The European Commission is to unveil plans for a digital tax on big US tech companies. The move is aimed at recovering billions of euros from multinationals that divert their earnings to low-tax nations.
Patients' data used when German services rush to emergencies lay unprotected in the internet until recently, says the magazine c't. Its disclosure coincides with a lengthy German debate about electronic health cards.
While there's a plethora of topics on the program for the Leipzig Book Fair, there's one thing on everyone's minds: the presence of right-wing publishers at the trade fair. Not a new subject, but a hotly debated one.
The German industrial giant has floated the shares of its Healthineers unit on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, after muted initial interest from investors. But on the first trading day the stock made healthy gains.
The French president wants to further centralize the eurozone. While Germany backs reform, Berlin is reluctant to support a "transfer union" that would see it pay more than it gets. DW examines what's on the table.
For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has been waiting for a response from Berlin regarding his EU reform ideas. Now Angela Merkel is coming to Paris as the re-elected chancellor. But he shouldn?t expect too much.
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