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Germany’s sprawling industrial sector is suffering its steepest downturn for a decade, underlining how the engine of the eurozone’s biggest economy is sputtering.

Germany’s sprawling industrial sector is suffering its steepest downturn for a decade, underlining how the engine of the eurozone’s biggest economy is(...)

German steel worker at the ThyssenKrupp AG works in Duisburg

German industrial output fell more than expected in June driven by weaker production of intermediate and capital goods, in a further sign that Europe’(...)

Billy Telford in his Berlin office, complete with artwork by Eric Powell. “There’s a political game going on here, blaming foreigners coming here with bags of money and spending it willy-nilly.”

Billy Telford scored a coup for his Berlin property company, Next Estate, when he nabbed Ai Weiwei as the Chinese art superstar happened to be passing(...)

German industrial production jumped by the most in more than six years in January, in a sign that strong domestic demand may be helping to underpin ou(...)

Demand for consumer goods soared by 4.5 per cent on the month while demand for capital goods increased by 2.3 per cent

German industrial orders rose more sharply than expected in April with strong demand from euro zone peers outweighing a slip in domestic demand, data(...)

Portugal’s parliament building in Lisbon. Photograph: Patricia de Melo Moreira/Getty Images

Portugal’s emergence from its long recession is a sign that the European austerity recipe may work, but it also poses a dilemma for Lisbon and its len(...)

German exports rose in April and imports surged even more, data showed today, suggesting Europe’s largest economy is regaining some momentum after it contracted at the end of 2012. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Files/Reuters.

German exports rose in April and imports surged even more, data showed today, suggesting Europe’s largest economy is regaining some momentum after it (...)