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A majority of European women suffer sexism at work - survey

2019-10-13 15:21

A majority of women in Europe have suffered gender-based or sexual violence at work, according to a study across five countries.

WATCH | Germany shooting livestreamed despite efforts by tech companies

2019-10-10 14:35

Just weeks after a broad effort announced by tech platforms to curb the spread of violent content, a video of the deadly shooting in the German city of Halle was posted online, where it was seen by some 2 200 people.

At least two killed outside synagogue in Germany

2019-10-09 13:43

At least two people were killed in a shooting on a street in the German city of Halle, police said, adding that the perpetrators were on the run.

Four standout cars from the Frankfurt motor show

2019-09-23 06:30

Sean Parker attended the 2019 Frankfurt motor show with the bi-annual event heavily focused on electric cars, here are four new models from the show that stood out.

DRIVEN | 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback

2019-09-18 14:31

Audi's entry into yet another hotly-contested SUV segment is no surprise, but does the Q3 Sportback's ride match its looks? Sean Parker traveled to Lörrach, Germany to drive the new offering.

German industrial recession worsens as trade uncertainty bites

2019-09-06 08:56

Industrial production unexpectedly declined further in July as trade tensions and waning business confidence continued to weigh on global demand.

Thousands evacuated in Germany as WWII bomb found

2019-09-02 22:42

More than 15 000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, city officials said.

Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak

2019-09-02 10:59

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness 80 years after Germany's attack triggered World War II while his Polish counterpart denounced Russia's recent "imperialist" aggression against its neighbours.

Frankfurt Motor Show| BMW to unveil new X6, M8, 8 Series Gran Coupe and Vision M-Next

2019-08-28 09:59

BMW will showcase many new models at the IAA Cars 2019 international motor show in Frankfurt including its Vision M Next.

Visionary and autocrat: 'Mr Volkswagen' Piech dead at 82

2019-08-27 14:52

Former Volkswagen boss Ferdinand Piech, who has died at 82, was the autocratic heir of a storied motoring dynasty who drove VW from the brink of bankruptcy to become a global empire.

 

OPINION: Yom Kippur attack a horrific indictment on us all

2019-10-11 09:05

People at prayer, no matter whether in a synagogue, church, mosque or temple, are vulnerable. The thought that this is the time when we most require security is a horrific indictment on us all, writes Howard Feldman.

WATCH | German synagogue attack joins growing number of attacks on synagogues around the world

2019-10-10 10:08

At least two people were shot dead in the German city of Halle, with witnesses saying a synagogue was among the gunmen's targets as Jews marked the holy day of Yom Kippur.

Audi tweaks 2020 RS4 Avant with cosmetic changes

2019-10-03 12:12

You'll remember our driving impression of Audi's uber-fast RS4 wagon earlier in 2019. Well, over in Europe, Audi has updated the practical performance car with some changes to the exterior and interior.

German probe opens into suspected internal spying at Airbus

2019-09-19 12:51

German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected internal spying by employees of European aviation giant Airbus over two arms projects, sources have said.

Merkel has made a u-turn on China but it may be too late

2019-09-09 21:57

Since former deputy foreign minister for Germany, Wolfgang Ischinger's time in office at the turn of the century, Germany's view of China has been turned upside down.

OPINION: A crime that cost more than 50 million people their lives

2019-09-05 13:05

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier pointed out in his speech in Wielun, Poland, that Germany, despite its history, was allowed to grow to new strength in Europe and in this world. He said that's why as Germans, we must do more for Europe, writes Martin Schäfer.

WATCH | Berlin zoo captivated by rare birth of panda twins

2019-09-02 12:56

Berlin zoo said its resident panda Meng Meng had delivered twins, as it voiced delight at the first such births in the country.

Migrants, babies rescued at sea as survivors say six drowned

2019-08-30 09:05

A charity ship rescued some 100 migrants in the Mediterranean Wednesday, including 22 small children who had survived their foundering dinghy being pummelled by a wave fellow occupants said drowned six people.

Escaped deadly cobra terrorises German town

2019-08-27 19:15

A deadly cobra was on the loose in the German town of Herne on Tuesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass.

Q&A: 'When you do something you like, you are also extremely good at it' - Siemens exec

2019-08-25 14:53

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares lessons on her more than 20-year long career at the international automation company.

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