Germany urges ‘no favours’ in Airbus job cuts

By |julij 2nd, 2020|Airbus, France, Germany, News, Peter Altmaier|

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Wednesday (1 July) urged plane builder Airbus to spread the pain fairly as it cuts 15,000 jobs to deal with lower orders following the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tesla tops list of most valuable carmakers

By |julij 2nd, 2020|Germany, News, Tesla|

US electric vehicle specialist Tesla overtook Toyota to become the most valuable car company in the world on Wednesday (1 June), but Elon Musk’s firm also scaled back plans at its future Berlin factory.

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New coal law will be ‘canary in a coal mine’ moment for German presidency

By |julij 2nd, 2020|coal, coal phase-out, German presidency, Germany, News|

As Germany takes the helm of the EU, its problematic coal law risks sending out the wrong signals, writes Riccardo Nigro.

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Altmaier: Gaia X to play ‘central role’ in digital transition

By |julij 1st, 2020|Gaia-X, German presidency, Germany, Germany Presidency of the EU, News, Peter Altmaier|

The European Cloud infrastructure initiative Gaia-X will play a "central role" in the EU's digital transition as it charts its recovery out of the coronavirus crisis, Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has said. 

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German EU Presidency: Berlin to lead on EU economic policy

By |julij 1st, 2020|economic policy, EU Council Presidency, France, German EU presidency 2020, Germany, hydrogen strategy, News|

As Germany took over the EU Council Presidency on Wednesday (1 July), Economy Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) presented plans for reorienting the bloc's economic policy, signalling Germany's commitment towards non-EU countries and confirming the focus on...

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EU-Mercosur agreement to be signed by end of year, Mercosur presidency hopes

By |julij 1st, 2020|EFTA, EU Council Presidency, EU free trade agreement, EU-Mercosur, Germany, Mercosur, News, Paraguay, South America, Uruguay|

The so-called "Southern Common Market" or Mercosur hopes to finally sign by the end of this year the association agreement with the European Union reached in June 2019 after two decades of negotiations, Paraguay's Foreign Minister Antonio Rivas declared on Tuesday (30 June). EURACTIV's partner EFE Asunción reports.

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Only slight improvements in German nitrate levels

By |julij 1st, 2020|agriculture, EU nitrate directive, Germany, groundwater, Julia Klöckner, News, nitrate, nitrate levels, Svenja Schulze, water pollution|

This week, Germany must report the nitrate levels of its groundwater to the European Commission. According to media reports, the trend is slightly positive but even the Commission admits that a comparison with other EU countries is difficult. EURACTIV ...

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Merkel’s legacy at stake as Germany takes EU reins

By |julij 1st, 2020|Angela Merkel, German presidency, Germany, News|

Germany takes over the European Union's six-month presidency Wednesday (1 July), with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel staking her legacy on a massive economic recovery plan to help the bloc cope with the coronavirus fallout.

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Germany calls for tightened AI regulation at EU level

By |junij 30th, 2020|AI, artificial intelligence, Berlin, Brussels, EU, EU Council Presidency, facial recoginition, Germany, KI, News, Seehofer, Weißbuch, white paper|

Four months after the European Commission presented its 'white paper' on Artificial Intelligence (AI), the German government said it broadly agrees with Brussels but sees a need to tighten up on security. The government is particularly concerned by the...

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Merkel und Macron show unity ahead of all-important EU summit

By |junij 30th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Berlin, cooperation, Deutschland, Emmanuel Macron, EU, EU budget, European Commission, France, Germany, Kommission, Merseburg, News, Paris, Recovery Fund, state visit|

In a show of unity, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met on Monday (29 June) and reaffirmed their commitment to the EU Recovery Fund, voicing hope that EU leaders would overcome their current differences. EURACTIV Ge...

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