A new staging of Richard Wagner’s opera “Tannhaeuser” set during the Holocaust was canceled after some scenes so upset audience members at the Dusseldorf opera house that they sought medical attention after the performance.
Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a fresh challenge five months before national elections as an anti-euro party seeks to draw support from donors including those close to her Christian Democratic Union party.
Baker & McKenzie LLP will merge with United Arab Emirates 40-lawyer law firm Habib Al Mulla on July 1, to create Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla. The firm will advise clients on local and international law in its Dubai offices and, with regulatory approval, in Abu Dhabi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Social Democratic opponents are leaning toward voting with the government in favor of aid for Cyprus after bank shareholders and wealthy depositors were made to contribute, a senior party official said.
European Union regulators are pushing to fine banks before the end of the year for attempting to fix benchmark interest rates tied to the euro and yen currencies, two people familiar with the investigation said.