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German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection

The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze abou...

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection

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A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
18:17, 05/01/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate....
18:00, 04/30/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation spe...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment Protection Authority, as Bill Shorten and Scott M...
04:00, 05/04/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:17, 05/26/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
16:00, 07/17/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
08:51, 05/20/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
06:34, 06/03/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?...
08:34, 07/12/2019

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
04:00, 07/09/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it would investigate....
08:34, 07/12/2019

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment minister said on Wednesday....
10:34, 05/22/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
05:17, 05/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an air flight....
02:51, 05/26/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in less than a week....
06:00, 05/26/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly....
08:51, 07/17/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critics say is elitist....
17:34, 07/16/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
15:00, 07/08/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
17:51, 05/16/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-Gener...
18:17, 04/28/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
22:34, 07/16/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pressing challenge....
07:17, 05/13/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government official said on Wednesday....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
12:00, 05/13/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
18:17, 06/04/2019

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
01:51, 07/08/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
11:51, 07/10/2019

Survey: German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pressing challenge....
06:00, 05/13/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups. Welthungerhilfe has said many poor have "no more reserves or resilience left" when hit by extreme weather....
19:17, 06/26/2019

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the pro...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’s branch in the capital said Tuesday that climate ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
20:51, 05/03/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
18:17, 04/28/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
02:17, 05/12/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
18:35, 07/06/2019

German foreign minister heading to Iran next week BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers. Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Adebahr said Thursday that the visit is part of a broader ...
16:51, 06/06/2019

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament....
18:00, 06/19/2019

German minister: nuclear disarmament treaty in crisis STOCKHOLM (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a treaty on disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation is in crisis. Maas, who is attending a one-day meeting on the subject Tuesday in Stockholm, after a trip to Iran for talks on the country...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
12:34, 07/12/2019

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
10:00, 06/06/2019

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday....
21:34, 07/20/2019

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divi...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
15:51, 05/05/2019

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat ...
14:17, 05/29/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Britain won't get a better Brexit deal, German minister tells Conservatives The European Union and its member states will not be prepared to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels whoever the next British Prime Minister is, Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday....
13:34, 06/11/2019

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
21:17, 07/11/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
09:51, 07/17/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
13:34, 06/18/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
13:17, 06/08/2019

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too imp...
12:00, 06/03/2019

German mconomy minister : It's up to Huawei to show it meets our security requirements Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate it can meet its security requirements for participating in the building of the country's 5G network, the economy minister Peter Altmaier said after meeting with the company's chief executive officer on Friday....
00:34, 06/22/2019

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Young German captain takes on Italy’s hard-line minister The 31-year-old German captain with tied-back dreadlocks and a steady voice as she defies port authorities in defense of dozens of passengers rescued at sea has enraged Italy’s interior minister....
18:51, 06/28/2019

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
22:17, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a dispute over subsidies to U.S. planemaker Boeing and Europe's Airbus....
03:51, 07/11/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
16:17, 07/17/2019

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
04:00, 07/12/2019

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Road toll companies made mistakes - German transport minister Contracts the German government signed with private companies to implement its road toll scheme - which a European court has since ruled illegal - were cancelled partly due to breaches by the companies, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said....
15:00, 06/26/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
20:00, 05/19/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/18/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook by mid-2020....
00:51, 05/18/2019

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks Instex, a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions, is expected to be ready soon, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday, ahead of talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran....
08:34, 06/10/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
13:34, 07/17/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
03:17, 06/21/2019

Iran media depicts German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as a Nazi German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran visit received widespread coverage in the country's media, which seemed to unanimously criticize Germany and the EU for their inability to help Iran circumvent US sanctions....
12:51, 06/12/2019

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like Chancellor Merkel....
14:51, 05/30/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
15:17, 06/08/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
15:17, 05/29/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:51, 06/26/2019

With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did not directly deny that gay people have been executed in Iran and instead cited a need to respect “moral principles."...
20:51, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-German deputy finance minister sees no place for state bank guarantees Germany should not provide a state guarantee to protect any of its banks, the country's deputy finance minister Joerg Kukies said on Monday, following the failure last month of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank....
17:34, 05/13/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
11:34, 06/08/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Mark Field suspended as minister after grabbing climate protester by neck Police investigate reports of assault as video shows Field forcefully removing woman Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after a video showed him pushing a female Greenpeace activist against a pillar and grabbing her neck while...
12:51, 06/21/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects. Guterres made the com...
20:51, 05/12/2019

A tale of two Trump announcement speeches President Trump announced he was running for office almost exactly four years ago. His 2020 announcement exemplified how dramatically his economic rhetoric has evolved....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environmen...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Another Campaign Ban For Azam Khan, This Time For "Provocative" Speeches Azam Khan, the Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur, has been banned again from campaigning in the ongoing national election for violating the model code of conduct...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Carney and Hammond look to future in Mansion House speeches This year's Mansion House dinner - the traditional event in which the chancellor and Bank of England governor address the 'bankers and merchants of the City of London' at the Lord Mayor's official residence - looks like being something of a landmark....
03:51, 06/21/2019

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported....
17:34, 06/11/2019

"Speeches, Foreign Tours, Anything Else?" Arvind Kejriwal Hits Back At PM A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused his government of non-performance, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today gave his report card on the various issues addressed by his government in......
09:51, 05/09/2019

Trump calls Biden a ‘loser’ ahead of dueling Iowa speeches President Trump unleashed a furious attack on Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday — hours before they were scheduled to deliver dueling speeches in the key battleground state of Iowa. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean, look, Joe never got mo...
21:34, 06/11/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens flat ahead of Fed speeches U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, as rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that U.S.-China trade talks may generate little progress kept investors on the sidelines, ahead of a handful of speeches by Federal Reserve officials later in the day...
15:51, 06/25/2019

#WhiteNoise: Garner, NC Cops Raided a Black Woman’s Home After Neighbor Complained of Her Playing “Islamic Jihadist” Malcolm X Speeches On Thursday a gang of police officers in Garner, North Carolina raided Mikisa Thompson’s house in the middle of the night for playing Malcolm X speeches “too loudly”....
07:51, 05/23/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in...
23:34, 04/28/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
01:00, 05/29/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
01:34, 05/21/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
18:51, 05/17/2019

How AI could save the environment Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
07:34, 06/01/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
16:34, 06/13/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

'Electability' Is a Protection Racket Here is a poll of potential head-to-head matchups between Donald Trump and five of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, which shows all of them beating him soundly....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Best DDoS protection of 2019 In October 2016 DNS provider Dyn was hit by a major DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by an army of IoT devices which had been hacked specially for the purpose. Over 14,000 domains using Dyn's services were overwhlemed and became unrea...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Net a lifetime of VPN Unlimited protection for only $29 Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are a rock-solid means of protecting your virtual privacy and sensitive information. So, grab a great deal on a reliable VPN provider for life with a subscription to VPN Unlimited. Lifetime plans were on sale for on...
15:51, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
12:51, 06/05/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in line with the industry....
12:51, 06/06/2019

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A new study from MIT physicists reveals how these eve...
09:34, 05/14/2019

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract top draft prospects like Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthony Davis....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Blackford on student 'hostile environment' SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford asks the prime minister if she will match Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to provide free tuition for EU students through to 2021....
17:51, 05/01/2019

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
18:51, 06/19/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support syste...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
02:17, 06/07/2019

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its Aquafina brand of water in aluminum cans for US f...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmenta...
16:51, 07/10/2019

He Fought for Iran’s Environment and Was Arrested. Now, He’s Dead. Authorities say a well-known Iranian-Canadian professor killed himself in a Tehran prison, after he and other environmentalists are arrested. His family is demanding answers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Monday in a speech in which he is expected to declare ...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent....
18:17, 05/01/2019

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sour...
21:34, 06/27/2019

Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being seated next to a tiny screamer on an airplane, holding a shrieking nephew as his bottle is prepped, o...
23:51, 07/03/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
01:17, 06/18/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Greater protection for veterans from war crimes allegations Serving military personnel and veterans facing investigations over alleged historical offences are to get greater legal protection under proposals to be announced by the defence secretary....
08:51, 05/15/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
10:17, 06/05/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials....
16:51, 06/22/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy priorities over the last eight months, polling has r...
15:51, 07/21/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations. The decree issued Wednesday cuts the size of the National Cou...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as aims       ...
18:51, 07/09/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people....
10:51, 05/01/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanization and building work has contributed to beach erosi...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious planet....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-end encryption on messaging apps and mobile device...
04:51, 07/02/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
00:17, 06/02/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment,” t...
05:51, 07/09/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threatened species, according to a long-delayed governme...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong economy and a healthy environment. (July 8)  &#...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminum cans, does one container have an even wo...
23:34, 05/01/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
09:51, 06/05/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
23:17, 05/24/2019

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating as media organizations demand that police protect them and give them space to work after a radio reporter was killed...
19:51, 06/11/2019

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday....
13:34, 05/25/2019

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
22:51, 05/01/2019

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional. Tuesday’s decision was praised by...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
17:34, 07/08/2019

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic initiatives....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
02:17, 06/16/2019

English soccer club Bolton set for bankruptcy protection BOLTON, England (AP) — One of English soccer’s most historic clubs is set to be placed in bankruptcy protection after a failed takeover bid. If financially stricken Bolton is placed under the management of administrators, it would result in a p...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Helmet tour: Seeking safest possible head protection There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn't mean manufacturers won't chase that goal.        ...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Plea For Protection From Arrest To Be Heard This Week The Calcutta High Court will hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with the Saradha chit fund case on Wednesday....
11:34, 07/15/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airliners ever made, or alternatively, enough Eiffel To...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
18:51, 05/24/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
13:51, 07/13/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears,...
16:51, 06/18/2019

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy......
22:34, 06/18/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and m...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth....
00:34, 05/06/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
19:17, 07/05/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwater plan, in the process backing down on a longstand...
03:17, 06/23/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
07:51, 07/11/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in a speech green groups derided as "utter fantasy."...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
14:17, 04/29/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
20:34, 06/16/2019

San Francisco: wealthy opponents of new shelter claim homeless are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfron...
11:17, 07/12/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough taxes and exacerbating climate change....
01:00, 07/04/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
22:51, 05/01/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
09:17, 07/16/2019

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
21:34, 07/08/2019

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack LONDON (AP) — England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inquest into the killing of eight people during an extremist attack two years ago. Coroner Mark Lucraft sa...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
15:17, 06/17/2019

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
10:00, 06/05/2019

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
22:17, 06/13/2019

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
13:34, 05/22/2019

US land managers shift position on Chaco protection bill ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. land managers are open to legislation that would limit federal leases for oil and natural gas development near a national park in New Mexico held sacred by Native Americans. Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director of O...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Banco do Brasil CEO cites "worry" about possible Odebrecht bankruptcy protection The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA said on Wednesday there is a "worry" about a potential bankruptcy filing by construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
19:00, 06/05/2019

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
14:51, 05/28/2019

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
15:17, 05/30/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
06:17, 06/11/2019

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
09:51, 06/29/2019

IndyCar Will Use This Sleek 'Aeroscreen' for Cockpit Protection Starting Next Year Moves to at least partially close the cockpit in series like IndyCar and Formula One are long overdue, given the injuries and fatalities associated with leaving drivers’ heads wide open. But F1 finally mandated head protection with a “halo” in 2018, ...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Kamal Haasan Gets Protection From Arrest Amid Row Over "Godse" Remark The Madras High Court today granted actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan protection from arrestafter cases were filed against him over "Godse extremist" remark....
11:51, 05/20/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty to mainland China....
10:51, 07/15/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows Enlarge (credit: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Image) There are plenty of good reasons that people should cycle more. People who exercise more are healthier and can score higher on cognitive tests, for one thing. And replacing short c...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f...
19:17, 06/04/2019

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Sea, sand but no sunscreen: tiny Tuvalu desperate for skin protection Pacific island nation is on the frontline of climate change but locals must fly to Fiji if they want to buy sunscreenAs the midday sun beats down on Tuvalu, a slim slice of golden sand in remote Oceania, locals seek shelter under palm trees by the la...
09:34, 05/05/2019

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained a...
20:17, 05/21/2019

P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1 A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED....
10:17, 05/30/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
04:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
00:34, 06/11/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
14:17, 07/18/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
22:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
21:17, 06/04/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
02:51, 07/10/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store, according to a University ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionThe energy minister, Angus ...
06:34, 06/19/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous......
17:51, 07/18/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green re...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health....
01:17, 05/15/2019

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plastics such as bags, straws and cutlery will be proh...
08:34, 06/11/2019

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f---king planet."...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile work environment.”...
13:34, 05/27/2019

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded hum...
00:34, 06/21/2019

New data storage and protection solutions unveiled at Dell Technologies World Specifically, the company has announced Dell EMC Unity XT, Dell EMC Isilon OneFS 8.2, Dell EMC cloud storage services, Dell EMC PowerProtect, Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance, and Dell Technologies Services for the data centre....
19:34, 04/30/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Robert Vadra on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his anticipatory bail in a money-laundering case. The probe agency has challenged a......
12:34, 05/27/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and se...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot tra...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Protection As Kumaraswamy in Mumbai Today The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
02:51, 07/10/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on M...
21:34, 07/01/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
18:17, 04/28/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the...
07:34, 05/09/2019

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the departme...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order against her, alleging she was “very mentally ill” and unstable. Brittnay Ryals Paonessa, 27, is accused of ...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
14:00, 05/17/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
23:51, 06/26/2019

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back when it was Ford’s bare-bones truck offering stateside. It now has high safety ratings as well, aside f...
20:51, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President....
15:51, 04/29/2019

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe conditions. News of John Sanders resignation comes as the agency returned m...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:34, 06/05/2019

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
06:51, 05/31/2019

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
11:17, 06/07/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Little recourse for Corey Kluber injury in pitching-starved environment Corey Kluber has a fractured forearm, and the loss is felt throughout the Fantasy Baseball world. Scott White offers some suggestions for replacing him....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Jason Kenney calls environment assessment bill a threat to national unity Jason Kenney will meet face-to-face today with the political foe he attacked relentlessly in his successful bid to become Alberta's premier: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
12:34, 07/18/2019

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademark application for the name......
23:17, 05/23/2019

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
13:51, 07/19/2019

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, acc...
13:17, 07/09/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
07:17, 07/17/2019

Credit Karma Will Give You a Year Of Free Tax Audit Protection, For a Limited Time Getting audited by the IRS sounds like less fun than a root canal performed by an art history graduate, but for a limited time, Credit Karma will give you a level of protection for free, just for signing up....
22:34, 06/17/2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner to leave as immigration tensions escalate John Sanders, acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, will be leaving his post amid reports of troubled facility.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
09:34, 06/11/2019

High Court Orders Police Protection For Inter-Caste Couple In Maharashtra The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to provide protection to a Pune woman who has expressed fear of a violent backlash from her family for being in a relationship with a man......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
09:17, 05/25/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Acting Border Protection Chief Will Step Down as Migrant Children Are Returned to Texas Facility The Trump administration says it is transferring the children back to a shelter in Clint, Tex., that had seen hundreds of children held in overcrowded and filthy conditions....
20:51, 06/25/2019

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla top candidates to lead Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla are at the top of the White House list of candidates to replace outgoing acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders, according to three sources with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
00:34, 06/26/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, curr...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:34, 04/28/2019

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Ex-Ohio State football assistant Zach Smith arrested for allegedly violating protection order Former Ohio State football assistant coach Zach Smith was jailed Thursday after allegedly violating a protection order at his children's school.        ...
16:34, 05/10/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
18:34, 04/28/2019

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, Is Reportedly Seeking Protection in London Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the sixth wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, is said to be seeking refuge in London after reportedly leaving her husband and fleeing Dubai. She is thought to be living with th...
02:17, 07/04/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Protection against property fraud: can we protect our elderly aunt's property for her through the Land Registry? My elderly aunt is trusting of everyone and lives alone. Can we use the Land Registry to protect her property in case someone tries to sell it against her will?...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Liquidity Provider Protection feature (“LP2”) on its Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange (“ED...
15:34, 06/10/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebol...
05:34, 07/16/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver Sallet discovered....
22:34, 07/10/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination plot....
23:17, 07/19/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
18:17, 05/01/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
19:17, 05/24/2019

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
17:34, 06/17/2019

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
00:17, 06/08/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
02:51, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
14:17, 06/26/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
17:00, 05/22/2019

The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it’s against SUVs. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 25, 2019....
03:17, 06/26/2019

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
14:17, 06/26/2019

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
09:51, 06/18/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
18:17, 05/01/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
20:17, 06/14/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
19:34, 06/04/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
20:34, 05/23/2019

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand their ground in Iran....
16:17, 06/27/2019

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from ...
10:00, 06/27/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Merkel says German coalition discord over EU top job 'is not easy' Opposition by Germany's Social Democrats, junior partners in the ruling coalition, to the nomination of conservative Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission chief is making governing difficult, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/11/2019

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happen in Germany....
16:17, 06/27/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
13:00, 07/02/2019

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
17:17, 07/04/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
19:34, 07/10/2019

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
22:34, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
12:51, 07/10/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase was among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
11:51, 07/10/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
18:51, 05/31/2019

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
14:17, 05/24/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
18:51, 05/31/2019

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. T...
15:00, 07/01/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
17:34, 05/09/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
09:17, 05/30/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a p...
14:00, 06/17/2019

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of intentionally targeting people he believed to be for...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affairs committee on the case....
09:51, 06/26/2019

The Latest: German ambassador talks of war ‘we provoked’ Representatives of Germany have acknowledged on the eve of D-Day that the Allied forces that landed in German-occupied France 75 years ago not only played a huge part in Europe’s liberation, but also their country’s liberation from Nazi rule...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
21:17, 06/16/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
00:34, 06/06/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “cl...
19:34, 07/15/2019

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
10:17, 06/22/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
15:51, 04/29/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
09:51, 06/20/2019

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban...
17:34, 07/19/2019

Masked raiders rob German cafe with a machine gun A coffee shop in the town of Oberursel in central Germany has been robbed by five people armed with a machine gun. The group attacked customers with pepper spray before stealing thousands of euros....
10:51, 05/06/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
12:34, 06/22/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
08:00, 06/20/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
19:00, 06/05/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
18:34, 06/09/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
23:51, 06/26/2019

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets: papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
18:00, 06/18/2019

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets - papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
17:51, 06/18/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
12:51, 06/08/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death. The exhibition at the Kupferstich-Kabinett mu...
16:17, 06/13/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
19:17, 04/28/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
00:00, 05/04/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer i...
14:51, 06/06/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
09:00, 07/22/2019

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
18:34, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
04:34, 06/11/2019

There should never be state guarantees for banks - German deputy FinMin The government should never give any form of state guarantee to protect a specific bank, Deputy Finance Minister Joerg Kukies said on Monday, following failed merger talks between Germany's two largest lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
17:51, 06/22/2019

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
19:34, 05/23/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
06:00, 06/11/2019

German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from Nazis A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counter protest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue....
03:00, 06/22/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
02:00, 05/15/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
15:51, 06/11/2019

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
03:00, 06/22/2019

German archaeologists suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New historical research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
17:17, 07/04/2019

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
17:17, 07/04/2019

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Two men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
11:17, 07/18/2019

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of parliament, Peter Beyer....
04:51, 07/11/2019

German Cup final live: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Serial winners versus the corporate upstarts. Neutral German fans might struggle to decide quite who they're rooting for in the German Cup this year. Follow all the action with us, as it happens....
21:34, 05/25/2019

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Two more bodies found in inquiry into German crossbow deaths Pair discovered dead in flat owned by one of three victims of hotel shootingTwo more bodies have been found during investigations into the deaths of three people discovered in a Bavarian hotel room who had been killed by crossbow bolts.Two women were...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
23:00, 05/25/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top sco...
03:34, 05/26/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
15:51, 06/08/2019

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
12:34, 07/11/2019

2 German fighter jets collide, pilots eject BERLIN (AP) — The German air force says two fighter jets have collided in the northeast of the country, but the pilots were able to eject. Local radio station Ostseewelle reported that the two Eurofighter jets collided shortly before 2 p.m. (1200 GMT...
17:17, 06/24/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
07:51, 05/03/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
14:51, 07/11/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will stand as it is, says German ambassador Germany will be willing to explore any ideas put forward by a new British prime minister to break the Brexit deadlock but the Withdrawal Agreement "will stand as it is", Germany's ambassador to London said on Wednesday....
09:51, 07/03/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
04:00, 06/23/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
05:17, 06/10/2019

German churches to see sharp drop in membership by 2060 A study predicts that Germany's two main Christian churches will lose millions of members over the coming decades and have to tighten their financial belts as a result....
18:00, 05/02/2019

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel a...
10:51, 06/09/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
15:51, 07/17/2019

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
23:34, 07/04/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Le...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
21:17, 07/07/2019

German election officials threatened after rejecting far-right candidates Election officials in a German state have received hate messages and will be given police protection for their meetings after they disqualified some far-right candidates for a vote in September, a regional government spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
17:34, 07/09/2019

German Sea-Eye rescue ship sailing to Malta despite having no permit Migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi, operated by the Sea-Eye NGO, has headed to Malta with dozens of migrants on board. Malta has not granted them permission to dock, but the charity says they "can not wait."...
13:34, 07/07/2019

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago...
17:34, 06/19/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
00:34, 05/17/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
20:34, 06/16/2019

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
21:51, 07/06/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
22:00, 05/20/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
18:00, 04/29/2019

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Monday that the two, who were not named, were charged...
15:51, 06/17/2019

German biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier retires Two-time Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier has announced her retirement at the age of 25. The German biathlon professional said she no longer had the motivation to compete at the top level....
15:34, 05/17/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
15:34, 05/17/2019

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
00:34, 07/09/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
07:17, 05/18/2019

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to react if a financial crisis happened....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
05:51, 06/19/2019