Star summit as World Cup highlight: Messi against Lewandowski

When asked how Lionel Messi could be stopped, Robert Lewandowski’s national coach laughed. Messi scores so many goals and gives so many assists – you will probably never find a real answer, said coach Czesław Michniewicz before today’s group final between Poland and Argentina (8 p.m. / ZDF and MagentaTV). The World Cup will probably […]

Positive doping test at HSV professional Vuskovic

Soccer pro Mario Vuskovic from the second division club Hamburger SV has to reckon with a longer suspension. After a positive doping test, the German Football Association initiated proceedings against the central defender. As the DFB announced, the substance erythropoietin, also known under the short form Epo, was found in the Croatian during a training […]

Visiting the vet will be more expensive

X-rays for a whopping 32 euros, vaccinations for 11.50 euros – almost twice as much as before. And around 10 euros more for a simple dog check, even 15 euros for the cat check. Both now cost 23.62 euros each. Does that make you dizzy as a pet owner? The new scale of fees for […]

Voss-Tecklenburg nominated Freiburgerin Minge for US trip

In addition, after a long time, she nominated Carolin Simon (Bayern Munich) and Joelle Wedemeyer (VfL Wolfsburg), said the German Football Association. Midfielder Paulina Krumbiegel (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim) is also returning to the squad, as is goalkeeper Almuth Schult. The 31-year-old was absent from the 2-1 win against France in Dresden at the beginning of […]

German MP’s visit to Taiwan angers China

More than a week before Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s planned visit to China, there has been an upset in German-Chinese relations. The government in Beijing protested angrily against the visit of a Bundestag delegation to Taiwan. The German MPs were asked to “immediately cease their interaction with the separatist pro-independence forces in Taiwan,” according to a […]

Investigators want more government papers from Trump

According to media reports, US investigators doubt that ex-President Donald Trump has returned all government documents stored by him. The Department of Justice has informed Trump’s lawyers about the assessment in the past few weeks, the New York Times, the financial service Bloomberg and the news channel CNN reported on Friday night. They had pointed […]

Banks are becoming stricter on real estate loans

Banks are becoming stricter on real estate loans Show captionIn a dpa survey, large banks state that they are now applying stricter standards when granting real estate loans due to rising living costs. Photo: dpa

Dispute with China over German visit to Taiwan

The visit of a delegation from the German Bundestag to Taiwan causes severe upset in German-Chinese relations. Shortly after the six members of the Bundestag arrived in Taipei on Sunday, the government in Beijing protested. A State Department spokesman urged lawmakers to adhere to the “one China principle” and “immediately cease” their interactions with “separatist […]

Aiwanger’s alleged self-praise tweeted

Bavaria’s Economics Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hubert Aiwanger caused a stir on Twitter on Friday with supposed self-praise. The Free Voters boss felt compelled to react quickly: He explained that he had only forwarded the relevant text – and added an actually somewhat older original tweet as evidence. “Mr. Aiwanger, we need more politicians […]

“Kita Quality Act” should bring better care

The federal government will support the federal states in the next two years with a further four billion euros for more staff and quality in their daycare centers. The cabinet in Berlin passed a »Kita Quality Act«. The Bundestag and Bundesrat still have to agree. It ties in with the so-called Good Kita Act, which […]