Victoria aviator writes Christmas letter to mother from German prison camp

AW “Sandy” Sornberger Editor’s Note: The following is a letter from AW “Sandy” Sornberger, originally from Victoria, to his mother Maude Sornberger on Christmas Day 1944. Sandy Sornberger was serving as a co-pilot in the 381st Bomber Group, 8th Air Strength during World War II when his plane was shot …

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Leading German broker FXFlat Bank AG arrives in France

FXFlat Bank SA, leader in multi-asset brokerage based in Germany and regulated by BaFin, is developing in the neighboring country of France in an important step which opens the door to the second largest market in Europe. “France has become one of the most active countries in terms of trade …

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How accurate is the “large”? 10 books and films to learn more

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. “The Great” tells a very dramatized story about Catherine the Great, the famous Russian Empress. We spoke to a historian about the accuracy of the series and the best books to find out more about Catherine. …

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Donald Caspar (1927-2021)

Credit: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection Donald Caspar defined the rules that govern the self-assembly of simple viruses. This laid the groundwork for a new way of thinking about the molecular systems that regulate and drive all living cells. These rules have made it possible to characterize …

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Euronews defends its independence after the takeover by a company linked to Hungary – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Euronews said there was no risk to its editorial independence after it was announced that it was acquired by a Portuguese venture capital firm that has close family ties to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and close ties to the surrounding business ecosystem. …

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Live news: Germany to impose new Covid restrictions after Christmas

Strong Nike sales in the United States and Europe helped offset pandemic challenges in China and Asia-Pacific in the second quarter and supported a better-than-expected result for the sportswear maker. Nike said on Monday it continued to manage the impact of supply chain disruptions on the market, but chief executive …

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German broadcaster to investigate anti-Semitism complaint against Arabic-speaking staff

The German government-owned news broadcaster has launched an investigation into a report that four of its employees and a freelance writer made comments on social media that downplay the Holocaust and promote anti-Semitism. The five individuals, members of the Arab service of Deutsche Welle, are suspended from their functions until …

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German and French organizations will finance the Surat metro; Solar powered stations

The Indian government and the German Development Bank – KFW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau) – have signed a loan of 442.26 million euros for the Surat metro project, according to a recent official statement issued by the Ministry of Finance . The project aims to harness solar energy in the two …

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The only Christmas miracle with THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF FATHER CHRISTMAS is that the audience stayed throughout the performance. – The ascent of the bison

THE BASICS: THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF FATHER NOL, a musical comedy with a book and lyrics by Bert Bernardi and music by Justin Rugg based on a children’s book “read aloud” by the creator of “Oz” L. Frank Baum, presented by O’Connell & Company, runs through December 19 with …

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