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      Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall

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    1. October 29, 2014

      Governments sign deal against tax evasion

      Fifty-one countries have pledged to pass on financial data after signing an agreement in Berlin to crack down on tax...

    2. October 27, 2014

      Gloomy forecasts sap hopes for German economy

      Hopes that recent weakness in the German economy might prove temporary suffered a double blow on Monday, with the...

    3. October 27, 2014

      Jenny Holzer: Dust Paintings – interview

      Nobody does self-deprecation like Jenny Holzer; the Ohio-born artist, the first woman to represent America at the Venice...

    4. October 26, 2014

      Germans must show their country can still be a force for freedom

      Twenty-five years ago, Germany and Europe were on the threshold of an appointment with history. In May 1989 President George...

    5. October 26, 2014

      Germany’s left should be brought in from the cold

      Among the most odious of the eastern European communist parties toppled by people power 25 years ago was East Germany’s...

    6. October 24, 2014

      Traded life policies aren’t dead yet

      It’s not been a great few weeks for stock market investors and unfortunately in the short term I don’t think matters will...

    7. October 24, 2014

      Mozart, Schubert, Stravinsky: Piano Duos – review

      Mozart, Schubert, Stravinsky Piano Duos Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim (DG) Recorded live in Berlin earlier this year,...

    8. October 21, 2014

      Die Schöne Helena, Komische Oper Berlin/Der Zarewitsch, Staatsoperette Dresden – review

      Two state capitals, two operetta premieres, two gay takes on dated subject matter, two very different outcomes. Is operetta...

    9. October 20, 2014

      EU states act to curb migrants but London alone in seeking cap

      Britain is far from alone when it comes to launching voter-friendly moves against immigration from other EU states. Berlin...

    10. FT Alphaville

      October 20, 2014

      Spending versus consolidation, German political capital edition

      Two sets of charts from BCA Research with unclear implications: One interpretation of these charts is that they explain the...

    11. October 17, 2014

      Frieze week satellite fairs reviewed

      This week, a galaxy of satellite fairs offer art that is more affordable than Frieze and often just as appealing. Now in its...

    12. October 17, 2014

      Icy weather may scupper German drone mission to Ukraine

      Germany may not be able to fulfil its offer to send drones to monitor the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as the model of...

    13. October 17, 2014

      ‘Women in Dark Times’, by Jacqueline Rose

      “It is folly,” writes Jacqueline Rose, a professor of English at London’s Queen Mary University, “to suggest that the task...

    14. October 17, 2014

      Bundesbank hits back at calls for stimulus

      Germany’s top central banker has rejected calls for the eurozone’s largest economy to raid its fiscal coffers to fund an...

    15. October 17, 2014

      Good WiFi is good business

      Last month I stayed in two über-trendy hotels, one in Berlin, one in London. What sticks out in my mind from both is their...

    16. October 15, 2014

      The ‘techno-hippies’ shunning Silicon Valley’s disruption mantra

      They have no name and no leader. But you could call them “techno-hippies”. Somewhere between the cheerful profiteering of...

    17. October 13, 2014

      Amazon is our biggest search rival, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

      Google’s Eric Schmidt claimed on Monday that his company’s biggest rival in search is Amazon, in a speech that confronted...

    18. October 13, 2014

      Germany’s woes centre of attention at IMF meetings

      The eurozone’s woes have again overshadowed optimism that the world economy is on the path to recovery, with fears over the...

    19. Nick Butler

      October 12, 2014

      Is privatisation the answer for France?

        © Christophe Lehenaff / Getty Images How far will the French government go in selling off some of its extensive portfolio...

    20. October 10, 2014

      Germany needs to fix its economic model

      The world has become used to thinking of Germany as one of the few healthy countries in the eurozone casualty ward. It is a...

    21. October 10, 2014

      Uber to slash Berlin ride-sharing fares to steer round city’s ban

      Uber, the taxi app group, is slashing prices as it seeks to navigate restrictions imposed by authorities and overturn a ban...

    22. Gavyn Davies

      October 7, 2014

      Germany is stalling

      Tuesday’s extremely weak German industrial production figures published for August have come an awkward time for the German...

    23. October 7, 2014

      Performers for hire

      Ever had a party swanky enough to justify hiring a musician, but at a loss as to how to find one? Berlin-based Sidestage...

    24. October 6, 2014

      Tosca, Staatsoper Berlin, Schiller Theater – review

      How is this actually possible? How can the leading opera house of the German capital open its season with something so...

    25. October 2, 2014

      Germany is no EU ‘odd man out’ despite stance on fiscal rigour

      A solemn tweet from Germany’s finance ministry accompanied the presentation of the 2015 budget to parliament last month by...

    26. October 1, 2014

      Germany takes aim at estate agents as rents rise

      A German government seeking to address mounting public concern about rising rents has taken aim at a popular villain: estate...

    27. Brussels Blog

      September 30, 2014

      The leaked Juncker decision on Moscovici

      Pierre Moscovici arrives in Paris for the government's confidence vote earlier this month. One of the most highly...

    28. September 30, 2014

      Hollande warns France of tough spending cuts

      President François Hollande has issued an unusually stark warning to France to expect painful reforms as Paris comes under...

    29. September 29, 2014

      European Commission head curbs Pierre Moscovici’s proposed powers

      The Frenchman nominated to be Europe’s next economics commissioner has had his authority to review national budgets curbed....

    30. beyondbrics

      September 29, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Hong Kong removes riot police from streets | Government says Chinese soldiers will not be deployed *...

    31. The World

      September 28, 2014

      Solving the mystery of Donald Tusk

      The appointment of Donald Tusk as president of the European Council was greeted with a certain amount of bafflement in...

    32. September 26, 2014

      Berlin: the ‘Goldilocks city’ with an anarchic soul

      On a warm autumn day, we walk up to Winterfeldtplatz, past the mustachioed men in tight leather on the street where...

    33. September 26, 2014

      Young Parisians and expats shaking up the food scene

      When I first visited Paris 15 years ago, the last thing I expected to see served in a restaurant was a pickled onion. Now,...

    34. September 24, 2014

      East Germany still lags behind west after fall of Berlin Wall

      Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, living standards in the former Communist east Germany still languish...

    35. September 19, 2014

      ECB urges Berlin to cut taxes and spend to revive eurozone growth

      Berlin has hit back at calls from a top European Central Bank official urging Germany to spend more to help the eurozone...

    36. September 14, 2014

      Germany’s anti-euro AfD extends its electoral gains

      Germany’s eurosceptic Alternative für Deutschland looks set to extend its recent run of electoral successes by winning seats...

    37. September 14, 2014

      Sweden’s Social Democrats look to lead government

      Sweden woke up on Monday to an unusual bout of political uncertainty after the centre-left opposition won its first election...

    38. September 14, 2014

      Feedback: Liveable cities

      Michael Skapinker’s column last week argued that “liveable cities” such as Melbourne were inferior to London and New York –...

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