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Germany's air force staged a weird 'Elephant Walk' with 18 apparently pilot-less fighter jets

German Luftwaffe Eurofighter jets staged in an "Elephant Walk" at Neuburg Air Base, March 6, 2021. German Luftwaffe/Twitter The "Elephant Walk" involved 18 Eurofighters at Germany's Neuburg Air Base. But rather than taxiing down the runway, it appears the jets were towed into position and parked. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The German Air Force has arranged an Elephant Walk that involved 18 Eurofighter jets of TLG (Tactical Luftwaffengeschwader) 74 at Neuburg Ai...
Tags: Germany, US, Trends, Nato, Air Force, Luftwaffe, GME, David Cenciotti, Eurofighter Typhoon, Conus, Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense, News Contributor, The Aviationist, Elephant Walk, Neuburg Air Base


Coronavirus live news: vaccinated people can meet indoors, says US; Italy approves AstraZeneca jab for over-65s

In US, fully-vaccinated people can gather indoors without masks or social distancing; Italy follows Germany and other EU countries in approving vaccineCovid data show sewage monitoring could be vital in infection controlHow do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?Dutch clubbers hit dancefloor for study into easing lockdownHow pandemic may finally sink Kashmir’s famous houseboatsUK coronavirus updates – live 4.19pm GMT The number of new Covid-19 cases recorded in the UK has fallen...
Tags: UK, Science, Germany, Israel, US, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Astrazeneca, Associated Press, Norway, Kashmir, Reuters


Germany Looks to AstraZeneca Shot to Boost Vaccine Rollout

Germany has begun ramping up the use of the coronavirus vaccine made by AstraZeneca, after authorities last week gave the green light for it to be administered to people age 65 and over.
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Impairments in immune response contribute to severe COVID-19

New research by a team of scientists at University Hospital RWTH Aachen in Germany and Erasmus Medical Centre in The Netherlands characterized changes in CD8+ T cells in response to SARS-CoV-2.
Tags: Health, Germany, Netherlands, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Hospital RWTH Aachen


Coronavirus live news: Italy approves AstraZeneca jab for over-65s; Vietnam launches vaccination programme

Italy follows Germany and other European countries in approving vaccine for over-65s; healthcare workers first in the queue in VietnamCovid data show sewage monitoring could be vital in infection controlHow do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?Dutch clubbers hit dancefloor for study into easing lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.03pm GMT The Covid-19 pandemic has achieved what many mayors across Europe have tried and failed to do: wipe out t...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, Israel, UK News, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Astrazeneca, Norway, Venice, Vietnam, Reuters, Coronavirus, Lisbon Barcelona Prague


The Station: Another Uber spinout is born and EVs dominate SPACs

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox.  Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Our transportation desk is taking shape. Two new reporters, Aria Alamalhodaei and Rebecca Bellan started Monday and have already provided some new and interesting coverage. Tam...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Japan, California, Germany, Softbank, Tech, Tesla, Cnn, Automotive, Porsche, Paris, Union of Concerned Scientists, Ikea, Volkswagen


How we met: ‘I told my grandparents I'd met the woman I would marry’

Charles and Yidi Outhier, 54 and 47, met on a train in the US before Christmas in 2003. They live in the suburbs of Philadelphia with their pet tortoiseCharles Outhier was travelling from Austin, Texas to Tucson, Arizona to see his grandparents for Christmas at the end of 2003. “I had seen the film The Station Agent, and I thought the idea of taking a train sounded appealing,” he says. “But in San Antonio, the train car I was in had separated and all the passengers continuing on were herded into...
Tags: California, Relationships, China, Germany, US, Life and style, Wisconsin, Philadelphia, Charles, San Antonio, Austin Texas, Orlando Florida, Tucson Arizona, Yidi Outhier, Outhier, Yidi Shen


The Latest: Germany Ramps up Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Germany plans to ramp up the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after authorities last week gave the green light for it to be administered to people 65 and over.
Tags: Germany, Astrazeneca


Germany's Bosch to Open Automotive Chip Factory in June

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German technology group Bosch said on Monday it would open an automotive chip factory in Dresden in June to build on its...
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Germany should have led the world at handling the pandemic. But experts slam Merkel's vaccine response as a disaster

The fridges are here but the shots are not.
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Merkel


A third of women hide menopause symptoms at work – report

Surveys of attitudes in five countries finds women still experiencing stigma in the workplaceA third of women who have suffered symptoms of the menopause say they hid them at work, and many think there remains a stigma around talking about the subject, according to a survey of workers in five countries.More than 5,000 women in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and South Africa were interviewed about their experiences of the menopause and work in research for the mobile phone provider Vodafone. Conti...
Tags: Business, Money, Germany, Spain, Society, UK News, World news, Work & careers, South Africa, Italy, Vodafone, Women's Health, Menopause, Vodafone Continue, UK Germany Spain Italy


The COVID/Brexit Cocktail: UK Lost Market Share in U.S., Germany and China - Report

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom lost market share in the United States, Germany and China during the COVID-19 pandemic due to global trade...
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Speed Read, 7 March 2021

We’re heavy on Bavaria this week, with a blacked-out BMW R18 from Harley specialist MB Cycles and a flat track-inspired R100 from Cafemoto. And we take a closer look at Roland Sands’ retro-themed KTM and the slightly strange new ‘Lawrence’ from Brough Superior. Which bike would you prefer to put in your own garage? KTM 790 Adventure by Roland Sands KTM know how to build ADV bikes, and the middleweight 790 has wowed road testers the world over. But there are a few people out there who are not...
Tags: France, Germany, Motorcycles, Bmw, Bavaria, Roland, Ama, Harley, Martin, Gelsenkirchen, Lawrence, KTM, Magura, Georg, Brough, Akrapovic


Germany should have led the world at handling the pandemic. But experts slam Merkel's vaccine response as a disaster

The fridges are here but the shots are not.
Tags: Germany, Cnn, Merkel


How Merkel's vaccine disaster dented Germany's handling of the pandemic

The fridges are here but the shots are not.
Tags: Germany, Cnn, Merkel


The Latest: Arizona lifts capacity limits; 19% vaccinated

By The Associated Press PHOENIX — One day after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey lifted capacity restrictions at restaurants, gyms and other businesses, the state reported 1,735 confirmed coronavirus cases. Arizona doesn’t have a statewide mask mandate. With 54 more confirmed deaths on Saturday, the totals rose to 825,119 cases and 16,323 deaths. The number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations dipped below 1,000 for the first time in four months. On Friday, 966 COVID-19 patients occupied inpatient bed...
Tags: Health, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Milan, Sweden, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Washington, Senate, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized


Lewandowski hat-trick tops Haaland double as Bayern beat Dortmund

Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick to leave him on 31 Bundesliga goals this season and seal Bayern Munich’s 4-2 comeback home win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’. Dortmund raced... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Bayern, Lewandowski, Haaland, Klassiker Dortmund


The Latest: Senate OKs $1.9T COVID bill, nears final passage

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate has passed a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition, moving closer to a milestone political victory for President Joe Biden. The $1.9 trillion bill approved Saturday carries direct payments of up to $1,400 for most Americans, extended emergency unemployment benefits and spending for COVID-19 vaccines and testing. It also provides billions to states and cities, schools and ailing industries. Democrats say their “American Rescue ...
Tags: Health, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Milan, Sweden, Minnesota, California, Washington, Senate, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized, Alabama


The Latest: Ireland reaches half million vaccinations

By The Associated Press LONDON — Ireland has given out half a million coronavirus vaccinations about two months after the first inoculation. Prime Minister Micheal Martin says the health department announced the figure on Saturday. It includes both first and second doses and comes 63 days after the first shot was given to a Dublin senior citizen. “Good news,” Martin tweeted. “The vaccines are having a significant impact on mortality and serious illness.” Ireland has experienced a spike in infect...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, England, New York, Milan, Sweden, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Montana, Washington, Senate, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin


Leipzig knock Bayern from top after romp at Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig climbed top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 romp at Freiburg to replace previous leaders Bayern Munich, who later host Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’. Christopher Nkunku, Alexander Sorloth... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Freiburg, Leipzig, Afp, Bayern, AFP RB Leipzig, Klassiker Christopher Nkunku Alexander Sorloth


Leipzig knock Bayern Munich from top after romp at Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig went top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 romp at Freiburg to usurp previous leaders Bayern Munich, who later host Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’. Christopher Nkunku, Alexander Sorloth... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Freiburg, Leipzig, Afp, Klassiker Christopher Nkunku Alexander Sorloth


Wind Replaces Coal As Main Source of Power In Germany

Qbertino writes: Heise.de, a German tech news publisher, reports that wind has replaced coal as the main source of power in Germany. From the report: "The share of renewable energies in the amount of electricity generated and fed into the grid domestically rose from 42.3 percent in 2019 to 47.0 percent last year. At 25.6 percent, wind power was the first renewable energy source to have the highest share of the amount of electricity fed into the grid in a given year, replacing coal as the most im...
Tags: Germany, Tech, Heise, Qbertino


Covid could endanger progress on gender equality, says Merkel

In a video statement for International Women’s Day, the German chancellor said women were disproportionately affectedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic could endanger progress made on gender equality, as women take on the lion’s share of childcare in lockdown and are more likely to work in at-risk jobs.“We have to make sure that the pandemic does not lead us to fall back into old gender patterns ...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Women, European Union, World news, Feminism, Merkel, International Women's Day, Coronavirus


Pfizer's CEO has reportedly postponed an Israel trip because he's not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and refuses to 'cut the line'

An Israeli man receives the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a coronavirus vaccination center in Tel Aviv. Oded Balilty/AP Photo Pfizer's CEO reportedly postponed a trip to Israel because his entourage wasn't fully vaccinated. The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel said members of the CEO's team had received a first dose. CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC previously he wouldn't "cut the line" for the COVID-19 vaccine.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
Tags: Germany, Israel, US, Trends, Healthcare, Pfizer, Vaccine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Cnbc, Reuters, Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, Albert Bourla, Bourla, COVID-19, COVID


The Latest: Germany Hopes for Opening-Up by Late May

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff says he is “very skeptical” about prospects of people traveling at Easter but expects the situation will have changed by late May.
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Easter


Europe's cocaine busts are reaching record heights

Some of the more than 16 metric tons of cocaine that German authorities seized in Hamburg in Europe's largest cocaine haul to date, February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Cathrin Mueller German, Belgian and Dutch police seized 23 tons of cocaine in late February, the largest haul of the drug in the EU ever. Those busts are the latest in a quickly escalating series of seizures, and they point to emerging smuggling routes in Latin America. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Whil...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Trends, Eu, European Union, Bbc, Drug Trafficking, Cocaine, Atlantic, United States, Netherlands, Paraguay, Belgium, Brazil, Un, Bob


Channeling Growth in 2021

In August 2020, Growth Channel joined Sputnik ATX’s Summer 2020 cohort where she grew her userbase 20% weekly on average. We all know what happened in March of 2020. Austin, Texas was no exception. SXSW was canceled, leaving scores of commuters frustrated as the travel ban took effect. In that group of newly trapped travelers were Maryna Burushkina, her husband, and young son. They had no choice but to stay.Although it was unexpected, Burushkina was no stranger to new environments. Originally f...
Tags: Startups, News, Germany, Russia, Marketing, Spain, Ukraine, Netherlands, Sxsw, Western Europe, Austin Texas, Austin Startups, Venture-capital, Sputnik ATX, Startup-marketing, Founder-stories


‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad Adapting ‘Hellsing’, the Japanese Manga That Reimagines the Dracula Story

Hellsing, a Japanese manga which put a unique spin on the Dracula mythology, is getting a Hollywood movie adaptation. Derek Kolstad, who wrote the John Wick films and is a staff writer on Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, will write the script for a Hellsing movie for Amazon Studios. The film will be based on the manga, which was written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano and was published from 1997 until 2008. Deadline reports that Kolstad will work to ...
Tags: Amazon, England, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Germany, Disney, Netflix, Adaptation, Marvel Studios, Derek, Dracula, Amazon Studios, John Wick, Karyn Kusama, Kolstad


'No experience needed': Russian riot police launch recruitment drive

Number of online ads surges after nationwide protests against jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei NavalnyRussia’s riot police have launched an online recruitment campaign in the weeks since nationwide protests erupted over the jailing of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.Police forcefully dispersed tens of thousands of people who took part in three protests in January and early February, when Navalny returned to the country from Germany and was later jailed for two and half years. Continue reading....
Tags: Europe, Germany, Russia, World news, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Navalny, Alexei NavalnyRussia


Coronavirus live: WHO warns of surges if curbs hastily eased; German warning after Australia vaccine cargo blocked

WHO chief warns of third and fourth surges if curbs eased too fast; German health minister warns against ‘short-term win’Germany voices concern over Italy’s block of vaccine export to AustraliaWHO chief backs patent waiver to boost vaccine productionUK scientist says ‘substantial’ degree of mortality inevitable in futureGreat apes given Covid vaccines after outbreak at San Diego zooUK coronavirus updates – live 5.30pm GMT UK health secretary Matt Hancock has said that the mystery sixth case ...
Tags: UK, Australia, Germany, World news, Italy, San Diego, Brazil, Who, World Health Organization, Reuters, Croydon, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, Mike Ryan WHO