Dutch aid affair: systematic hunt down of the weak

The resignation of the Dutch government can only be a start for the victims of the “aid affair”. They sense a step that is particularly effective in the media and urge further clarification. By Ludger Kazmierczak, WDR-Studio Den Haag A “blue letter” from the rounded service, the Dutch tax office, turned Janet Ramesar’s life upside … Read more

Corona pandemic in Uruguay: “Inequality is becoming visible again”

For the first time in 15 years there are soup kitchens in Uruguay. In the Corona crisis, many residents are dependent on food donations. However, support does not come from the state, but from neighbors. Peter Sonnenberg and Verena von Schönfeldt, SWR When Jaqueline Recalde drives away from home, she doesn’t yet know how many … Read more

CDU leader Kramp-Karrenbauer: The powerless

With the election of the new party leader on Saturday, Kramp-Karrenbauer’s hapless time at the top of the CDU ends. The Saarland woman succeeded in pacifying the party – but she was never able to fulfill the wish for strong leadership. By Kirsten Girschick, ARD capital studio When Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer took up the office of … Read more

Wirecard scandal: embezzled half a billion euros?

The former Wirecard CFO Marsalek is said to have embezzled a good half a billion euros with accomplices. That is evident from the arrest warrant against him. By Lena Kampf, WDR, and Reiko Pinkert, NDR The 40-year-old Austrian Jan Marsalek has been on the run since June 2020. Between 2018 and 2020 alone, he and … Read more

Biden warns Trump of “devastating consequences”

Democrats and Republicans had fought hard to get the new Corona aid package. But now President Trump is blocking the agreement. His successor Joe Biden fears dire consequences. Photo series with 14 pictures Shortly before the start of the Christmas holidays, the corona restrictions in Washington DC were tightened again. Restaurants in the US capital … Read more

Corona pandemic in the USA: Agreement on aid package in sight

Millions of citizens in the United States are in financial need due to the corona pandemic. A dispute in Congress threatens to expire the aid that is so important to them. But an agreement is within reach. After a long struggle, Republicans and Democrats in the United States are about to adopt a multi-billion dollar … Read more

Clear final defeat: Golubic a size too big for Granwehr

At the Swiss Tennis Championships in Biel, Alina Granwehr from Wilen missed the title on Sunday. The 17-year-old lost to the favored Viktorija Golubic in two sets 3: 6 and 0: 6. Nevertheless, the performance of the Hinterthurgauerin is a great success. December 20, 2020 2:15 p.m. Simon Dudle Final stop: Alina Granwehr had no … Read more

Comparing mortgages is that easy – with Valiant

Those who want to take out or redeem a mortgage are spoiled for choice: there are numerous providers and financing models – and comparing mortgages is not easy. With the Valiant mortgage comparison you can easily find the best solution. December 07, 2020 11:18 am There are almost countless mortgage providers on the Internet. Valiant … Read more

Extension of November aid: waiting for Brussels

Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz wants to extend the emergency aid for companies that have to remain closed due to the partial lockdown. The EU Commission has approved one part, another has yet to be examined. By Matthias Reiche, ARD-Studio Brussels Small grants, bridging aid, loan regulations or economic stabilization funds: the European Commission in … Read more