BERLIN Lufthansa put German workers on notice of compulsory lay-offs on Thursday, saying tumbling air travel and slow progress in union negotiations meant cuts were unavoidable after it lost 1.7 billion euros ($2 billion) in a single quarter. | Video
BERLIN/FRANKFURT A scramble to produce COVID-19 vaccines is pushing up prices for some bottling equipment and other raw materials, adding to industry concerns about limited output, a German vaccine maker told Reuters.
BERLIN/OSLO With the summer vacation season in full swing Germany, France and Norway are taking measures to try to stop people returning from holidays abroad from spreading the coronavirus.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT German biotech company BioNTech said on Tuesday it plans to raise cash in a share sale that will see its coronavirus vaccine partner Pfizer Inc become a shareholder.
(This July 17 story corrects to show company name in 15th paragraph is Howatherm not Howarth)
Retired subway and bus driver Stanley De Freitas had just celebrated his 70th birthday when he started coughing, tiring easily and feeling short of breath. He was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, a severe scarring of the lungs, and put on the wait list for a transplant. | Video
BERLIN When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but the introduction of new rules is changing all that.
BERLIN IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy.