The European Commission is to open an in-depth competition probe into Vodafone’s 18.4 billion euro (£16.6 billion) acquisition of a raft of Liberty Global assets.
The German ambassador to the UK has called for “vigilance” against the forces of anti-Semitism and xenophobia at an event to mark the 80th anniversary of the first Kindertransport.
The FTSE 100 ended in the red on Friday as housebuilders and mining stocks weighed on the index.
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A plane carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina has been forced to make an unscheduled landing after developing technical problems.
Germany’s antitrust agency said it has begun an investigation of online retailer Amazon over complaints it is abusing its position to the detriment of sellers who use its “marketplace” platform.
German authorities have searched the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and other offices on the suspicion that bank employees helped clients set up offshore companies in tax havens to launder hundreds of millions of euros.
A German court has convicted a man on 28 counts of attempted murder over last year’s attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team’s bus.
French President Emmanuel Macron has said the European Union must “learn lessons” from Britain’s decision to leave it.
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the Brexit deal brokered between the European Union and Prime Minister Theresa May is a “diplomatic piece of art”.