A confidential draft of the European Central Bank's stress test of eurozone banks has reportedly shown that 25 financial institutions failed the review.
A European Union summit has been interrupted by a demonstratively angry British Prime Minister David Cameron, who rejected a "sudden" request that London pay billions more into the bloc's budget.
The launch of a China-dominated Asian infrastructure bank has received the backing of 21 nations in the region. But it has also drawn criticism from the West, where it's seen as a threat to the World Bank and others.
A global financial watchdog has warned that Iran and North Korea have not addressed money-laundering or funding of terrorism. It said banks should be wary of business deals or transactions involving either pariah state.
Not that geopolitical tensions in many regions of the world have become less virulent, but German consumers appear to be less fazed by them now, market researchers say. Household confidence levels are slightly up.
Deutsche Bank has said it expects to pay close to 900 million euros in legal fees in the third quarter. The high price tag comes as Germany's largest lender fights charges of interest rate manipulation and other sins.
The "Islamic State" has amassed wealth at an unprecedented pace, according to a US Treasury official. IS earns about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone.
The German government is helping young entrepreneurs travel to New York to develop their digital companies with a business incubator. And once they get there, they realize the sun doesn't only shine in California.
Riesling was once among the most expensive wines. Later, wineries focused on quantity, and quality suffered. But in recent years, the pendulum has been swinging back - a boon to Germany's Rheingau Region.
Friendship is blossoming between India and Japan, much to China's chagrin. But needling Beijing is what's behind it in the first place, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
Many people are still clamoring for old East German properties.
What's the state of Spain's banks and will they pass the EU stress test?
Spanish banks have been hit hard by the burst of the real estate bubble. Several savings banks and commercial banks are at risk of collapse. The government in Madrid made use of 40 million euros of EU aid to restore the banking sector. Nonetheless, many Spanish banks expect to fail the stress test.
Eurozone banks have received the results of a stress test undertaken by the European Central Bank. The examination was designed to show how each bank would fare in the event of another financial crisis. Any banks that fail will have to prove they can raise extra funds within the next few weeks.
Developers want to build a gigantic wind farm off the shores of Germany's only high-sea island Heligoland. But storms and unexploded bombs from World War II are proving a real challenge.
Young Israelis flee high prices at home for cheap Berlin. One man publicising the differences on social media says he's been threatened.
The German auto giant has unexpectedly divested of its shares in luxury electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors.
A watchdog group has reported cyber-attacks against Apple's iCloud service in China. The group, Greatfire, says the hackers are government-backed. Beijing has denied any involvement.
Ahead of the US midterm elections, the economy seems to be doing well – with growth up and unemployment down. But many Americans aren’t feeling the benefits. DW met a fast-food worker struggling to get by on minimum wage.
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