Parents in crisis: those who are entitled to continued payment of wages

The federal government now wants to compensate for lost wages in the Corona crisis for longer if parents have to look after their children at home. Who is entitled? How much money is it about? It was not until the end of March that the federal government created clarity for parents on the forced break. […]

THE BALL – Over eight thousand infected by Covid-19 (Mozambique)

With the appearance, this Monday, of more than 305 positive cases of Covid-19, Mozambique passed the barrier of eight thousand infected, on the same day that another person lost his life victim to the pandemic. The country now has a total of 8,288 positive cases and 59 deaths. The most recent victim is a 64-year-old […]

Basketball Bundesliga: clubs run out of players

What’s next in the basketball Bundesliga? The clubs actually wanted to end the season later, but it doesn’t look like that. Many Americans are leaving their clubs. The 17 clubs in the basketball Bundesliga want to get together again soon to discuss how to proceed with the coronavirus crisis. A video conference is planned for […]

Temperature record: 21.7 degrees Celsius in the Arctic

It has never been so warm on Svalbard. Meteorologists measured almost 22 degrees Celsius. From the scientists’ point of view, the new record shows that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the world. Svalbard has recorded the warmest temperature so far since weather records began. The peak value of 21.7 degrees Celsius […]

Advice on Nazi victim groups: Finally recognition for enormous suffering

Those who did not conform were branded, persecuted and tortured by the Nazis as “anti-social”. Today the Bundestag wants to decide that these people are also recognized as Nazi victims’ groups. By Barbara Kostolnik, ARD capital studio “Asocial”, “professional criminals”: These words still do not sound good today. And strictly speaking, it shouldn’t even exist, […]

Abuse complex Bergisch Gladbach: High penalties for child sexual abuse

On Friday, the regional court sentenced two defendants to long prison terms in the country’s first trial on the Bergisch Gladbach abuse complex. A man from Krefeld has to go to prison for thirteen and a half years. A prison term of fourteen and a half years was imposed on a Viersener. The two 39-year-old […]

Authorities fear outbreaks of Covid-19 after easing measures

Although all the Covid-19 indicators in the country are decreasing and showing a positive impact, health authorities are concerned about the possibility that the country will face a re-outbreak of the virus in the coming weeks, concomitantly with the flexibility of restrictions and commercial openness. For this reason, the Covid-19 update press conference offered yesterday […]

With conditions: First brothels are allowed to reopen

The sex business is one of the last areas that was banned in the corona pandemic. With existential consequences for prostitutes and brothels. In some federal states, sex work will soon be allowed again – subject to conditions. Brothels are allowed to reopen in some parts of northern Germany. The northern states of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, […]

New York declares state of emergency

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday as authorities attempt to tackle the spread of the coronavirus. 0-https: // (Photo AFP) March 07, 2020 at 19:06 Modified 07 mars 2020 at 19:08 Local authorities have reported 76 cases of the coronavirus in New York, including 10 people currently in hospital, […]

Illegal immigrants: New York as a “city of refuge” in danger

US President Trump has long had an argument with his native New York. He is particularly bothered by the 500,000 illegal immigrants. Because the city administration offers them special protection. By Stephan Laack, ARD Studio New York Around 200 cities in the USA are so-called “Sanctuary Cities”. These cities, including New York, offer special protection […]