Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010

Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble warned on Thursday Berlin's deficit will exceed 5.0 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year, as the country's public borrowing balloons to €145 billion ($213 billion).

Famed German art show on brink of bankruptcy after running up millions in debts

Famed German art show on brink of bankruptcy after running up millions in debts

Germany has second-highest surplus in EU

Germany has second-highest surplus in EU

Germany lowers 2013 public deficit forecast

Germany lowers 2013 public deficit forecast

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Merkel’s cabinet backs budget and tax cuts

Merkel’s cabinet backs budget and tax cuts

Booming economy seen shrinking deficit in coming years

Booming economy seen shrinking deficit in coming years

Merkel: EU conservatives ready to defend euro

Merkel: EU conservatives ready to defend euro

Economy grows record 3.6 percent in 2010

Economy grows record 3.6 percent in 2010

Debt hits new record high

Debt hits new record high

No tax cuts, Merkel says

No tax cuts, Merkel says

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

Deficit will meet EU limits in 2011, Germany says

Deficit will meet EU limits in 2011, Germany says

Tax revenue surges

Tax revenue surges

Germany to hit EU deficit target a year early

Germany to hit EU deficit target a year early

Armed forces personnel could be cut by 100,000

Armed forces personnel could be cut by 100,000

Germany to take on less debt than projected

Germany to take on less debt than projected

Gauck criticises government savings plans as not fair enough

Gauck criticises government savings plans as not fair enough

Where the axe has fallen: a budget cut breakdown

Where the axe has fallen: a budget cut breakdown

Austerity package sparks heated debate

Austerity package sparks heated debate

Schäuble moots hiking ‘solidarity’ tax to help rescue budget

Schäuble moots hiking ‘solidarity’ tax to help rescue budget

The euro rescue package poses incalculable risks

The euro rescue package poses incalculable risks

Merkel warns Europe’s fate tied to euro

Merkel warns Europe’s fate tied to euro

Berlin to present plan for new EU deficit rules

Berlin to present plan for new EU deficit rules

Merkel says major budget cuts on the horizon

Merkel says major budget cuts on the horizon

Municipalities face €15-billion shortfall

Municipalities face €15-billion shortfall

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

Parliament backs unpopular Greek bailout

Parliament backs unpopular Greek bailout

Merkel says EU’s future at stake in Greek crisis

Merkel says EU’s future at stake in Greek crisis

Schäuble warns Greeks to stick to austerity plan

Schäuble warns Greeks to stick to austerity plan

Merkel backs Greece but demands change

Merkel backs Greece but demands change

Merkel says EU aid fund will protect the euro

Merkel says EU aid fund will protect the euro

Merkel: Greek bailout must be ‘accelerated’

Merkel: Greek bailout must be ‘accelerated’

Ifo’s Sinn: Greece will never pay Germany back

Ifo’s Sinn: Greece will never pay Germany back

Majority of Germans oppose Greek bailout

Majority of Germans oppose Greek bailout

Merkel: Greece expulsion from euro not an option

Merkel: Greece expulsion from euro not an option

FDP unveils scaled-down tax reform proposal

FDP unveils scaled-down tax reform proposal

IMF slashes growth forecast for Germany

IMF slashes growth forecast for Germany

Merkel hails EU deal on Greek financial aid

Merkel hails EU deal on Greek financial aid

Merkel to push for ‘last resort’ aid for Greece

Merkel to push for ‘last resort’ aid for Greece

Playing Europe’s bad cop

Playing Europe’s bad cop

Germany reluctant to rescue Greece

Germany reluctant to rescue Greece

EU heavyweights push Merkel to aid Greece

EU heavyweights push Merkel to aid Greece

Greece says Berlin putting EU at risk

Greece says Berlin putting EU at risk

Germany adopts budget with record debt

Germany adopts budget with record debt

Public debt swells

Public debt swells

Greek crisis unlikely to deter German tourists

Greek crisis unlikely to deter German tourists

German tabloid tells Greeks to get up earlier

German tabloid tells Greeks to get up earlier

Merkel: Greece doesn’t need German money

Merkel: Greece doesn’t need German money

Brüderle: Germany won’t give ‘one cent’ to Greece

Brüderle: Germany won’t give ‘one cent’ to Greece

German budget heading for record deficit

German budget heading for record deficit

German MPs suggest cash-strapped Greece should sell islands

German MPs suggest cash-strapped Greece should sell islands

Germany plays down spat with Greece

Germany plays down spat with Greece

German economic recovery put on hold

German economic recovery put on hold

Merkel rules out German aid for Greece

Merkel rules out German aid for Greece

Merkel rejects weak leadership criticism

Merkel rejects weak leadership criticism

Majority of Germans against Merkel’s tax cuts

Majority of Germans against Merkel’s tax cuts

Merkel maps out German political priorities

Merkel maps out German political priorities

Government approves €8.5-bln fiscal package

Government approves €8.5-bln fiscal package

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

Bad economy spurs jobs agency deficit

Merkel’s new coalition hammers out final issues

Merkel’s new coalition hammers out final issues

Germany to violate EU deficit laws until 2013

Germany to violate EU deficit laws until 2013

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Steinbrück sees financial crisis dragging into 2009