The "economic wise men" consider a severe recession in Germany due to the consequences of the coronavirus crisis to be unavoidable. The German Council of Economic Experts bases its assessment on three conceivable scenarios.
Emergency aid from the Bundeswehr for the neighbour: two seriously ill COVID19 patients are now being treated in Ulm. You don't leave friends alone, emphasizes Minister of Defense Kramp-Karrenbauer.
The Chancellor has expressed her opinion on a relaxation of the corona measures.
In a fast-track procedure, rescue parachutes and extensive legal changes will be discussed and passed in the Bundestag this week. A suspension of the debt brake is also planned and likely.
In times of human isolation music is balm for the soul. On Sunday, music was played from balconies and out of windows in many places in Germany. As a sign of solidarity and joy of life in times of the Corona crisis.
What to do with the newly won "free time"? In Koblenz, around 60 volunteers have been trained for supporting the basic care of corona patients.
The first test of Chancellor Angela Merkel for the novel coronavirus did not detect any infection. Merkel had previously been placed in domestic quarantine.
Germany is sealing itself off from the coronavirus with blatant measures: in order to stop its further spread, people are now only allowed on the streets in pairs at most. The Chancellor herself is now also in quarantine.
Federal Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer is taking action against a group that the Office for the Protection of the Constitution assigns to the "Reichsbürger" Scene.
Video message of the Federal President on the Corona epidemic.