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Points of discord remain, time is running thin, and the public mood is souring on free trade – does TTIP stand a chance? The EU and the US are meeting for the 14th time, and the Sisyphean boulder is only getting heavier.
France forward Antoine Griezmann has been named player of the tournament after scoring six goals and making two assists. But it is scant reward for a distraught host Nation, beaten 1-0 in the final by Portugal.
It all started against Iceland, before erupting against Germany. Faith in the French team has reached an all-time high and now Paris expects them to deliver ultimate glory on Sunday.
Angelique Kerber is brimming with confidence before taking on the world number one in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. A victory for Serena Williams would see her equal Steffi Graf’s Grand Slam singles titles record.
Just as everybody thought they would head into the break with a scoreless tie, the game changed. A hand ball and a lack of German striking options helped France end their 58 years of hurt, writes DW’s Chuck Penfold.
In one of the best matches of the tournament, France defeated Germany 2-0. The Germans had more of the ball but were hit by yet another injury. Plus, France had Antoine Griezmann, the event’s leading scorer.
Germany has finally reformed its outdated law on rape and other forms of sexual assault. “No” finally means “no.” What is legislation like in other countries?
Berlin might seem like a concrete jungle, but the metropolis has more biodiversity than you’d expect. What is it about Berlin that attracts wild foxes, raccoons, boars and the largest number of birds in all of Germany?
A new study shows that board members in Germany’s biggest companies took home less last year then before, while employee compensation rose on average. The gap in between though remains staggering.
OECD researchers have said employment growth in Europe’s powerhouse will peter out in the second half of 2016. The organization warned the huge influx of migrants would take its toll on the labor market.
Finance Minister Schäuble has presented Germany with another balanced budget to cement his reputation for austerity. But, with the country in need of social investment and interest rates low, isn’t it time to borrow?
Germany go into their semifinal match against France missing a few key players, forcing coach Löw to make changes. BFM-TV journalist Saber Desfarges think this may France’s best chance to beat Germany in 48 years.
The world champions are struggling with injuries and suspension while the hosts’ confidence is high. Both sides have top class players all over the pitch but here’s where the semifinal will be decided.
Mark Cavendish has joined Bernard Hinault in second on the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners. The British rider pipped Andre Greipel of Germany to take Monday’s third stage, his second success of the race.
Coach Joachim Löw is facing some tricky personnel choices ahead of Germany’s semifinal with France. After having a full squad against Italy, Löw will have to do without key players like Mats Hummels and Sami Khedira.
Many teams at Euro 2016 have shown that the value of unity can outshine the quality of individuals, as Jonathan Harding in Paris explains.
Car sales in Europe’s power house have increased again in recent months, the German Association of the Automotive Industry has reported. And despite VW’s pollution scandal, diesel cars are in high demand.
Löw will need to do without the Juventus midfielder, while Bastian Schweinsteiger is seen as doubtful. It’s the latest injury concern for Germany after Mario Gomez’s tournament was brought to an end on Saturday.
France ended Iceland’s fairytale run at Euro 2016 when they crushed the surprise quarterfinalists 5-2 in Paris. Antoine Griezmann sparkled for the hosts to help set up a last-four clash with world champions Germany.
War, conflict, terrorism, cyberattacks, violent crime: Threatened people are investing in their protection. A new study sheds light on the current global risks and the security industry that profits from them.
The passion and volume so often present at Bundesliga matches hasn’t always been evident in international games. But on Saturday in Bordeaux, the German fans turned up the noise. And it worked.
Before Saturday’s game, Germany coach Jogi Löw said the winner “might be favorite for the title.” Löw’s men are the clear frontrunners but they will have to improve to win Euro 2016, writes DW’S Matt Pearson.
Germany stayed on course for a fourth European crown when they edged Italy after a nerve-jangling penalty shootout. Manuel Neuer saved two spot kicks to help secure a first competitive success against the Azzurri.
France were once accused of showing a lack of respect for Iceland, their surprise opponents in Sunday’s quarterfinal. Iceland’s run to the last eight suggests that would be a fatal mistake for the hosts this time round.
France’s lower House of Parliament has unanimously voted to criminalize the denial of all crimes against humanity. The move comes shortly after Germany recognized the killing by Ottoman forces in Armenia as genocide.
Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.
The German government has said Europe’s powerhouse will not move away from its budgetary policy of zero fresh borrowing, Brexit or not. It’s Berlin’s way of sending a “signal of continuity,” but not everyone is amused.
German companies look eager to help Greek islands cover their energy needs with the help of renewables. And Berlin could help with the financing of such projects, the German economy minister has said in Athens.
Italian football journalist Francesco Archetti has been covering Italian and German soccer for more than two decades. He’s not so sure Italy will maintain their great record against a strong German side.
Germany’s economy minister, who is on a three-day visit to Greece, has told the Greek people that he understands their concerns about the tough austerity measures imposed on them by the creditor nations.