Wolfgang Schaeuble

Merkel's challenger akin to Trump, German finance minister says

Germany's finance minister has come out swinging against Martin Schulz, the former president of the European Parliament who will challenge Angela Merkel for the chancellorship in September.

Germany's Schaeuble warns Britain against becoming a tax haven

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday warned Britain against trying to become a tax haven on exiting the European Union.

Muslim refugees "a challenge" for German society, minister says

The rising number of Muslims living in Germany as a result of the latest wave of refugees is "a challenge for the majority of society," Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble wrote in an opinion...

German ministers call for rapid Brexit talks, Lew stresses openness

Two top German ministers called on Thursday for a rapid round of negotiations to pave the way for Britain to leave the European Union now that Britain has set up its new government.

German minister warns against race to bottom as Britain plans tax cut

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday warned European nations against launching a race to cut taxes after Britain set out plans to slash corporate tax rates following last month'...

German finance minister: Greece must continue reforms

Greece must continue to implement reforms to put its towering debts on a sustainable path, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Saturday, on the sidelines of the International Monetary...

Germany to push for EU-wide cash limit to curb terrorism funding

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was due Friday to push for the introduction of an EU-wide upper limit to cash payments, at talks on efforts to curb terrorists' access to financing and...

Schaeuble: EU must invest billions in countries of refugee origins

EU countries should spend billions of euros to build up crisis countries in order to reduce the flow of refugees to Europe, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Thursday at the World...

German finance minister wants EU-wide petrol tax to pay for migrants

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday mooted the possibility of an additional EU-wide petrol tax to cover the increasing cost of migration to Europe.

German minister threatens stricter border controls in migrant crisis

Germany could impose far stricter border checks to bring migration under control, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble threatened Friday, after demanding that EU partners spend far more to tackle...