Uncategorized · Januar 1, 2021

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UK-EU (3)

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

City of London (3)

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

COVID (5)

Many analysts believe that Wall Street will continue its upward trend in the coming year as part of a rebound from the COVID pandemic. The search for strong returns, on the other hand, is likely to be much more tricky.

Hardly any other sector was as hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic as aviation. But COVID also brought unexpected opportunities for an industry seemingly in peril.

Cancellations, delays, extensions: the COVID pandemic still promises to overshadow events in the near future to come. Regardless, here are some cultural highlights to look forward to in the New Year.

Many analysts believe that Wall Street will continue its upward trend in the coming year as part of a rebound from the COVID pandemic. The search for strong returns, on the other hand, is likely to be much more tricky.

Hardly any other sector was as hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic as aviation. But COVID also brought unexpected opportunities for an industry seemingly in peril.

European Union (4)

The European Union and the United States want to introduce tighter rules for tech giants like Google. Search engine rivals are ready to step up as efforts are made to create a fairer competitive environment.

Stanley Johnson, the father of the pro-Brexit UK prime minister, says hell apply for French citizenship in the wake of Britains exit from the European Union.

Stanley Johnson, the father of the pro-Brexit UK prime minister, says hell apply for French citizenship in the wake of Britains exit from the European Union.

European Union nations have begun mass vaccinations in an effort to put an end to the global pandemic. Outside the EU, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Serbia have already started inoculations.

Google (1)

The European Union and the United States want to introduce tighter rules for tech giants like Google. Search engine rivals are ready to step up as efforts are made to create a fairer competitive environment.

Lufthansa (1)

Lufthansa boss Carsten Spohr has said air travelers will likely need to provide a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination before taking long-haul flights. The airline industry has been hit hard by the pandemic.

Aramco (2)

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Rosneft (2)

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Vladimir Putins (2)

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

EU (4)

The transition period for Brexit ends on December 31. This will affect Ireland more than any other EU member state. But hopes are strong that it will at least not reignite the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Flight and freight bans from the UK due to a new strain of the coronavirus have sparked a stock market sell-off across Europe. The blow comes while Britain and the EU remain deadlocked over a trade deal.

European Union nations have begun mass vaccinations in an effort to put an end to the global pandemic. Outside the EU, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Serbia have already started inoculations.

EU leaders have agreed on more ambitious CO2 reduction targets for 2030. Its not just necessary but very welcome news in an otherwise bleak year, says Neil King.

BioNTech (1)

Were not superheroes, were scientists, says BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. In an exclusive interview with DWs Konrad Busen, Sahin explains how the firm will respond to a new virus variant and why he hasnt been vaccinated.

Brexit (5)

As global trade recovers, shipping and air freight capacity is in short supply, in some cases threatening Christmas deliveries. The problem is particularly acute in the UK, just as the next Brexit deadline looms.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

The British Parliament voted overwhelmingly for an EU-UK trade deal to avert the feared prospect of a cliff-edge no-deal Brexit in less than two days time.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Bundeswehr (2)

The Bundeswehr has called for approval for armed combat drones for military use. But the controversial technology has been blocked in the German parliament. What does that mean for German defense?

The Bundeswehr has called for approval for armed combat drones for military use. But the controversial technology has been blocked in the German parliament. What does that mean for German defense?

Britains Brexit (3)

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

EUs Customs Union and Single Market (3)

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

Britains Brexit transition period is over; the country has left the EUs Customs Union and Single Market. Fridays public holiday meant little cross-Channel freight traffic and none of the much-feared border queues.

Lipa (1)

Plans to move hundreds of migrants from the fire-damaged Lipa camp to new accommodation stalled after protests from local residents. The failed transfer means theyre now stranded in the cold with little shelter.

Bayern Munichs (1)

After a dramatically shortened winter break, the Bundesliga returns this weekend. Its tight at the top, but is there actually any hope for Bayern Munichs challengers? Will we see fans again? And will Schalke ever win?

Schalke (1)

After a dramatically shortened winter break, the Bundesliga returns this weekend. Its tight at the top, but is there actually any hope for Bayern Munichs challengers? Will we see fans again? And will Schalke ever win?

DW China (1)

China starts the year as the only major economy that is growing, but DW China analyst Clifford Coonan says that the weak global economy and trade conflicts will provide big challenges in 2021.

Nightingale (1)

French health workers aged 50 and up will be vaccinated ahead of schedule after a public outcry. Meanwhile, the UK is readying its Nightingale field hospitals. Follow DW for the latest.

Could DNA (1)

From grasshoppers to worms, eating insects is common among many communities around the world. Could DNA barcoding help protect them and culinary traditions for future generations?

University of Oxford (1)

Britain is the first country in the world to have approved a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford as it battles a new, highly contagious variant of the virus.

Lumiere (1)

The Lumiere brothers organized the first film screening in Paris 125 years ago. Today, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, cinemas are in danger of closing down.

Treasure of Priam (1)

Heinrich Schliemann established archaeology as the science that we know today. The German adventurer and multimillionaire, who died 130 years ago, discovered Troy and what he thought was the Treasure of Priam.

DW (2)

How do vaccine logistics work? Whats the difference between the vaccines? How quickly can people get vaccinated, and what are the side effects? DW has some answers to your questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines.

How do you whittle down the 200 billion in our Milky Way galaxy to a mere 21? Focus on the ones that have changed human understanding of the universe, as astronomer Giles Sparrow told DW.

Heres (1)

Researchers around the world are developing vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Heres a look at their progress so far.

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Boris Johnsons Brexit (2)

British fishers are less than delighted about Boris Johnsons Brexit deal, even though he said that as a result of the agreement they will be able to catch and eat prodigious quantities of extra fish.

British fishers are less than delighted about Boris Johnsons Brexit deal, even though he said that as a result of the agreement they will be able to catch and eat prodigious quantities of extra fish.

he (4)

British fishers are less than delighted about Boris Johnsons Brexit deal, even though he said that as a result of the agreement they will be able to catch and eat prodigious quantities of extra fish.

Were not superheroes, were scientists, says BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. In an exclusive interview with DWs Konrad Busen, Sahin explains how the firm will respond to a new virus variant and why he hasnt been vaccinated.

British fishers are less than delighted about Boris Johnsons Brexit deal, even though he said that as a result of the agreement they will be able to catch and eat prodigious quantities of extra fish.

Heinrich Schliemann established archaeology as the science that we know today. The German adventurer and multimillionaire, who died 130 years ago, discovered Troy and what he thought was the Treasure of Priam.

Brexit (4)

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The transition period for Brexit ends on December 31. This will affect Ireland more than any other EU member state. But hopes are strong that it will at least not reignite the conflict in Northern Ireland.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

The UK-EU trade deal has done little to bolster Britains financial services sector, a major contributor to its economy. DW breaks down what must happen after Brexit to stop the City of London from faltering.

Biden (2)

The EU-China investment deal is a major step towards negotiations on a free-trade agreement. But it also leaves the incoming Biden administration with a headache over US-China relations in the post-Trump era.

The EU-China investment deal is a major step towards negotiations on a free-trade agreement. But it also leaves the incoming Biden administration with a headache over US-China relations in the post-Trump era.

Kate Ferguson (2)

From the first reports of COVID-19 to the rapid rollout of a promising vaccine, just about everything that happened in 2020 has been described as unprecedented. Kate Ferguson reflects on a year that changed the world.

From the first reports of COVID-19 to the rapid rollout of a promising vaccine, just about everything that happened in 2020 has been described as unprecedented. Kate Ferguson reflects on a year that changed the world.

Carsten Spohr (1)

Lufthansa boss Carsten Spohr has said air travelers will likely need to provide a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination before taking long-haul flights. The airline industry has been hit hard by the pandemic.

DWs Henrik Böhme (2)

The end of the coronavirus crisis is in sight, although patience and discipline are required to get there. DWs Henrik Böhme is confident that the German economy will shift up a gear or two come 2021.

The end of the coronavirus crisis is in sight, although patience and discipline are required to get there. DWs Henrik Böhme is confident that the German economy will shift up a gear or two come 2021.

Orlen (2)

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, and Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s biggest producer, may be about to tie up a deal. That could have repercussions for Russia’s Rosneft — and Vladimir Putins coffers.

Ugur Sahin (1)

Were not superheroes, were scientists, says BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. In an exclusive interview with DWs Konrad Busen, Sahin explains how the firm will respond to a new virus variant and why he hasnt been vaccinated.

DWs Konrad Busen (1)

Were not superheroes, were scientists, says BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. In an exclusive interview with DWs Konrad Busen, Sahin explains how the firm will respond to a new virus variant and why he hasnt been vaccinated.

Sahin (1)

Were not superheroes, were scientists, says BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. In an exclusive interview with DWs Konrad Busen, Sahin explains how the firm will respond to a new virus variant and why he hasnt been vaccinated.

His (4)

The co-founder of the German vaccine developer has spoken of the battle to ramp up production of its coronavirus jab. His comments come amid growing criticism of Europes vaccine rollout.

The co-founder of the German vaccine developer has spoken of the battle to ramp up production of its coronavirus jab. His comments come amid growing criticism of Europes vaccine rollout.

The co-founder of the German vaccine developer has spoken of the battle to ramp up production of its coronavirus jab. His comments come amid growing criticism of Europes vaccine rollout.

The co-founder of the German vaccine developer has spoken of the battle to ramp up production of its coronavirus jab. His comments come amid growing criticism of Europes vaccine rollout.

Angela Merkel (3)

What will define Germany in 2021? The fight against the coronavirus pandemic? Or rather the political battles as the country faces several elections — and the task to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel.

What will define Germany in 2021? The fight against the coronavirus pandemic? Or rather the political battles as the country faces several elections — and the task to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the opportunity in what was likely her final New Years address to the nation to quash coronavirus conspiracy theories, champion diversity and give a message of hope for 2021.

Gabriel Clemens (2)

Interest in darts is growing in Germany and now the country has a new reason to watch the World Championship. But Gabriel Clemens – an industrial mechanic – does not fit the mould of a brash darts player.

Interest in darts is growing in Germany and now the country has a new reason to watch the World Championship. But Gabriel Clemens – an industrial mechanic – does not fit the mould of a brash darts player.

his (4)

Every day in Germany a man tries to kill his partner or ex-partner. One in three attempts is successful. Activists say too many perpetrators are getting off lightly.

Despite high hopes at the outset of his administration, Japans prime minister has failed to get to grips with coronavirus and been accused of putting the economy over health of the nation.

Despite high hopes at the outset of his administration, Japans prime minister has failed to get to grips with coronavirus and been accused of putting the economy over health of the nation.

Saman Haddad came to Germany at the age of 13 as the child of Iraqi refugees. Now, hes a well-known cultural figure in Bonn, unafraid to do things his own way.

Pope Francis (3)

Pushing through sciatica pain, Pope Francis preached the importance of taking interest in others problems in the wake of a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pushing through sciatica pain, Pope Francis preached the importance of taking interest in others problems in the wake of a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pushing through sciatica pain, Pope Francis preached the importance of taking interest in others problems in the wake of a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Antonio Costa (3)

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

He (3)

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa aims to work on policy fields that have been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. He also wants enhanced relations with India.

Hachalu Hundessa (2)

Ethnic violence erupted in Ethiopia after the killing of singer Hachalu Hundessa. A local human rights watchdog says Ethiopian security officers used highly questionable force.

Ethnic violence erupted in Ethiopia after the killing of singer Hachalu Hundessa. A local human rights watchdog says Ethiopian security officers used highly questionable force.

Alexander Lukashenko (2)

Four independent journalists who have been critical of President Alexander Lukashenko face seven years in prison on charges of large-scale tax evasion. Journalists have been detained 477 times this year in Belarus.

Four independent journalists who have been critical of President Alexander Lukashenko face seven years in prison on charges of large-scale tax evasion. Journalists have been detained 477 times this year in Belarus.

Ivan Krastev (2)

The Bulgarian political scientist Ivan Krastev believes that the idea of a new normal induced by the COVID-19 pandemic is not going to go away anytime soon.

The Bulgarian political scientist Ivan Krastev believes that the idea of a new normal induced by the COVID-19 pandemic is not going to go away anytime soon.

Stanley Johnson (2)

Stanley Johnson, the father of the pro-Brexit UK prime minister, says hell apply for French citizenship in the wake of Britains exit from the European Union.

Stanley Johnson, the father of the pro-Brexit UK prime minister, says hell apply for French citizenship in the wake of Britains exit from the European Union.

Christmas (2)

At least 26 residents of a Belgian care home have died of COVID-19 and dozens more are infected after a volunteer dressed as Father Christmas distributed presents.

At least 26 residents of a Belgian care home have died of COVID-19 and dozens more are infected after a volunteer dressed as Father Christmas distributed presents.

DWs Matthias Grimm (2)

A series of earthquakes has been shaking Croatia. The strongest was a magnitude 6.4. The city of Petrinja, where DWs Matthias Grimm was staying, was hit the hardest.

A series of earthquakes has been shaking Croatia. The strongest was a magnitude 6.4. The city of Petrinja, where DWs Matthias Grimm was staying, was hit the hardest.

Moldovas (1)

In an exclusive DW interview, Moldovas new president, Maia Sandu, talks about fighting corruption and seeking to draw closer to Europe.

Maia Sandu (1)

In an exclusive DW interview, Moldovas new president, Maia Sandu, talks about fighting corruption and seeking to draw closer to Europe.

DWs (1)

Most countries are reporting more and more new COVID-19 cases every day, and data for the global picture shows that the pandemic is far from over. DWs weekly statistics update.

Clifford Coonan (1)

China starts the year as the only major economy that is growing, but DW China analyst Clifford Coonan says that the weak global economy and trade conflicts will provide big challenges in 2021.

Jürgen Klopp (1)

2020 was a groundbreaking year for Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Marco Rose and Thomas Tuchel. With German coaching seemingly at its zenith, what are the reasons behind such extraordinary success?

Julian Nagelsmann (1)

2020 was a groundbreaking year for Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Marco Rose and Thomas Tuchel. With German coaching seemingly at its zenith, what are the reasons behind such extraordinary success?

Hansi Flick (1)

2020 was a groundbreaking year for Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Marco Rose and Thomas Tuchel. With German coaching seemingly at its zenith, what are the reasons behind such extraordinary success?

Marco Rose (1)

2020 was a groundbreaking year for Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Marco Rose and Thomas Tuchel. With German coaching seemingly at its zenith, what are the reasons behind such extraordinary success?

Thomas Tuchel (1)

2020 was a groundbreaking year for Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Marco Rose and Thomas Tuchel. With German coaching seemingly at its zenith, what are the reasons behind such extraordinary success?

her (2)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the opportunity in what was likely her final New Years address to the nation to quash coronavirus conspiracy theories, champion diversity and give a message of hope for 2021.

Born 150 years ago, beauty business pioneer Helena Rubinstein made it to the top during her adventurous life, and became an inspiration to strong women everywhere.

Li Wenliang (1)

A year ago, ophthalmologist Li Wenliang was the first to share information about a SARS-type lung infection with colleagues in Wuhan, China. Researchers have learned a lot since then. Here are the most important points.

Luther (1)

It is said that Thuringia is the green heart and geographical center of Germany. From here great thinkers like Luther and Goethe moved the world. A federal German state with many sides.

Goethe (1)

It is said that Thuringia is the green heart and geographical center of Germany. From here great thinkers like Luther and Goethe moved the world. A federal German state with many sides.

Maria Van Kerkhove (1)

Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead on COVID-19, reflects on the discovery of the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 and the WHO’s response.

Kristina Reymann-Schneider (1)

Video games are not just kid stuff. They have cultural value — and can help us escape the coronavirus blues, says Kristina Reymann-Schneider.

Lin Qi (1)

The death by suspected poisoning of Lin Qi, the billionaire founder of Chinese video game company Yoozoo, is a real-life Game Of Thrones thriller and leaves many questions unanswered.

Yoozoo (1)

The death by suspected poisoning of Lin Qi, the billionaire founder of Chinese video game company Yoozoo, is a real-life Game Of Thrones thriller and leaves many questions unanswered.

DWs Jens Krepela (1)

The Bundesliga is carrying on play while the rest of the country – including amateur sports – is in a hard lockdown. No problem – because different rules apply to professional sports, writes DWs Jens Krepela

Heinrich Schliemann (1)

Heinrich Schliemann established archaeology as the science that we know today. The German adventurer and multimillionaire, who died 130 years ago, discovered Troy and what he thought was the Treasure of Priam.

Troy (1)

Heinrich Schliemann established archaeology as the science that we know today. The German adventurer and multimillionaire, who died 130 years ago, discovered Troy and what he thought was the Treasure of Priam.

Helena Rubinstein (1)

Born 150 years ago, beauty business pioneer Helena Rubinstein made it to the top during her adventurous life, and became an inspiration to strong women everywhere.

Saman Haddad (1)

Saman Haddad came to Germany at the age of 13 as the child of Iraqi refugees. Now, hes a well-known cultural figure in Bonn, unafraid to do things his own way.

Sissi (1)

The Sissi films are historical tearjerkers starring actress Romy Schneider. Released 65 years ago, theyre still popular today.

Romy Schneider (1)

The Sissi films are historical tearjerkers starring actress Romy Schneider. Released 65 years ago, theyre still popular today.

Giles Sparrow (1)

How do you whittle down the 200 billion in our Milky Way galaxy to a mere 21? Focus on the ones that have changed human understanding of the universe, as astronomer Giles Sparrow told DW.

Saleemul Huq (1)

Five years after the 2015 Paris Agreement was negotiated into existence, climate scientist Saleemul Huq says we are living in a climate-changed world.

Neil King (1)

EU leaders have agreed on more ambitious CO2 reduction targets for 2030. Its not just necessary but very welcome news in an otherwise bleak year, says Neil King.