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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

1: 1 on matchday 2: Tired Wolfsburg get point in Freiburg

Even a flood of shots on goal did not give SC Freiburg the second Bundesliga victory they had hoped for against VfL Wolfsburg. In the first home game of the new season on Sunday (27.09.2020), SC Freiburg did not get beyond a 1: 1 (1: 1) against VfL Wolfsburg. Striker Nils Petersen took the lead […]

After a cyber attack: passport data from 12,000 Germans online

Hackers have posted passport data of hundreds of thousands of people online. Among them are 12,000 Germans. The data comes from the immigration authorities of Argentina. Identity theft threatens. Von Maximilian Zierer and Ivo Marusczyk, BR The attack occurred on August 27, 2020: around 7 a.m., numerous border guards reported to the IT support of […]

German debate after Moria fire: “These are Europe’s refugees”

Development Minister Müller is pushing for refugees from Moria to be accepted. In the ARD he called the number of 2000 migrants. A “coalition of the willing” must go ahead within the EU. Different tones come from NRW. The fires in the Greek refugee camp Moria have once again brought the precarious conditions in the […]