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RB Leipzig let down Jesse Marsch, but the “crisis” is on their own | Sportsman | German football and major international sports news | DW

Jesse Marsch had spent seven years preparing for the top job at RB Leipzig, but in the end it all ended in the blink of an eye. The man who rose through the Red Bull system in New York and Salzburg as head coach, and Leipzig as assistant, had struggled …

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“Wellenbrecher” is the German word of the year in 2021

The last two years have been pretty much devoted entirely to the coronavirus pandemic in Germany, so it’s no surprise that, once again, a crown-themed word has been named the Word of the Year of Germany in 2021. This time it’s “Wellenbrecher”. Define 2021 in words Last year was the …

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With God, Roses and Punk, the German Army pays homage to Merkel | World news

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German military honored outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel with her highest ceremony for a civilian on Thursday, playing an eclectic mix of music of her choice that intrigued the nation. At the “Großer Zapfenstreich” ceremony, reduced due to COVID-19 restrictions, the musical corps of Bundeswehr personnel performed …

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Nov 30 News: Powell Says Fed Could Speed ​​Up ‘Taper’, German Scholz Supports Vaccination Mandate, Brazil Confirms First Omicron Cases In Latin America

Olaf Scholz, the Chancellor-designate of Germany, said he was in favor of compulsory vaccination for all, increasing the likelihood that the country will follow Austria in creating a legal obligation for all of its population to obtain the vaccine . The decision to go ahead with the mandate could come …

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s craftsmanship of abstraction

My very first solid interpretation of Sophie Taeuber-Arp, the subject of a magnificent retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, took place nine years ago, through an investigation, also at MOMA, from the genesis of abstract art, circa 1910-25. Until then, I had taken lightly the Swiss virtuoso of many …

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Thinking in Old English | by Irina Dumitrescu

This article is part of a series of regular conversations with the Reviewcontributors to; Read the precedents here and sign up for our email newsletter to receive them in your inbox every week. In the December 16, 2021 issue of the magazine, Irina Dumitrescu reviews Matrix, Lauren Groff’s new historical …

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Olaf Scholz’s coalition prepares to take office in Germany

TTHREE AND A HALF German policy seemed exhausted years ago. Angela Merkel had just formed her third “grand coalition”, a tired centrist alliance that left no one satisfied. Today, two months after an election that saw Merkel’s Christian Democrats dismissed from office, the mood is much more positive. On November …

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Far-right spies on opportunity amid new wave of Covid pain and protest in Europe

LONDON – As the Covid-19 crisis in Europe intensifies, the cries of protest from those opposing the lockdowns and vaccination mandates now facing parts of the continent have also intensified. While vaccine skepticism is not new to the region, the sometimes violent protests of recent days and weeks have a …

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54 words and phrases we spell in front of the dog

It’s not just you, we’re all there … spell words in front of our dogs to try and keep them from going crazy with excitement. Hundreds of dog lovers responded when we asked if anyone had any words to spell at home in front of their pets. And the most …

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The German-speaking north of Italy caught up with the latest wave of coronavirus – POLITICO

ROME – When school resumed in September, Christian Stadler of Merano, in Italy’s mountainous border province of Bolzano, was among dozens of teachers suspended without pay. The reason: he was not vaccinated. Under government rules, all school workers must present a digital health passport or get tested every other day. …

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