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DIANE Abbott yesterday accused Brits worried about immigration of behaving the way Germans did towards Jews in the 1930s. She said: "Historically, such as in the period of the Weimar Republic in Germany between the wars, economic collapse has always led to scapegoating the other." Shadow Home ...

For the time being new customers at the food bank in Essen may only be Germans "until the scales are balanced again" between locals and foreigners, said Sartor. The first Tafel Deutschland opened in Germany 25 years ago and the charitable association, which focuses on feeding the needy, is heavily ...
The 29-year-old finished fifth in the large hill event on Tuesday at the Alpensia Cross-Country Center, as Germans swept the podium: Johannes Rydzek won the gold medal, Fabian Riessle took the silver, and Eric Frenzel, winner of the normal hill event on Feb. 14, grabbed the bronze. "I can see the summit ...
For the last week Russia has been cut off from Western Europe by revolution and civil war in Finland. Outgoing passenger traffic has been suspended or greatly inconvenienced by damage to the railways. British and other travellers anxious to leave Russia are deterred by accounts of the spread of Russian ...

Last year the Tesla Model S outsold the Mercedes S-Class as well as the BMW 7 Series in their home market of Germany. I assure you, the Germans are pissed, and if you listen carefully right now, you can probably faintly hear the screaming of Dieter Zetsche a continent away. This is the first time that the ...
Germans have not switched to credit and debit cards as quickly as people in other developed economies, preferring instead to use banknotes and coins for their purchases. The average German wallet contains €107 ($132) in cash, according to the Bundesbank. That's one of the highest amounts in Europe, ...
Germans investigate auto supplier Bosch in wider Chrysler emissions probe. German prosecutors are investigating two employees of parts maker Robert Bosch on suspicion of aiding fraud. It is part of a wider examination into Chrysler diesel emissions in the United States. By. Martin-Werner Buchenau; and ...
Ganja or guns: Germans forced to choose between medicinal marijuana and firearms. A Munich court has ruled that anyone with a prescription for medicinal marijuana must give up the right to own firearms. The judge ruled that anyone owning guns must be in a condition to handle them cautiously.
BERLIN - Guided by its catastrophic history of warmaking, modern Germany has long been reluctant to send troops to foreign conflicts. But the country has not held back on supplying the world with weapons: It is the globe's fifth-largest arms exporter. Now, however, events both at home and abroad are ...
The campaign to put up a memorial in Berlin to political prisoners who suffered under East Germany's communist government has taken a first step forward in parliament. Two MPs - Social Democrat Siegmund Ehrmann and Christian Democrat Marco Wanderwitz - say they are "working hard behind the ...
Turkish police officers guard a court in Istanbul, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, with sign reading in Turkish: 'Justice Palace'. Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu Agency says Wednesday the court has sentenced three people to life prison terms for their involvement in an Islamic State group suicide bomb ...
Germans hate us celebrating our glorious victory against Nazism because it reminds them of their own shameful past. Leo McKinstry. 30 January 2018 • 3:30pm. 572. John Cleese, in character as Basil Fawlty, does a ridiculous high kick with his Basil Fawlty's 'Don't mention the war!' has become part of the national psyche ...
Every few years I try to write a column staking out a reasonable middle ground on immigration. After all, most big, important issues are clashes in which both sides have a piece of the truth. The case for restricting immigration seems superficially plausible. Over the last several decades we've conducted a ...
Germany has a reputation for being particularly environmentally conscious. Why then does the country produce so much plastic waste? And can Germans be persuaded to ditch the excess packaging? Fruit wrapped in plastic in a supermarket (Source: Fotolia/LVDESIGN) (picture. Bananas, slices of cheese, ...

As I would learn over the next six and a half years in Berlin, much of what I thought I knew about Germans was wrong -- especially the way they approach raising children. The parents I met were almost the polar opposite of the stereotype of the overbearing, strict German parent. In fact, compared to today's ...
Mr. Weiglein noted that many physicians are also worried about being labeled "Dr. Dope" in the community. When and if Germany ever approves marijuana for recreational use is another issue. government research found 13.3 percent of Germans age 18 to 64 reported using cannabis in the past year.
"German state TV is working to prepare the German People for their future," wrote Robert Spencer for jihad Watch. The Vlad Tepes blog wondered aloud whether the scene constituted "brutal German state propaganda to encourage children to be Muslims." Paul Joseph Watson, editor-at-large for the ...
Detroit -- Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti have used the Detroit Auto Show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany's prestige automakers and Tesla. The Japanese are fighting to gain ground in the U.S. luxury market as Audi and Mercedes-Benz have expanded sales and ...
As I am typing this sentence, I am looking outside the window from my room and am reminded of the several cultural differences that exist between America and Germany. I see an organized and clean cobblestone street, which is surrounded by cottage-style homes with solar panels on their sharply pointed ...
BERLIN, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Germans are saving more than ever despite minimal interest rates, German central bank (Bundesbank) reported on Wednesday. According to Bundesbank, households' financial assets amounted to 5.8 billion euros (7.1 billion U.S. dollars) in the third quarter of 2017, up by 1.2 ...
After hearing and reading about a World Bank story in the press that brought warnings about the global economy and financial markets, I was surprised at the extent of the negativity. My assessment is more positive and so my response was basically: "What does the World Bank know? Those guys have ...
A majority of the German population believes that Chancellor Angela Merkel will not see out the current parliamentary term that ends in 2021, in spite of ongoing talks to breathe new life into the grand coalition that has ruled for the past four years. According to the poll conducted by the Infratest institute and ...
Due to some of my extra-journalistic interests, I've hosted quite a number of Germans in my home. All were friendly and polite, surprisingly warm, not to mention full of guilt feelings, but also - with a single amazing exception from Hamburg - totally lacking a sense of humor. Not just that they couldn't tell a ...
The demolition of a historic German church to clear the way for the expansion of an open-cast mine this week has outraged locals and environmentalists, as politicians moot giving up their own clean energy targets. Built in large part by local people and consecrated in 1891, St Lambertus church in ...
Germany is rethinking its approach to combating anti-Semitism after a protest against President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital turned the anti-Jewish prejudices of some Muslim immigrants into a national issue. In the month since immigrants burned an Israeli flag at Berlin's ...
RANGERS' participation in the AOK Traditionmasters was ended at the group stage, with opponents Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin proving too strong for John Brown's men. Both games were hugely entertaining and provided some memorable moments, but the Gers' debut in the competition saw ...
More than three months since Germany's inconclusive national elections, efforts to form a new government have come down to a last stab at reviving the partnership between Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right and the center-left that governed the country the last eight years. The political uncertainty ...
... are 'sceptical'. Angela Merkel's hopes of forming another grand coalition with the Social Democrats have been dealt yet another blow as the latest poll indicates the majority of Germans are sceptical about reviving the alliance. By Jon Rogers. PUBLISHED: 20:12, Sun, Jan 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 20:36, Sun, Jan 7, 2018 ...
"It's a technology driven by anarchists ... and now the banks are promoting the technology," says Berlin-based think tank. Eriver Hijano for The Wall Street Journal. People mingle at a blockchain meetup at Room 77 in Kreuzberg, Berlin. Photo: Eriver Hijano for The Wall Street Journal. By ...
Vala: Come up with innovations like Germans, Japanese ... of the Indian Speech and Hearing Association (ISHACON) at the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) here, he said speech and hearing professionals must bring innovations in the area on par with the Germans and Japanese.
About two-thirds of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel's best times are behind her, according to a new survey published Thursday. The poll, carried out by Die Welt daily and public broadcaster ARD, said that 67 percent of Germans believe that Merkel is no longer the leader she once was.
Electricity bills are often a worry, especially during winter when you have extra heating costs to think about, and a massive light-up Santa Claus to power sitting tastefully on your roof. You'd expect energy prices to go up around the world during these winter months, but this isn't the case everywhere.
Business. What doing business in Iran is like for Germans. Recent protests in Iran appear to have been motivated by economic frustrations. German businesses are investing in the country, but so far it's nowhere near enough to overcome Iran's economic stagnation, analysts say. Panik in Teheran nach ...
The Forsa Institute asked more than 1,000 Germans over the age of 14 about their food values and eating habits. Respondents said they regularly cooked at home, and were committed to reducing waste. Of those surveyed, 72 percent said they ate fruit and vegetables on a regular basis, and 66 percent ...
Nearly 50 percent of Germans want Angela Merkel to resign as chancellor immediately, according to a poll published on Saturday. The poll, commissioned by Die Welt, found that 46 percent of respondents want Merkel to step down as she prepares to start talks on forming a new government early next ...
BERLIN -- While Germans are stocking up on firecrackers and Champagne to welcome the New Year, officials are setting up roadblocks and safety zones for women to ensure that festivities in cities across the country remain peaceful and safe. For the first time this year, organizers in Berlin have ...
Vogelsang, however, does have some idea what might have something to do with it: "I think, what just happened is German players did well in the past, like the crew around Igor [Kurganov] with Fabian Quoss, Philipp Gruissem, and Tobias Reinkemeier and Max Altergott. There were German People who ...
Germans also made the first glass Christmas-tree baubles and the first tinsel. Many of the most popular Christmas carols have German roots. Even Santa Claus has German ancestry. He was first popularized in drawings by an American political cartoonist, Thomas Nast, between 1863 and 1886 in Harper's ...
A thin majority even let Italy and Scandinavia into the club. The GfK survey, released on Monday, showed that 53 percent consider Scandinavia safe for travel, and 52 percent think the same about Italy. Despite Spain being the most popular tourist destination for Germans, most seem to think you are taking ...
After having travelled half the globe and headed numerous German cultural institutions around the world, a retired, dignified German lady sits in her austere dining room, her grey hair lifted in an impeccable bun, and tells me in a disillusioned tone how Germans are usually dry, and how she found in ...
The relationship between the United States and Germany has been a cornerstone of the liberal international order for decades. From the Marshall Plan to early entry into NATO to German reunification and the post-Cold War era, the two countries have been engaged together in major historical events while ...
Top Chef is back in the kitchen! Every week, Parade's Mike Bloom interviews the latest chef told to pack their knives and leave Colorado. "To thine own self be true" is a quote attributed to a playwright, but can apply to any creative occupation. This idea especially applies in the culinary world; in an ...
To themselves and others, Germans after Hitler averred that never again must might make right. In effect, they disavowed the legitimacy of power as a tool in world politics and elevated morality to the position of arbiter. Outwardly, Germans thus disowned a tradition of realism that stretches from Thucydides ...
Dresden, Germany - Six people were injured during a violent altercation in eastern Germany between a group of German nationals and a group of immigrants, German police said Saturday. Two of those injured suffered stab wounds. One was electrocuted with a taser, police said, adding that the reason for ...
Germans have a lot of trust in the police and doctors, but strongly distrust public relations firms and Islam, according to a new study released Tuesday. The "2017 RTL/n-tv-Trendbarometer" survey by public opinion research firm forsa on behalf of the RTL media group asked more than 2,300 respondents ...
But for nearly 15 million Germans, sitting down with loved ones to watch "Dinner For One" before ringing in the New Year is a time-honored tradition, says Thomas Schreiber. He's the head of Entertainment at the German network NDR. He spoke to me from their studio in Hamburg. THOMAS SCHREIBER: ...
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged citizens not to fear the uncertainty of the country's months-long political stalemate, speaking in his traditional Christmas address. Chancellor Angela Merkel won elections three months ago without a clear majority and has since been struggling to form a new ...


 

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