Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof: These branches will be closed

Frankfurter Zeil, Münchner Stachus or Hamburger Mönckebergstrasse – Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof closes 47 stores in prominent locations. Originally there should be as many as 62 branches. The affected branches of Karstadt (K) and Galeria Kaufhof (G) at a glance. Baden-Württemberg: Göppingen (GK), Mannheim (G), Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt (G) Bayern: Ingolstadt (G), Munich Am Nordbad (K), Munich […]

Before Biden’s inauguration: Washington is arming itself against protests

The US capital looks like a crisis area these days: barriers, fences and 20,000 national guards are supposed to secure Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. In the meantime, the President-elect is setting the tone. By Katrin Brand, ARD Studio Washington Washington DC is used to a lot. Roadblocks, circling helicopters, columns of vehicles. The preparations for […]

Shortly after landing: Navalny arrested at Moscow airport

Kremlin critic Navalny was arrested immediately after his return to Moscow. Security officers took him to passport control at Sheremetyevo Airport. Several of his supporters were also arrested. The Kremlin opponent Alexei Navalny was arrested at the airport after landing in Moscow. The 44-year-old was taken away at passport control, as can be seen on […]

Skeleton World Cup in St. Moritz: victories for Gassner and Hermann

Cheers in the Olympic ice track in St. Moritz: Alexander Gassner from Winterberg went on the natural ice rink to the first World Cup victory of his career. Tina Hermann was able to catch up with the women. Skeleton pilot Alexander Gassner drove to his first World Cup victory. One week after the bronze medal […]

Soccer Bundesliga: Union Berlin continues to soar

Union Berlin continued to soar in the Bundesliga against Bayer Leverkusen. After the game, Leverkusen’s Jonathan Tah accused a Berlin player of racism. Union won 1-0 against Bayer Leverkusen on Friday evening (January 15th, 2021) at the start of the 16th matchday with a late counter goal by Cedric Teuchert (88th minute) and moved up […]

Research on the net: faster than the investigating authorities

Whether in the attack on the Capitol or in the Navalny case – journalists and researchers are often faster than investigative authorities, also thanks to online research tools. But there are limits. By Silvia Stöber, After the storm on the Capitol in Washington, the FBI called for help in finding the rioters. Trump supporters […]

Corona crisis: Merkel wants to bring the federal-state round forward

Chancellor Merkel wants to bring the next federal-state round forward to next week. According to media reports, she sees a need for rapid action due to the British coronavirus mutation. There is no room for openings. Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to discuss how to proceed in the corona pandemic with the prime ministers of the […]

Corona crisis: criticism of Söder’s idea of ​​mandatory vaccination

Many care workers apparently do not want to be vaccinated against the corona virus. That’s why CSU boss Söder is thinking out loud about compulsory vaccination for this professional group. This creates a new debate – and sharp criticism of Söder. The corona vaccinations in Germany are only slowly starting. About 600,000 people had been […]

Amendment to the constitution: children’s rights only lip service? |

For a year the coalition had argued about how children’s rights could be enshrined in the Basic Law. A compromise has now been found, but it has met with a lot of criticism. It remains to be seen whether the constitutional amendment will succeed. Opposition politicians and child protection organizations have fundamentally welcomed the agreement […]

Jury of the “Language Critical Action”: For the first time two unwords of the year chosen

“Corona dictatorship” and “repatriation sponsorships” are the non-words of the year 2020. For the first time, the jury will choose two terms to draw attention to the fact that inappropriate words have also been coined outside of Corona. The jury of the “language-critical campaign” has chosen the terms “repatriation sponsorships” and “corona dictatorship” as the […]