September 22, 2019

A Leon on the Trans-Siberian railway

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On its 20th anniversary, and with the fourth generation about to be presented, more than two million units of the SEAT compact have been sold since 1999 Placed in a straight line, they would stretch for more than 9,000 kilometres, the same distance covered by the legendary Trans-Siberian train The growth and internationalisation experienced by the […]

Lufthansa will continue to be an official partner of Germany’s football association DFB

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Contract extension until the end of 2022 Lufthansa is continuing its commitment to football and has extended its partnership with the German football association Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB) for another four years until 2022. Lufthansa therefore remains an official partner of DFB. As the “official airline”, Lufthansa flies the players, coaches, staff and delegation members of […]

France and Germany commit an additional €25.5 million for Caribbean conservation programs

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHNS, Antigua – France, and Germany, along with The Nature Conservancy, have pledged over US$45 million in contributions to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to increase resources for biodiversity conservation. At last month’s CBF annual meeting in Antigua and Barbuda, Ulrike Metzger, division head of regional development policy, Central America, […]

J/22 World Championship

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2019 J/22 World Championship at Warnemuender Segel-Club – Mid-week Update By J-Boats From Sail World Thirty-one boats are sailing the 2019 J/22 World Championship in Warnemuender, Germany in the coming week. Hosts are the Warnemuender Segel-Club with help of Berliner YC and YC Berlin-Grunau, held in concert with Warnemeunder Week from the 6th to 13th […]

EU Commission: France and Germany differ on Brussels’ top job

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From BBC Signs of disagreement have emerged between France and Germany as EU leaders meet following elections that shifted the balance in parliament. The talks are a chance to assess the new political landscape and consider candidates for the EU’s top jobs. But the leaders of France and Germany have already suggested different figures to […]

Man killed by crossbow in Germany led ‘medieval cult’

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From BBC The man killed in a crossbow murder-suicide pact in Germany is believed to have led a cultish group devoted to medieval folklore and treated the women around him like slaves, reports say. The bodies of Torsten W and two women were found in a hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday, alongside three crossbows. The […]

Earth Day 2019: The future, survival of these species are in significant danger

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By AShley Williams From Accuweather Humans coexist on Earth with millions of other species, but we’re also their biggest threat. Our activity on the planet – from deforestation to pollution and pesticide use – has led to the rapid and permanent disappearance of many of these creatures in what has become the greatest rate of […]

Germany, CDB to build capacity for climate change projects in the Eastern Caribbean

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from Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is supporting member states of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in their efforts to build capacity to develop robust climate change projects for financing. The bank’s board of directors has approved a grant from the German international development agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft […]

Spectrum of the Seas

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Spectrum of the Seas February construction photo update By Matt Hochberg from Royal Caribbean Blog Royal Caribbean just released new construction photos of Spectrum of the Seas from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The 7,860 lb. propellers, part of the 20.5-megawatt azipods, are getting their finishing touches before being placed onboard Spectrum of the […]

Dr. Dobson condemns NY abortion legislation

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By Dr James Dobson From Family Talk Dear Friends, I write you today to express my great alarm for this nation on many levels, especially related to a bill that was passed by the New York state legislature on January 22nd, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The new law is called the “Reproductive […]