KfW study: SMEs are cutting many jobs

Medium-sized businesses in Germany have to reckon with significantly lower sales due to the Corona crisis. Every sixth company therefore cuts jobs. According to a KfW study, 1.1 million jobs could be lost. As a result of the Corona crisis, medium-sized companies in Germany are cutting numerous jobs. According to a study by the state […]

Violence in New York: “Something’s Going Wrong Out There”

The number of acts of violence in New York has risen sharply since the beginning of the corona pandemic. Even toddlers are victims of shootings in broad daylight. Mayor de Blasio is at a loss. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York “Go to hell!” Samantha Gardner has only this message to the murderers of her […]

Corona measures: restart with risk in New York

No city in the US was hit so badly by the corona virus – the metropolis was “on pause” for more than three months. Now it should timidly go back to normal. But there are new risk factors. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York After around 100 days of the Corona crisis and eleven weeks […]

New York stops mega-wedding with 10,000 guests in Williamsburg

Even at smaller wedding celebrations, the coronavirus can become a danger: In the USA, a mega wedding has now been stopped by the authorities. Up to 10,000 guests were announced. New York authorities have taken action against a planned wedding that may have more than 1,000 guests. “There was a big wedding planned that would […]

Corona crisis in the USA: New York is only slowly awakening

Although restaurants and shops are allowed to reopen under certain conditions, New York’s streets are still rather empty. The city is broke. Mayor de Blasio promises: “The New Yorkers can do it.” By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tried to lead by example. He had his hair cut by hairdresser Alberto […]

Corona crisis in New York: Escape from the Big Apple

Manhattan is the heart of New York. But now there are many vacant apartments in the district – and not only there. Thousands of residents have fled: from Corona, fear and unemployment. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York They shape the streetscape of New York: moving trucks. Boxes and furniture are piling up on the […]

New York stops mega wedding with 10,000 guests

Even at smaller wedding celebrations, the coronavirus can become a danger: In the USA, a mega wedding has now been stopped by the authorities. Up to 10,000 guests were announced. New York authorities have taken action against a planned wedding that may have more than 1,000 guests. “There was a big wedding planned that would […]

100,000 voters affected: Postal voting chaos in New York

Incorrect addresses and names: Around 100,000 New York voters received invalid postal ballot papers. A delicate mishap and confirmation for President Trump. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York When the corona pandemic raged particularly badly in New York, 61-year-old Phil Oetiker from Brooklyn decided – for the first time in his life – to vote […]

Corona pandemic: large city risk area | tagesschau.de

Berlin, Frankfurt, Bremen: More and more cities are developing into corona hotspots. The mayors also warn that the pandemic will be decided in the metropolises. What is the situation like in big cities? An overview. The number of corona infections is increasing almost everywhere in Germany, especially in large cities. The pandemic will be decided […]

With conditions: First brothels are allowed to reopen

The sex business is one of the last areas banned in the corona pandemic. With existential consequences for prostitutes and brothels. In some federal states, sex work will soon be allowed again – subject to certain conditions. Brothels are allowed to reopen in some parts of northern Germany. The northern states of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Lower […]