# EU

15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein Kunde bezahlt auf dem Mainzer Wochenmarkt seine Erdbeeren. Das Leben in Deutschland ist teurer als im EU-Schnitt. (zu dpa «Teures Deutschland? Hohe Preisunterschiede in Europa» vom 22.06.2018)
15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein […]

German price levels 5 per cent higher than EU average in 2017

Frankfurt – Consumer price levels in Germany were 5 per cent higher than the average in the European Union’s 28 member states in 2017, statistics released Friday showed. The most expensive country within the bloc was Denmark, where the price level was 41.5 per cent above the EU average, according to data from the Federal […]
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbourg: A European flag blows in front of the European Parliament. (dpa "Merkel and Macron want investment offensive for Europe" from 19.06.2018) Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbour […]

Germany, Italy, Austria, others to hold migration talks on Sunday

Several European leaders including those of France, Germany, Italy and Austria will hold talks on Sunday on migration, an issue bringing bitter political divisions to a head in Europe and increasingly in the United States.
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst Seehofer, CSU chairman and Federal Minister of the Interior, speaking during a press conference that took place after the session of the CSU presidium. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst See […]

Germany’s migration dispute: Who can enter Germany and who can’t?

Germany's interior minister has threatened to start turning migrants back at the border unless Chancellor Angela Merkel finds a joint solution at EU level. Who exactly can enter Germany and who can't?
A small Australian flag photographed during a commemoration event at the military cemetary in Stahnsdorf, Germany, 25 April 2015. ANZAC Day (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) on 25 April is a national holiday in Australia, New Zealand and Tonga and the anniversary of the first military operation of Australian, New Zealand and Tonga troops in the First World War - the landing at Gallipoli. Photo: Ralf Hirschberger/dpa/archive
A small Australian flag photographed dur […]

Free trade negotiations between Australia and the European Union

Trade in goods between Australia and the EU could increase by 37 per cent in the case of an ambitious trade deal and the trade in services could increase by 8 per cent. 
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev raise their hands during a signing ceremony between officials from Greece and Macedonia at Prespes Lake on June 17, 2018. Photo: Sakis Mitrolidis / AFP
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) […]

Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to rename Balkan country

Greece and Macedonia sign a preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, taking a step towards ending a row that has rumbled on since 1991.
German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel smiles prior to a party leadership meeting at the Christian Democrats (CDU) headquarters in Berlin on June 18, 2018. Photo: Tobias Schwarz / AFP
German Chancellor and leader of the Chri […]

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis.