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Must See: MCM’s Spring 2019 Campaign, Styled by 032c

For its Spring/Summer 2019 campaign, MCM looks to the aesthetics of air travel for its inspiration. Titled Luft, the German word for air, the campaign evokes the lightness of air through the use of parachutes, which create cloud-like shapes. This, of course, complements MCM’s Spring 2019 collection


German university heads call for UK to ‘fully associate’ to Horizon Europe

German university heads are calling for the UK to be admitted in full to Horizon Europe, the EU’s 2021-2027 research programme. Higher education leaders from 15 universities that comprise the German U15 group make the appeal in a statement co-signed with the Russell Group, a collection of 24 prestig


‘Riverdale’s Stunning ‘Cabaret’ Cover Points to Dark Future for Reggie and Veronica

Spoilers for Riverdale “Chapter Forty-Four: No Exit” past this point. “Maybe this time,” Veronica (Camila Mendes) sings over the closing montage of this week’s Riverdale. “I’ll be lucky… Maybe this time he’ll stay.”


German official says neighbors closely watching coal debate

BERLIN - A senior German official says neighboring countries are closely watching Germany's political debate on phasing out the use of coal. Brandenburg governor Dietmar Woidke said Wednesday that "it's really important to create positive examples" of countries taking decisions to curb climate chang


Berlin Competition Film ‘The Ground Beneath My Feet’ Sold to Germany’s Salzgeber (EXCLUSIVE)

Salzgeber has acquired the German rights for Berlin Film Festival competition title “The Ground Beneath My Feet” from sales agent Picture Tree International. Variety has been given exclusive access to the film’s trailer. Salzgeber will release the film, directed by Marie Kreutzer, mid-May.


Ireland U21 international defender's contract at Cork City mutually terminated

CORK CITY HAVE parted company with versatile defender Danny Kane. The Republic of Ireland U21 international leaves the SSE Airtricity League club less than 12 months after penning a two-year deal.


Germany comes 5th in global renewable investment ranking

Germany ranks fifth in Bloomberg’s 2018 global renewable investment report. China remains the leader with total investments of 100.1 billion dollars, followed by the US (64.2 billion), Japan (27.2 billion), India (11.1 billion), and Germany (10.5 billion). Global nominal renewable investments fell 8


Whitbread warns over dwindling bookings at Premier Inn hotel chain

, the owner of the UK’s biggest hotel brand, Premier Inn, has warned dwindling confidence among businesses and leisure travellers is dragging down bookings outside London. Alison Brittain, the chief executive, said central London was still benefiting from international tourists but outside the capit


An Iranian Family Saga That Reads Like a Movie

To Keep the Sun Alive is an old-school family saga, lush and many-voiced. Her characters argue about Iran’s religious history, its government corruption, and what path the nation should take forward, but Ghaffari keeps her own focus squarely within the family. She’s interested in how Ghamar, a prick


Callum Hudson-Odoi Rejects Latest Chelsea Contract Offer Amid Strong Bayern Munich Links

Callum Hudson-Odoi has rejected an improved contract offer from Chelsea as he looks to push through a move to Bayern Munich during the January transfer window. The teenager has been the subject of a number of offers from the German champions already this month, the highest of which is believed to ha


Man Caught Smuggling Snake in Pants at German Airport

A 43-year-old traveler was caught on Christmas Eve at a German airport concealing a snake in his pants as he prepared to board a flight. According to The Local, authorities revealed Monday the unidentified man was in the process of boarding a flight from Berlin Schonefeld Airport to Israel when secu


Rescue of Spanish Boy Trapped in Well to Take Few More Days

TOTALAN, Spain—Rescue workers will need at least two more days to reach a 2-year-old boy who has been trapped in a deep well in southern Spain since Sunday, a mining expert taking part in the effort said on Jan. 17.


Premarket: Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

Concern over China’s economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace.


Germany says Siemens-Alstom deal to help European rail industry compete

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government views a proposed merger of France’s Alstom (ALSO.PA) and Siemens’ (SIEGn.DE) rail business as important for securing the competitiveness of the European rail industry, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday.


Huawei's independence claims undermined by China

Huawei's founder, Ren Zhengfei, says he first saw advanced technology as a young technician in the military during the chaos and terror of the Cultural Revolution. The Chinese government wanted to provide an impoverished population with one piece of decent clothing so it used French equipment to hav


Putin heads to Serbia amid warnings against West

Russian president Vladimir Putin warned western nations not to destabilise the Balkans, ahead of a visit on Thursday to Serbia, a country seeking to join the European Union. Putin is set to meet Serbia's president Aleksandar Vucic and give him an award, the Order of Alexander Nevsky, which has also


Four legged animals learnt to walk earlier than we thought, say scientists who built a robot based on a 290 million-year-old fossil

Animals made the transition from plodding awkwardly on four legs to efficient locomotion far earlier than previously thought. Efficient upright movement is now thought to predate a group of animals called amniotes - a huge group of creatures which includes reptiles, birds and mammals.


John Browning’s Automatic Rifle Is a Killing Machine

Warrior Maven Video Above: Army 2-Star Outlines Strategy for Future Infantry Combat Vehicles. World War I is often called “the machine gun war” because of the devastating use of automatic weapons such as the Maxim gun. It’s also when some of the drastic developments in machine gun technology occurre


Regulators sceptical of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank tie-up - source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Regulators are sceptical of a merger between Germany’s two largest banks - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) and Commerzbank (CBKG.DE) - according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.


Berlin confirms it is pushing for Weidmann to get eight more years at Bundesbank

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Wednesday confirmed reports that said it was pushing for an extension of Jens Weidmann’s contract as president of the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, for another eight years.