Thursday, 16 August 2018
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[Ticker] French-Algerian millionaire wants to pay Danish niqab fines

Added: 16.08.2018 17:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

French-Algerian businessman and activist, Rachid Nekkaz, has pledged to pay fines issued in Denmark for breaches of a new law against face-masking garments, known as the 'burqa ban', after a 29-year-old woman became the first to be penalised under the law, which came into effect last week. Nekkaz told Berlingske he already paid hundreds of thousands of euros for women fined in Belgium, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands and Germany.

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[Ticker] Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

Added: 16.08.2018 7:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

On his way to meet German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Saturday, Russian president Vladimir Putin will attend the wedding of Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl, the Kremlin has confirmed. Kneissl was nominated by the far-right FPO party as an independent member for f foreign minister. She is marrying businessman Wolfgang Meilinger, under tight security.

A 65-Foot Portion of the Berlin Wall Rediscovered By Accident

Added: 16.08.2018 4:03 | 15 views | 0 comments

A group of neighbors stumbled on a lost fragment of history in an overgrown portion of central Berlin, uncovering a 20-meter length of concrete wall splattered with vines and faded graffiti in early June, according to The New York Times. “We started debating and someone suggested that maybe it was part of the Berlin Wall,” said Ephraim Gothe, a city councilor for urban development in the Mitte district of Berlin, who was leading the group on a tour. Gothe said he alerted the authorities which culminated with the confirmation that the group of walkers uncovered an original piece of the wall's outer defense perimeter, which prevented East Germans from getting close to the main barrier adjacent...

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Sleepless in Berlin: Asher-Smith kept awake by golden success

Added: 15.08.2018 16:18 | 21 views | 0 comments

British athlete Dina Asher-Smith isn't getting much sleep these days.

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EU demands MORE cash from Germany: Merkel faces £10BN to plug BREXIT BLACKHOLE

Added: 15.08.2018 14:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

EUROPEAN Union bosses have demanded more money from Germany, which could cost Berlin nearly £10billion as the bloc attempts to plug the financial blackhole left by Brexit.


State of Mind arrives on Xbox One, PS4, PC & Switch with unsettling interpretation of the future

Added: 15.08.2018 12:21 | 8 views | 0 comments

Fin writes: "The rise of virtual reality and other uber-modern technology is at an extremely steep gradient, which can be for better or for worse. The Berlin of 2048, the setting of the newest futuristic thriller State of Mind, argues for the latter."


Insight into loss processes in perovskite solar cells enables efficiency improvements

Added: 14.08.2018 18:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

In perovskite solar cells, charge carriers are mainly lost through recombination occurring at interface defect sites. In contrast, recombination at defect sites within the perovskite layer does not limit the performance of the solar cells at present. Teams from the University of Potsdam and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) were able to reach this interesting conclusion through extremely accurate quantitative measurements on 1 cm2 perovskite cells using photoluminescence.

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Trump 'live figure' thumps Merkel at Berlin's Madame Tussauds

Added: 14.08.2018 18:08 | 18 views | 0 comments

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a punchball.


Vladimir Putin to hold CRUNCH TALKS with Angela Merkel on controversial gas pipeline deal

Added: 14.08.2018 17:23 | 11 views | 0 comments

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Saturday for crunch talks on the contentious Baltic Sea gas pipeline, a German government official has confirmed.


[Ticker] Merkel announces surprise visit by Putin

Added: 14.08.2018 7:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

German chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Berlin this weekend, spokesman Steffen Seibert announced on Monday. The surprise meeting is meant to focus on Syria, violence in eastern Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. It comes at a time when relations with the US are strained by trade tariffs, hitting both Russian, Turkish and German aluminium and steel exports.

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