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Lebanese gang leader Ibrahim Miri deported – again

Lebanese clan leader Ibrahim Miri, who entered Germany illegally, has been deported to his home country. On Friday, a court had rejected...

SPD’s Kevin Kühnert will continue to lead youth organisation

Kühnert was re-elected as chairman and also plans to join the SPD's federal executive committee in the near future.

Crisis-ridden Thyssenkrupp maps out restructuring plans, foresees job cuts

2019 is a crisis year for Thyssenkrupp. The new CEO Martina Merz is expected to bring about a turnaround: The company is...

Carmakers face major fines for cartel agreement

For years, Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW have colluded on steel prices, and now the federal antitrust agency has imposed a fine of...

SPD wants to reform child allowance

The SPD wants to reform the child allowance system: at least 250 euros per child, an income-based payout and a "participation account"...

Nitrate pollution: Umwelthilfe sues states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony

In North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony, nitrate pollution in groundwater sometimes exceeds the permissible level by threefold. Deutsche Umwelthilfe, an environmental association,...

EU agrees on 2020 budget

An agreement has been reached in the dispute over the billion-dollar EU budget for 2020. As the Finnish presidency confirmed late this...

Africa Conference: Merkel wants to strengthen cooperation

The German government has hosted the second major 'Africa Conference', a forum for strengthening and developing cooperation between Germany and the continent....

Cabinet retreat yields new plans for e-car incentives and digital strategy

The Merkel government has decided to further increase incentives for e-cars and improve nationwide mobile phone coverage. At its...

Green light for ‘Kenya’ coalition in Brandenburg

The formation of a new government coalition in Brandenburg get its go-ahead: After SPD and CDU, the Greens have approved the formation...