New COVID variant reaches Germany from UK
25 December 2020 | 7:00 am
A woman who flew from London to Frankfurt this weekend was carrying the new, more infectious coronavirus variant, German officials have said. Meanwhile, Denmark identified 33 people infected with the mutated virus.
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The harvest saw an 8% drop over 2021 and had not been lower since 2013. Statisticians say the drop in productivity is a result of less land being dedicated to planting the vegetable.
The biggest hole is for elderly and nursing care workers," she said. In other areas, such as the metal and electrical trades, there is not only a lack of skilled workers there is also a need for more experts and people with university degrees.
Germany's old-fashioned peace movement is increasingly divided on how to respond to the war in Ukraine. Their traditional Easter marches are growing less and less relevant to younger generations.
The UK Defense Ministry said Russia has "regained some momentum" in the battle for Bakhmut. Meanwhile, US media reported that secret plans of a spring offensive in Ukraine have been leaked online. Follow DW for more.
Thousands took part in traditional German peace marches against the backdrop of the Ukraine war. Meanwhile, Kyiv has said it will resume electricity exports to Europe after a six-month halt. DW rounds up the latest.
German companies are training young Africans to become IT experts, also for the German market. The plan hopes to reduce the shortage of skilled workers in Germany and give Africans a perspective in their home countries.
President Joe Biden met with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Wednesday as part of a visit to mark the 25th anniversary of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal.
British health minister Steve Barclay said on Tuesday that junior doctors were making "unreasonable" pay demands as they began a four-day strike that is likely to cause unprecedented disruption to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
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Russia has cancelled several Victory Day parades in cites near the Ukrainian border. Meanwhile, Poland has requested approval to send former German fighter jets to Ukraine. DW has the latest.
The economies of China and Germany have become hugely intertwined. The dilemma: how to position Germany in the emerging geopolitical tensions with Beijing.
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