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Germany's financial capital will be presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when London and its financial institutions leave the EU next year. But the city ... It offers panoramic views of the only German city where skyscrapers fight for attention alongside a medieval town hall and 19th century villas. And ... Frankfurt

Josef Schuster, the chief of Central Council of Jews in Germany told a German radio station that although wearing the yarmulke is correct in principle; he will nevertheless advise Jews in Germany not to announce their presence in public areas by wearing a kippah. He suggested they should wear a ...
Given the fact that these two countries are warmer and sunnier and have more beaches than Germany, this isn't surprising. Nonetheless, the land of Bier und Bratwurst is still a hot destination for Brits seeking to move abroad, at least within the EU. So where exactly do they all flock to? Berlin the top state ... German states
Jewish people living in Germany's major cities should "wear a baseball cap or something else", rather than the traditional Jewish head covering, Schuster suggested. Schuster warned that if open anti-Semitism is not countered, then democracy in Germany is in danger. "It is not just anti-Semitism, it is ...

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Police in Columbus are looking for a woman who carjacked a 72-year-old woman in German Village Sunday. It happened shortly after 9pm Sunday along East Mithoff Street between City Park Ave. and South Fourth Street. The victim told Police she was parked in front of a ...
Over the past few years, the influx of artists and the city's affordability have led outsiders to proclaim Leipzig "the new Berlin." Many locals I talked to found that insulting. Why was Berlin -- which is just over an hour away by high-speed train -- the measure of a German city's worth? Soon Leipzig had ... Germany
DUBOIS, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana group is considering building a replica of a medieval village to host its annual festival that celebrates the region's German heritage. Several businesses and foundations have contacted organizers of the Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival offering support and ... Germany
Cedar Rapids Police said no one was hurt after a house fire on the city's northeast side, Saturday evening. HS SOCCER. HS SOCCER. Pinpoint Doppler Radar. Features. Tweets from https://twitter.com/KCRG/lists/kcrg-reporters. Most Viewed. Iowa News · Military · First Alert Weather · Pinpoint Doppler Radar · Cancellations. Germany
Several hundred people carried banners and Catalan independence flags as they marched from the city's iconic Brandenburg Gate through the country's capital. They called for his release from a prison in the Schleswig-Holstein city of Neumuenster where he has been held for one week. Puigdemont fled ... Germany
In larger German cities, hundreds of Pfandsammler or “deposit collectors” – many of them pensioners or people in precarious living conditions – roam the streets with trolleys and hand torches, searching bins for plastic bottles they can take to the next supermarket. Some cities have mounted bins with ... Germany
Volkswagen has said it will buy back new or nearly new diesel cars affected by diesel bans in German cities. A German court recently ruled that cities should be allowed to ban some diesel cars to reduce pollution. The scheme will only apply in Germany but, if diesel bans spread, VW may expand it outside ... Germany
The signing ceremony took place in the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany. Cooperation aims to further implement Smart City projects to provide safety and comfort to Kyiv residents, the mayor's press service reports. "Kyiv successfully introduces the latest smart city technologies into ... Germany
... particularly among older generations, is rife. Tamsin Walker looks at how the city is dealing with late-life loneliness. ... Realizing the need to tackle isolation in this city of almost 4 million, she founded Silbernetz, a telephone-based solution modeled on a British project. An advert for Silbernetz showing two ... Germany
“In Crystal City, I learned German, supposedly,” Wesselhoeft said. “But I didn't learn it very well. So when I got into Germany I went back to first grade again. It took me three years to get through first grade.” Nicole Johnson, a freshman, has spent the last several months studying the legacy of the Crystal City ... Germany
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko and the German company atene KOM GmbH signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to expand Smart City projects in Kyiv. The signing ceremony took place ... аtene KOM GmbH is a Berlin-based company with offices all over Germany and in Brussels. The company has over 10 ... Germany

Congratulations to Dr. Zoran Cerar's German Language students at Garden City High School who earned 15 Gold medals, nine Silver, nine Bronze, and six Certificates of Achievement on the 2018 National German Exam. “The purpose of the exam is to recognize student proficiency in listening, viewing, ... Germany
The home town of influential communist thinker Karl Marx is celebrating the 200th anniversary of his birth... with new pedestrian lights. The philosopher and author of The Communist Manifesto was born in Trier in western Germany on 5 May 1818, and spent his first 17 years in the city. The new set of traffic ... Germany
... commissioned the installation, said in a statement on the city's website. Marx was born in Trier on May 5, 1818, and lived there until he was 17, when he went to study at the University of Bonn. Cartoonist Johannes Kolz designed the figures on behalf of the Municipal Press and Communications Office. Germany
Talks about diesel bans in major European cities are spreading like wildfire, necessitating the government and law to step in. ... Dusseldorf is the seat of the state government, and the 2nd largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia, which is the largest state in Germany with a population of 18 million. Driving ... Germany
... away from the ceremony. The Church has previously recognized other apparitions. The holy mother has apparently appeared a number of times around the world. The Church claims people have seen her in the French town of Lourdes, Fatima in Portugal, Guadalupe in Mexico, and the western Irish town ... Germany
So why are Germany's cities going red? ... No wonder he looks pleased: Frankfurt mayor Peter Feldmann (left) with Angela Merkel and other German leaders in 2015. Image: Getty. ... After Essen, you have to scroll all the way down to Bonn, Germany's nineteenth largest city, to find a second CDU mayor. Germany
Berlin: German security agencies are on alert for signs of violence against Turkish facilities in Berlin, Stuttgart and other cities, the Interior Ministry said, after fires damaged ... A Kurdish demonstrator in Cyprus shouts slogans in protest against the Turkish offensive targeting Kurds in the city of Afrin in Syria. Germany
Saarbrucken, a town near the French border, came third on the amphetamine ranking, with Mainz (5), Dortmund (7), Rostock (8) and Berlin (9) also featured. German cities were also over represented in the table on methamphetamine use. Chemnitz and Erfurt came in first and second on this ranking, with ... Germany
The city itself went back to 600 BC, a sought-after place owing to its lush fertility on account of resting in the Neckar river valley. But it got its current name only in 10th century AD when the Duke of Swabia (region in southern Germany with Stuttgart as its centre) established his stud farm and the area came to ... Germany
In Stuttgart, known as the “German capital of air pollution”, the concentration of harmful nanoparticles regularly exceeds the legal limits, much more often than in any other city in the country. However, it remains unclear whether the ban will benefit a country where diesel-powered vehicles are viewed as a ... Germany
A small town in southwestern Germany has decided to keep a church bell dedicated to Adolf Hitler ringing, but as a memorial to spark dialogue about violence and injustice. The DPA news agency reported Tuesday the Herxheim am Berg council voted 10-3 to preserve the bell, which carries the inscription ... Germany
Mathies said he began to notice "alarm signals" in the past year that the city's volunteers and teachers really needed help dealing with the number of refugees in town. Minister Spiegel said that Pirmasens was a "special case," but several towns across Germany have successfully appealed to have the influx ... Germany
Germany has already made its commitment to cleaner vehicles clear by calling for a ban on combustion engine cars starting by 2030. Now, in a landmark ruling, a top court says cities have the right to ban diesel motors in an effort to improve air quality. The decision will potentially affect 12 million cars on ... Germany
Owners of diesel cars face uncertainty, as it is up to local governments whether to ban older vehicles from certain parts of town. Around 10 million of the 15 million diesel cars registered in Germany fall short of the latest Euro 6 EU emissions regulation, potentially making them eligible for a ban, as well as ... Germany
One of Germany's top courts will rule next week on whether heavily polluting vehicles can be banned from the urban centres of Stuttgart and ... The environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) earlier this year sued nine German cities because it wants to allow municipalities to enforce clean air ... Germany
It seems like a scene straight from Berlin and not Cottbus, a city in Brandenburg that has garnered a reputation as a gathering ground for right-wing rallies and violence. In the past three years, the number of foreigners in the eastern German city of 109,000 inhabitants grew from 4,500 to 8,000. The increase ... Germany
It's not just about Germany either - cities across Europe are struggling to meet EU air quality standards, and may well see the German ruling as setting a precedent. New diesel cars won't be affected, but that's not really the point. Consumers are already moving away from the technology - and the prospect of ... Germany
Thanks to freedom of assembly guaranteed by Germany's constitution, the event was organised in accordance with German law. In response, the local city council, dominated by the conservative Christian Democratic Union, decided to host a Peace Festival on the main square of Ostritz, a sleepy town ... neo-Nazi
A small town in southwestern Germany has decided to keep a church bell dedicated to Adolf Hitler ringing, but as a memorial to spark dialogue about violence and injustice. The DPA news agency reported Tuesday the Herxheim am Berg council voted 10-3 to preserve the bell, which carries the inscription ... neo-Nazi
Mathies said he began to notice "alarm signals" in the past year that the city's volunteers and teachers really needed help dealing with the number of refugees in town. Minister Spiegel said that Pirmasens was a "special case," but several towns across Germany have successfully appealed to have the influx ... neo-Nazi
Germany has already made its commitment to cleaner vehicles clear by calling for a ban on combustion engine cars starting by 2030. Now, in a landmark ruling, a top court says cities have the right to ban diesel motors in an effort to improve air quality. The decision will potentially affect 12 million cars on ... neo-Nazi
In Britain, rip-off energy prices have become politically toxic, with the major parties vying to offer price caps, heating allowances and a transition to lower-carbon technologies. But truly radical plans – such as taking the supply of energy back into the hands of local communities – have never been given ... neo-Nazi
Fifteen years ago, Wolfhagen was like thousands of other German towns and cities in leasing its electrical grid for its 14,000 residents to one of the world's largest energy companies, E.ON. ... One of those satisfyingly ungainly bits of Deutsch, it denotes a town or city reclaiming ownership of its public utilities. neo-Nazi
A high court in Germany says a city suffering from excessive air pollution can ban older diesel vehicles from its streets, if officials cannot find other ways to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions to E.U.-mandated ... German cities got the green light today from a German high court to start banning diesel vehicles. neo-Nazi
Owners of diesel cars face uncertainty, as it is up to local governments whether to ban older vehicles from certain parts of town. Around 10 million of the 15 million diesel cars registered in Germany fall short of the latest Euro 6 EU emissions regulation, potentially making them eligible for a ban, as well as ... neo-Nazi
A court in Germany ruled Tuesday that cities can impose bans on diesel cars, causing the country's auto industry to look ahead to billions in coss to ... streets after the environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) sued German cities Stuttgart and Duesseldorf in an effort to force the municipalities to ... neo-Nazi
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's top administrative court will decide on Tuesday whether cities in Europe's biggest auto market can ban diesel cars, potentially wiping hundreds of million of euros off the value of up to 12 million vehicles. Since Volkswagen was found in 2015 to be cheating on ... neo-Nazi
That brought the number of deaths from hypothermia to 58 this winter, according to national police statistics. Such deaths usually occur among homeless people or drunk people who stay outside during the night. Authorities in some cities and towns, especially in the east where temperatures are lowest, will ... neo-Nazi
It's not just about Germany either - cities across Europe are struggling to meet EU air quality standards, and may well see the German ruling setting as a precedent. New diesel cars won't be affected, but that's not really the point. Consumers are already moving away from the technology - and the prospect of ... neo-Nazi
BERLIN: Germany's top administrative court will decide on Tuesday whether cities in Europe's biggest auto market can ban diesel cars, potentially wiping hundreds of million of euros off the value of up to 12 million vehicles. Since Volkswagen was found in 2015 to be cheating on emissions tests in the ... neo-Nazi
City Manager Joshua Smith said German Village and Main Street are the two neighborhoods that are going to see the “most impact” from that complex. Here are five of the properties available for new occupancy, according to Hamilton's German Village Association. Open full screen to view more ... neo-Nazi
A thirsty goalkeeper chose the wrong time to have a drink during a second-tier soccer game in Germany on Saturday. Duisburg's Dutch goalkeeper Mark Flekken had picked up a bottle behind his own goal-line and was not even watching the game against Ingolstadt when the inevitable happened in the ... neo-Nazi
After several months of excavation work, Egypt's antiquities ministry said on Saturday that an ancient cemetery had been discovered near the city of Minya, south of Cairo. The large necropolis is located 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) north of the Tuna al-Gabal area, a vast archaeological site on the edge of the ... neo-Nazi


 

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