Search for Hamburg and
  1. September 2, 2014

    Germany says ‘Nein’ to Uber taxi app

    Angela Merkel rarely loses an opportunity to lecture her French and Italian counterparts on the need for structural economic...

  2. July 15, 2014

    German sausage makers face €338m fine

    What’s the wurst that could happen? German sausage makers who colluded to fix prices of what is probably the country’s...

Special Reports

  1. FT.com - European Energy

    Red tape dogs the increased utilisation of renewable energy sources in Europe...
  2. Doing Business in the Basque Country 2012

    Peace shifts the focus to growth and investment...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. June 13, 2014

    Sailing into the unknown

    The Fast Lane’s been covering an extraordinary amount of the globe over the past couple of weeks – at remarkably varying...

  2. Brussels Blog

    May 22, 2014

    And the European Commission winner is...

    Juncker, left, with Schulz ahead of a debate in Hamburg, Germany earlier this week With voting now underway in Britain and...

  3. The World

    May 9, 2014

    The hidden threats in Russia's Eurovision song

    The Tolmachevy Sisters (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) The politics of the Eurovision Song Contest are, as a rule, reassuringly...

  4. April 16, 2014

    Hapag-Lloyd joins forces with Chile’s CSAV

    Two of the world’s highest-profile container shipping lines, Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd and Chile’s CSAV, announced on Wednesday...

  5. April 10, 2014

    HSH Nordbank reveals worst loss since 2008

    The world’s largest maritime lender, HSH Nordbank, signalled a gloomy outlook on the shipping market as it unveiled its...

  6. April 8, 2014

    HSH Nordbank poised for worst results since 2008

    HSH Nordbank, one of Germany’s few remaining state-owned Landesbanks, is set to reveal its worst set of results since 2008...

  7. March 6, 2014

    FDA warns India on drugs standards

    America’s top drugs watchdog has urged New Delhi to work with US regulators to help raise standards in the Indian...

  8. January 10, 2014

    From defence to offence

    Around the end of this month the US Navy ship Cape Ray will set about the dangerous, time-consuming and necessary task of...

  9. December 17, 2013

    German Landesbank discovers ‘suspicious’ transactions

    HSH Nordbank, one of Germany’s few remaining state-backed Landesbanks, has been forced to set aside tens of millions of...

  10. November 25, 2013

    German grids restored to public ownership

    In September, as Germany went to the polls in federal elections, the citizens of Hamburg voted to return the port city’s...

  11. FT Photo Diary

    November 6, 2013

    Protest over Arctic Sunrise seizure

    Christian Charisius/EPA Activists belonging to the environmental group Robin Wood hold placards protesting against Russia’s...

  12. November 1, 2013

    Berlin holds vote on whether to take over grid from Vattenfall

    Berliners vote on Sunday in a referendum to take over the German capital’s electricity supply and establish a new,...

  13. October 30, 2013

    I due Foscari, Staatsoper Hamburg – review

    Wagner is the man we usually associate with the leitmotif, that oh-it’s-him-again way of musically tagging a character. But...

  14. October 21, 2013

    German city apartments overvalued, warns Bundesbank

    The Bundesbank has warned that apartment prices in Germany’s biggest cities could be overvalued by as much as 20 per cent,...

  15. FT Photo Diary

    October 14, 2013

    Sitting among the geese in Hamburg

    Maja Hitij/AFP A man sits on a wooden chair in Hamburg on Monday, surrounded by grey geese. ...

  16. FT Photo Diary

    October 3, 2013

    German mosques open doors

    Axel Heimken/AFP/Getty A woman wears a colourful headscarf at the Centrum mosque in Hamburg, during an open day for mosques...

  17. September 27, 2013

    The Beatles: All These Years, Volume One: Tune In, by Mark Lewisohn

    The Beatles: All These Years, Volume One: Tune In, by Mark Lewisohn, Little, Brown, RRP£30, 960 pages The first part of Mark...

  18. September 9, 2013

    Clearing the road for self-driving cars

    When Mercedes-Benz launched its S-Class saloon at a Hamburg airfield in May, the carmaker pulled out all the stops, booking...

  19. August 20, 2013

    Schäuble breaks German campaign taboo on Greece

    The politically toxic subject of financial support for Greece burst into Germany’s election campaign on Tuesday as Wolfgang...

  20. August 11, 2013

    Peer Steinbrück’s electoral tour highlights SPD’s dilemma

    Peer Steinbrück, the centre-left challenger to be Germany’s next chancellor, is no fool. He knows he is trailing far behind...

  21. July 18, 2013

    Nivea chief nourishes brand’s roots

    Beiersdorf, the German cosmetics and adhesive tapes company, is more than just Nivea. But not much more. For almost 90...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    June 26, 2013

    German freight trains

    Fabian Bimmer/Reuters Containers and cars are loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near...

  23. June 14, 2013

    What the (academic) papers say

    Academics, in my opinion, are a breed apart. Last month I visited Hamburg for a conference, although I freely admit that...

  24. June 7, 2013

    Central Europe counts cost of flooding

    Insurance companies, businesses, farmers and riverside residents are counting the cost of damage running to billions of...

  25. MBA blog

    April 22, 2013

    “WG” or not “WG”?

    Every time we move to a new place, we are full of anticipation. At least I am. It makes me wonder where I will stay, what it...

  26. FT Tech Hub

    March 28, 2013

    King.com becomes King of casual

    King.com’s rebranding of itself this week as just King is hardly innovative, but it does sum up the publisher’s current...

  27. March 25, 2013

    Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd end talks

    An attempt to create the fourth-largest container shipping company by capacity came unstuck as Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd and...

  28. March 13, 2013

    Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light, Museum of Modern Art, New York

    Bill Brandt was at his best when delving into darkness. He savoured the soot-stained knuckles of coal miners, the...

  29. February 8, 2013

    HSH Nordbank struggles amid shipping woes

    HSH Nordbank has had to increase its reliance on state help as it struggles to overcome a prolonged downturn in the shipping...

  30. beyondbrics

    January 31, 2013

    Doing business in Turkey: no easy ride for foreign entrepreneurs

    By Justin Vela With 4 per cent growth likely in 2013 and a young, educated population powering the economy forward, Turkey...

  31. January 10, 2013

    Argentine naval frigate returns home

    Argentine naval frigate the Libertad has been welcomed home with all the pomp and ceremony of a warship returning victorious...

  32. MBA blog

    January 2, 2013

    An unforgettable Christmas

    So what would you do if you are on a study break and you are in Europe? Visit some of the most beautiful places in Europe of...

  33. December 18, 2012

    Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd in tie-up talks

    Germany’s two largest container shipping companies are in talks over a possible merger that would create the ailing sector’s...

  34. December 16, 2012

    Argentina seeks to free bond-row ship

    Argentina prepared plans to fly 98 crew to Ghana on Tuesday to sail home its flagship navy training frigate after a UN court...

  35. MBA blog

    November 26, 2012

    Entrepreneurship is HHL´s middle name

    Nowadays, you can hear tales of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs at almost every corner. A lot of people want to establish...

  36. November 14, 2012

    FDA questioned on meningitis outbreak

    Lawmakers grilled the head of the US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for failing to act on warning signs at the...

  37. November 13, 2012

    Ikea’s fiendishly complex construction

    A residential quarter in east London, budget hotels in Germany, a wind farm on a Swedish mountain and an eco-friendly...

  38. November 13, 2012

    Black-green talk colours German politics

    There are more than 10 months to go before Germany’s general election, but the temperature is rapidly rising inside the...

Search for Hamburg and