At the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence in Berlin, the Bundeswehr bestowed a special honour on Angela Merkel. Her predecessors have been known to shed a tear. What about her?
This Tuesday, the Minister Presidents of the federal states want to discuss the Corona crisis with the acting Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and the expected future Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD).
Even if the efficacy of the available vaccines could be lower with the new Corona variant Omikron according to data known so far: Vaccination remains the best option in this case as well, as experts emphasise.
It was a tough job in the last few metres. The Greens got into a tussle over the line-up of their ministers for the new traffic light government.
More Corona protection at the workplace: That is the aim of the new 3G regulations. In addition, more employees are to return to the home office.
The Corona infection situation is coming to a head. Due to the comparatively low vaccination rate in Germany, the question of a general vaccination obligation is increasingly coming into focus.
In view of rising corona numbers, the federal and state governments have discussed new measures.
The #Bundestag will deal with the escalating #corona situation this Thursday. Then the prime ministers will consult with Angela Merkel, the acting chancellor, on how to proceed.
Things are to move very quickly now. The secretaries-general of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP announced in Berlin on Tuesday that the traffic light parties intend to present their coalition agreement as early as next week.
The high number of new #corona infections is forcing those responsible in Berlin to tighten the rules for the workplace as well.
The World Climate Summit in Glasgow has come to an end after two weeks of tough negotiations. And with a decision celebrated as historic, it heralded the global farewell to coal burning.