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    1. November 24, 2014

      Swiss museum accepts art hoard from son of Nazi dealer

      A Swiss museum has agreed to accept the controversial bequest of a collection of art masterpieces discovered in the home of...

    2. November 14, 2014

      Fifa World Cup probe’s off-field tensions

      Fifa officials were stunned. Their long-held wish to see “closure” over the World Cup bidding graft allegations had been...

    1. October 27, 2014

      Birtwistle and Herrmann world premieres, Herkulessaal, Munich – review

      Today’s edition of this paper might become a collector’s item. Bad reviews of good music are legion, and legendary – most...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      October 20, 2014

      Sunset over Munich

      AP Photo Strollers watch the sunset at the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany ...

    3. October 3, 2014

      The waning appeal of Olympic glory for hosts

      Ever since the modern Olympic movement was founded more than a century ago, it has been assumed that the world’s cities are...

    4. October 2, 2014

      Allianz and Pimco: collateral damage

      Let’s assume that Allianz’s incoming chief Oliver Bäte does not come to his senses and spin off Pimco when he takes office...

    5. September 30, 2014

      Oktoberfest beer breaks €10 mark as rivals beg to be let in

      Numbers associated with Oktoberfest tend toward the voluminous. The festival’s 6.4m revellers last year downed 6.7m litres...

    6. September 29, 2014

      Oktoberfest: folk party with financial clout

      In a small shop in Munich’s Glockenbach neighbourhood – the old Jewish quarter turned party zone turned gentrified home to...

    7. September 23, 2014

      Deutsche Bank’s Jürgen Fitschen charged over Kirch case

      The co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, Jürgen Fitschen, has been charged with attempted fraud in Germany as the legacy...

    8. September 12, 2014

      Small German cities face battle to keep young

      The medieval city of Coburg in central Germany is proud of its historic links to the British monarchy. Thousands of tourists...

    9. September 3, 2014

      Ghana to raise up to $1bn in debt sale

      Ghana is seeking to raise money from international bond investors weeks after it opened talks with the International...

    10. August 26, 2014

      Ex-BayernLB executives settle Hypo Alpe Adria court case

      Four former executives at BayernLB have reached a settlement over criminal charges of breach of trust relating to the German...

    11. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2014

      When creative destruction becomes creative devastation

      John Komlos of the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich proposes in a new paper that ‘creative destruction’ has become...

    12. August 12, 2014

      Deutsche Bank set for Jürgen Fitschen to face Kirch case charges

      Deutsche Bank is braced for its co-chief executive Jürgen Fitschen to be charged as part of an investigation into whether...

    13. August 8, 2014

      End of Bernie Ecclestone trial shifts focus back to future of F1

      Bernie Ecclestone this week emerged from a Munich courtroom $100m poorer but a free man. The 83-year-old billionaire from...

    14. August 8, 2014

      A tawdry trade that tarnishes German justice

      Iactually find this capitalist system good,” the Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Bild newspaper...

    15. August 5, 2014

      Ecclestone to walk free after $100m bribery case settlement

      Bernie Ecclestone walked free from a German court after a judge accepted a record $100m offer to settle charges of bribery...

    16. July 31, 2014

      L’Orfeo, Prinzregententheater, Munich – review

      If any singer was destined to play Monteverdi’s Orfeo, a character who embodies the power of song, it is Christian Gerhaher....

    17. July 29, 2014

      Ecclestone in talks to settle German bribery case

      Bernie Ecclestone’s lawyers are in settlement talks with Munich criminal prosecutors in an attempt to have the bribery case...

    18. July 27, 2014

      Germany: A nation of tenants

      Like most young Germans, Katja and Felix rent their flat. Located on a busy east Berlin street, with trams running past, it...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2014

      Hungary nationalises German-owned MKB bank

      Hungary’s government said on Thursday it had agreed a deal to buy MKB, one of the country’s largest commercial banks with...

    20. July 17, 2014

      CVC to extract further $360m from Formula One

      CVC Capital Partners will extract a further $360m from Formula One under the terms of a debt refinancing deal that will...

    21. July 8, 2014

      Guillaume Tell, Bavarian State Opera, Munich – review

      As in a good Harrison Ford movie, the protagonists get grubbier and bloodier as the evening progresses. Unlike a Harrison...

    22. July 7, 2014

      Karstadt chief quits after less than six months

      The chief executive of struggling German department store chain Karstadt has stepped down after less than six months in the...

    23. June 27, 2014

      The north is an engine of growth that is ready to roar

      The setting was familiar to me: the Power Hall in Manchester’s fascinating Museum of Science and Industry on the site of the...

    24. June 25, 2014

      ‘Powerhouse’ UK leads Europe app development, says research

      Britain has become the largest tech hub in Europe for app development, according to research from Google, with more than a...

    25. June 22, 2014

      Anglo-Saxon economies should envy Germany’s rental culture

      There is no shortage of explanations for the resilience of the German economy: its companies are strong; its political and...

    26. The World

      June 12, 2014

      Germany cools towards US and UK

      There is a widening gap between Germany and its two principal English-speaking allies, the US and the UK, which ought to...

    27. June 9, 2014

      Robot makers turn to technology industry as next world to conquer

      Robot executives paid close attention when Chia Day, a softly spoken senior vice-president at Foxconn, visited the...

    28. June 6, 2014

      Week in Review, June 7

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Generation of collaborative robots...

    29. June 6, 2014

      Five homes perfect for World Cup football fans

      Penthouse, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, $5.2m Where In Ipanema, 13km from central Rio de Janeiro and 25km from Rio’s...

    30. June 5, 2014

      Festo takes a leap with its robot kangaroo at Automatica show

      One of the stars of the Automatica robot and automation fair in Munich this week is a robot kangaroo built by Germany’s...

    31. May 16, 2014

      Iese Business School to open campus in Munich

      Spanish business school Iese is to open a campus in the centre of Munich, next door to Bavaria’s parliament buildings. This...

    32. May 14, 2014

      Judge delays cross-examination of key witness in F1 chief trial

      Peter Noll, the German judge presiding over Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone’s trial on bribery charges, decided on...

    33. May 13, 2014

      Former banker tells court of Formula One chief’s $80m offer

      Bernie Ecclestone originally offered a German banker $80m to facilitate the sale of a 47 per cent stake in Formula One to...

    34. May 9, 2014

      Cornelius Gurlitt, recluse and art hoarder, 1932-2014

      In the final months of the second world war, a 12-year-old Cornelius Gurlitt lay on a mattress in a truck rattling away from...

    35. May 9, 2014

      Ecclestone told banker: ‘I will take care of you’, court hears

      Bernie Ecclestone promised a German banker: “I will take care of you”, in the run-up to the sale of the bank’s Formula One...

    36. April 25, 2014

      Journalist and novelist Timur Vermes

      Timur Vermes was born in Nuremberg in 1967 to a German mother and a Hungarian father. He studied history and politics and...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      April 24, 2014

      Ecclestone in Court

      Michaela Rehle/AFP Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich,...

    38. April 23, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone’s trial to open in Munich

      Bernie Ecclestone steps into the dock on Thursday in Munich for the start of the Formula One chief executive’s trial on...

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