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German retail sector agrees wage hike in key state
German employers and unions in the retail sector in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg have agreed a two-stage 5.1 percent wage increase over 24 months, a deal that could set the tone across Germany.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Alstom Brazil Goes into Production Using Massive Machining Center from SCHIESS
Alstom Power Hydro Lam turned to SCHIESS GmbH to enable it to work on large components used in hydro turbines.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Titan Spine Supports Physician Education with Workshop at DWG German Spine Conference
Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced the Company is sponsoring a physician education workshop at the Deutsche WirbelsA ulengesellschaft German Spine Conference, taking place December 5-7, 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Isa Genzken, MoMA, New York
Isa Genzken, little known in the US, makes a messy splash at the Museum of Modern Art with the jerry-built things she fashions out of trash and tape.
In the market for a weekend break?
There's something magical about Christmas markets. The carols, the mulled wine, the stalls selling hand-crafted decorations, the sense of bonhomie.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
"Volkswagen AG - SWOT, Strategy and Corporate Finance Report" now available at Fast Market Research
The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings, detailed financials, and corporate actions, providing a 360deg view of the company.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Berlin's famed Cold War-era Zoo Palast cinema reopens doors after a major renovation
A journalist sitting at the projection room of newly refurbished Zoo Palast cinema in Berlin.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Automotive CFRP: The shape of things to come
CAFE and CO2 emission standards will drive auto OEMs to fully examine the physics of fuel economy, but will that, at last, steer them toward extensive use of carbon fiber composites? This carbon composites-intensive prototype, the XL1 , was conceived by automaker Volkswagen AG .
The Histories: Prussia
Two histories that deal with perhaps the msot key state in the history of German unification.
Fresh cuts: There are lots of pluses in Prussia
Adrian Mourby is an award-winning writer and producer. He is also an international correspondent for Opera Now magazine and a regular contributor to The Independent on Sunday's travel section.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
German authorities demand comatose boy's dog that has helped care for ...
Outcry across Germany after authorities demand comatose boy's dog that has helped care for him for six years is destroyed after it bit neighbour's pet Heartless bureaucrats in Germany are threatening to destroy a comatose boy's pet dog who has become his chief 'carer' for the past six years.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Berlin's Zoo Palast to re-open
The Zoo Palast, which owes its name to a nearby city-centre zoological garden, was built in the mid-1950s out of the ashes of a silent movie theatre.
Travel World News
Berlin Prepares to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To honor this major anniversary, a series of special events and exhibitions are planned to take place throughout the city, focusing on the division of Germany and Berlin, the Cold War, and the peaceful revolution leading to reunification.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Jewish Journal
Conservative Judaism reborn - in Germany
Of late, it's been depressing to be a Conservative Jew. News of demographic and organizational challenges have fed a frenzy of articles delighting in our imminent demise.
Cellulac plc to create 30 jobs at the old Harp brewery
Cellulac plc , the first company to convert brewery facilities for the sustainable production of lactic acid from second generation feedstocks, today announces an agreement to lease a 6.8 acre site in Dundalk from the Irish Whiskey Company which is developing a distillery on the balance of the 13 acre site which was until recently the home of the ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Times of Israel
Israeli-Iranian DJ group spins for peace in Berlin
It's 4 a.m. at the famous Kater Holzig club and hundreds of beautiful young people are going crazy on the dance floor to the sound of heavy electronic beats.
VW plans to spend $114B to gain global sales lead
Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest automaker, will maintain a high level of spending on developing new vehicles and upgrading factories over the coming five years to underpin its bid to become the world's largest automaker.
International Meeting for Peace and Stability on Korean Peninsula Held in Potsdam
The international meeting for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula was held in Potsdam, Germany from Nov. 11 to 14. Present there were Koreans in the north and the south and abroad and academic and press men of foreign countries.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
State-funded program in Jewish divinity opens in Germany
Europe's first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened in Germany at the University of Potsdam, outside Berlin.
Israeli-Iranian DJ group spins for peace
It's 4 a.m. at the KaterHolzig club and hundreds of beautiful young people are going crazy on the dance floor to the sound of heavy electronic beats.