COVID: No hope for Germany’s hotels?
28 February 2021 | 3:32 pm
Hairdressers, restaurants, small businesses are all mentioned in the debate about the end of lockdown in Germany. Hotels are at the bottom of the list — triggering fear among those whose livelihoods depend on them.
Germany has agreed to return trove of looted African colonial artifacts, including over 1,000 Benin Bronzes that will be repatriated to Nigeria.
In a case that shocked Germany, a man's head was left outside a court in Bonn and his body was found in a nearby river. Police, however, said he died of natural causes — but issued a warrant for desecration of the dead.
Germany is on the path to legalizing recreational marijuana use. Safety and public health will be top priorities in the upcoming legislation, the health minister has said.
The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
Top German diplomat Annalena Baerbock said that the EU had to follow through with its promises to countries like Albania and North Macedonia, or else Russia and China would move to draw them away from the bloc.
The world's biggest electric car maker said on Saturday that it delivered 254,695 vehicles in the April to June period, compared with 310,048 vehicles in the preceding quarter, ending a nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries.
Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has written an opinion piece with her Irish counterpart in a British paper, saying the UK was "not engaging in good faith" with its plans to change the Northern Ireland protocol.
Germany has slashed its public transport prices. In June, July and August, 2022, a monthly ticket to use all local public transport will cost just nine Euros. Is this a public transport revolution that the world should follow?
Since the introduction of "marriage for all" in Germany, some 65,000 marriages have taken place between people of the same sex. The figures showed a rush to tie the knot once it became possible late in 2017.
The two German vaccine competitors are heading to court over a legal dispute concerning BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine. CureVac has called for "fair compensation."
Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government has begun to overhaul Germany's immigration system to allow more migrants to stay in the country. Refugee rights organizations say the measures don't go far enough.
The Bavarian town of Altötting has long claimed to have the region's purest water. Nowadays many people think twice about consuming the water here. Studies have shown it's contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, which might cause cancer.
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