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Hi everybody, nice to find this place! i was mainly looking for a spot that had discussions about audiobooks, which is my current obsession. Lately I've had trouble to concentrate on written texts, which explains the medium change. Seems to work fine, but I hope eventually I can enjoy print books again - or ebooks for that matter, which have also been part of my reading life for the past 8 years. Located in Germany, but for some reason reading and writing in English for the past 10 years. Ha...
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Coronavirus live news: North Korea 'tried to hack' South's vaccine; Germany cases pass 1m

US reports more than 180,000 cases amid Thanksgiving holiday; 99% of England’s population face tough new curbs; Astra Zeneca likely to begin new trial of vaccine. Follow the developments liveScrutiny grows over Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccineUS cases, hospitalisations and deaths rise amid Thanksgiving rushSurge of Aids-related deaths feared as Covid pandemic puts gains at riskChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea? 4.15am GMT Germany has recorded another 22,806 cases, ta...
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Germany asks Alpine countries to close ski resorts amid pandemic

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wants European countries in the Alpine region to keep ski resorts closed...
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Amazon Workers To Stage Coordinated Black Friday Protests in 15 Countries

On Friday, Amazon warehouse workers and social and environmental justice activists around the world will stage a series of coordinated protests, strikes, and actions to demand the online retailer respect workers' rights to participate in union activity, stop circumventing tax laws, and commit to higher environmental standards, according to the event's organizers. From a report: The day of action, which is being called #MakeAmazonPay, coincides with Black Friday, one of Amazon's biggest sales eve...
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Berlin aims to open six centers with the capacity to vaccinate up to 4,000 people per day with an approved COVID-19 vaccine by mid-December

If successful, Germany could be a model for the U.S. and other wealthy countries.
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Deutsche Bank is reportedly considering a permanent 2-day work-from-home policy, weeks after its research arm said people choosing to work remotely should be taxed 5%

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - MAY 18: Shareholders walk past a huge Deutsche Bank logo during the banks annual shareholders meeting on May 18, 2005 in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images) Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images Deutsche Bank is considering letting staff permanently work two days a week from home, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The policy won't apply to all employees at Deutsche Bank, which has offices all around the world, and regulatory concerns still ne...
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Germany calls for ski resorts to close in Europe

In the first wave of the coronavirus at the start of the year, many Germans were infected at the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl.
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Germany urges EU nations to shut ski slopes over Christmas to keep coronavirus in check

As the crucial Christmas holiday season approaches, European relations could turn frosty over the issue of skiing.
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REVIEW: The $144,000 Taycan 4S is Porsche's first EV that pairs cosmic speed with eerie electric silence

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The Taycan is Porsche's first EV and comes in three trims: the $104,000 4S, $151,000 Turbo, and $185,000 Turbo S. My 4S loaner came to $143,690 after options. On paper, Porsche's iconic gas-powered 911 Turbo S is faster. But in practice, the Taycan 4S feels like it has warp drive. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The luxury electric car space is saturated with the likes of Tesla, Lucid, Polestar, Audi, and Jaguar. But ...
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Austrians and Swiss go off-piste in Christmas skiing Covid row

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resorts closures amid third-wave Covid fearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the French president, Emman...
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Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the Fre...
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Coronavirus live news: Swedish royals self-isolating after positive test; Germany extends partial lockdown

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia ‘have light flu symptoms’; Merkel warns restrictions may last until next year; Ukraine reports record daily case riseSicily asks Cuba to send medics as Italy fights second Covid waveChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?Germany to decide next round of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.30am GMT Over in Greece military C-130 transport planes have begun airlifting patients stricken with Covid-19 from Drama, in th...
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Compact embedded system runs Linux on i.MX8M

MiTac’s fanless “ME1-108T” embedded computer runs Linux on an up to quad-core i.MX8M with up to 4GB LPDDR4, up to 32GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 3x USB, and HDMI, DP, serial, mini-PCIe, and 40-pin RPi GPIO. ICP Germany announced the launch of MiTac’s compact ME1-108T embedded system. Although we have reported on dozens of compute modules […]
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European shares hover around nine-month highs, while gold gets a boost from a weaker dollar and cryptocurrencies slide

Bull and Bear sculptures outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt. Xinhua/Getty Images European shares held around nine-month highs, led by gains in German stocks, while the dollar eased, which boosted gold. Cryptocurrencies ran into a wall of selling after this week's rally, with Bitcoin down by $2,000 on the day and Ripple's XRP losing as much as 30% on the day. The US Thanksgiving holiday kept trading volumes fairly subdued, with futures showing a modest rise on the day. Visit ...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as Ukraine reports record daily cases

Ukraine reports record daily case rise; nearly 13,000 daily deaths reported worldwide; Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in first half of 2021Sicily asks Cuba to send medics as Italy fights second Covid waveChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?Germany to decide next round of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.34am GMT The UK government is facing calls to publish scientific advice on the relaxing of Covid-19 rules over Christmas amid warnings that a single in...
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Coronavirus pandemic: Germany seeks EU deal to close ski resorts

Germany and Italy want slopes closed until January, but the EU is yet to reach an agreement.
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Coronavirus pandemic: Germany seeks EU deal to close ski resorts

Germany and Italy want slopes closed until January, but the EU is yet to reach an agreement.
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Germany agrees to compensate gay soldiers over discrimination

Twenty years after the rights of homosexual servicemen and women in the Bundeswehr were first protected, the German Cabinet has approved...
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Americas record worst week since pandemic's start – as it happened

This blog is now closed. We’ve launched a new blog at the link below: Coronavirus news – live 11.29pm GMT We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as world suffers record daily deaths 11.09pm GMT All adults should do a minimum of 150 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week, even more vital for well-being and mental health in the Covid-19 era, the World Health Organization said in i...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as world suffers record daily deaths

Global cases pass 60m; nearly 13,000 daily deaths reported worldwide; the Americas reported more than 1.5m cases in the last seven days Sicily asks Cuba to send medics as Italy fights second Covid waveChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?Germany to decide next round of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.28pm GMT Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan, and this time last year I was in Beirut prepari...
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Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on 'Black Friday'

Trade union Verdi called on workers at seven German Amazon warehouses to go on a three-day strike that will coincide with "Black Friday"...
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Germany to impose tighter Covid rules after highest daily death rate

Five-person limit on groups will come in on 1 December with rules easing over ChristmasCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAngela Merkel has agreed with the leaders of Germany’s 16 federal states to extend and tighten measures against coronavirus until at least 20 December – and they are likely to extend them into January, she said late on Wednesday.“This is absolutely not the time to sound the all-clear,” she told journalists, after the number of deaths from the virus re...
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Something For Everyone – Give The Gift of Great Storytelling

The gift of a beautiful story in a favorite book shared with someone else is always a solid plan for Christmas. Of course, since interests vary, there’s always an opportunity to gift someone with a new release on a topic they’re interested in, or perhaps something from one of their favorite authors that you know they can’t wait to get their hands on. Simon & Schuster Canada sent me an awesome selection of new books as a “something for everyone” gift bundle. Yes, one winner will receive all th...
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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died at age 60

FILE – In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Argentina head coach Diego Maradona gestures during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Fi...
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European officials expect Biden to pressure Merkel into killing her prized key gas pipeline project from Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Getty Three European officials told Insider that President-elect Joe Biden, when in office, could pressure Germany to drop its Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia. Nord Stream 2, which would transport natural gas from Russia to Western Europe, cost 10 billion euros to build. It had almost been complete when the US imposed sanctions on the project's Russian partners late last year, forcing construction to stop. US ...
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal - The Guardian

PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal   The Guardian Bertelsmann to Buy Simon & Schuster for $2.1 Billion in Cash   Variety Germany’s Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.17B cash deal   Aljazeera.com Bertelsmann to Buy S&S for $2.2 Billion   Publishers Weekly Bertelsmann wins battle for Simon & Schuster with $2.2bn deal   Financial Times View Full Coverage on Google News
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Germany’s Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.17B cash deal - Aljazeera.com

Germany’s Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.17B cash deal   Aljazeera.com
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Bertelsmann to Buy S&S for $2.2 Billion - Publishers Weekly

Bertelsmann to Buy S&S for $2.2 Billion   Publishers Weekly Bertelsmann to acquire Simon & Schuster for more than $2 billion: source   Reuters Bertelsmann to Buy Simon & Schuster for $2.18 Billion   Bloomberg Bertelsmann to Buy Simon & Schuster for $2.1 Billion in Cash   Variety Germany’s Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.17B cash deal   Aljazeera.com View Full Coverage on Google News
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IBM Planning 10,000 Job Cuts in Europe Ahead of Unit Sale

International Business Machines is planning to cut about 10,000 jobs in Europe in an attempt to lower costs at its slow-growth services unit and prepare the business for a spinoff. From a report: The wide-ranging losses will affect about 20% of staff in the region, according to people familiar with the matter. The U.K. and Germany are set to be most impacted, with cuts also planned in Poland, Slovakia, Italy and Belgium. IBM announced the job cuts in Europe earlier in November during a meeting w...
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Frank Zappa’s unreleased archive revealed in Alex Winter’s years-in-the-making documentary

When Alex Winter approached the widow of rock musician and composer Frank Zappa with his pitch to make a documentary on the man and his music, he was thrilled when Gail Zappa said yes. What her agreement meant, though, was an entirely different kind of delight and dilemma. “I didn’t realize that I was going to be getting access to the entire vault,” says Winter, who in addition to directing films is, of course, an actor most famous as Bill S. Preston, Esquire from the “Bill & Ted” comedy trilogy...
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