Tag Archives: Germany

Germany’s first big arena concert during the pandemic sparks controversy 

In September, 13,000 people can attend a concert featuring Bryan Adams in Düsseldorf’s arena. But is it a good idea?

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Bundesliga transfer blog: Manchester United target Sancho heads to BVB training camp 

Weston McKennie is a man in demand, in Germany and further afield. Meanwhile, New Zealand international Sarpreet Singh has joined Nuremberg on loan and the Jadon Sancho rumors continue. Get the latest here.

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Germany: Hamburg police seize 1.5 tons of cocaine 

Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.

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UK quarantine rules: Which new countries have been added to the list? 

Belgium is a key international crossroads for travellers from the UK to the Netherlands, Germany and beyond

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Germany charges four ex-Audi executives with fraud over ‘dieselgate’ scandal 

Three former board members at German car manufacturer Audi, along with a retired manager have been charged with fraud, criminal advertising and indirect false certification for their part of the “dieselgate” scandal.

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Condolences pour in for Lebanon after Beirut blast 

Well wishes and promises of assistance are flooding in after the deadly explosion in Lebanon. France said it had already dispatched aid, Germany said embassy staff were among the injured, and Trump hinted at foul play.

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It’s A Disaster’: German Expats Love U.S. But Not Its Handling Of Coronavirus 

Germany has flattened its curve, and unemployment has barely budged. And some Germans living in the U.S. are mystified by how politicized the pandemic has become here.

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Albania transfers ‘Islamic State’ terror suspect to Germany 

The man known as Komron B. was immediately arrested upon arrival at Frankfurt Airport. He has been accused of plotting to attack US military facilities on behalf of the “Islamic State” terrorist network.

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Coronavirus study: Young Germans hit hardest in pocket 

Germany’s under-30s have been particularly hard-hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study. The research also found that women were suffering mentally more as a result of the pandemic than men.

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Body Bags and Enemy Lists: How Far-Right Police Officers and Ex-Soldiers Planned for ‘Day X’ 

Germany has woken up to a problem of far-right extremism in its elite special forces. But the threat of neo-Nazi infiltration of state institutions is much broader.

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Nadine Angerer: Former Germany keeper on Angel City and Black Lives Matter 

World Cup winner Nadine Angerer now works for Portland Thorns in the USA. She told DW she welcomes the addition of a new team backed by Serena Williams and says the Black Lives Matters movement has changed her thinking.

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Leroy Sane urges David Alaba to snub Man City transfer interest as new Bayern Munich star opens up on Etihad exit 

LEROY SANE has urged David Alaba to snub interest from Manchester City this summer and stay with him at Bayern Munich. Pep Guardiola has earmarked the versatile Austrian international as a possible signing as he looks to strengthen his defence for next season. But Sane – who quit the Etihad to return to Germany earlier […]

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Frankfurt: 39 people arrested after outdoor party turns into riot 

Dozens of people have been detained after an open-air party zone in Germany’s financial capital turned into a massive brawl. Police say they were attacked as onlookers applauded.

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Germany: Virus-hit Tönnies slaughterhouse slammed for requesting state aid 

A slaughterhouse in Germany has filed for state support after a coronavirus outbreak spread to more than 1,500 employees and triggered a local lockdown. Under German quarantine law, the request might succeed.

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French, Spanish, Italians and Germans want UK visitors to stay away 

British holidaymakers face being snubbed abroad by panicked locals over the fear of a new coronavirus spike. Families in Italy, Germany, Spain and France have all said they felt worried about visitors

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