France, Germany, Italy respond to Brexit with ‘Superstate’ plan, Poland and others not happy

28 June 2016, 2:39 pm

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy meet in Berlin on Monday as they scramble to contain the fallout from British voters’ shocking decision to quit the EU in a referendum last week (nicknamed the Brexit). The document in which the proposals appear ...... Read More »

Berlin aims to become ‘Europe’s startup capital’ as London falls into disgrace

28 June 2016, 2:30 pm

BERLIN, Germany – Berlin is reportedly ready to take over from London as the start-up hub of Europe, following Britain’s shock vote in the June 23 EU referendum. According to reports, London had established itself as the tech capital of Europe ...... Read More »

Brexit: Berlin eyes Britain’s tech talent

28 June 2016, 12:02 pm

The Berlin Senator for Economics and Technology was not chatting to fellow politicians, but with start-ups and global funds, who, in the wake of Brexit, are now considering Germany's capital as their base. "Those companies who have headquarters in London ...... Read More »

Germany braces for potential spike in Islamic State attacks in Europe

28 June 2016, 11:05 am

BERLIN: The German government voiced concern on Tuesday that ... a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic party, told reporters. Germany has been on high alert for possible large-scale militant incidents - potentially ...... Read More »

Germany observes rise in political extremism in 2015, says domestic intelligence agency

28 June 2016, 7:35 am

Berlin: Political extremism rose sharply in Germany last year — among far-right but also far-left and Islamist radical groups — the domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday. "Extremist groups, whatever their orientation, are gaining ground in ...... Read More »

Germany raises minimum wage

28 June 2016, 4:25 am

BERLIN: Germany's hourly minimum wage will rise by 34 cents to 8.84 euros in 2017, in line with average salary raises in the public service, the commission in charge of setting the rate said Tuesday. The increase is the first since Europe's biggest economy ...... Read More »

Extremism on rise in Germany: security service

28 June 2016, 3:46 am

Berlin (AFP) - Political extremism rose sharply in Germany last year -- among far-right but also far-left and Islamist radical groups -- the domestic intelligence agency said Tuesday. "Extremist groups, whatever their orientation, are gaining ground in ...... Read More »

Germany sees rise in far-right violence, warns of 'terrorist structures'

28 June 2016, 3:40 am

BERLIN: Germany saw a sharp rise in far-right violence in 2015, a year in which it took in more than one million migrants, according to a report on Tuesday that called for concrete steps to avert the emergence of what it called "right-wing terrorist ...... Read More »

Germany, Italy and France rule out informal talks on Brexit

28 June 2016, 2:59 am

After talks in Berlin the leaders of Italy, Germany and France have ruled out any informal talks with Britain on leaving the EU, raising the prospect of a lengthy political vacuum within the EU. Britain’s prime minister David Cameron has frustrated many ...... Read More »

Berlin, Germany for Hamburger Bahnhof Museum

26 June 2016, 6:30 am

Even though Berlin is teeming with various artistic and cultural events and venues on pretty much every step of its busy bohemian streets, there is one place in particular that always manages to capture my mind and one I definitely consider to be among the ...... Read More »

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