Siobhan Dowling

Siobhan Dowling

Siobhan Dowling is an Irish journalist who has been based in Berlin for over a decade and has written for numerous publications including The Guardian, Handelsblatt Global, The New York Times, GlobalPost, Spiegel International and EUobserver. 

Women

East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

Women from the former East Germany are in many ways doing even better than men since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

G7

Trade and global slowdown are likely to dominate G7 Summit

IMF warns it may slash its world economic forecast by half a percentage point if US-China trade dispute escalates.

 Trade and global slowdown are likely to dominate G7 Summit

Iran

INSTEX: Doubts linger over Europe's Iran sanctions workaround

Europe's bid to bypass US sanctions may have limited impact in Iran, but could be more important as a political message.

INSTEX: Doubts linger over Europe's Iran sanctions workaround

Refugees

Germany welcomed refugees. Now it's reaping the economic benefits

German companies need more skilled workers. Refugees are helping to fill the gap.

Germany welcomed refugees. Now it's reaping the economic benefits

Business & Economy

German economy rebounds but is not out of the woods

The German economy bounced back in the first quarter. But global economic headwinds are still a risk.

German economy rebounds but is not out of the woods