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  • Germany symbol image protective mask for corona virus (picture-alliance / press photo agency ULMER / M. Ulmer)

    Coronavirus: how it lives in quarantine in Bonn

    The first case of COVID-19 in Bonn occurred in a primary school. The students were sent home. DW editor Mikhail Bushuev also works in the home office after a short vacation. An experience report. You could say that I am under “light” quarantine. After a short vacation with my family in northern Italy, my employer asked if possible not […] More

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    Coronavirus vaccine doesn’t come very quickly

    The development of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 is in full swing. Nevertheless, it will take at least a year for an active ingredient to hit the market. It is unclear whether the virus is still rampant. Only a month has passed since Chinese scientists decoded the genetic information of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and made it available to the […] More

  • Germany Berlin Development of ITB despite coronavirus (Getty Images / S. Gallup)

    Trade fair cancellations in Corona times: who pays?

    Whether in Berlin, Paris, Geneva, whether in Bologna or Leipzig – trade fairs are canceled everywhere. Responsible: coronavirus. But who actually stays on the costs after a sudden cancellation? Fairs are meeting places par excellence, also for virus carriers. Visitors from many places come together in one place to stand together, to talk, to inspect […] More

  • Germany Urenco transports of uranium hexafluoride (Urenco)

    Urenco: The nuclear company and the problem with uranium waste

    The Alano contract signed 50 years ago, gave birth to Urenco, a global nuclear power company. His growing nuclear waste problem is making him infiltrate laws – with the approval of the federal government. The business of the uranium enricher Urenco is increasingly criticized. With locations in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and the USA, the […] More

  • Football DFB Cup Eintracht Frankfurt - Werder Bremen (picture-alliance / dpa / U. Anspach)

    Werder Bremen also feels cheated in the DFB Cup

    Eintracht Frankfurt moves into the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. Werder Bremen struggles again with a referee decision. There had been upset in advance. The fans react in their own way. Florian Kohfeldt couldn’t believe it. He pulled his hair out and threw his water bottle indignantly on the floor. Again there had been a referee decision against his team, […] More

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    Despite the coronavirus: Borussia duel takes place in Mönchengladbach

    While games in other leagues in Europe were canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic, the ball continues to roll in the Bundesliga for the time being – also on Saturday in Mönchengladbach, where the game was supposed to be on the brink. Borussia Mönchengladbach against Borussia Dortmund – the Borussia duel, the current fourth in […] More

  • Football DFB Cup 1. FC Saarbrücken - Fortuna Düsseldorf (picture-alliance / dpa / T. Frey)

    Fourth division club Saarbücken celebrates cup party

    1. FC Saarbrücken writes cup history and is the first fourth division to move into the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. Fortuna Düsseldorf has to admit defeat – and the whole Saarland now dreams of more. He used to stand for the black and blue between the posts, now Saarbrücken’s former Bundesliga goalkeeper and club icon […] More

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    Which companies benefit from the coronavirus

    The fear of the coronavirus has a firm grip on the financial markets. After all, when companies lower earnings and sales forecasts, it is poison for stock prices. But there are also profiteers. Wait and see Netflix When the courses greased worldwide in the last week of February, the paper of the video streaming platform successfully resisted […] More

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    Excellent architecture of the Pritzker award winners

    It is considered the Nobel Prize in Architecture and is endowed with $ 100,000. The Pritzker Prize has now been awarded for the 40th time. We commemorate the winners of the past ten years. 2020: Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara The portfolio of the 2020 awarded architecture firm Grafton by the two Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and […] More

  • China Corona Virus Icon Image (Reuters / D. Ruvic)

    How does the Coronavirus rapid test work?

    Rapid tests must be limited to suspected cases, a general test is neither possible nor sensible. Read here who is being tested, how the tests work and whether there will be easier quick tests soon. So far there are no drugs or vaccinations against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. It will take at least 18 to 24 months until a corresponding […] More

  • Japan Tokyo 2019 | Seiko Hashimoto, Minister for Olympia (picture-alliance / dpa / Kyodo)

    Coronavirus: theoretically possible to postpone the Olympic Games

    The Olympic organizers say that the games in Tokyo could be postponed. But you want to stick to the original schedule. UEFA is currently examining various emergency options for the European Football Championship. 3 March: Japan’s Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto holds a postponement of the Tokyo Olympicspossible within this year – at least in theory. The contract to host the games […] More

  • Japan classroom in Tokyo (Reuters / T. Hanai)

    Japan closes all schools due to corona virus

    After weeks of partially clumsy crisis management, the Japanese government suddenly closes all schools to bring COVID-19 under control. The fear is that the Olympic Games could be canceled. On Thursday evening, the Japanese rubbed their eyes in amazement: from Monday, 13 million students will stay at home for a month. Primary, middle and high schools will […] More

  • Without a Turkey deal, the EU is naked

    Without a Turkey deal, the EU is naked

    The next crisis is suddenly there. Turkey waves refugees towards Europe. Now the EU has to take care of the migrants again. Old conflicts are breaking up, says Bernd Riegert. The European Union has relied on Turkey for four long years as a gatekeeper for refugees and other migrants. Now Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has done what he […] More

  • The Chilean Water War

    The Chilean Water War

    Small farmers in Chile are suffering from a severe drought. The privatized water supply exacerbates the consequences. Chile is the only country in the world where the water supply is almost 100 percent privatized. The goats of Miriam Pizarro search in vain for food on dust-dry hills. “I had to buy grass for my animals because nothing grows […] More

  • Africa's Eurobonds debt mountain is due

    Africa’s Eurobonds debt mountain is due

    In the 2020s, African countries had to repay a particularly large number of Eurobonds. Some are already busy, others could have problems. How can government bonds be better organized? African countries have borrowed large amounts of money in recent years – in the form of Eurobonds. These are government bonds issued in US dollars outside the United States, […] More

  • This is how climate change changes our food

    This is how climate change changes our food

    A portion of shrinkage fries, or rather an apple with hail damage: drought, severe weather and warm winters affect our food. Can floating farms help? The first year without ice wine Wine lovers now have to be very strong. Not a single winemaker in Germany has brought a bottle of ice wine to the cellar this winter. The […] More

  • Green City: How Brussels is arming itself against climate change

    Green City: How Brussels is arming itself against climate change

    The Belgian capital is known for its traffic chaos. But now Brussels has new plans to make the city more attractive to pedestrians. This not only helps against traffic jams but also benefits the climate. At Place de la Bourse in Brussels city center, tourists and commuters meander around barriers and paving stones. Construction work for climate protection. […] More

  • Denmark's Green Free School

    Denmark Green Free School focuses on sustainability in the curriculum

    In this Copenhagen school, students are more likely to be gardening or in the workshop than in the classroom. Could a new learning concept promote ecological change? A dozen children are sitting in a circle when the bell rings. Instead of jumping up and hurrying to the next class, they close their eyes. “Raise your hand when […] More

  • Day and year keep getting out of step

    Day and year keep getting out of step

    Leap years fascinate people. Maybe that’s because they add a day. February 29 is not an extra day at all, just a mathematical trick to make up for lost time. It is said in my family that my father was born on February 29, 1936 – on a leap day in a leap year long ago. Maybe it […] More

  • Where does the hatred of Dietmar Hopp come from?

    Where does the hatred of Dietmar Hopp come from?

    Protests against Hoffenheim patron Dietmar Hopp took place in many stadiums in the Bundesliga. Why is the 79-year-old the number one enemy for many fans and ultras? And where is the fault of the DFB and DFL? Who is Dietmar Hopp? Dietmar Hopp is a successful German entrepreneur. After completing his engineering studies, he worked for a […] More