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Five things to understand US-German trade relations

As the relationship between US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears to be getting tense, here are some things you should probably know about their countries’ economic relationship. A brewing diplomatic crisis between the United States and Germany has its roots in President Donald Trump’s frequent criticism of the large US trade […]

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World leaders condemn Manchester attack

World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people, including children. Here are some of the reactions: Britain Prime Minister Theresa May called it an “appalling terrorist attack” and suspended her campaign ahead of a general election on June 8 along with chief opposition […]

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Airbus delays could leave German military without transport aircraft in 4 years

Delays to the Airbus A400M plane meeting its full specifications could leave the German air force without transport aircraft after 2021, according to a confidential report. “Given the under-financing of the programme and the compensation claims over delays in delivery, Airbus will not be able to make the necessary investments to make the needed improvements,” […]

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World’s shortest international flight to be grounded for good

Almost as quickly as it carried passengers between Germany and Switzerland in a record eight minutes, the world’s shortest cross-country flight is already set to see its final voyage. The Austrian People’s Air Group announced at the weekend that it has decided to retire its eight-minute flight between St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Switzerland and Friedrichshafen in southern […]

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Domino’s Pizza to start robot delivery in Germany

The American pizza chain is about to launch its first deliveries via robot for its customers in Germany – no tipping required. Domino’s Pizza announced that its new delivery robots had begun their “maiden voyage” through Europe, with the first mechanical delivery men rolling through Amsterdam on Wednesday. And customers in neighbouring Germany can expect […]