing Software Firm Golden Gate Capital is buying a majority stake in billing-software operations of Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system in a deal valued at $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
01:34, 05/30/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to me...
10:34, 06/12/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for ...
18:51, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of Brazilian retail Via Varejo SA's biggest shareholders is hiring a financial advisor to consider increasing his stake, the company said in a Wednesday filing....
15:51, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more listed shares in the company, according to a securi...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Adidas slides as traders say top investor GBL plans to sell part of stake Adidas shares fell 1.5% on Wednesday on expectations that one of the German sportswear firm's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), was preparing to sell a portion of its stake, three trad...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
23:17, 06/13/2019

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
08:51, 06/14/2019

Japan's Orix Corp Seeks To Buy Remaining Stake In Wind Assets: IL&FS In April, GAIL (India) Ltd offered Rs 4,800 crore ($683.01 million) for IL&FS's power plant portfolio, emerging as the highest bidder for its wind assets....
18:51, 05/19/2019

| Djokovic to meet Nadal for 54th time with Rome title at stake Novak Djokovic said he was relishing locking horns with his "greatest rival" Rafael Nadal as the pair set up the 54th clash of their careers at the Italian Open final....
08:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https...
11:17, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of the biggest shareholders of Brazilian retail company Via Varejo SA is hiring a financial advisor as he considers increasing his stake, the company said in a Wednesday filing....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s proje...
15:17, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursd...
13:17, 06/14/2019

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Tyson Foods sold its stake in alternative protein company Beyond Meat Tyson Foods sold its stake in the alternative protein company Beyond Meat, which is expected to go public next week at a valuation of more than $1 billion....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Walmart aims to list minority stake in Japan unit Seiyu Walmart said it aims to list its Japanese supermarket unit Seiyu while keeping a majority stake in the business, amid on-and-off speculation the U.S. retail giant was looking to exit Japan where it ha...
10:17, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it had acquired a 4.3% stake in joint-venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view toward expanding across Asia....
02:51, 06/21/2019

Amazon stock jumps 3 percent after Buffett reveals colleague’s stake Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of foresight. Buffe...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a l...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources famil...
13:51, 05/11/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian bank fund could take Carige stake in BlackRock rescue -Intesa CEO A rescue plan for Italy's Carige by U.S. asset manager BlackRock would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the Genoa-based bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpa...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds -filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible bonds ...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:51, 05/28/2019

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
04:00, 05/16/2019

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glori...
01:17, 06/24/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the faci...
12:17, 06/04/2019

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times r...
03:17, 05/26/2019

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
11:51, 05/23/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuati...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead keep its majority stake in the unit for the time bein...
15:51, 05/20/2019

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart...
10:00, 06/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Japan's Rakuten profit jumps fourfold on $1 bln Lyft stake gain Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc's first-quarter operating profit jumped fourfold as it booked a $1 billion gain on its stake in U.S. ride-hailing company Lyft Inc....
12:17, 05/10/2019

India's DHFL pays some investor dues, completes stake sale in Aadhar Housing Indian mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) said it has paid the interest and principal on certain debt instruments that was due on Monday and completed the stake sale in Aadhar Housi...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding r...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
18:00, 06/20/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, a move that would help boost its profit by...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Ajax vs Tottenham suspensions: Uefa rules explained with Champions League Final places at stake Tottenham and Ajax players will only be suspended for next month's Champions League final if they are either sent off in tonight's semi-final clash, or receive retrospective punishment....
19:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Melco Resorts to buy 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts for $1.22 bln Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 19.99% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), nearly two months after its buyout talks with Wynn R...
14:51, 05/30/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional s...
13:00, 05/08/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eri...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Melco Resorts to buy 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts for $1.22 bln Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 19.99% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion). Melco's offer represents a marginal premium of 0.6% ...
14:51, 05/30/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:34, 06/11/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
00:51, 05/02/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate cha...
19:34, 05/24/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
20:51, 05/23/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for s...
22:00, 06/07/2019

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
13:17, 06/26/2019

The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it’s against SUVs. All that and more in The Morning S...
20:34, 06/25/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
09:17, 06/04/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full o...
07:00, 05/22/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers call...
13:17, 06/26/2019

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
05:51, 06/18/2019

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest eco...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum has demanded that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany, or AfD, stop using one of its paintings in campaigns for the European elections...
11:00, 04/30/2019

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of ...
17:51, 06/17/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as ea...
00:51, 05/02/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man BERLIN (AP) — Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
14:17, 05/17/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
02:00, 05/23/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany's treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man's genitals were sque...
00:34, 05/09/2019

The Latest: German ambassador talks of war ‘we provoked’ Representatives of Germany have acknowledged on the eve of D-Day that the Allied forces that landed in German-occupied France 75 years ago not only played a huge part in Europe’s liberation, but also ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors sa...
23:00, 06/05/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
15:34, 06/13/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following ros...
17:51, 06/09/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
18:51, 04/28/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government official said on Wednesday....
16:17, 06/26/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
12:00, 05/31/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defend...
01:17, 05/10/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Fran...
20:51, 04/28/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Masked raiders rob German cafe with a machine gun A coffee shop in the town of Oberursel in central Germany has been robbed by five people armed with a machine gun. The group attacked customers with pepper spray before stealing thousands of euros....
11:51, 05/06/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
12:17, 06/17/2019

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able...
20:00, 06/06/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
03:17, 05/30/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other female hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
23:00, 05/03/2019

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped t...
11:17, 06/22/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politicia...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East G...
21:34, 06/14/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maa...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
00:34, 06/20/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old sus...
16:00, 05/17/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pre...
07:00, 05/13/2019

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets: papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
18:34, 06/18/2019

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets - papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
18:34, 06/18/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is...
15:00, 06/03/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and ...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affairs committee on the case....
10:00, 06/26/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
17:00, 05/10/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
18:34, 06/05/2019

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
19:17, 05/27/2019

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingb...
09:34, 06/04/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Admin...
12:17, 06/13/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why...
02:17, 06/07/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said....
14:51, 05/16/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
21:34, 06/06/2019

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to c...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
02:34, 06/23/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier w...
01:51, 05/29/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit ...
20:34, 04/28/2019

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable regions in Europe for biodi...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konst...
16:51, 05/03/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
05:17, 06/11/2019

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counter protest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facin...
15:34, 06/07/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh n...
10:34, 05/07/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
15:34, 06/07/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initi...
12:17, 06/07/2019

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks h...
23:17, 05/27/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Mon...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the government’s climate policies. About 20 of the st...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured b...
05:34, 05/28/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing...
15:34, 06/07/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
02:17, 06/10/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restric...
04:34, 05/03/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and...
19:51, 05/03/2019

German city halls evacuated over bomb threats Four city halls have been evacuated in different states across Germany in the past two days. Police are trying to determine if the threats are linked....
17:17, 06/26/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)   ...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
16:17, 05/02/2019

A mysterious explosion leaves a crater in a German field Experts think the crater may have been caused when a 550-pound dud of a WWII bomb dropped decades ago exploded after its detonation mechanism eroded with time....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke...
18:17, 06/09/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the sur...
16:34, 06/02/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
11:34, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
11:34, 06/09/2019

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau we...
12:00, 05/31/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:51, 06/06/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future pr...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing ...
21:00, 06/09/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
00:34, 06/04/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car...
09:51, 05/06/2019

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspape...
13:51, 05/29/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of sp...
04:34, 05/03/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europewide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU e...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Huawei: 'No doubt' that we will meet German 5G security standards Huawei, the Chinese technology and telecoms group hit by U.S. sanctions, said on Monday it was confident of meeting the security requirements that Germany is setting for its fifth-generation mobile ne...
17:17, 06/24/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach has a steroid-like chemical that should be added to ...
08:34, 06/25/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
19:17, 06/08/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premi...
18:34, 04/29/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former German nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
13:00, 06/05/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerWhen Niels Högel, a male nurse, worked shifts at two clinics in the northern German towns of Old...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a stra...
17:17, 06/09/2019

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Gra...
11:00, 05/27/2019

German FM traveling to Iran to salvage nuclear accord BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers, his office said Thursday. Heiko Maas̵...
18:34, 06/06/2019

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago. Sea-Watch said Wednesday many of ...
17:51, 06/19/2019

German far-right rules digital campaign for Europe election BERLIN (AP) — Polls put the far-right Alternative for Germany at less than 15 percent of the vote one week before European elections, but with their relentless Facebook messages, tweets and other soci...
10:34, 05/18/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
03:51, 05/18/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
03:51, 05/18/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
02:17, 05/18/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
00:34, 05/12/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic...
18:00, 05/17/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
20:51, 06/18/2019

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social D...
17:51, 06/19/2019

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76 She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women....
23:34, 05/10/2019

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party ...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Fa...
01:34, 05/22/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
18:34, 06/13/2019

German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances. German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the wes...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women...
14:34, 05/21/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:00, 05/10/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from mu...
22:51, 05/20/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblen...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off during soaring temperatures next week....
00:34, 06/20/2019

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move fo...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as pa...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe...
12:17, 06/17/2019

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Mon...
16:00, 06/17/2019

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
16:17, 06/17/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation's waters last year with a ship that was not...
15:34, 05/14/2019

Prosecutors: Suspected murder of German politician probably had far-right motive German prosecutors believe there was a far-right background to the suspected murder of a prominent local politician known for his pro-migrant views, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office sai...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
18:51, 06/17/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision a...
04:34, 05/15/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ru...
22:00, 06/16/2019

German submarine inspected for damage after mishap in Norway The German Defense Ministry says experts are assessing whether any serious damage was done to one of its submarines after its rudder touched the ground as it was leaving a Norwegian harbor...
11:34, 05/16/2019

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin....
23:51, 06/15/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
06:51, 06/16/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
21:00, 06/17/2019

German police search for killer of 20 guinea pigs BERLIN (AP) — Police say 20 guinea pigs have been killed in the northern German town of Goslar. The German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the animals were taken out of their cage in one of a g...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Salafist preacher Sven Lau to be released from German jail German Islamist Sven Lau will leave prison early after serving two-thirds of his sentence for supporting a terrorist organization. Lau had been recruiting fighters for Jamwa militia in Syria....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
12:51, 06/16/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU job after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled...
14:51, 05/16/2019

Stolen €2 million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an supposed buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Edd...
12:34, 05/15/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domest...
00:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Committee questions German treatment of deported Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that on...
12:17, 05/09/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are fo...
17:00, 05/09/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed...
12:34, 05/26/2019

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
19:00, 05/24/2019

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munic...
19:34, 05/24/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to t...
22:34, 05/25/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making...
07:17, 05/09/2019

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past ...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-borde...
08:00, 06/21/2019

German Cup final live: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Serial winners versus the corporate upstarts. Neutral German fans might struggle to decide quite who they're rooting for in the German Cup this year. Follow all the action with us, as it happens....
17:51, 05/25/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chie...
12:34, 05/26/2019

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
14:17, 05/26/2019

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician...
13:00, 06/18/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
22:51, 05/09/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign BERLIN (AP) — The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to mobilizin...
14:17, 05/08/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't ...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
22:51, 05/09/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
15:51, 06/11/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya w...
22:17, 06/12/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competen...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian v...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
22:51, 05/09/2019

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics ...
22:34, 06/21/2019

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brex...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in BERLIN (AP) — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international...
00:00, 06/17/2019

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s n...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police o...
23:51, 06/10/2019

| Tsonga, Kecmanovic rain on German parade in sodden Stuttgart Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Miomir Kecmanovic beatlocal heroes Mischa Zverev and Philipp Kohlschreiber as the grass court season got off to a sodden start in Stuttgart....
19:00, 06/10/2019

'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany....
05:51, 06/18/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
23:17, 06/16/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:51, 06/18/2019

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for ...
08:34, 06/11/2019

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating ...
08:17, 06/17/2019

Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups. Welthungerhilfe has said many poor have "no more reserves or resilience left" when hit ...
17:17, 06/26/2019

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
15:00, 06/10/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and def...
23:51, 06/09/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel ...
00:51, 06/09/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the r...
00:51, 06/09/2019

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers i...
19:34, 06/17/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a WWII bomb in western Germany to explode without external triggers. The resulting crater made some residents mistake the blast for a meteor....
19:17, 06/24/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure fut...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunif...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court....
07:17, 06/26/2019

German tourist gets court backing in case over holiday gone wrong The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's h...
20:34, 06/25/2019

German cabin crew union threatens strike in July over pay BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German cabin crew is threatening to stage a strike at the height of the summer travel season amid negotiations with airlines over pay. The UFO union said Thursday th...
12:17, 06/20/2019

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles ...
16:34, 06/19/2019