ARD “Germany trend”: Scholz a good candidate for SPD chancellor?

The SPD wants to run next year with Scholz at the top in the federal election. According to a new survey, he has not yet received the approval of his two predecessors Martin Schulz and Peer Steinbrück. According to a survey, 44 percent of the population consider Olaf Scholz to be a good candidate for […]

Bavaria warns Thuringia of corona easing

BAyern’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) has described the announcement of far-reaching general easing of the corona restrictions in Thuringia as a “fatal signal”. He asked those responsible in Thuringia to reconsider the intention, said Söder on Monday on the sidelines of a visit to a kindergarten in Nuremberg. Before that, the head of the […]

Security Policy: The spectacular recommendations of the Bosbach Commission

WWith a wink, olfgang Bosbach issued a warning that sounded more harmless than it was thought. “We hope that we did not do the work for the library of the State Chancellery,” said the CDU politician. Bosbach addressed these words to NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU). After more than two years of work, 26 […]

Green send questionnaire to Angela Merkel and Olaf Scholz

90 questions – all not particularly edifying: The Greens wrote a letter to the federal government in the Wirecard scandal. A committee of inquiry is far from being averted. In the possibly largest fraud scandal in post-war history, many questions remain unanswered. How many? The Greens now have a first number ready: they want the […]

Bundestag decides travel vouchers

DAid is decided and all but the donor are dissatisfied is rare. But when the Bundestag decided on Thursday to create a regulation for vouchers instead of reimbursements for trips canceled in the Corona crisis, there was criticism not only from the opposition, but also from the travel industry. Too late and not enough for […]

ECB bond purchase program: Freedom from the Bundestag in a hurry

Dhe European Central Bank (ECB) bond purchase program from 2015 has already caused a lot of trouble. Especially since the Federal Constitutional Court urged the ECB in a sensational ruling in May to disclose how it weighed the effects of its controversial PSPP program. In the meantime, a solution to the ongoing dispute is imminent: […]

BVG and Wasserbetriebe do not pass on the VAT reduction to customers

BerlinBerlin’s state-owned companies such as the transport and water companies are currently not passing on the reduction in VAT to their customers. This emerges from a response from the Senate Finance Administration to a request from the FDP Vice-Group Leader Sibylle Meister, which is available to the dpa. Meister, spokeswoman for her group’s budget and […]

Wirecard: Public prosecutor searches five objects

Wirecard headquarters In addition to the company’s headquarters in Aschheim, the public prosecutor’s office searches two properties in Munich and Austria. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf The public prosecutor came to the insolvent payment service provider Wirecard on Wednesday. Since morning she has been searching a total of five objects: three in Munich, including the company headquarters […]

How Bafin boss Felix Hufeld justifies himself

Berlin, Frankfurt Felix Hufeld was more important for the finance politicians this Wednesday afternoon than the Chancellor. The hearing of the Bafin chief in the finance committee should actually end by 1 p.m. at the latest, since then Angela Merkel (CDU) commented on the German EU Council Presidency in plenary. However, from the point of […]