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Significantly more asylum applications in the EU

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

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...

Misinformation on Facebook slow down vaccination readiness

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In the debate about how to deal with persistent vaccination refusers, the role of social networks such as Facebook,...

British Prime Minister Johnson: Corona measures end July 19

In England, all Corona measures are to be ended on July 19. Distance rules, mandatory masks and the home office...

Delta variant will dominate in Germany as early as July

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Immunologist Carsten Watzl expects that the more contagious delta variant of the coronavirus will still be the predominant...

Global Hacker Attacks : A new cyberwar threatens the West

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Not long ago, everyone was talking about cyberattacks by intelligence agencies. Russian hackers drilled into the...

Large companies must disclose taxes in the EU in the future

In the future, large companies in the EU will have to disclose how much profit they generate in each country and how much...

EU vaccination passport to arrive by summer

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The EU states want to establish a system of mutually recognized Corona vaccination passports by early summer. The 27 heads...

World War II bomb defused in Frankfurt

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The evacuation of Frankfurt's Niederrad district began this morning. For four days, the city's crisis team had planned...

EU taking Germany to court for conservation law violations

The EU Commission is taking Germany to the European Court of Justice for years of violations of existing nature...

German border controls cause concern

The introduction of German border controls has been sharply criticized in the EU. "The measures have quite serious...

Germany closes border to Czech Republic and Tyrol

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Due to the accumulation of virus mutants, the German government imposes an entry ban from the Czech Republic and Tyrol....

Germany weather news latest

Snow and ice have paralyzed road and rail traffic in many regions of Germany. According to Deutsche Bahn, there were...

Data protection must not fall victim to the virus

The Corona pandemic has "once again shown how data protection has to be used as a scapegoat when things get out of...

Sex app highlights dangerous consent laws

In Denmark, explicit consent toengage in sex has recently become mandatory by law, and there is already an app for it....

Germany lockdown extended, yet again

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The lockdown in Germany will be extended once again, until 14th February. The federal and state governments agreed to keep...

US democracy faces a bleak future

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As Trump throws fuel on the flames of political distrust in the US, both Democrats and Republicans rush to blame the...

Economic devastation of Corona in Germany

The German economy has so far lost more than 220 billion euros due to the government's handling of the Corona...

Coronavirus probably also contagious via air

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Droplets flying through the air when sneezing and coughing spread the corona virus Sars-CoV-2, but tiny droplets floating...

First alleviations of corona measures announced in Germany

After almost four weeks, the first measures to combat the coronavirus in Germany are being loosened - but private and...
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EU to jointly purchase electricity and gas

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...
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China and India wrestle over Afghanistan's mineral resources

The promising, threatening and haggling have begun. Americans and Europeans have packed their weapons and left, and now...
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Mediterranean countries fight against forest fires

Thousands of firefighters continue to battle devastating wildfires in Greece, Turkey and Italy. In a massive fire in the...

Tesla wants to open its charging stations to everyone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is always good for a surprise. Now, in response to a request from an interested party, he has written...
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More than 53 degrees measured in Death Valley in California

People in the western United States must continue to prepare for extreme heat and wildfires at the beginning of the week....
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High vaccination rate saves Great Britain from the worst

Suddenly, at the beginning of June, the curve began to reverse - again. The line mapping how many people in the UK tested...
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Cyberattack on Kaseya could affect more than 1000 companies

A cyberattack on the United States IT firm Kaseya may have affected more than a thousand companies, according to experts....
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Open letter against Seehofer's cybersecurity strategy

The accusation is a serious one: Horst Seehofer's cabinet is demonstrating poor governance with its plan to adopt the...

Spread of the delta variant: Lisbon will be cordoned off at the weekend

Portugal has imposed new restrictions on the capital, Lisbon, at short notice due to rising corona infection numbers....
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To-go plastic littering the oceans

Every year, between 307 and 925 million larger pieces of trash enter the oceans from European rivers. About 80 percent of...
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Hack attack: Investigators seize Bitcoin worth millions

Investigators have recovered the bulk of a ransom payment in the digital currency Bitcoin following the hacking attack on...
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SPUTNIK V: One of the world's most sought-after vaccines

The official Twitter account of "Sputnik V" reports new successes every day. Last week alone, the Russian Corona vaccine...
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump hints at candidacy in 2024 election

In his first speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Donald Trump underscored his claim to leadership among...
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More courage, less covid caution

As the lockdown drags on and the German government plays Russian roulette with personal liberty and measured responses,...
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Increased rights proposed for vaccinated people

Vaccinated people are apparently hardly contagious, claims the results of a study with vaccinated people in Israel. This...

Berlin wants to additionally secure prisons against drones

In the past, the file was baked into the bread; today, high-tech drones bring drug packages into Berlin's prisons. The...

Letter bomb intercepted at Munich airport

Following a letter explosion at Lidl headquarters and a parcel explosion at a beverage manufacturer, a suspicious package...
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German clinics halt Astrazeneca vaccine claiming too many side effects

After regions in Sweden had already suspended vaccination with the Astrazeneca vaccine, now also clinics in Lower Saxony...
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One in four in home office

According to a survey by the Hans Böckler Foundation, around a quarter of employees worked from home at the end of...
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Fewer domestic flights between France and Germany

No more short domestic flights, instead switch to trains - that appears to be France's new climate plan. Flights are to...
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Donald Trump, a victim of Cancel Culture

"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are angrier about the election than you are!" That was reportedly Donald Trump's...

Germany authorises autonomous driving

The German government is making it easier to use autonomous cars and buses, making them possible in defined zones...

Emergency declared after fire in power plant

Following a fire in a large Nuremberg power plant, the city has declared a disaster situation. The district heating supply...

Weather chaos for Germany

The weather in central to northern Germany has turned extreme and lead to chaos for travelers. No trains are running...

Bad weather brings heavy snowfall

A blizzard and bitter cold in the north, freezing rain in the center and spring-like foehn in the south, means Germany is...
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US troop withdrawals from Germany halted

The U.S. military is completely putting on hold the partial withdrawal from Germany ordered by former President Donald...

Germany aims for entry ban for UK nationals

According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the German government wants to agree by this Friday on a...
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Lockdown leads to riots in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, riots broke out in several cities for the third evening in a row. Hundreds of violent young people...
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Corona news latest in Germany

The Robert Koch Institute reported new weekly lower corona figures for Germany on Sunday. According to the report, the...
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Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Over 3000 sites across all States and Union Territories (UTs) to be virtually connected during the launch, with around 100...
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Social media companies in the spotlight

As the mainstream media continue their incessant, albeit sometimes justified, attacks on Trump, social media companies...
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Tighter lockdown for Germany

The lockdown in Germany will unfortunately be extended and tightened even further until 31 January, as agreed by state...
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Trump's last stand

Trump's 2020 campaign garnered him the second highest number of votes ever in a US presidential election. However, Biden's...
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Total Christmas lockdown for Germany

A full lockdown will be imposed throughout Germany from 16th Dec to the 10th Jan.This was decided by the Chancellor in...
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Why Trump won in 2016 and not 2020

Two loaded ideologies, "identify politics" and "feminism". Trump won in 2016 because the Democrats, much like most...

Munich Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled due to corona crisis

The Munich Oktoberfest and the Central Agricultural Festival on the Theresienwiese are cancelled due to Corona. This was...

Masks compulsory from 27 April

With the first reduction of the corona restrictions in Bavaria, Minister President Markus Söder announced today in the...

Corona Crisis and its costs for the German Health Insurance System

Politicians, virologists and the leading health institutes in Germany expect 60 to 70 percent of the people in the country...

Bavaria under curfew

Markus Söder announced today, Friday 20th March, that the state parliament has voted to enact a sweeping curfew across...