Mar 20, 2013 Cyprus is in turmoil following the decision last night by its parliament to reject a bailout plan from the eurozone. The plan entailed a one-off tax of up to 10 percent on Cypriot bank accounts.
Mar 20, 2013 India is the world's largest gold importer. The government hiked import taxes on gold to control the outward flow of cash, but for weddings, the lure of the yellow metal is not fading.
Feb 27, 2013 As the federal minimum wage has become a big topic of debate in the U.S., German politicians are in their own heated dispute over whether to have a minimum wage at all.
Mar 13, 2013 Find out which country exports 56 percent of its GDP each year.
Feb 1, 2013 Lunch is a necessary part of any workday. But often people return to work feeling sleepier than when they left. Well, there's a new way to beat that post-lunch laziness in Berlin -- hit the dance floor!
Jan 17, 2013 Germany announced this week that it's planning to repatriate much of the gold that its been keeping in reserves in the U.S. and France.
Jan 10, 2013 Gold’s popularity has created growing demand for storage. Gold vaults are spreading from Switzerland to Singapore, as investors want their holdings closer to home.
Nov 29, 2012 Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Nov 15, 2012 Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.
Nov 14, 2012 Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.