Lufthansa is permanently closing lounges at some airports

Lufthansa planes in Frankfurt Aviation is one of the industries hit particularly hard by the consequences of the corona pandemic. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt For Lufthansa frequent flyers, traveling will be less comfortable in the future. The Lufthansa lounges in Bremen, Dresden, Cologne / Bonn, Leipzig and Nuremberg as well as Delhi will remain permanently closed, […]

Life returns to the metropolises

Broadway League am Times Square In New York, too, there is a feeling of having survived the worst. (Photo: Reuters) New York, Paris, London A young reporter falls around the neck of everyone she sees. “It’s so nice to see you all again,” she says. Hundreds of festively dressed people crowd the Brewery in London’s […]

Cathie Wood: Star investor leaves New York

Cathie Wood The investor, who early bought Tesla shares and bitcoins, is known for her unconventional approach to stock analysis. (Photo: Reuters) New York Cathie Wood made a career in New York. Now the star investor is turning her back on the financial center. The head of the investment company ARK Invest is closing the […]

A city cannot be brought down

New York In the “J” of “Juan Armando Ceballos” there is a Puerto Rican flag. The then 47-year-old had held the post in the World Trade Center when the second plane sped to the top floors of the southern tower. Today his name is engraved on the monument at Ground Zero. Where the tower once […]

Corona depresses life expectancy similar to World War II

Corona In the course of the corona pandemic, life expectancy has fallen in many countries. Photo: Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images via ZUMA Press Wire / dpa (Photo: dpa) In some countries the progress of the past few years has been ruined in a short time, report researchers from the Leverhulme Center for Demographic Science […]

Business celebrates the end of the entry ban

Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf Airlines and tour operators are preparing for a rapidly increasing demand for flights to the USA. Lufthansa alone reported 40 percent more booking requests for US destinations in the morning. Germany’s largest travel company Tui also felt significantly more demand for destinations in the USA on Tuesday morning. “We assume that the […]

Economists warn of lockdown with 52 billion euros in damage

Gastronomy opening in Heidelberg Providers of contact-intensive services are seen as acutely threatened by restrictions. (Photo: dpa) Berlin 3G, 2G or complete lockdown: In view of the increasing number of infections, many people are worried about new restrictions, which could have a significant impact on the economy. The seven-day incidence of hospitalization – the new […]

Is a war between the great powers inevitable?

In 2034, the United States and China will be embroiled in a series of military conflicts that lead to the use of tactical nuclear weapons. Other countries – including Russia, Iran, and India – are drawn in. Suddenly the world is on the brink of World War III. This scenario is portrayed in “2034: A […]

RKI registers 13,531 new corona infections – incidence at 75.7

Pop-up fair in Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia How high are the corona numbers in Germany today? The seven-day incidence of new infections has increased slightly again. According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Wednesday morning, it was 75.7 – the day before the value had fallen again for a long time and was 74.8. A […]

Biden’s Afghanistan crisis turns into a catastrophe

Washington While the death toll at Kabul airport continued to rise, the US president was informed by his closest confidante. Joe Biden spent five hours Thursday in the Situation Room, the White House’s emergency response center. His experts conveyed dramatic news to him: Twelve members of the US military were killed in the double attack […]