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Berlin reports first Omicron Covid-19 case, several more suspected cases

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Ms Dilek Kalayci, health senator in the state government of Berlin, said there were also several more suspected cases of the Omicron strain in the city of 3.6 million people. So far, little is known about the new variant, but there is a risk of a further spike in infections due to a faster spread of the virus, Ms Kalayci said in a tweet.

Angela Merkel backs vaccine mandate as Germany imposes further restrictions on unvaccinated

Irish Independent 03 Dec 2021
“The situation in our country is serious,” Ms Merkel told reporters in Berlin, calling the measure an “act of national solidarity” ... Ms Merkel herself backed the most contentious proposal of imposing a general vaccine mandate.

Germany locks unvaccinated out of public life; mandate looms

The Hindu 03 Dec 2021
“The situation in our country is serious,” Ms. Merkel told reporters in Berlin, calling the measures an “act of national solidarity” ....

Cricketer Azeem Rafiq meets Holocaust survivor and tours Jewish Museum in London days after he ...

The Daily Mail 25 Nov 2021
The 30-year-old cricketer-turned-whistleblower sat with Ms Barnett, a ... Born in Berlin in 1935, Ms Barnett fled Germany and arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport in 1939 - the organised rescue effort that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of World War Two.

'Meet a Jew' Program Aims to Tackle German Anti-Semitism

Wall Street Journal 19 Nov 2021
“When you hear the word Jew in Germany, many people think of the Holocaust,” Ms.

Top musicians could disappear unless EU touring issues solved, says MP

Belfast Telegraph 18 Nov 2021
Labour MP for Vauxhall, Florence Eshalomi, told Westminster Hall about her former constituent – the late singer-songwriter and actor – and how being able to freely tour around Europe allowed him to help bring down the Berlin Wall. Ms Eshalomi said.

‘The Putin whisperer’ Merkel can’t ride to the rescue this time

Irish Independent 13 Nov 2021
But the timing of the latest moves suggest they have more to do with Ms Merkel’s imminent retirement ... Ms Merkel has called Mr Putin twice this week to press him to intervene with Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko and defuse the crisis on the Polish border – without success ... Ms Merkel distrusted Mr Putin from the start.

Whistleblower warns of potential impact of Facebook’s metaverse project

Belfast Telegraph 09 Nov 2021
Ms Haugen is a former product manager at Facebook turned whistleblower whose revelations about the company’s practices have drawn global attention ... Ms Haugen has already made stops in London and Berlin to speak to officials and lawmakers and spoke at a tech conference in Lisbon.

Warrant issued for arrest of murder accused

BBC News 20 Oct 2021
Mr Flynn's home address was given as Berlin in Germany. Ms Tiffney, who was 43, was last seen outside her flat in the Dean Village area of ...

Merkel calls for compromise as German coalition talks start

RTE 03 Oct 2021
Speaking at celebrations in the eastern city of Halle to commemorate German reunification in 1990, Ms Merkel said the country once again had the opportunity to shape its future ... "Diversity and difference" were not threats to society, Ms Merkel added, as Germany had shown in the years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Grieving parents say London Marathon has been day of ‘kindness’

Belfast Telegraph 03 Oct 2021
All the feels! ❤️ ... “They were shouting ‘do it for baby Jade’ or her name ... PA. / ... Ms Nash said ... He added ... He has previously run the London, Brighton and Berlin marathons but this was Ms Nash’s first at the distance. They think they finished in about 6 hours and 30 minutes but forgot to check because of the “adrenaline rush” of it all, according to Ms Nash.

Voices From The Readers – October 1, 2021

The Ocean City Dispatch 30 Sep 2021
Enough With Plastic. Editor. ... After all, plastic is made to last and it does ... Ocean City. x ... I am deeply saddened and dismayed to hear that Berlin Mayor Zack Tyndall has terminated Judy Ashton’s services of maintaining Main Street’s Memorial Garden ... After all, someone has to take care of the area and no one is more qualified than Ms ... Berlin. x.

Centre-left SPD candidate Franziska Giffey wins Berlin mayoral race

Straits Times 27 Sep 2021
Ms Franziska Giffey, the SPD candidate to be the mayor of Berlin, won 21.4 per cent of the vote, beating rival candidates from the Green party on 18.9 per cent and the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) on 18.1 per cent ... Berlin's Free University later rescinded Ms Giffey's PhD ...

Berlin backs referendum on expropriating big landlords

RTE 27 Sep 2021
A majority of voters in Berlin want city hall to expropriate major landlords such as Vonovia and Deutsche Wohnen to help reduce rents in the German capital, provisional referendum results showed today ... Ms Giffey called on the Berlin government to draft a bill and conduct a legal review of it.

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