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In Our Paradise review – Bosnian sisters struggling to make it abroad in migrant tale

Claudia Marschal’s documentary about two sisters leaving the Balkans is short on the intimacy that film can deliver Featuring Indira and Mehdina, two Bosnian sisters who try to escape their life of poverty in their homeland, Claudia Marschal’s documentary observes the xenophobia and financial insecurity faced by immigrants from the Balkans, an area already troubled by a history of political turbulence. The “paradise” hinted at in the title, however, is a mirage, as the women and their families s...
Tags: Europe, Film, France, Germany, UK News, World news, Culture, Migration, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Balkans, Indira, Documentary films, Claudia Marschal, Mehdina, Germany Indira

FlixBus Owner Hitches Ride With Greyhound as FirstGroup Exits

(Reuters) - British transport company FirstGroup has sold its U.S. intercity coach network, Greyhound, to Germany's FlixMobility after more than...
Tags: Germany, FirstGroup, Reuters

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny wins EU's top human rights prize over his fight against Putin

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Alexei Navalny won the EU's top human rights prize over his efforts to challenge Putin. Navalny was poisoned last August and subsequently thrown in prison. He has continued to criticize Putin while behind bars. Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday won the European Union's top human rights prize over his efforts to shine a light on corruption under Rus...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Nelson Mandela, Crimea, Moscow, Siberia, Strasbourg, Kremlin

Elon Musk wants to sell Tesla 'Giga Beer' in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals "Giga Beer" in a cyber-truck inspired bottle at the Giga Fest in Germany. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk announced Tesla's plan to sell beer in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle last week. His previous booze venture was $250 tequila in a lightning-bolt bottle that sold out in hours. Tesla officially owns the trademarks for both "Giga Beer" and "Giga Bier," the German translation. Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to expand his booze business ...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Berlin, Trends, Tesla, Beer, Retail, Musk, Tequila, Gigafactory, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Tech Insider, Patrick Pleul

Activists in Texas are worried Tesla will exclude Spanish-speaking workers from its new factory

Workers assemble Tesla vehicles. David Butow/Getty Images Activists worry that Tesla's new Texas plant lacks jobs for Spanish speakers, Axios Austin reports. Travis County has a large Hispanic population. Tesla won't have bilingual staff to translate for Spanish speakers, an organizer told the outlet. Tesla's sprawling Texas factory is set to open for business this year, bringing thousands of jobs to the Austin metro area. But some local activists are concerned about a lack o...
Tags: Texas, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Zapata, Fremont California, Travis County, Austin Independent School District, Tim Levin, Texas Axios, David Butow Getty, Axios Austin, Wednesday Texas Anti Poverty Project, Ofelia Maldonado Zapata, US Census Bureau Zapata

Countess Tarnowska, The Russian Enchantress

"I am a martyr to my own beauty. For any man to behold me is for him to love me. The whole pathway of my life is strewn with the bodies of those who loved me most." -Countess Marie Tarnowska  CLEWS Podcast In Episode 3 of CLEWS, we tell the story of the world's worst woman - Countess Marie Tarnowska. No other femme fatale had such a body - or such a body count. Marie O’Rourke Tarnovska was the “Russian Delilah” who orchestrated scenes worthy of Chekov and ruined, scarred, and killed one m...
Tags: Podcast, UK, Law, Germany, Chicago, Michael Jackson, Chekov, Marie, Anna Karenina, Gary Indiana, Laura James, Wicked Women, Countess Marie Tarnowska, Marie O'Rourke Tarnovska, Hans Habe, Vassili Tarnowsky

German Central Bank Chief to Step Down After 10 Years

The head of Germany’s central bank has announced that he will step down after a decade at the helm.
Tags: Germany, Central Bank

Axel Springer: Sexual Misconduct of Bild Editor Julian Reichelt Has a Long History

The sacking of Julian Reichelt, the editor-in-chief of Germany's top tabloid, only came after years of questionable conduct. New reporting shows that Axel Springer, the publishing house that owns the paper and just bought Politico, likely won't be able to simply sweep the scandal under the rug.
Tags: Germany, Politico, Axel Springer, Julian Reichelt

Porsche will sell you 3D-printed seat inserts for your buckets

Last year Porsche delivered a working concept of something called a “3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat” which more or less looks pretty similar to the carbon fiber buckets already found in some of the higher-performance versions of 911 and 718 models. The bucket seat’s padding is typically quite minimal, but Porsche is working on a new body-contoured 3D-printed lattice to help more people find a seat that fits them. There are three layers to this new seat tech. The bottom layer is a polyprop...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Porsche, Autos, Seats, Cayman, Alcantara, Bodyform, Porsche 991, 718, 992, Racetex

Germany's SPD Want Female Bundestag President

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats want a woman, health expert Baerbel Bas, to serve as the president of the Bundestag lower house of...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Reuters Germany, SPD Want Female Bundestag, Baerbel Bas

4 players Manchester United should sign to pre-contract agreements in January

Manchester United’s summer window Manchester United were one of the more active Premier League sides in the summer transfer window.The Red Devils would bring in three players, all of which were big names who, on paper, should have improved Manchester United.Firstly, after being in desperate need of a natural right-winger for several years, Man United finally bit the bullet and splashed £73m on then Borussia Dortmund star, Jadon Sancho.Sancho had made a name for himself in Germany as one of the b...
Tags: England, Germany, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester, Old Trafford, Everton, Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo, Moscow, Leicester, Borussia Dortmund

Germany to Keep Border Open Despite Migrant Influx From Belarus

By Riham AlkousaaBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is not considering closing its border with Poland to stem the flow of migrants trying to cross into the...
Tags: Germany, Poland, Belarus, Riham AlkousaaBERLIN Reuters Germany

The future of Europe is at stake in the fight for Germany’s finance ministry | Adam Tooze

A fiscal conservative in the chancellery and a new era of debt limitation could spell disaster for EU countriesAdam Tooze is the author of Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s EconomyThe result of the German election was known within minutes of the polls closing on 26 September. But the kind of government that will emerge is being decided now, behind closed doors, in intense three-way coalition negotiations. With the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)/Christian Social Union (CSU) humiliated by an...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, World news, Economic policy, Columbia University, Greens, Spd, Olaf Scholz, Social Democratic Party SPD, Tooze, Adam Tooze, Free Democratic

Germany Sees More Patrols on Polish Border to Curb Migration

Germany’s top security official has proposed introducing joint German-Polish patrols on the two countries’ border to help clamp down on illegal crossings into Germany by migrants arriving from Belarus.
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Wage Dispute Deepens at German Public Banks as Inflation Fears Persist

By Tom Sims and Frank SiebeltFRANKFURT (Reuters) - A labour dispute at Germany's public-sector banks deepened on Wednesday after a third round of...
Tags: Germany, Tom Sims, Frank SiebeltFRANKFURT Reuters, German Public Banks as Inflation Fears Persist

Tokyopop Translates German Manga/Light Novels From English Instead of Japanese

Tokyopop Germany General Manager Susanne Hellweg unveiled that the West isn’t the only place susceptible to terrible translations, as Hellweg confirmed that German manga and light novel fans aren’t reading or seeing what the original creators of their beloved works intended for them to enjoy, they’re seeing translations of translations. In an interview with Manga […]
Tags: Translation, Interviews, Germany, Anime, Manga, Light Novels, Tokyopop, Tokyopop Germany, Susanne Hellweg, Hellweg

Trump was slammed for cozying up to Putin, but Biden handed him a greater gift by waiving sanctions on a gas pipeline that could destabilize Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images A massive pipeline between Russia and Germany called Nord Stream 2 is ready to start pumping gas. The Trump administration vehemently opposed it, but Biden waived sanctions. There are fears that the pipeline could destabilize Europe. Critics say Biden should've done more to stop it. One year ago, the US was trying hard to kill an $11 billion project to build a gas pipeline that would run from Russ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Ukraine

Germany Seeks to Curb Migrant Crossings From Poland

Germany’s top security official plans to announce new measures to clamp down on migrants illegally crossing into the country from Poland.
Tags: Germany, Poland

Germany: Improving The Classification Of Email Content: Non-technical - Bardehle Pagenberg

In this decision, the European Patent Office refused to grant a software patent on an efficient spam filter. Here are the practical takeaways of the decision T 2147/16 of September 7, 2021...
Tags: News, Germany, European Patent Office

Germany Detains 2 Ex-Soldiers Trying to Form Mercenary Group

German authorities have detained two former soldiers who are alleged to have tried to form a mercenary group that would have intervened in the military conflict in Yemen.
Tags: Germany, Ex Soldiers Trying to Form Mercenary Group

Brave Browser Says Goodbye to Google As Default Search Engine, Replaces With 'Privacy-Preserving' Brave Search

The increasingly popular privacy-focused browser Brave is officially saying goodbye to Google as its default search engine, replacing the world's most popular search engine in favor of "Brave Search," the company announced in a blog post. Brave Search is Brave's answer to customers wanting a "privacy-preserving" search engine, and it's built using Brave's own "independent index, and doesn't track users, their searches, or their clicks." Brave users in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ca...
Tags: Google, France, Germany, Canada, Brave, United States United Kingdom, Brave Search, Google Brave Search

96-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who absconded last month now goes on trial

The trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi concentration camp secretary has finally began in Germany, weeks after she went on the run just before she was due in court.
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Nazi

CASA DE COCA – Perfumes About Peru

Casa De Coca is a perfume brand from Germany inspired by Peru. It was founded by German-Peruvian Beatrice Graf. Having grown up with both cultures, she now lives in Munich and works as Lead Beauty at VOGUE Digital. The desire to capture the history of the Inca in unique fragrances led to a collaboration with perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour. The design of the bottle was created by Hamburg-based design... Read full article: CASA DE COCA – Perfumes About Peru from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Ma...
Tags: Fashion, Germany, Munich, Peru, Hamburg, Bertrand Duchaufour, CASA DE COCA, Beatrice Graf, VOGUE Digital

WVa Lawmaker Compares Federal Vaccine Rule to Nazi Germany

West Virginia’s Senate president compared the U.S. government’s COVID-19 vaccine regulation for companies to Nazi Germany.
Tags: Senate, Germany, West Virginia, Nazi, COVID

CropEnergies testing E20 at Stuttgart Airport

In Germany, in a joint project, CropEnergies AG together with Stuttgart Airport and the mineral oil company Mabanaft Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG are testing a fuel with 20 percent renewable ethanol. The petrol fuel provided by CropEnergies and Mabanaft for test purposes is intended to help save CO2 and reduce particulate emissions. The 100 octane of the new “Super Eco 20” promises particular efficiency. The trial is being accompanied by well-known car manufacturers and suppliers who are taking car...
Tags: Germany, Cropenergies, Fuels, E20, Stuttgart Airport, CropEnergies AG, Mabanaft, Mabanaft Deutschland GmbH Co KG

Covestro and VAUDE team on partially bio-based outdoor hiking boot

In Germany, materials supplier Covestro and VAUDE, a family-owned manufacturer of outdoor equipment and footwear, have collaborated to develop a partially bio-based foam midsole for VAUDE’s new Lavik Eco outdoor hiking boot. It is based on thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) foams from Covestro’s Desmopan® EC 33000 series, which use non-GMO raw materials. The durable foams meet the outdoor brand’s Green Shape criteria without sacrificing performance. Together with VAUDE, Covestro has identified and...
Tags: Germany, Gmo, EC, Fuels, Covestro, Vaude, VAUDE Covestro

Doctors Blame TikTok For Surge In Teen Girls Experiencing Tics

An anonymous reader quotes a report from People: Doctors around the world are seeing a rise in cases of tic-like behaviors in teen girls, which they believe could be caused by watching TikTok videos about Tourette syndrome. Pediatric hospitals have reported an increase in teen girls coming in after developing tics, sudden twitches or noises that are a common symptom of Tourette syndrome, during the pandemic. The sudden rise is unusual, with tics typically occurring in boys, not girls. Experts in...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Tech, Chicago, Canada, Wall Street Journal, Tourette, Texas Children s Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University Tourette

Germany Must Resist Russian 'Blackmail' Over Pipeline -Greens Co-Leader

BERLIN (Reuters) - The co-leader of Germany's Green Party accused Russian "blackmail" of causing high energy prices across Europe, saying Moscow is...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Berlin, Moscow, Green Party, Reuters

Brave Removes Google as its Default Search Engine

As Paul Thurrott reports, Brave is removing Google Search as its default search engine. From the report: Going forward, the Brave web browser will default to Brave Search. "Brave Search has grown significantly since its release last June, with nearly 80 million queries per month," Brave CEO and co-founder Brendan Eich says. "Our users are pleased with the comprehensive privacy solution that Brave Search provides against Big Tech by being integrated into our browser. As we know from experience in...
Tags: Google, France, Germany, Google Search, Tech, United Kingdom, Brave, Brendan Eich, United States Canada, Paul Thurrott, Brave Search, Brave Search Brave Search

Homeopathy Doesn't Work. So Why Do So Many Germans Believe in It?

How Natalie Grams, who once abandoned her medical education to study alternative therapies, became Germany's most prominent homeopathy skeptic. From a report: The pseudoscience of homeopathy was invented in Germany in the 18th century by a maverick physician named Samuel Hahnemann. His theory was based on the ancient principle of like cures like -- akin to the mechanism behind vaccines. The remedies Hahnemann developed, meant to help the body heal on its own, originate as substances that with ex...
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