Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking to introduce a “market-based organised lower limit for wages” of at least €6.90 an hour – although her party has always been against a minimum wage.
It was 50 years ago on Sunday since the “guest worker” agreement between Germany and Turkey which changed Germany forever. Ahmet Külahci, Berlin correspondent for Turkish newspaper Hürriyet writes of his optimism.
Germany’s advertising world could soon be one long-legged blonde-haired beauty fewer, as the model in the Alice phone company adverts could be sacked for remarks she made about her relationship to Muammar Qaddafi’s son Mutassim.
As around 6,000 people protested around Germany against a shipment of nuclear waste due to go to the Gorleben storage site next month, a newspaper published a dossier documenting the nuclear industry’s lobbying work.
The debt crisis that has crippled Europe in recent months has not been overcome despite a comprehensive package clinched by eurozone leaders, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) warned on Sunday.
Five people were killed in two separate road accidents in Germany over the weekend.