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Double gold for Germany

After a magnificent race to catch up, decathlete Niklas Kaul won the title at the home European Championships. A little later, Gina Lückenkemper stormed to gold in the 100 metres.

documenta reports good visitor figures

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the anti-Semitism scandal, the international art exhibition in Kassel has recorded figures almost as good as those of its predecessor five years ago, which attracted a record number of visitors.