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Offshore US wind power blown on course -- Investments in US offshore wind projects over the next decades are set to catch up with US offshore oil and gasoline investments. In only four years the sector has grown from scratch to a big deal.

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Could 400,000 German car industry jobs go? -- The car industry is in apparent decline in Germany. Some estimates predict that half its 800,000 jobs will be gone by 2030. The industry disagrees with that estimate, but the road ahead looks bumpy.

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Is flying in India safe amid COVID surge? -- As Indians board domestic flights, protocols are being put in place to protect passengers from COVID-19. However, some travelers say they feel unsafe as rules are ignored and airlines play down health risks.

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German dollar millionaires on the rise -- The number of Germany's dollar millionaires rose by 100,000 in 2019, according to the World Wealth Report. The US had the biggest upturn, although the coronavirus crisis could change the upward trend.

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Compulsory licensing of remdesivir an option? -- Bottlenecks in the production of antiviral drug remdesivir have led to policymakers threatening compulsory licensing and economic sanctions. It's a foretaste of what may come when a coronavirus vaccine becomes available.

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Liese: 'We count on cooperation' -- Peter Liese, German CDU Member of the European Parliament (MEP), spoke to DW to explain why he supports a European Parliament move to introduce compulsory licensing of the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir

2 days ago

2 African women hoping for WTO top job -- A Nigerian woman and a Kenyan woman are among seven candidates to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization. The others come from Egypt, South Korea, Mexico, Moldova and Britain.

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Will the Facebook advertising boycott work? -- The Danish Energy Agency has greenlighted the use of Russian ships that could speed up execution of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. US sanctions, however, may still put a dampener on the project.

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UK fine wines face Brexit hangover -- The UK, responsible for a third of the world's €6 billion fine wine trade, could be "sleepwalking into a disaster" if regulations are not amended before January. Britain's fine wines association is worried.

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Coronavirus fallout: Cruising into the unknown -- Did the coronavirus kill the party for cruise operators, or did it simply put the boom on hold? As DW Senior Business Editor Ben Fajzullin reports from Hamburg, consumers can be astoundingly quick to forgive and forget.

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Boeing 747 on its way out? -- Boeing is to quietly end production of the double-decker 747, according to Bloomberg, more than 50 years after it came into service. More than 1,500 of the planes have been built; at least 450 are still in service.

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African airlines take off with clipped wings -- The coronavirus pandemic brought everyday air traffic to a halt. But airlines across the African continent are preparing to take to the skies once more. Many airlines are facing a difficult path to stay competitive.

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The long road to sustainable fashion -- There's a new trend among popular fashion brands: "eco friendly" collections. Organic cotton is everywhere this summer, but is the label just a marketing strategy?

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Ireland's Donohoe voted new Eurogroup chief -- Donohoe will seek to help guide the eurozone through what is set to be the bloc's deepest recession in almost a century.

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Merkel meets with Rutte to discuss EU fund -- The chancellor met with a member of the "frugal four" to discuss the financial aspects of the EU recovery package.

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EU Council proposes €5 billion Brexit fund -- The money would be used to protect member states from the unforeseen consequences of the UK's EU departure. The two sides are currently negotiating post-Brexit trade relations, with little progress having been made.

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US court rules Trump's records stay private -- New York prosecutors can now access Trump's returns, but a congressional request for them was sent back to the lower courts. Both rulings ensure that his records will remain private past the November poll.

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Funding pandemic disinformation -- More than $25 million in ad revenues could be directed to sites spreading fake news by the end of this year, according to researchers. Advertisements for brands including L'Oreal and Microsoft have also been featured.

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Germany's reticence on China -- Pressure is growing on Germany to take a tougher stance towards China over human rights abuse. For a long time, business interests have stood in the way. But a united European stance is increasingly imperative.

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Kwame Owusu - In the latest of a series profiling Black entrepreneurs in Berlin, DW talks to Kwame "Juice" Owusu, a Ghanaian who moved to Germany as a child and who now runs an event management company.

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Sannssi Cissé -- The German Guinean owns the firm Motivation Bros and tries to develop entrepreneurship and startups in Africa.

20 days ago

Nana Addison -- The Ghanaian German woman builds her career in beauty and tech, while speaking out against racism.

24 days ago

Hajj cancellation spells empty pockets -- The effective cancellation of this year's hajj pilgrimage due to COVID-19 has sparked grief among pilgrims, upending lifelong dreams. But it is also a blow to Saudis dependent on the trade it brings.

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Andalusia seeks to boost industrial sector -- Elevator maker Ascensores is part of a growing industrial sector in southern Spain's Andalusia, where industry accounts for just 12% of output. The region wants to become less dependent on tourism and agriculture.

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Lufthansa to cut 1,000 admin jobs -- The move is part of a restructuring plan to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis. The airline said it would halve its investment in new aircraft.

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Deutsche Bank fined over Epstein relationship -- Despite knowing Epstein's "terrible criminal history," the bank allowed many "suspicious" transactions, New York authorities found. They cited payments that "at the very least, should have prompted additional scrutiny."

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Fashion shows switch to online catwalk -- During the coronavirus pandemic, you can admire the latest models of Chanel and Dior from the sofa. But is this the future of haute couture? The industry is skeptical.

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EU: Deeper recession than expected -- The coronavirus crisis will push Europe into a deeper recession than originally thought, the European Commission has said. But some economies are expected to fare better than others.

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Polish city dwellers turn to cheese making -- Poland's Masuria region is popular among city dwellers who want to become farmers. Its fertile land is perfect for the production of artisanal cheese, which has found an increasing number of dairy enthusiasts abroad.

13 days ago

Which countries have the most millionaires? -- A new report reveals which countries in the world have the most millionaires.

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World's most expensive fungus heads towards extinction -- The world's most expensive fungus eats caterpillars. Now overharvesting is threatening the prize commodity.

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France's cheesemongers in trouble -- During lockdown, restaurants in France shut their doors, depriving cheesemakers of their most important revenue.

3 days ago

Solar hubs to power e-scooter expansion -- Abandoned e-scooters blocking sidewalks could be a thing of the past thanks to new solar-powered charge hubs.

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Germany's €500 billion company rescue fund gets go-ahead -- Germany has the green light from the European Commission to deploy €500 billion euros in support to companies.

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Alstom plans Bombardier merger -- French TGV train maker Alstom is bidding for Bombardier's rail unit hoping to close the deal in the first half of 2021.

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Pandemic darkens prospect for young workers -- Young workers are facing high unemployment and career uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hearing beyond ears: Animals and their amazing listening techniques -- Humans lost some hearing privileges to evolution. We can't hear frequencies as low as elephants or as high as bats, and we can't move our ears like cats. However, we learned to enhance our hearing abilities.

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Russia's nuclear play for power in Africa -- Russia is pushing nuclear technology to African nations to both turn a profit and expand its political might on the continent.

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The Fall of Pompeii reimagined in Paris' Grand Palais -- Pompeii, the Roman city buried in volcanic ash 2,000 years ago, retains its universal allure. At a new Paris exhibition, visitors can experience the city up close thanks to the latest 3D technology.

13 days ago

Welcome to the latest edition of Eco Africa -- On this week's Eco Africa, we check out the revolution in urban agriculture in Nigeria, the city dwellers turning to artisanal cheese making in Poland, and how herders in South Africa are boosting biodiversity.

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Germany to raise taxes on high-emission cars for climate change -- As part of its climate change reforms, the German government is set to alter road tax to increase costs for more pollutant cars. But environmental groups and Greens said the financial penalty was not high enough.

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Opinion: Is the end of the German car republic nigh? -- The country that was once governed by auto-industry-friendly chancellors is witnessing an end to bonuses for buyers of all new cars — except for the electric ones. DW's Henrik Böhme says that's quite a shift of paradigm.

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Corona and Brexit — a double whammy for the UK car industry -- The COVID-19 pandemic is coming to be the biggest challenge to the British auto industry ever. If a no-deal Brexit comes on top of this, car factories across the country will have to close, experts warn.

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China offers hope for German cars after stimulus snub -- Chancellor Merkel's coalition has refused to provide incentives for the purchase of conventional cars, leaving carmakers disappointed. Car sales have taken a battering due to COVID-19, but there is a silver lining.

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German parliament leader urges fresh push for EU economic union amid pandemic -- Wolfgang Schäuble has called for improved integration in the eurozone. He said the bloc would be "significantly further ahead today" if the EU had established a "prevailing" monetary fund in the 2010 Greece crisis.

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ECB: Coronavirus downturn could put strain on eurozone -- The European Central Bank said mounting public debt, as countries dole out coronavirus assistance, could put further strain on the eurozone's more indebted members. The twin threats of rising debt and falling GDP loom.

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