Monday

1st May 2017

Ticker

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs, shift to electric

German car-maker Volkswagen plans to cut 30,000 job by 2021 as part of a turnaround plan agreed with labour unions, German media reports. The long-term strategy would shift the dieselgate scandal-plagued company to electric and self-driving cars. Meanwhile, the company plans to create 9,000 new jobs through investments in electric car technology.

EU boasts unity on Brexit talks

EU leaders adopted the bloc's guidelines for the UK exit negotiations that will start in June, amid concerns that France could elect a president that would try to take it out of the EU.

Column / Brexit Briefing

May’s election juggernaut

The prime minister's Tories almost need not bother campaigning for the June election. There is no opposition worthy of the name.

Investigation

Alte Freundschaft zwischen Le Pen und Putin

Le Pen traf Putin dreimal, nicht einmal, wie berichtet wurde. Aber wieviel Geld bekam ihre Partei und an welche Bedingungen war es geknüpft?

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