The situation in New York is “surreal”

A Quebecer residing in New Jersey has made the decision not to return to Canada, as the federal government strongly recommended last week. Antoine Clément has lived in the populous city of Hoboken for seven years. On the other side of the Hudson River, he has a view of Manhattan, a New York borough where […]

Meat industry: Coronavirus outbreak in German slaughterhouse

AOnce again there was an outbreak of coronavirus infections in a German slaughterhouse. 92 employees at a company in Dissen, Lower Saxony, tested positive, as the district of Osnabrück announced. Quarantine was reportedly ordered for the infected and their contact persons. Production in the slaughterhouse will be suspended from Monday. Many of the infected lived […]

Why is Olaf Scholz announcing higher taxes?

SIf the SPD should win the next federal election, its chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz wants to tax top earners higher. He leaves open how much more “the rich” should pay. Likewise the question of who is rich at all. The Federal Finance Minister of the “Rheinische Post” just said literally: “In view of the many […]

Why is Olaf Scholz announcing higher taxes?

SIf the SPD should win the next federal election, its chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz wants to tax top earners higher. He leaves open how much more “the rich” should pay. Likewise the question of who is rich at all. The Federal Finance Minister of the “Rheinische Post” just said literally: “In view of the many […]

Jens Spahn spat on during an election campaign in NRW

During an election campaign in Bergisch Gladbach, Health Minister Jens Spahn wanted to talk to critics of his Corona policy. But the situation escalated. Photo series with 21 pictures According to a newspaper report, Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn was spat at on Saturday during an election campaign in Bergisch Gladbach. The CDU politician had […]

Quebec will no longer wait for Ottawa to connect regions with high speed internet

Fed up with waiting for funding from the federal government to connect the regions to high-speed internet, Quebec itself will finance projects. • Read also: Bell Canada trusts Ericsson for 5G • Read also: 826 million students do not have a computer at home This was indicated by the Prime Minister, François Legault, passing through […]

Agreements: vaccines available in 2021 in Canada (if the trials are successful)

Ottawa announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with Moderna as well as with Pfizer and BioNTech, to secure possible doses of the two vaccines against the disease. “These two agreements demonstrate our aggressive approach to providing access to a vaccine,” Supply Minister Anita Anand said at a press briefing in Toronto. • […]

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 […]

The most punctual and unpunctual train stations in Germany

Punctuality is a value that many Germans attribute to themselves and sometimes insist on insistently. Accordingly, there is great excitement if Deutsche Bahn adheres to it only to a limited extent. In a report by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, the (in) punctuality of Deutsche Bahn has now been broken down with […]

Car tolls for all of Europe are immediately reduced

According to Andreas Scheuer, there will soon be a nationwide car toll in Europe. This provides for a new EU toll directive. Now, however, the Ministry of the Environment has immediately crushed the plans. Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to pave the way for an almost nationwide car toll in Germany and Europe with the […]