The study, conducted by research institute Prognos AG on behalf of the Bavarian Industry Association (vbw), predicts Germany will lack millions of skilled workers, technical and medical workers and researchers in the near future.
The German state notched up a record budget surplus between January and June, official figures showed Friday, as Europe’s largest economy continued to grow strongly.
The British budget airline easyJet is planning to take over a large number of the services currently offered by Air Berlin, which filed for insolvency last week, the Rheinische Post (RP) reports.
Closure of a key freight line linking northern and southern Europe is having huge and costly knock-on effects throughout the continent. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn gives no timetable for needed repairs.
North Korea’s relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea has also been acquiring German weapons for its self-defense.
A friend of the Russian president, former German Chancellor Schröder has been working for the Russian energy industry since he lost to Chancellor Merkel in 2005. Rosneft has been hit by Western sanctions.
Volkswagen is offering buyers trading in an older diesel car up to $11,810 off the price of a cleaner model, joining other makers on Tuesday in a push to cut pollution.
German executives are preparing to announce a new home for a lithium-ion battery plant designed to rival the output at Tesla Inc.’s Gigafactory.
Germany’s car industry offered on Wednesday to provide a software upgrade that would cut harmful emissions in 5.3 million vehicles, but the government warned it was only a first step in dredging the sector out of a colossal pollution cheating scandal.