Having taken almost 10 percent stake in Daimler, Geely directors plan to hold talks with German officials, sources say. The purchase is the latest in a long line of investments by Chinese firms in European companies.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's upcoming cabinet picks will signal whether the CDU remains in the political center. She faces calls from senior party members to move right, to regain voters the party lost in 2017.
German auto giant BMW has announced it plans to recall nearly 12,000 cars after it admitted the vehicles had the wrong emissions software installed. BMW 5-series and 7-series built between 2012 and 2017 are affected.
The beach on the world-famous Croisette promenade is to be widened. There is fresh colour for the restaurants. The work is expected to be completed by the beginning of March and the beach will be open to tourists again.
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