BERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favours getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December, and that he supports the French model for the move.
* Germany had wavered, wants carmakers protected
(Adds details on French position; Juncker comment)
COLOGNE, Germany/BERLIN German carmakers agreed to spend up to 3,000 euros ($3,430) per vehicle to help reduce diesel emissions as the government and industry respond to driving bans in major cities. | Video
BERLIN German firms would face extra tariffs of more than 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) a year if Britain quits the European Union without a trade deal, and their exports to Britain might drop by up to 57 percent, Germany's IW institute said on Tuesday. | Video
BERLIN German industrial output dipped unexpectedly in August for the third time in as many months, data showed on Monday, suggesting Europe's largest economy lost steam in the third quarter.
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition resolved a dispute over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster on Sunday, ending a crisis that had prompted concerns the six-month-old government could fall apart.
BERLIN The fate of Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwieldy six-month-old government hangs in the balance this weekend as the three coalition parties seek again to resolve their dispute over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster.
BERLIN Top German officials on Wednesday called for concerted global efforts to prevent chemical weapons being used in Syria, as conservative chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany could not simply look away if such attacks took place.
BERLIN Germany's domestic spy chief expressed scepticism on Friday that migrants had been hounded in Chemnitz after the fatal stabbing of a German man, undermining Chancellor Angela Merkel who has said images from the eastern city "very clearly" showed hate.
BERLIN Germany is considering tighter controls on foreign investments as concerns over Chinese takeovers of strategically important technology firms mount.