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Olaf Scholz (SPD, l), Federal Minister of Finance and Bruno Le Maire (r), French Minister of Economics, will hold a joint press conference after the Eurogroup meeting. At the meeting on Friday night, the finance ministers of the euro countries made progress on the controversial euro zone budget. Photo: Arne Immanuel Bänsch/dpa
Olaf Scholz (SPD, l), Federal Minister o […]

Ministers fall short of finalizing eurozone budget plans

The finance ministers in the Eurozone have agreed on introducing a budget tool for the 19-member states during a lot of negotiations and discussions. However, a lot of issues remain unclear.
26 May 2019, Belgium, Brüssel: Numerous European flags flutter in the wind in front of the Berlaymont building, the seat of the European Commission. From 23 May to 26 May, the citizens of 28 EU states will elect a new parliament. Photo: Marcel Kusch/dpa
26 May 2019, Belgium, Brüssel: Numerous […]

Centre parties post losses in EU elections, coalition jostling begins

The European Parliament elections resulted in a loss for the main centre-left and centre-right political parties in several countries across the bloc. On the contrary, the liberals and the Greens have experienced a boost.
ILLUSTRATION: A woman holds a European flag in the slot of a ballot box (posed photograph). From 23 to 26 May 2019, the citizens of the European Union will elect the European Parliament for the ninth time. Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB
ILLUSTRATION: A woman holds a European f […]

European far-right alliance celebrates ‘new chapter’ in Milan

Italy's deputy premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has invited European nationalist and far-right parties to a rally in Milan before the European Parliament elections, to discuss a potential alliance.
Horst Seehofer (CSU), Bundesinnenminister, sitzt bei der Projektvorstellung «OpenGovernment» im Brandiser Schloss. Der Besuch in Sachsen ist Teil einer Deutschlandtour, die Seehofer in diesem Jahr in seiner Funktion als Heimatminister absolviert. Er will alle 16 Bundesländer bereisen, die Station in Brandis ist nach dem Auftakt in Sachsen-Anhalt die zweite.
Horst Seehofer (CSU), Bundesinnenministe […]

US and EU authorities move in on second largest Darknet

Wiesbaden, Germany – The authorities in the European Union and the United States have broken up the world’s second-largest Darknet marketplace, making three arrests in Germany and two in the US, police in both countries said on Friday. Those arrested in Germany are a 31-year-old man from the state of Hesse, a 22-year-old man from […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Welsh Conservative party conference at Llangollen Pavilion following the voting in the English council elections. May's Conservatives have lost hundreds of seats in local elections, with the pressure on May expected to increase as more results are declared on Friday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speak […]

Leading eurosceptic urges Conservatives to be ‘true Brexit party’

Theresa May's Conservative Party, in addition to the Labour Party, witnessed disastrous results in local elections, while the Liberal Democrat Party was a big winner amid Brexit chaos.
ARCHIV - 08.11.2015, Hamburg: Container stehen auf einem Terminal im Hafen. (zu dpa «Statistisches Bundesamt zu Exporten August 2018» vom 09.10.2018) Foto: Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
ARCHIV - 08.11.2015, Hamburg: Container […]

A global comparison of Europe’s container ports

Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg: Europe's seaports are central hubs in the global trade of goods. Worldwide, however, they are only second-class - China's ports dominate here.