Deutsche Bundesbank: low-interest-rate environment continues to weigh heavily on SME credit institutions in Germany

FRANKFURT, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The low-interest-rate environment continues to weigh heavily on small and medium-sized credit institutions in Germany. This was established by the latest survey on the profitability and resilience of German financial institutions in a low-interest-rate environment, which was undertaken by the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)

Airbus: Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor on its way to Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia

Airbus: Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor on its way to Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia STEVENAGE, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has left Airbus’ Stevenage site and is on its way to the launch site, the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Launch is currently planned on 9 October on a

KfW Group: Providing junior employees with vocational training is vital to the survival of SMEs

SMEs provide training for 1.2 million apprentices and trainees – 90% of total Training intensity varies across states – Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland are leaders Microenterprises have few trainees or apprentices Frankfurt am Main, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The number of trainees and apprentices in German businesses has declined further, reaching a new record low

Destatis: the highest poverty risk in all of Germany recorded for Bremen

WIESBADEN, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of the at-risk-of-poverty rate, the poverty risk was lowest in the southern Länder of Baden-Württemberg (11.9%) and Bayern (12.1%) in 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the highest poverty risk in all of Germany was recorded for Bremen (22.6%), followed by Sachsen-Anhalt (21.4%) and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (20.4%). The at-risk-of-poverty rate is an indicator measuring the relative income distribution. At-risk-of-

BMW Motorrad: The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition in Berlin with new home at Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg

BMW Motorrad: The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition in Berlin with new home at Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg MUNICH, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition went out with a bang under yesterday’s starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its

BMW Team RLL finishes fourth and ninth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA)

BMW Team RLL finishes fourth and ninth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA) BMW Team RLL’s fourth and ninth place finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA) are far different than would have been predicted