ROUNDUP: Bafin sees deficiencies at Flatexdegiro – board is expanded
FRANKFURT – Bad news from the Frankfurt online broker Flatexdegiro
ROUNDUP/Rome: Lufthansa continues in ‘constructive’ talks about entry into Ita
ROM – The chances for Lufthansa to get involved
According to information from Rome, the Italian state airline Ita Airways is still doing well. The successor to the traditional company Alitalia said at the weekend: “Ita Airways is continuing the positive and constructive talks with Lufthansa.” The group from Frankfurt was chosen by the Italian Ministry of Finance – the current owner of Ita – as a possible partner “with the sole aim of achieving profitable development for the company”, as it was said.
ROUNDUP: Protest against Tesla factory expansion – environmentalists: open questions
GRÜNHEIDE – The expansion of the Tesla
Number of postal complaints remains high
BONN – Many citizens continue to turn to the Federal Network Agency to vent their anger at late or missing letters and packages. In November, around 7,000 postal complaints were received, the Bonn authority said when asked by the dpa. That was less than in October, when around 9,400 complaints landed at the Federal Network Agency, but more than in September (5,000) and in July and August (6,500 combined).
EU Commissioner threatens Twitter with fines and shutdown
BERLIN – Looking at Twitters
ROUNDUP: Millions in compensation from the state stabilizes gas importer VNG
KARLSRUHE/LEIPZIG/BERLIN – The struggling gas importer VNG receives several hundred million euros from the state and withdrew its application for so-called stabilization measures on Friday. The federal government will not participate in VNG, said the Leipzig group, the majority owner EnBW
RATING: S&P Withdraws Twitter Rating – ‘Lack of Information’
CHICAGO – Rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded its credit rating for Elon Musk’s online platform Twitter
TV ratings: World Cup round of 16 straight on with ZDF thriller
BERLIN – Draw in the odds race on Saturday evening: 4.71 million (18.9 percent market share) watched the 2-1 victory of the Argentine national football team in the World Cup round of 16 against Australia from 8 p.m. Almost as many followed an episode of the crime series “Friesland” on ZDF from 8:15 p.m. 4.70 million meant a market share of 18.7 percent.
France wants to fight tobacco trafficking more decisively
PARIS – France is taking firmer action against the growing trade in counterfeit and contraband cigarettes. “My goal is clear: to dry up the black market and to pursue the dealers,” said the French minister responsible for customs, Gabriel Attal, to the Sunday newspaper “Le Journal du Dimanche”. The means of surveillance should be increased to facilitate checks at ports, airports and postal centers, for example. “We have set ourselves the goal of uncovering ten networks per year.”
Trade association: A little more momentum in the Christmas business
BERLIN – The Christmas business in retail picked up a little in the week before the second Advent, but is still not going as hoped. According to a survey by the German Retail Association, 40 percent of retailers are dissatisfied with the sales trend. In the week before the first Advent, this was true for a good half. According to a statement on Sunday, HDE general manager Stefan Genth said there was a little more momentum in the Christmas business. However, the number of customers mostly fell short of expectations. Compared to the rest of the industry, things went above average, especially for larger trading companies.
-Högl on the ammunition crisis: ‘We need a timetable now’
-Children’s hospitals at the limit – demand for a financial emergency program
Union warns of cuts in public transport because of Germany ticket
-Linke criticizes insufficient protection against energy price increases
-ARD ‘Nachtmagazin’ is replaced by ‘Tagesschau’ output
-Musk promotes publication of internal Twitter documents
-Total refinery in Leuna will stop using Russian oil from the end of 2022
-Banks and savings banks: Girocard gets more functions
-Tschentscher wants to keep masks compulsory in public transport until spring
-ROUNDUP 2/’BamS’: ‘crisis meeting’ about risks in buying stealth jets
The chemical company Ineos wants to get gas from the USA via Brunsbüttel
-More than 29,000 evictions – Significant increase in Bavaria
-ROUNDUP: Another debate about clinics – insisting on state responsibility
-Germany: the candy industry produces more chocolate Santa Clauses
-ROUNDUP: Southern Italy hit again by storms and floods
-Omicron origin study: development was simply overlooked
-Greens also criticize acceleration plans for trunk roads
-Fine for Russian channels in Latvia
– Bankruptcies because of the packaging ban? Longer deadline for hookah industry
-AfD boss for negotiations on gas supplies with Iran
-First Lufthansa A380 landed in Frankfurt again
-Habeck: Electric cars should be used to store electricity
-ROUNDUP: Further financial dispute over the 49-euro ticket – Wissing promotes Start
-The railway tunnels remain a problem for mobile phone users
-Russia does not want to accept the oil price ceiling of the West
-Tschentscher: Fracking could be an alternative°
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