From human smuggling to forced labor, from skateboarding to the Peaceful Revolution, DW takes a closer look at the history and legacy of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), known as East Germany.
Workers have gone on strike at four of Amazon.com's German logistics centers, the latest protest action in a long-standing labor dispute over higher pay.
The French government has ratcheted up the pressure on unions to immediately end a protracted strike of Air France employees. Paris demanded service had to resume straight away to avoid even bigger losses.
Britain's largest retailer Tesco has suffered another blow to its reputation, revealing a massive accounting error that made an already unsavory profit warning even more bitter.