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WWII bomb removed from Frankfurt river turns out to be dud

After nearly 1,000 people were evacuated from their homes and hotel rooms in the German financial capital of Frankfurt, a World War II bomb was safely removed from the river Main on Sunday.

Deutsche Bank pays 95 million euros to settle tax avoidance suit

Embattled German lender Deutsche Bank has settled another of its US lawsuits after agreeing a 95-million-dollar payment, state prosecutors said.

Germany prepares for major coastal floods as severe winter hits

Germany was preparing for what could be the worst flooding to his its north-eastern coast since 2006, amid severe winter conditions across the country on Wednesday, according to weather services...

South Korea fines US chipmaker Qualcomm 1 trillion won

South Korea's competition authorities have fined US chipmaker Qualcomm 1 trillion won (850 million dollars) for unfair business practices, they announced Wednesday.

ECB says Italy's MPS bank needs billions more in rescue funds

Ailing Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) needs to fill a larger capital gap than originally reported, the Italian bank stated late Monday citing new figures from the European Central...

Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse agree to huge fines in US mortgage probe

Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse have agreed to settle investigations into the fraudulent sale of mortgage-backed securities by paying 7.2 billion dollars and 5.3 billion respectively in the United...

Every third baby in Germany born to unmarried parents

Every third baby in Germany is born to unmarried parents, according to an annual study released on Monday.

Pilots resume negotiations with Lufthansa in long-running pay battle

Pilots working for Germany's flagship airline, Lufthansa, have returned to the negotiating table with their employers, marking progress in a long-running pay dispute that has dogged the company...

Frankfurt airport test-runs new automatic immigration system

Frankfurt airport was testing out a new automatic immigration system on Thursday, the first time such a system has been tried out in Germany.

Lufthansa pilots set to continue strike on Tuesday, Wednesday

Lufthansa pilots are set to continue their strike over salaries on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Vereinigung Cockpit pilots' union said late Sunday.

Pilots reject latest Lufthansa offer, but strike to end Sunday

A new wage package is on the table from Lufthansa as it seeks to end an open-ended pilots' strike.

Lufthansa cancels 912 flights as pilots strike enters second day

The strike by Lufthansa pilots in support of a pay demand went into its second day on Thursday, with the German flagship carrier cancelling 912 flights for the day, hitting the travel plans of...

Lufthansa cancels 912 flights for second day of strike on Thursday

Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa has cancelled 912 flights scheduled for Thursday, the second day of a strike by its pilots in a long-running and costly pay dispute.

Lufthansa pilots call 14th strike in salaries dispute

German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit on Monday announced a strike at Lufthansa amid a salary dispute that has been ongoing for more than two years.

Report: Deutsche Bank considers cancelling millions in bonuses

Troubled German lender Deutsche Bank is thinking about cancelling millions in bonuses set aside for top managers as it tries to right its financial ship, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper...