German cabinet agrees record levels of new debt for 2021

German cabinet agrees record levels of new debt for 2021

The German government agreed Wednesday to take on record borrowing this year to weather the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic.

Germany smashes budget rule with €180 billion in new debt for 2021

Germany smashes budget rule with €180 billion in new debt for 2021

Germany to take on €70 billion more in new debt than expected in 2021

Germany to take on €70 billion more in new debt than expected in 2021

German finance minister sees ‘no way back’ from EU joint debt

German finance minister sees ‘no way back’ from EU joint debt

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

Economic experts blast tax cut plans

Economic experts blast tax cut plans

Schäuble foreshadows serious belt tightening

Schäuble foreshadows serious belt tightening

Germany still paying off WWI reparations

Germany still paying off WWI reparations

Call to prevent power cuts in poorest German households

Call to prevent power cuts in poorest German households

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

‘Debt clock’ in Berlin runs backwards for first time in 22 years

‘Debt clock’ in Berlin runs backwards for first time in 22 years

Here’s why Germany is so ‘tough’ on Greece over its debts

Here’s why Germany is so ‘tough’ on Greece over its debts

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Germany and France hopeful for deal over Greece

Germany and France hopeful for deal over Greece

Germany ‘must act now to defuse debt time bomb’

Germany ‘must act now to defuse debt time bomb’

Schäuble ‘confident of result’ at EU Greece talks

Schäuble ‘confident of result’ at EU Greece talks

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Merkel and Hollande urge speedy Greece deal

Merkel and Hollande urge speedy Greece deal

Germany has second-highest surplus in EU

Germany has second-highest surplus in EU

Russia shoots back at EU over Greek PM visit

Russia shoots back at EU over Greek PM visit

Gabriel: Greek reparations claim ‘stupid’

Gabriel: Greek reparations claim ‘stupid’

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP

Germans take in €360m of interest from Greece

Germans take in €360m of interest from Greece

Germany’s Schäuble softens Greece tone

Germany’s Schäuble softens Greece tone

Greek PM vows to ‘start working hard’ after vote

Greek PM vows to ‘start working hard’ after vote

BILD says ‘NEIN’ to Greece bailout extension

BILD says ‘NEIN’ to Greece bailout extension

Nazi war debt strains Greece-Germany ties

Nazi war debt strains Greece-Germany ties

Germany to grow 1.5 percent in 2015: Brussels

Germany to grow 1.5 percent in 2015: Brussels

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

Schäuble gets his balanced budget early

Schäuble gets his balanced budget early

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Germany agrees in-the-black budget for 2015

Germany agrees in-the-black budget for 2015

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Schäuble’s balanced budget dream in danger

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Moody’s raises Germany outlook to stable

German deficit narrower than expected

German deficit narrower than expected

German cities pile up mountain of debt

German cities pile up mountain of debt

Germany’s greatest fear? The euro debt crisis

Germany’s greatest fear? The euro debt crisis

‘Germany must give Greece more help’

‘Germany must give Greece more help’

Germany: ‘silver lining’ in Greek debt turmoil

Germany: ‘silver lining’ in Greek debt turmoil

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Europe’s anti-Merkel slurs offend Germans

Europe’s anti-Merkel slurs offend Germans

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

Bundesbank chief: No bailout guarantee for Italy

Bundesbank chief: No bailout guarantee for Italy

Germany agrees to ‘historic’ balanced budget

Germany agrees to ‘historic’ balanced budget

Bundesbank profits stall as eurozone risks grow

Bundesbank profits stall as eurozone risks grow

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

Berlin urges Cyprus to pursue bailout talks

Berlin urges Cyprus to pursue bailout talks

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Growth slumps in 2012 as Q4 economy shrinks

Growth slumps in 2012 as Q4 economy shrinks

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Germany to borrow less from the bond markets

Germany to borrow less from the bond markets

Germans set to confirm Greek aid Thursday

Germans set to confirm Greek aid Thursday

Flush Germany balances budget early

Flush Germany balances budget early

Nearly one in ten Germans cannot pay bills

Nearly one in ten Germans cannot pay bills

Greece: Germany could still owe us from WWII

Greece: Germany could still owe us from WWII

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

Top marks for Germany from US ratings agency

Top marks for Germany from US ratings agency

Juncker: Greek exit manageable, but it’ll hurt

Juncker: Greek exit manageable, but it’ll hurt

Finance Minister: Spain stronger than its debt

Finance Minister: Spain stronger than its debt

Moody’s cuts Germany’s outlook to ‘negative’

Moody’s cuts Germany’s outlook to ‘negative’

IOU ‘worth trillions’ gives mayor headache

IOU ‘worth trillions’ gives mayor headache

Germany approves €100 billion Spanish bailout

Germany approves €100 billion Spanish bailout

Thousands of jobs to go at Karstadt and RWE

Thousands of jobs to go at Karstadt and RWE

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

Court: no euro rescue decision until September

Court: no euro rescue decision until September

Germans agree on fiscal pact vote this month

Germans agree on fiscal pact vote this month

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

Germany welcomes Spain’s bid for help

Germany welcomes Spain’s bid for help

Protesters drop golden turd by Athens embassy

Protesters drop golden turd by Athens embassy

Italian PM: Germany to blame for EU debt

Italian PM: Germany to blame for EU debt

Broke west German towns eye savings banks

Broke west German towns eye savings banks

Bankruptcy hitting the young and elderly

Bankruptcy hitting the young and elderly

MEP suggests rebranding Greece

MEP suggests rebranding Greece

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Merkel backs away from Greek budget control

Merkel backs away from Greek budget control

Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

Germany to borrow €250 billion to service debt

Germany to borrow €250 billion to service debt

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

The high price of saving the euro

The high price of saving the euro

Germany dubbed ‘master of Europe’ in euro crisis

Germany dubbed ‘master of Europe’ in euro crisis

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Merkel: ‘We have our own debts to pay’

Merkel: ‘We have our own debts to pay’

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Business confidence rises despite euro fears

Business confidence rises despite euro fears

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Merkel ups heat on Greece, rebuffs Brussels

Merkel ups heat on Greece, rebuffs Brussels

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Moody’s downgrades 10 German public banks

Moody’s downgrades 10 German public banks

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Eurozone crisis fund ready to help Italy

Eurozone crisis fund ready to help Italy

Bundesbank sees increasing risks for German banks

Bundesbank sees increasing risks for German banks

Exporters: We don’t need the euro

Exporters: We don’t need the euro

Bundesbank gold location kept secret

Bundesbank gold location kept secret

Merkel disappointed with G20 commitment

Merkel disappointed with G20 commitment

Commerzbank ditches targets on Greek losses

Commerzbank ditches targets on Greek losses

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

ECB cuts rates

ECB cuts rates

French bonds hit record gap amid crisis

French bonds hit record gap amid crisis

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

Greek referendum plan shakes financial markets

Greek referendum plan shakes financial markets

Merkel to join crisis talks on Greek vote threat

Merkel to join crisis talks on Greek vote threat

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Bad bank finds €56 bln after checking sums

Bad bank finds €56 bln after checking sums

Court stops fast-track bailout fund committee

Court stops fast-track bailout fund committee

Merkel pleased by euro debt solution

Merkel pleased by euro debt solution

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

BaFin orders insurers to disclose bank holdings

BaFin orders insurers to disclose bank holdings

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Coalition agrees to tax cuts in 2013

Coalition agrees to tax cuts in 2013

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Eurozone crisis to hit 2012 growth hard

Eurozone crisis to hit 2012 growth hard

Deutsche Bank betting $4.9 billion in Las Vegas

Deutsche Bank betting $4.9 billion in Las Vegas

Deutsche Bank considers cutting Greek debt in half

Deutsche Bank considers cutting Greek debt in half

Deutsche Bank lined up for credit downgrade

Deutsche Bank lined up for credit downgrade

Recapitalisation ‘counterproductive’ says Deutsche Bank

Recapitalisation ‘counterproductive’ says Deutsche Bank

Crisis to slow economy sharply next year

Crisis to slow economy sharply next year

Economy seen heading for slowdown

Economy seen heading for slowdown

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Berlin prepares for Greek insolvency

Berlin prepares for Greek insolvency

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

Schäuble pressures Greece to tackle debt

Schäuble pressures Greece to tackle debt

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

Public deficit drops to three-year low

Public deficit drops to three-year low

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Investor Soros blames Merkel for euro crisis

Investor Soros blames Merkel for euro crisis

Merkel, Sarkozy to hold debt crisis meeting

Merkel, Sarkozy to hold debt crisis meeting

Rösler calls for eurozone ‘stability council’

Rösler calls for eurozone ‘stability council’

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

German banks would have paid Greece more

German banks would have paid Greece more

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Bank fails EU stress test

Bank fails EU stress test

Europe’s anger grows towards US debt police

Europe’s anger grows towards US debt police

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Schäuble strives to calm markets over Italy

Schäuble strives to calm markets over Italy

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

FDP tax revolt threatens Merkel’s budget

FDP tax revolt threatens Merkel’s budget

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Merkel’s cabinet backs budget and tax cuts

Merkel’s cabinet backs budget and tax cuts

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Euro fund reportedly to cost Germany up to €25 billion

Euro fund reportedly to cost Germany up to €25 billion

Booming economy seen shrinking deficit in coming years

Booming economy seen shrinking deficit in coming years

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Merkel says debt biggest danger to Europe

Merkel says debt biggest danger to Europe

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Schäuble: Hike lending capacity of euro fund

Schäuble: Hike lending capacity of euro fund

Germany denies pushing Portugal towards bailout

Germany denies pushing Portugal towards bailout

Merkel vows not to ‘abandon’ euro nations

Merkel vows not to ‘abandon’ euro nations

Germany’s image suffers in EU amid debt crisis

Germany’s image suffers in EU amid debt crisis

Investors eschew bonds amid eurozone crisis

Investors eschew bonds amid eurozone crisis

Debt hits new record high

Debt hits new record high

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

New shock poll for Merkel’s coalition

New shock poll for Merkel’s coalition

Euro crisis stokes inflation and debt fears

Euro crisis stokes inflation and debt fears

Schäuble to urge banks to join Greek bailout

Schäuble to urge banks to join Greek bailout

Merkel talks tough on aid for Greece

Merkel talks tough on aid for Greece

FDP unveils scaled-down tax reform proposal

FDP unveils scaled-down tax reform proposal

Schäuble demands EU economic government

Schäuble demands EU economic government

Germany adopts budget with record debt

Germany adopts budget with record debt

Merkel pledges eurozone stability to Greece

Merkel pledges eurozone stability to Greece

Public debt swells

Public debt swells

Germany and France look to rein in speculative trading

Germany and France look to rein in speculative trading

Steinbrück warns of ‘mammoth’ debt

Steinbrück warns of ‘mammoth’ debt

German debt set to balloon

German debt set to balloon

Germans squeezed by rising levels of debt

Germans squeezed by rising levels of debt