Apr 1, 2013 In Germany, taxes are levied on believers to fund the churches. Many Germany are now leaving their church in order to avoid the tax.
Mar 22, 2013 The BBC's Steve Evans in Berlin discuses how Germany and its upcoming elections figure into the situation in Cyprus.
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 18, 2013 As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Mar 15, 2013 European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is Cyprus. The small Mediterranean island nation, which has 850,000 people, is in desperate need of a bailout.
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 18, 2013 George Papaconstantinou is under investigation over allegations he removed the names of his family members from a list of Greek tax evaders.