Germans demand EU recall of nearly 60,000 Porsche SUVs

May 20, 2018 2:36 am

In yet another hit to Germany’s image as a car mecca, the country’s Federal Transport Ministry said Friday that it was ordering a mandatory recall of 19,000 Porsche SUVs in Germany because of emissions cheating, adding that a total of around 60,000 manipulated vehicles had been identified throughout Europe. The...

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Lufthansa-part of the success in the dispute against EU

May 18, 2018 2:36 am

the aircraft of Swiss and Lufthansa. the © /Matthieu Douhaire Lufthansa is in dispute with the competition regulators over the Takeover of Swiss in front of the EU court a part of the success achieved. The EU Commission must now consider whether a part of the conditions under which...

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Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne

April 16, 2018 12:02 pm

    Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne   Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and CologneVerdi, a major German union, is demanding a 6 percent pay rise for around 2.3 million employees in public sector roles across the country.  A spokesman claimed that ground staff and some fire services...

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German public sector hit by second day of strikes

April 12, 2018 8:27 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Trade unions in Germany piled more pressure on public sector employers with a second day of nationwide wage strikes on Wednesday, as more than 25,000 workers staged walkouts at hospitals, childcare centres and waste depots.

Germany strike impact limited on travelers

April 11, 2018 9:45 am

A public sector strike in Germany has spread to the country’s airports causing Lufthansa, the country’s largest carrier, to cancel hundreds of flights, although Korean passengers are not expected to be affected according to industry sources. Lufthansa’s Korean office said so far only one flight, from Incheon to Frankfurt, had...

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Thick snowfall brings severe travel restrictions to Hamburg

March 29, 2018 10:46 pm

Unexpectedly heavy snowfall has hit commuters in Hamburg hard, with the city autobahn closed in one section and S-Bahn and U-Bahn lines also affected. The port city’s transport authorities were caught off guard on Thursday morning when heavy snowfall defied milder predictions by weather forecasters, the Hamburger Morgenpost reports. The German...

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106 passengers stranded in Germany due to drunken co-pilot

March 25, 2018 9:52 pm

A Portuguese airline has apologized for keeping more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport in southwestern Germany after one of its flights was canceled last-minute because of a drunken co-pilot. Shortly before the TAP Air Portugal flight was to take off to Lisbon on Friday night, an airport employee...

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