# Europe

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.
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.