Albert Funk

Economy & Jobs 29-07-2020

Wirecard scandal: Why the German government should be nervous

Have leading politicians in the grand coalition up to the Chancellor been involved in a fraudulent scheme? The Bundestag's finance committee is looking into it.
Global Europe 06-02-2017

Schäuble: UK shouldn’t be punished for Brexit

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble told Euractiv's partner Der Tagesspiegel that dealing with new US President Donald Trump requires a "calm" approach and that the UK shouldn't be punished for Brexit.
Brexit 12-07-2016

Goebel: Brexit should mean ‘fewer Commissioners’

Putting the brakes on further EU enlargement, and a more core approach to Europe: these are two of the ideas proposed by Lutz Goebel, the president of the association of family-owned German businesses. EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
EU Priorities 2020 21-01-2016

Berlin slacks in exercising right to control Brussels

National parliaments are capable of influencing and even scrapping Brussels' projects. But a recent study has concluded that Berlin rarely exercises this right. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.

Berlin ostracises CSU politician who linked Paris to refugee crisis

Germany's ruling coalition has mostly agreed not to use the Paris attacks to fuel the refugee debate, but not everyone has followed this course. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Euro & Finance 06-11-2015

Germany set to face difficult financial year in 2016

Wolfgang Schäuble is hopeful that his country will be able to stay in the black for 2016, despite the current “uncertain environment”. EURACTIV’s partner Tagesspiegel reports.
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