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Germany asks Alpine countries to close ski resorts amid pandemic

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wants European countries in the Alpine region to keep ski resorts closed...
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German Cinemas Will Remain Closed in December – Global Bulletin

In today’s bulletin, German cinemas remain closed; a Marcus Rashford documentary is set to air on the BBC; Channel 4 commissions comedy; Cineflix sells factual to the Nordics; ViacomCBS hires Lost Art TV; 101 teams with YADC; SPTN nabs “DinoCity”; and TVF sells a miscarriage doc. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared late on Wednesday that […]
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Austrians and Swiss go off-piste in Christmas skiing Covid row

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resorts closures amid third-wave Covid fearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the French president, Emman...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the Fre...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


European shares hover around nine-month highs, while gold gets a boost from a weaker dollar and cryptocurrencies slide

Bull and Bear sculptures outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt. Xinhua/Getty Images European shares held around nine-month highs, led by gains in German stocks, while the dollar eased, which boosted gold. Cryptocurrencies ran into a wall of selling after this week's rally, with Bitcoin down by $2,000 on the day and Ripple's XRP losing as much as 30% on the day. The US Thanksgiving holiday kept trading volumes fairly subdued, with futures showing a modest rise on the day. Visit ...
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Germany to impose tighter Covid rules after highest daily death rate

Five-person limit on groups will come in on 1 December with rules easing over ChristmasCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAngela Merkel has agreed with the leaders of Germany’s 16 federal states to extend and tighten measures against coronavirus until at least 20 December – and they are likely to extend them into January, she said late on Wednesday.“This is absolutely not the time to sound the all-clear,” she told journalists, after the number of deaths from the virus re...
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European officials expect Biden to pressure Merkel into killing her prized key gas pipeline project from Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Getty Three European officials told Insider that President-elect Joe Biden, when in office, could pressure Germany to drop its Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia. Nord Stream 2, which would transport natural gas from Russia to Western Europe, cost 10 billion euros to build. It had almost been complete when the US imposed sanctions on the project's Russian partners late last year, forcing construction to stop. US ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Ukraine, News UK, Merkel, Brussels, Biden


Car scrawled with "anti-globalization" messages crashes into Angela Merkel's residence in Berlin

A car has crashed into the gates of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Biden's foreign policy will be 'day and night' from Trump's but he faces massive challenges, veteran diplomats warn

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at President Donald Trump during a family photo opportunity at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. Christian Hartmann/Reuters President-elect Joe Biden's approach to foreign policy will be a clear break from President Donald Trump's "America First" approach that's isolated the US globally. "There will be message control and discipline. You're not going to have daily, sometimes h...
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Germany moves to close the gender gap by requiring companies to put women on executive boards

German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to the new rule on Friday. Reuters On Friday, the German coalition government agreed to a new rule that companies with more than three board members must ensure one of those members is a woman. The rule also states companies in which the German government has a stake will require 30% of its board to be female. The rule reverses a voluntary system established in 2015 that some said failed to achieve gender equality. Franziska Giffey, Germany's federal ...
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Coronavirus live news: Swedish nursing homes criticised for Covid handling; Germany mulls 10-people Christmas rule

Swedish watchdog condemned serious shortcomings after thousands die in nursing homes; Angela Merkel to discuss plan with state premiersOxford/ AstraZeneca vaccine has up to 90% efficacyLatest vaccine to be sold to developing countries at cost priceFrench man fined for breaking lockdown to ‘smash a guy’s face in’Shanghai Covid outbreak ‘traced to cargo from North America’ 12.17pm GMT An outbreak of coronavirus among mink in Denmark led the country to announce a mass cull of the 15-17m animals...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany could allow Christmas gatherings of 10 people; Hong Kong to close bars again

Angela Merkel to discuss plan with state premiers; Hong Kong facing renewed virus surge; WHO says experts to investigate origins of virusOxford/ AstraZeneca vaccine has up to 90% efficacyLatest vaccine to be sold to developing countries at cost priceFrench man fined for breaking lockdown to ‘smash a guy’s face in’Shanghai Covid outbreak ‘traced to cargo from North America’ 10.17am GMT Taiwan, Thailand, and increasingly Vietnam are showing the strongest recovery in the travel sector as most o...
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Biden signals sharp pivot from Trump's unconventional foreign policy with pick of insider Antony Blinken

The president-elect already knows many of the players on the world stage – from Vladimir Putin to Angela Merkel to Benjamin Netanyahu.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Germany's 'eternal chancellor' Angela Merkel marks 15 years in office

In power so long she has been dubbed Germany's "eternal chancellor", Angela Merkel marked 15 years at the helm of Europe's top economic...
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Germany agrees 'historic' mandatory boardroom quota for women

Government moves to close gender gap with rival economies by requiring 30% female membershipGermany’s coalition government will introduce a mandatory quota for the number of women working as senior management in the country’s listed companies, in a move hailed as a “historic” step towards sexual equality in German boardrooms.In a deal agreed on Friday evening by Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their junior partner the Social Democrats, management boards with more than three members must ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Gender, Germany, Angela Merkel, World news, Corporate Governance, Women in the boardroom, Social Democrats, Christian Democrats


Trump's defeat by Joe Biden has triggered a huge wave of relief among the United States' European allies

Business Insider Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks one day after Americans voted in the presidential election, on November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Joe Biden's defeat of Donald Trump caused widespread relief in European capitals. Berlin was particularly relieved after four years in which relations with the US badly deteriorated. However, Trump's legacy has accelerated trends in the transatlantic relationship which means that trans...
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QAnon has become a powerful force in Germany, helping to drive Europe's biggest anti-lockdown movement

A demonstrator wrapped in a flag of the German empire joins an anti-lockdown demonstration, in Berlin, Germany, on August 29, 2020. John MacDougall/AFP via Getty Images Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Germany has seen a growing anti-lockdown movement which has become one of the largest in Europe. The protesters are an eclectic mix of people, including conspiracy theorists, far-right extremists, coronavirus skeptics, and anti-vaxxers.  Many of the protests have been organized b...
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EU Budget Battle: Brussels Prepares for a Protracted Fight with Poland and Hungary

By vetoing the EU budget, Hungary and Poland have plunged the bloc into a crisis and heaped pressure on Angela Merkel to find a solution. Brussels, though, might have a way to turn the tables.
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'That's his first love': Why Biden may be a foreign policy president despite domestic crises

The president-elect already knows many of the players on the world stage – from Vladimir Putin to Angela Merkel to Benjamin Netanyahu.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lara Trump is considering a Senate run in 2022, according to a report

Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Lara Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, is considering a Senate run in 2022, according to a report. The New York Times reported Thursday that Lara, who is married to Trump's second eldest child Eric, has told associates that she is mulling for the Senate in North Carolina in the mid-term elections in 2022. Lara Trump grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the state's Senate seat will be available when Republican Sen. Ric...
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WATCH: From heads of state to mask makers, the world is celebrating Biden's victory over Trump

The world is celebrating Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. In Japan, one mask manufacturer is already ramping up production of Biden masks and relegating Trump masks to the bottom of the pile. Around the world, congratulations for Biden are pouring in from world leaders, even if Trump and Republican lawmakers won't acknowledge the victory. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. It didn't take long for a mask manufacturer in Japan to swap...
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The Guardian view on Poland and Hungary: obstacles to progress … again | Editorial

The decision by both countries’ governments to block a Covid recovery programme for the EU is unjustified and irresponsibleWhen European Union leaders finally agreed on a groundbreaking economic recovery fund in July, there was understandable euphoria and relief. The huge €750bn package allowed the European commission, for the first time, to raise funds from the open markets on behalf of member states. The money would be distributed to the countries that needed it most, as the coronavirus pandem...
Tags: Europe, Angela Merkel, Economics, Eu, European Union, World news, Hungary, Global Economy, Italy, Poland, Merkel, Naples, Turin, Viktor Orban


Majority of EU population feel good about bloc, study finds

In the UK, 60% of respondents have a favourable view, the highest on recordMore people hold a favourable view of the European Union than not in every member state surveyed in a new poll, while positive opinions in Britain – which left the bloc in January – are the highest on record.A Pew Research Center study of eight EU countries also found more than half of respondents felt confident Germany’s Angela Merkel and France’s Emmanuel Macron would do the right thing, but far fewer showed as much tru...
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Merkel forced to postpone plans to tighten lockdown rules

German chancellor says she does not currently have the backing of state leadersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAngela Merkel has said she does not have backing among state leaders for new restrictions to give Germany’s “soft” lockdown a harder bite, postponing any decision until a further meeting between the chancellor and 16 state premiers next week.The chancellor had been in favour of people limiting social interactions in private to only one set second household, a...
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German prosecutors announced Monday they had formally charged an employee of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press office with spying...

German prosecutors announced Monday they had formally charged an employee of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press office with spying...
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Schools and parties in spotlight as Germany weighs new Covid rules

Chancellor Angela Merkel tells colleagues numbers are not stabilising fast enoughCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAngela Merkel is weighing up new restrictions to give Germany’s “soft” lockdown a harder bite, national media reported before a crucial meeting between the chancellor and state premiers.People could be asked to limit their social interactions in private to only one set second household, and forgo any kind of party until Christmas Eve, according to a draft p...
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Violent extremism linked to failure of migrants to integrate, EU says

Reference to Islam removed from EU governments’ declaration after disagreementsThe rise of violent extremism in Europe has been linked to the failure of migrants to integrate, in a hard-debated joint declaration by EU governments on the recent terror attacks.The statement by EU home affairs ministers was described by Horst Seehofer, Germany’s interior minister, as a “great sign of solidarity” when delivered on Friday but it had been heavily watered down from a controversial initial draft. Contin...
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Coronavirus live news: Russia reports most daily cases since pandemic began; Sweden registers record new infections

Russia reports its worst day for new infections; Sweden’s 5,990 new cases are daily record; California becomes second state in US to surpass 1m casesThe long game: the race for a vaccine against all coronavirusesBillionaire Trump donors contract Covid after playing down risksSwedish surge in Covid cases dashes immunity hopesCovid-19 is rising again in New York. Can the city prevent another surge?UK coronavirus updates – live 2.20pm GMT Germany’s disease control centre is reporting the nation...
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Brexit standoff blamed on No 10 infighting over Cummings' departure

MEP laments ‘chaotic situation’ at Downing Street and calls for clarity and compromiseA standoff in the Brexit negotiations has been blamed on the factional infighting in Downing Street, as Dominic Cummings confirmed he will leave the government by Christmas.Manfred Weber, the leader of the largest party in the European parliament and a political ally of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, lamented the “chaotic situation” at the heart of No 10. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Angela Merkel, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Cummings, Dominic Cummings, Manfred Weber


State Dept. Is Refusing To Convey Messages To Biden From Foreign Leaders

Dozes of messages from foreign leaders await President-elect Joe Biden at the State Department but the Trump administration is refusing to let him access them, CNN reported on Wednesday. Department officials told CNN that the messages have been arriving at the State Department since the President-elect’s victory over the weekend. But since President Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept he lost, the White House has instructed agency officials not to cooperate with the incoming Biden admi...
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