May 31, 2016

Germany readying law on nuclear waste storage costs

The German Cabinet plans to approve a draft law on Aug. 3 that will require its utilities to pay billions of euros into a state fund to help cover the cost of nuclear storage, according to an Economy Ministry timetable seen by Reuters on ...

Wage gap takes spotlight in German elections

Sep 16, 2013

Wage gap takes spotlight in German elections

Chancellor Angela Merkel often boasts during the campaign for next Sunday’s elections that Germany has one of Europe’s lowest jobless rates at around 6.8 percent. But it comes at a price. As many as 3 million people in Europe’s top economy earn less than ...