Interview with photographer Thomas Struth

You have photographed empty cities for decades, now we see pictures of empty streets and squares every day. Anyone who knows your work will inevitably think of the abandonment in your “unconscious places”. However, the current situation has nothing to do with my motivation at the time. Someone once saw something like “the world after […]

The corona crash destroyed 19 trillion euros on the stock exchange

Bull and bear in front of the Frankfurt stock exchange Historically unique losses in global equity markets. (Photo: Oliver Ruether / laif) Dusseldorf The money could be used to repay all of Europe’s public debt, and there would still be five trillion euros left: the 50,805 listed companies worldwide lost 19.4 trillion euros in just […]

Dax is going downhill – all 30 values ​​in the red

Frankfurt trading hall The corona crisis has plunged global equity markets into a crisis. (Photo: Bloomberg / Getty Images) Dusseldorf The leading German index is going down again this Wednesday: The Dax loses at the close of trading 3.9 percent and closes at 9545 points – a minus of 390 points. All 30 Dax values […]

Bosch decides on short-time work in 35 German plants

Bosch Around 35 locations of the Mobility Solutions division as well as of central functions and areas in Germany are affected by the measures. (Photo: dpa) Stuttgart Bosch will severely restrict the operation of its German locations from next Wednesday – in some cases from Monday – and shut down parts of its production and […]

How well are Germany’s companies prepared?

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen stop large parts of their car production. The world’s largest tourism group Tui no longer sends vacationers on vacation. The Lufthansa flies only five percent of their program. Messages unthinkable just a few weeks ago are almost part of everyday life. The fight against lung disease Covid-19 triggers a supply and […]

BMW, Daimler, VW: Corona crisis stops European car production

Volkswagen, AudiSkoda Porsche, PSA, ford, Daimler, Rolls-Royce, Nissan, Toyota and BMW close their factories, BMW even until April 19. The rapid spread of the corona virus in Europe has done what no economic crisis in history has ever done. All the car manufacturers’ belts in Europe stand still. The absolute state of emergency has been […]

More and more factories close in the corona crisis

Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart At the annual press conference on Tuesday, the board of directors of the Volkswagen-Considerably striving to keep a distance from each other – just as the experts recommend in times of the global corona pandemic. VW boss Herbert Diess separated from his colleagues about two meters when he announced a temporary […]

Huawei regains top position in patent statistics

Munich, Dusseldorf Initially, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei appeared uncertain when he appeared at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January. The 75-year-old sat motionless on his chair with his hands folded. But when he spoke about the allegations of the US government that his technology company was helping the Chinese government with cyber espionage, […]