German Bundesrat approves new fertiliser regulation after decade of stalemate

By |marec 30th, 2020|European Commission, fertiliser, fertiliser reguluation, fines, Germany, groundwater, News, nitrate levels|

At the last minute, the German Bundesrat approved a new fertiliser regulation to avoid having to pay high penalties to the EU on Friday. But many farmers are afraid of going bankrupt, now that they will not be allowed to use as much fertiliser, startin...

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France moves patients from swamped hospitals as death toll climbs

By |marec 30th, 2020|Amelie de Montchalin, coronavirus, Édouard Philippe, France, Germany, hospitals, News|

France used two high-speed trains and a German military plane to move more than three dozen critically ill coronavirus patients on Sunday (29 March) to ease the pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in eastern France.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za France moves patients from swamped hospitals as death toll climbs

German government concludes ‘freight transport pact’ to ensure food supply

By |marec 27th, 2020|agriculture, Andreas Scheuer, coronavirus, COVID-19, food supply chain, Germany, Julia Klöckner, News, seasonal workers, supply chains, transport|

The German logistics industry and the food trade are taking joint measures to ensure food safety. However, problems still exist with seasonal workers need to work in the fields.

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Privacy activists on COVID-19 surveillance: Either ineffective or questionable

By |marec 26th, 2020|Austria, coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, Digital, GDPR, Germany, News, surveillance|

In Germany and Austria, there are concrete ideas to monitor their citizens using Big Data, but to be truly effective, the methods would have to be deeply invasive. Even then the added value would not be sufficient, say privacy activists.

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Germans and Dutch set to block EU ‘corona bonds’ at video summit

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronabonds, eurobonds, Frugal 4, Germany, Netherlands, News|

Germany and the Netherlands will lead opposition to issuing joint bonds to help revive the European Union economy from a deep slump caused by the coronavirus when the bloc's national leaders discuss emergency assistance on Thursday (26 March).

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German parliament suspends debt brake to fight coronavirus outbreak

By |marec 26th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Bundestag, coronavirus, economic stimulus, German constitution, Germany, News, Olaf Scholz|

The German lower house on Wednesday (25 March) suspended the country's constitutionally enshrined debt brake, approving a massive stimulus package by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to weather the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

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Thyssenkrupp to scrap 3,000 steel jobs as part of coronovirus ‘crisis package’

By |marec 25th, 2020|coronavirus, Germany, News, steel industry, Thyssenkrupp|

German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp on Wednesday (25 March) announced it was scrapping 3,000 jobs in its troubled steel unit as part of a coronavirus "crisis package".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Thyssenkrupp to scrap 3,000 steel jobs as part of coronovirus ‘crisis package’

German economy minister: Help is on the way

By |marec 24th, 2020|business, COVID-19, Economy, economy & jobs, Germany, News, Peter Altmaier|

The first payments from the 'coronavirus aid package' are to be made to small and micro enterprises this week, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier announced on Tuesday but rejected once again the idea of European coronabonds. Meanwhile, the country's top e...

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COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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German COVID-19 Hackathon delivers more than 800 projects

By |marec 24th, 2020|#wirvsvirus, coronavirus, COVID-19, Digital, Germany, Hackathon, Helge Braun, News|

Last weekend, the German government had 42,869 participants  working to find innovative solutions to acute challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The result: over 800 ideas on topics such as shopping, childcare and symptom monitoring.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German COVID-19 Hackathon delivers more than 800 projects