Is Germany edging toward recession?

posted in: Germany, News

Fresh figures suggest that Europe’s biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it. Western Europe hasn’t … Read More

‘Europe without Angela Merkel is possible’

posted in: European Union, News

Many EU member states did not agree with her refugee policies, others criticized her austerity stance. Brussels now regards Angela Merkel’s step-by-step withdrawal as a chance for new beginnings, says DW’s Bernd Riegert. For many observers in Brussels, the twilight of … Read More