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WW2 bomb explodes in Munich

According to police and Germany's rail provider, Deutsche Bahn, a World War 2bomb exploded On Wed afternoon at...

Portugal is the paradise of teleworking

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Home office work, which spread rapidly in Corona times, has many advantages. And it is desired by an increasing number of...

Parents are better off in the fourth wave

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A recent survey shows how important it is for parents that their children can attend schools and daycare centers during...

Poland reports attempted border crossing by 150 refugees

A group of about 150 migrants tried in vain to cross border barriers from Belarus and enter the EU, according to the...

Riots in The Hague over Corona restrictions

Protests against Corona restrictions in the Netherlands have seen rioting for the second night in a row. In The Hague late...

Uganda targeted by terrorists

Photos on social media from downtown Kampala show gruesome scenes and destruction. On Tuesday, the capital of Uganda is...

The most important questions about 3G at work

Unvaccinated people are facing stricter Corona rules at work. The SPD, Greens, and FDP are planning 3G - which means that...

Hundreds of migrants gather at border with Poland

Several hundred migrants have made their way on foot to the border with EU neighbor Poland, according to authorities in...

RKI registers 16,887 new Corona infections

The increase in seven-day incidence in Germany, which has been ongoing for a good two weeks, continues. The Robert Koch...

UK struggles with new corona wave

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The Corona pandemic has not yet been defeated in Great Britain either. To convey this message, British Prime Minister...

Storm "Ignatz" causes hurricane-like gusts in Germany

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The first strong autumn storm of the year is approaching with low pressure system "Ignatz". The German Weather Service...

Facebook to create 10,000 new jobs in Europe

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Behind Facebook lies a turbulent month with some unpleasant surprises. So the group prefers to look to the future and try...

Students face Internet addiction and depression

The number of students addicted to the Internet has already doubled in the first pandemic semester in summer 2020....

Speed limit in Germany debate

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In the coalition negotiations, the parties are arguing about many important issues, but a rigid speed limit on the...

EU to jointly purchase electricity and gas

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There is no end to the soaring energy prices. In European wholesale, a megawatt hour of gas cost more than 90 euros at the...

Lava from Cumbre-Vieja volcano pours into the sea

Lava around 1,000 degrees from the volcano that erupted on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma just over a week ago...

Almost 11 percent increase in residential property prices

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Investors are speculating on an unchanged strong boom in the housing market and are therefore paying record prices for...

No general entitlement to distance learning due to Corona

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According to a recent ruling, students have no right to distance learning due to a general health risk caused by the...

Lufthansa wants to get rid of state investment

Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr and his CFO Remco Steenbergen really gave it their best shot when they tried to make the...

Australia rejects allegations of lies in dispute over submarine deal

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Australia has rejected accusations of lying in the dispute over the collapsed submarine deal with France while seeking...

Ukraine fears Russian invasion

Ukraine has warned of a possible Russian invasion of its country shortly before a NATO meeting. "In the worst case, Russia...
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Rules for the new normal

No financial support to set up a workstation, no contribution to additional heating and electricity costs - this is true...

Omicron variant "with very high probability" already in Germany

The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus has arrived in Germany "with a very high probability", according to the Hessian...

Number of Corona outbreaks in schools increases significantly

In schools, there are currently again significantly more frequent Corona outbreaks. That's according to the Robert Koch...
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Mandatory vaccination in German Armed Forces is inevitable

For Bundeswehr soldiers, protection against the coronavirus is to be included in the list of vaccinations that must be...
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China birth rate falls to lowest level since 1978

The birth rate in China has fallen to its lowest level since the end of the 1970s. The statistics office in Beijing on...

3G on buses and trains in Berlin - how it should work

"Transport only with a valid ticket" - that's what it says on the doors of subways, streetcars and buses. But a ticket...
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Why the British don't fear high infection rates

The British are fascinated by the dramatic situation on the continent and wonder whether they too will soon face new...
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Deforestation of the Amazon increases sharply

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continues to rise sharply. The deforested area in the region was about 13,235 square...

Upper Austria and Salzburg impose lockdown for all

In Austria, the provinces of Salzburg and Upper Austria have announced that they will impose a general lockdown from next...

Traffic light parties tighten planned corona measures

SPD candidate for chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced that the traffic light parties want to take all the necessary...

Iraq announces repatriation of migrants

The Iraqi government has announced the first flight to repatriate migrants at the Belarus-Poland border. Iraqi nationals...

Teachers strike today in Berlin

The consequences of the collective bargaining conflict in the public sector will be felt by even more Berlin parents and...

2G rule in Berlin is coming

Berliners without vaccination protection will soon have to prepare for further restrictions. According to information from...

Christmas shopping already in October

In the almost two years of the Corona pandemic, there have rarely been press conferences in which trade associations have...
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Certain groups should boost their vaccinations now

The Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) urges booster vaccinations against the coronavirus initially only for...

Christmas markets open earlier

The Christmas market season is just around the corner - and in some places, it's starting particularly early this year....
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More traffic at Munich airport for mid-term break

Bavarian airports are expecting slightly more traffic during the week-long fall vacations, but not a rush of passengers....
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Berlin wants to expand help for homeless beyond emergency care

After good experiences during the Corona pandemic, the Berlin Senate Social Administration wants to expand the range of...

US President Biden pledges help to Taiwan if attacked by China

The U.S. would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese attack, according to President Joe Biden. The U.S. government has...

Fuel tourism increases significantly due to high fuel prices

Rising fuel prices have driven people to refuel over the federal border. More and more refuel their cars abroad, according...

Berlin's schools need tens of thousands of new all-day places by 2029

According to the German Youth Institute, between 30,000 and 43,000 new all-day places in elementary schools will have to...
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Significantly more asylum applications in the EU

The number of asylum seekers in Europe has increased significantly, according to the EU's asylum agency. The reasons are a...

3G now also applies at the workplace in Italy

A comprehensive obligation to provide proof of vaccination for all employees is expected to lead to final success over...
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EU calls for investigation into illegal pushbacks in Croatia and Greece

The EU has demanded investigations from Croatia and Greece over alleged illegal push-backs of asylum seekers at their...

Mercedes delivers a third fewer cars

The story is well known by now: because of a lack of semiconductors, the auto industry cannot produce and sell as many...

Tax haven leak incriminates more than 300 politicians

High-ranking politicians, oligarchs and celebrities are said to have hidden their money in tax havens. This is reported by...
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Incidence rises for the fourth day in a row

The seven-day incidence in Germany has risen slightly for the fourth day in a row. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave...
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Energy cost comparison at filling stations

In the future, thirteen figures on a yellow-orange notice board will show drivers what they could have saved. From...
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What will happen to the dual health system?

The privately insured in Germany have just been lucky once again. In view of the weak performance of the Left Party, they...
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Drosten expects another Corona wave in October

Virologist Christian Drosten believes that the current calming of the nationwide Corona infection figures is a temporary...
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Seven-day incidence in Germany

The seven-day incidence in Germany has fallen again. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new infections per...
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118 million euros are wasted on cycle superhighways

Most of the funding for the expansion of cycle paths remains unused. Since 2017, Federal Minister of Transport Andreas...

Berlin's children's hospitals are overloaded

Due to respiratory infections, sick newborns, accidents and various other illnesses, the children's hospitals in Berlin...

Autumn strikes loom

On Thursday, just as relief was spreading over the end of the rail strikes, Klaus-Dieter Hommel tried to counter with...
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The BR Volleys are ready for the season

Good things come to those who wait - that's one way to describe the past few weeks for the BR Volleys. After more than...

Scholz appears personally in the Finance Committee

Six days before the Bundestag elections, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) faced questions in the Bundestag Finance...

Volcanic eruption on La Palma

On the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma, a volcano erupted on Sunday in the Cumbre Vieja area for the first time in 50...

Taliban close schools for young women

The Taliban apparently want to exclude young women from higher education. The new regime of radical Islamic "Koranic...
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Concern about new violence in Washington

The iron fences have returned - just in time for the next big demonstration by right-wing groups this Saturday afternoon....