Germany

Over 366 tonnes of gold returned to Germany from New York and Paris

Under a supposed repatriation program, Germany is bringing back its gold reserves from the vaults of Paris and New York. Germany had stored all its bullion overseas fearing a Soviet Union attack during the Cold War. Till date, the Deutsche Bundesbank has managed to get around 366 tons to Frankfurt, which is almost half of the total reserve of 674 tons that it plans to repatriate by 2020.

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New Mexico Attorney General takes Volkswagen to court due to scandal emission

New Mexico has become the first US state to sue the German automaker, Volkswagen, for breaching the Clean Air Act with huge levels of emissions as well as for trade malpractices. The allegation is the company sold as many as 4000-10000 faulty models whose nitrogen-oxide emissions exceeded the limits by 40%, which could cost VW almost $20 billion in fines.

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BMW, the first car connected with IFTTT service

BMW becomes the first car to integrate a unique free feature into its vehicles, the IFTTT (If This Then That) services. This feature provides its customers with a host of personalized services through a newly built platform called BMW Labs. The customers are now able to automatically open garage doors while pulling into the driveway. They can send auto-alerts to spouse upon picking up kids from school, and even get the exact location of the parking spot in a Google Maps link.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing to compete in 24 Hours of Nürburgring

The 24 Hours of Nürburgring will see Toyota breaking away from its conventional ways, to enter three models in this year's Toyota Gazoo Racing. Among which, one is a cross-over machine and Toyota's next production venture.

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The new accurate way to measure the world’s wealthiest countries

New World Wealth (NWW), a South Africa-based market research consultancy, released the lists of wealthiest countries, ranked by using its own new method.

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German Industrial Production down 1.1%

German industrial production went down 1.1 percent month-on-month for the third quarter. According to Bloomberg Business, Berlin Economy Ministry reported the decline Friday, while economists expected a 0.5 percent increase. Germany has been struggling with the Chinese economic slowdown. The country is also grappling with the economic slowdown in other emerging countries where it exports most of its products.

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Energy, healthcare triggers Wall Street gains; Nasdaq 100 hits 15-year high

US Stocks went up across sectors Monday largely due to the increases in the energy sector and the growing acquisition activities in healthcare. Reuters reported that the increases on the first trading day of November happened right after the impressive October figure, which is the best monthly performance of the major indexes in the last four years.

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Airbus Expresses Interest To Hire Refugees In Germany

This week, a surprising airline news claims that Airbus has expressed its interest in hiring newly arrived refugees in Germany. According to Airbus CEO, Tom Enders the refugees could work in the airline's facilities for a different wage rate.

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Adidas to open an automated shoe factory in Germany and the United States

Adidas will open Speedfactory in Germany and in the U.S. The Speedfactory will boost the manufacturing process of Adidas shoes through the automated technology. The two factories will be fully integrated by the year 2020.

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Major French telecom groups are applying for 4G mobile spectrum auction

France will soon get a boost in internet speed as its telecoms regulator ARCEP announced on Tuesday that it had received applications for the upcoming 4G mobile spectrum auction.

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Microsoft and Google end law dispute, to work together

The five-years patent lawsuit battle between Microsoft and Google had finally come to an end after both companies agreed to drop the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount. The announcement was made by in a joint statement from the two companies.

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VW scandal exposes cozy ties with Berlin

The recent scandal that Germany faces has revealed the loose sanctions that its government has for the German automobile industry, what with the latter being the nation's poster child with its combined contribution of 413 billion euros revenue from the three biggest carmakers: Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler in 2014 alone. Whether it is justifiable or not has raised a moral issue argued upon these days with "just how many lives have perished because of this?" as the primary argument.

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Volkswagen CEO steps down; US may slap $18B penalty

Volkswagen's manipulation in emission norms is rocking Germany following the latest resignation of CEO Martin Winterkorn. Analysts forecast that the recent developments at Volkswagen will have an impact on business and politics in Europe's largest economy.

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UniCredit to slash 7% workforce in cost-cutting drive

UniCredit is examining an option to trim its headcount as part of the cost cutting measures to enhance profitability of the bank. Towards this, the Italy's biggest bank by assets would cut 10,000 jobs or seven percent of the total workforce.

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German industrial output gains points, most intense in July

The output for German industry soared for the month of July at its quickest rates so far this year, shown by the data from the Economy Ministry on Monday. This means that Europes's biggest economy was powered even at the beginning of Q3 according to Reuters.

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