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ABOUT etc

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NEWS

> News from Germany

Farmers' protests lead to blockades and trafficc jams across Germany
> News in depth

Half of Ukrainian refugees want to remain in Germany

> German Politics
Hesse's governing conservatives (CDU) to change coalition partners

> German Business
DAX closing prices and a range of indices
> German Sport

Final Bundesliga results and table; Euros 2024 - the German squad
> German weatherTypical April weather with record highs as well as frost and snow

RESEARCH

> German Football Indes (GFIx)
The GFIx compares the 2023/24 form of Bundesliga clubs with their performance during the previous season
> Trees in German cities

Street trees save lives but they struggle to survive

> Women mayors in Germany

In Germany, only 9 per cent of mayors are women
 

TOWNS & CITIES

> Trees in German cities

Street trees save lives but they struggle to survive

> Berlin

> Bremen

> Munich (München)

> Greifswald's Mayor wins World Mayor Friendship Award
 

POLITICS

> Germans march against the far right

> German descendants of resistance fighters speak out

> German mayors against the right

“The ideology of the far-right makes me want to vomit.”

> OMAS GEGEN RECHTS

Grannies against the Right honoured for their courage
> AfD in eastern Germany
In eastern Germany right-wing party is on the march
> German Turks

Young German Turks rebel by voting for Recep Erdoğan

SOCIETY

> German's constitution

Germany's post-war constitution or basic law (Grundgesetz) has been in force since 23 May 1949
> Campaign against the far-right
From the Coasts to the Alps, Germans protesting against the right

> Descendants of German resistance fighters

> Refugees

German refugee centres unsuitable for children
> Love is halal

A Berlin mosque raises rainbow flag

> German citizenship

Acquiring a German passport will become easier and faster

> Anti-Semitic crimes

Extremist politics at the root of anti-Semitism

> German female scientists

Grants for female scientists to focus on research work 

WOMEN

> Women mayors in Germany

In Germany, only 9 per cent of mayors are women

> German business women

> OMAS GEGEN RECHTS
Grannies against the Right honoured for their courage

> Swiss women win ground-breaking environmental victory
> Women vs Switzerland

Older Swiss women use the law to fight cliamte change
> Women remain behind
There was no Angela-Merkel effect

> Women on German company boards

Women board members contribute to profitability

> Heide Simonis

Heide Simonis, a trailblazer for women in politics is dead

> German female scientists

Grants for female scientists to focus on research

> Woman Mayors

ENVIRONMENT

> Trees in German cities

Street trees save lives but they struggle to survive
> Women vs Switzerland
Older Swiss women use the law to fight cliamte change
> Germany’s greenest cities

Green spaces dominate Germany’s largest cities

> Climate goals

Germany to invest in forests and peatland to reach climate goals

 

IMMIGRATION

> European immigration and asylum policies

Europe agrees a new asylum regime. One million people sought protection. Germany and France received most. The largest groups of people seeking protection in Europe were from Syria, Afghanistan and Turkey,

TRANSPORT

> Deutschland Ticket

Travelling for only 49 euros a month all across Germany 
 

THE ARTS

> Books

Novel about the twisted environment in a Viennese boarding school wins the German Book Prize

> Hertha Gordon-Walcher

Her dream of a just revolution unfulfilled

> Cinema

Against a backdrop of snow and ice, a film noir portrays the madness of science

> Opera
Thomas Guggeis: 30-year-old conductor feted across Europe

HISTORY

> German's constitution

Germany's post-war constitution or basic law (Grundgesetz) has been in force since 23 May 1949

> The Iceman Ötzi

The Iceman Ötzi's ancestors broght farming to Europe
> Nördlingen sword

A 3000-year-old bronze sword so well-preserved, it shines

THE JOURNAL

> Towns & Cities

 

> Politics

 

> Society

 

> Environment

> Business

> History

> Women

> Immigration

> The Arts
 

> Europe

 

> Sport
 

 

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