US authorities have issued international arrest warrants for five former VW managers and developers for their role in the Dieselgate scandal. Germany has reportedly refused to hand them over to the US.
The French government says it is going to stop granting new licenses for oil and gas exploration in France and its overseas territories, in a bid to fulfill one of President Emmanuel Macron's campaign pledges.
The breakdown in relations in the Middle East hasn't deterred Qatar Airways, as it is looking to expand its portfolio by buying a stake in American Airlines. But the attempt drew a frosty response from the US airline.
A magazine report claims France and Germany will share responsibility for EU regulations on banking and drugs after Britain leaves the European Union. A decision is expected in October.
A "hard Brexit," meaning the UK's departure from the European Union's single market as well as customs union, would result in thousands of job losses in the German automotive industry, says a new study.
Some 30 million narcotics users are hooked worldwide and deliveries are "thriving," especially cocaine to Europe and North America, according to the UN's drugs and crime agency. Opioids kill 190,000 sufferers annually.
A lawsuit related to a faulty breast implant by a French manufacturer has been thrown out of a German court. A Cologne-based safety firm has been told it is not liable to pay damages to one of the victims.
Iranian carriers Iran Airtour and Zagros Airlines have agreed to purchase a combined 73 planes from Airbus, in a last-minute flurry of deals for the European aviation giant at the Paris Air Show.
US chipmaker Intel has said it will showcase new technologies at the Olympics, starting next year at the Winter Games in South Korea. The deal comes a week after McDonald's and the Olympic Committee severed ties.
Critics have slammed a proposed German surveillance law as infringing on civil liberties. The controversial legislation would empower investigators to read suspects' WhatsApp messages and other online communication.
One in 10 jobs on the planet is linked to tourism, according to an industry body. Can tourism improve the living standards of women, or the environment? DW spoke to Jane Ashton, director of sustainability at TUI Group.
Domestic appliances use up to double as much energy as stated on their energy labels, according to an EU product survey. Outdated official tests are "vulnerable to misuse" by manufacturers, warn the report's authors.
What's in a name? A person's chance of landing an apartment lease in Germany, that's what. Discrimination against people whose names don't appear to be "German" is common in the rental market, according to media reports.
After a multi-year boom, aircraft manufactures have recently been in a sales lull. But the world's largest aviation fair in Le Bourget, a suburb of Paris, is supposed to change all that.
Kenya has completed an ambitious project - the largest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa. But it can't open until it's connected to the nation's power grid - and that could take a while.
In-depth business stories
Reports from around the globe
Português para África
Português do Brasil