Germany: Number of school pupils rises for 1st time in years
16 March 2023 | 1:22 pm
The number of pupils in German schools increased for the first time in six years. The rise is partially attributed to immigration from Ukraine.
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Germany's first Tafel food bank opened in Berlin 30 years ago. There, people in need can receive groceries that would otherwise be thrown away. What began as a spontaneous idea has become a nationwide political entity.
Berlin wants to encourage information technology experts from India to come and work in Germany. The plan would be to make it easier for them to come to the country with their families.
Saskia von Bargen, a 19-year-old trans woman from Lower Saxony, is a Miss Germany finalist. The national beauty pageant is trying to change its image.
At a meeting of foreign ministers, Germany's Annalena Baerbock urged Israel to abandon a plan to start executing terrorists. Her Israeli counterpart, meanwhile, warned that Iran now poses a threat to Europe.
The former chancellor lost sympathy over his close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The chancellor addressed parliament one year after promising to upgrade Germany's armed forces with a massive one-off fund. In a speech to parliament, he called on China to push for Russia's withdrawal from Ukraine.
For the first time in three years, the major German airline has turned a profit as millions of travelers return to the skies. But continuing workforce issues may hamper expansion in 2023.
King Charles III's first trip abroad as king will take him to major European partners France, and then Germany. The German president's office said he would visit from March 29-31 after several days in France.
A monthly survey of German voters finds they still support Ukraine but are disenchanted with the three-way coalition government. Ahead of International Women's Day they are lukewarm on the new feminist foreign policy.
An EU vote scheduled for next Tuesday on stopping the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035 has been delayed. Sweden announced the postponement amid hesitancy from one party in Germany's ruling coalition, the FDP.
The Hamburg-based rock band, known for extravagant costumes and spectacular performances, emerged victorious and will take the stage for Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest.
One in six children in Germany is overweight. Now, Food and Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir wants to ban advertising for unhealthy food. But the candy industry is fighting back.
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