Today's top story: The UK's current account deficit was even bigger than we thought Today's leader: Macron faces an uphill battle to reform France European markets are expected to open up this morning, after Asian stocks rose on news of robust metals prices. The FTSE 100 is seen 27 points higher at 7,346 according to IG ...
Overwatch is taking players to Junkertown for its next map.
Blizzard Entertainment announced a new map for Overwatch during its Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany today. Junkertown, the Australian home of the bomb-loving character Junkrat and his oversized bodyguard Roadhog, will be playable at the show. Junkertown will be an escort map, meaning the attacking team has to push a ...
Age of Empires gets a sequel from Company of Heroes studio Relic.
Microsoft is making a new Age of Empires game. The publisher revealed the sequel to its real-time strategy series as part of the Gamescom fan event in Germany this week. Relic Entertainment, the development studio best known for its beloved Company of Heroes games, is producing the RTS's return. Age of Empires IV will ...
Breitbart has apologized, after it used a photo of a famous German soccer player on an AFP story about a gang ferrying immigrants to Spain on jet skis .
Maxwell Tani / Business Insider: Breitbart has apologized, after it used a photo of a famous German soccer player on an AFP story about a gang ferrying immigrants to Spain on jet skis — Breitbart News apologized Sunday after using an image of soccer star Lukas Podolski to illustrate a story about migrants ...
Breitbart is sorry for mistaking a German soccer star for a 'migrant gang member'.
Just days after white supremacist and former presidential counselor Steve Bannon returned' to Breitbart, the website reported on a group of violent thugs who have been taking advantage of desperate African refugees trying to reach Europe, charging them thousands of euros to smuggle them across the Mediterranean. There ...
Erdogan to German Turks: German Politicians Are The Enemy.
Turkey's President Erdogan has declared that all three of Germany's largest parties are the enemies of Turks. The post Erdogan to German Turks: German Politicians Are The Enemy appeared first on The American Interest.
Business of Loyalty: Oneworld Alliance Has a New Hole in Its European Network
Air Berlin's potential absorption into Lufthansa may foreshadow fewer clean connections for American Airlines travelers heading to continental Europe, while United customers may see a benefit. -Grant Martin
German Nationalists Try Reviving Migration as Election Topic
Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party pushed Monday to make the massive influx of migrants into the country an election issue as it battles with flagging support, despite waning concern among Germans over the matter. More than 1 million migrants entered Germany in 2015-2016. Alternative for Germany leaders Alexander Gauland ...
Antibodies are not magic bullets – more like sticky drunkards
kubicka/ShutterstockThe 1821 opera Der Freichütz , by Weber, is considered the first romantic German opera. Much of its plot is focused on the production and use of magic bullets which, when fired, unerringly hit their target. The young forester, Max, is taking part in a shooting competition in order to win the hand of his ...
How should we protest neo-Nazis? Lessons from German history
A supporter of President Donald Trump, center, argues with a counterprotester at a rally in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. AP Photo/Michael DwyerAfter the murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, many people are asking themselves what they should do if Nazis rally in their city. Should they put their bodies on the ...
Turkey-EU tensions spill over to customs union accord
Amid mounting bilateral tensions, Germany has ruled out talks on improving Turkey's customs union accord with the European Union, but such sanctions might have little effect on Ankara in the short term.
Chickens imported from Germany and slaughtered in one of the plants in Poland were contaminated with fipronil. The entire party of this meat was secured and handed over for disposal, Chief Veterinary Officer PaweÅ Niemczuk said.
Tui CEO Friedrich Joussen on how holidays are like bread
As the chief executive of a company that is headquartered in Germany but listed in London, Tui’s Friedrich Joussen is well-placed to evaluate the challenges that lie ahead as Britain leaves the European Union. “A strategy is needed to execute the vote,” he told City A.M. during one of his many trips to ...
German police seize drugs shaped like Donald Trump
German police may just have found the weirdest Donald Trump related merchandise to date. And though it features the recognizable orange glow of the 45th president, it seems unlikely Trump would find them as tremendous as most things that bear his name. The item branded with the Trump name and face? ...
Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller injured his knee celebrating a goal
The Guardian Soccer players are known for their emphatic celebrations. Goals can be hard to come by, and when you find the back of the net you want to rush to your supporters, jump in the air, and take the moment in. Unfortunately for Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller, sometimes these celebrations can go horribly wrong. It took ...
Emmanuel Macron's first 100 days filled with tests
France elected a political maverick as president and granted him a huge parliamentary majority. A Franco-German studies expert talks to DW about what Macron has done so far, and what his fading poll numbers really mean.
Ellen Pao explains how the affair she had at work led to her infamous gender discrimination lawsuit
Kimberly White/GettyThe road to Ellen Pao's infamous gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins began with a 2006 business trip. Pao, then a junior partner at the Silicon Valley venture firm, was asked to take a trip to Germany with another partner, Ajit Nazre. It was there that he told Pao that he was having ...
Merkel says won't seek business post after politics
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she doesn't intend to seek a business post after life in politics and criticised her predecessor Gerhard Schroeder for joining the board of Russian oil giant...
TTIP is on ice, CETA will be provisionally applied from September and talks with Japan are nearly completed. But EU trade policy is far from done yet and a busy negotiating schedule lies ahead. EURACTIV Germany reports.
X-ray observations reveal new details about the solar-type star HD 209458
âBy analyzing sets of data obtained by two X-ray space observatories, a team of German researchers has learned new insights into the nature of a solar-type star known as HD 209458. The new study, published Aug. 15 in a paper on arXiv.org, uncovers X-ray properties of the star.
An electric car for Africa, custom-designed for the needs of the population there, that strengthens rural structures and helps drive the economy: Scientists at the Technical University of Munich and partners have been working intensively towards this goal for four years. They will present their new prototype to the public ...
German nationalists try reviving migration as election topic
Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party pushed Monday to make the massive influx of migrants into the country an election issue as it battles with flagging support, despite waning concern among Germans over the matter
Lower Saxony parliament dissolves after Green bails for CDU
Lower Saxony's state parliament has dissolved to pave the way for early elections in October. The coalition government lost its majority of one recently when a Green deputy jumped ship for the Christian Democrats.
Abstract art pioneer Karl Otto Götz dies, aged 103
The German artist was banned from painting by the Nazis but became an influential painter after World War II. Despite going blind towards the end of life, K.O. Götz remained active until his death, at the age of 103.
Merkel slams Schröder for taking job with Russia's Rosneft
The former German chancellor has come under fire from his successor for taking a top job with Russian oil giant Rosneft. The firm is a target of US and EU sanctions that were imposed after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
German footballer Lukas Podolski threatens to sue Breitbart over human trafficker photo
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Germany's populist AfD party seeks to reboot migrant fears
The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.
DW: Merkel slams SchrÃ¶der for taking job with Russia's Rosneft
The former German chancellor has come under fire from his successor for taking a top job with Russian oil giant Rosneft. The firm is a target of US and EU sanctions that were imposed after Russia's annexation of Crimea. The post DW: Merkel slams SchrÃ¶der for taking job with Russia's Rosneft appeared first on KyivPost.
Ukraine envoy outraged over AfD leader's Crimea statement
Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk has expressed his indignation over the recent statement by the leader of the German political party Alternative fur Deutschland Alexander Gauland regarding Crimea's annexation.
Breitbart apologizes after mistaking a famous soccer player on a jet ski for an immigrant
AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, poolBreitbart News apologized Sunday after using an image of soccer star Lukas Podolski to illustrate a story about migrants traveling to Spain on jet skis. Last week, Breitbart published a story on its site by the newswire service Agence France-Presse that detailed how Spanish police shut down a ...
German authorities: no sign far-right group planned attacks
German federal prosecutors say their investigation into a small group of far-right extremists has yielded no evidence they were planning attacks on police, asylum-seekers and Jews, although they're still being probed on weapons violations.