Frank Ulrich Montgomery calls for a nationwide ban on Christmas markets

Bless you Frank Ulrich Montgomery “Can’t change that on the day of the Chancellor election the numbers will be dramatic” Status: 04:40 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Frank Ulrich Montgomery, President of the German Medical Association and the German Medical Association Source: dpa / Guido Kirchner He expects a double corona incidence within ten … Read more

“Saskia, Annalena’s turn”: Ampel presents coalition agreement in Berlin

VRepresentatives of the SPD, Greens and FDP presented their coalition agreement on Wednesday afternoon in Berlin. The most important message, said SPD Chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz at the beginning of the press conference: “The traffic light is on.” It is “not about a policy of the lowest common denominator”. As soon as they arrived, the … Read more

Again corona riots in the Netherlands: first Rotterdam, now The Hague

foreign countries Netherlands Second night in a row riots by opponents of the corona measures Stand: 02:04 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes A burning barricade in The Hague. Fireworks explode Source: Getty Images / Pierre Crom Hundreds of people rioted in The Hague on Saturday evening. They pelted the police with stones and other … Read more

Fire speech: RKI boss Lothar Wieler warns of a “bad” Christmas in a talk with Kretschmer

AAs President of the Robert Koch Institute, Lothar Wieler usually explains the current pandemic situation in a matter-of-fact, calm manner in talk shows, press conferences and similar roundtables. On Wednesday evening, a more emotional side of the 60-year-old could be seen. Wieler was a guest at an online discussion event with the Saxon Prime Minister … Read more

Corona: Berlin verkürzt Zeitraum für Booster-Impfungen

In Berlin können sich Menschen künftig schon fünf statt wie bisher sechs Monate nach ihrer letzten Corona-Impfung erneut impfen lassen. Dazu sei eine Landesregelung für die sogenannte Booster-Impfung getroffen worden, hieß es am Mittwoch aus der Gesundheitsverwaltung, nachdem der „Tagesspiegel“ darüber berichtet hatte. Auch Bundesgesundheitsminister Jens Spahn (CDU) hatte sich jüngst dafür ausgesprochen, allen Menschen … Read more

Ex-parliamentary group leader: Friedrich Merz nominated as a candidate for CDU chairmanship

Germany Ex-parliamentary group leader Friedrich Merz nominated as a candidate for CDU chairmanship Status: 8:38 p.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Friedrich Merz tries a third time Former parliamentary group leader Friedrich Merz is running again for the CDU chairmanship. In his last attempt he was defeated by the then Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, … Read more

Markus Söder ruft „Woche der Wahrheit“ aus im Kampf gegen die Corona-Pandemie

Der bayerische Ministerpräsident Markus Söder (CSU) hat die nächsten Tage als „Woche der Wahrheit“ im Kampf gegen die vierte Corona-Welle ausgerufen. „Es ist die vielleicht letzte Chance um gegenzusteuern“, sagte Söder am Montag nach einer Kabinetts-Klausur in München. Danach könne die Lage dramatisch und unkontrollierbar werden. Die Pläne der künftigen Ampel-Koalition für die Pandemie-Bekämpfung begrüßte … Read more

Migration: Laut Polens Grenzschutz bereitet Belarus einen Sturm der Grenze vor

Ausland Migration Laut Polens Grenzschutz bereitet Belarus einen Sturm der Grenze vor Stand: 18:51 Uhr | Lesedauer: 2 Minuten Polnische Grenzbeamte bewachen die EU-Außengrenze zu Belarus Quelle: AFP/OKSANA MANCHUK An Polens Grenze zu Belarus harren auf der belarussischen Seite Tausende Migranten bei Temperaturen um den Gefrierpunkt aus. Nun erhebt Polen Vorwürfe an die Sicherheitskräfte der … Read more

Netherlands: riots during lockdown announcement – WELT

foreign countries Netherlands Riots during lockdown announcement Stand: 03:10 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes A police officer trying to catch a protest participant. Protests, some of them violent, broke out in The Hague on Friday evening Source: Getty Images / Pierre Crom Restaurants, bars and supermarkets closed at 8 p.m., sports only in front … Read more

Traffic light negotiations: Working groups leave questions unanswered for the top round

BAccording to information from the German Press Agency, there are still important unanswered questions in the negotiations on a traffic light coalition. There has been progress in areas such as climate, finance, transport, and foreign and defense policy, but the papers of the working groups have brackets – this means that there is still no … Read more