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      Lufthansa offers families of Germanwings victims additional €25,000

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      Deutsche rejects watchdog claim that Jain lobbied for traders’ €130m bonus

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      Grainger names new chief as activist investor circles

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      Eurozone inflation dips but price pressures remain weak

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      June 29, 2015

      Ukraine must reform to free itself from dependence on Russian gas

      Germany – and its chancellor Angela Merkel – deserve credit for the continuation of the EU’s sanctions regime against...

    4. June 29, 2015

      Differences remain as Iran nuclear talks reach crunch time

      When negotiators from six world powers meet with Iran in Vienna this week, they will be within touching distance of a...

    5. The Exchange

      June 29, 2015

      A single currency needs more than treaties and proclamations

      The euro is a single currency. At least, that is the theory. That theory is about to be tested. Single currencies succeed...

    6. June 28, 2015

      Iran nuclear talks to miss deadline as differences remain

      Crucial nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna are likely to extend beyond the self-imposed deadline of Tuesday, western...

    7. June 26, 2015

      The fearful foe that ought to unify Europe

      Last November, the city of Berlin threw itself a party. For the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall, there were...

    8. June 26, 2015

      Berlin burnishes reputation as the heart of global culture

      The surprise choice this week of Russian-born Kirill Petrenko as Sir Simon Rattle’s successor at the Berlin Philharmonic...

    9. June 26, 2015

      PotashCorp/K+S: fertile territory

      Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) is the Saudi Arabia of potash. Only more so. It controls a fifth of the world...

    10. June 26, 2015

      Free Lunch: Debt and morality

      What we owe to each other If the timing of a symposium in Germany this week on the moral and political aspects of debt was...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      June 26, 2015

      Bear greetings

      Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II greets members of the public as she walks across the Pariser Platz square in Berlin, Germany....

    12. June 25, 2015

      Hahn F1 move puts Ecclestone role in doubt

      Bernie Ecclestone’s future in Formula One has been thrown into doubt after it emerged that a director of the German company...

    13. June 25, 2015

      Push for big data escalates as viewers tune out of traditional TV

      How many people watch TV shows? Is that number going up or down? For broadcasters, those are almost existential questions —...

    14. FT Data

      June 25, 2015

      Datawatch: asylum applicants in the EU

      More than half of asylum applications in the EU were in Germany and Hungary in the first quarter this year. The number rose...

    15. FT Alphaville

      June 25, 2015

      Lord, won't you buy me a core €-denominated Mercedes Benz

      You may have thought this was just a car… But you’d be wrong. In Greece, it’s also a store of value. As Martin Sandbu...

    16. The Exchange

      June 25, 2015

      Potholes in the road to resolving the Greek crisis

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, took to Twitter yesterday to signal that some of the country’s creditors are...

    17. June 25, 2015

      David Cameron hopes to launch renegotiation at EU summit

      David Cameron hopes to “kick off” his renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership with a low-key presentation at a Brussels...

    18. June 24, 2015

      Berlin set to scrap plans for climate change levy on power sector

      Germany will scrap plans to raise emissions charges for older coal-fired power stations, bowing to pressure from the power...

    19. June 24, 2015

      Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, Metropolitan Museum, New York — review

      A man, a boy, and a bear cub perch on a boat so narrow and low that it barely breaks the water’s mirrored surface. The three...

    20. June 24, 2015

      Hurdle in Iran nuclear talks harks back to 1980s war with Iraq

      When Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein launched scud missile attacks on Iranian cities in 1984, the Islamic republic was ill...

    21. June 24, 2015

      Free Lunch: Greek capital flight and German cars

      Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz? In Greece's race against the clock of default, a lot of attention is being paid...

    22. June 23, 2015

      Cameron’s difficult diplomatic pursuit of Germany

      David Cameron arrives in Berlin on Wednesday in the slipstream of Elizabeth II, as he uses a state visit by the monarch to...

    23. June 23, 2015

      Rocket Internet wins green light for €4.5bn fundraising

      Rocket Internet, the German ecommerce incubator, won permission from shareholders to raise up to €4.5bn in debt and equity...

    24. June 23, 2015

      Germans’ impatience with Merkel on Greece bailout talks grows

      Hours after Germany’s Angela Merkel gave a cautious welcome to Greece’s latest reform proposal, she received a sharp...

    25. June 23, 2015

      Eurozone PMI at 4-year high as eurozone recovery gathers pace

      The eurozone’s recovery has strengthened, according to a poll of purchasing managers — which came in at its highest level...

    26. June 22, 2015

      US to boost new rapid Nato force

      The US will contribute commando units, fighter jets and surveillance capabilities to a new rapid deployment Nato force that...

    27. June 22, 2015

      Germany frees al-Jazeera journalist wanted by Egypt

      Germany has released Ahmed Mansour, a senior al-Jazeera journalist, the day after detaining him on an Egyptian arrest...

    28. June 22, 2015

      German crowdfunders fear new risk rules

      Crowdfunding platforms in Germany have warned that stricter investor protection rules will deter private investors from...

    29. June 22, 2015

      European stocks rally on Greek deal hopes

      European equity markets were holding solid gains on Monday in advance of a key summit of eurozone leaders as last week’s...

    30. June 21, 2015

      Economic outlook: Flurry of PMI readings to be released

      Monday’s emergency summit of eurozone leaders is likely to set the tone for markets for the week and could even be the...

    31. June 21, 2015

      The real challenge this week is to save the eurozone

      Europe’s leaders will have the unique opportunity to commit two mistakes in a single week. On Monday, Europe’s leaders will...

    32. June 21, 2015

      Iberdrola calls for energy reforms to back ‘efficient’ renewables

      The boss of one of Europe’s biggest power companies has called for deep changes to the way the continent runs and regulates...

    33. June 19, 2015

      Nato shows its sharp end in Polish war games

      Nato, an organisation set up to protect Europe, has harboured an unusual truth for the past 20 years: it had no plan to...

    34. June 19, 2015

      Vodafone hires ex-Telekom Austria chief to head Germany business

      Vodafone has appointed Hannes Ametsreiter, the outgoing chief executive of Telekom Austria, to run its business in Germany,...

    35. June 19, 2015

      Why we need German thinking

      Die Zeit, the German highbrow weekly, recently published a special supplement on refugees. I’m a new subscriber, and I read...

    36. FT Data

      June 19, 2015

      Datawatch: decline in hours worked per employee

      The number of hours worked per person in employment has fallen in most advanced countries since the financial crisis. The...

    37. June 18, 2015

      Airbus threatens to quit European drone project

      Tom Enders, Airbus chief executive, has threatened to pull out of Europe’s plan to develop a surveillance drone should EU...

    38. June 17, 2015

      Greek showdown widens Merkel’s rift with Schäuble

      The EU’s showdown with Greece is bringing to the surface longstanding differences between Angela Merkel and her tough-minded...

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