NRW election live: Greens get direct mandates for the first time

Home Politics Deutschland North Rhine-Westphalia State election in North Rhine-Westphalia:CDU clearly wins, no majority for red-green, FDP falls May 16, 2022 3:54 am Open detailed view Hendrik Wüst (CDU) is the winner of the evening, but it is not clear whether he will also lead the next government in North Rhine-Westphalia. (Photo: dpa) North Rhine-Westphalia … Read more

Quantum leap at Forschungszentrum Jülich

DGermany is catching up fast in the field of quantum technology. The Federal Ministry of Research now has more than a hundred ongoing projects dedicated to this topic on its website. The main research areas range from the development of novel quantum materials and quantum sensors, to methods for tap-proof quantum communication, to the construction … Read more

Merz and Wüst expect proposals from the federal government to make vaccinations mandatory

EIn fact, compulsory vaccinations should be introduced in March at the latest. But that is unlikely to happen. Even if an orientation debate were to take place in January, a decision by the Bundestag would not be expected until March at the earliest; the Federal Council will not meet again until April 8th. The general … Read more

Carnival sessions in NRW canceled due to Omikron

WDue to the corona pandemic, the session carnival is also to be largely canceled in the current 2021/2022 session. The black and yellow state government of Prime Minister Hendrik Wüst (CDU) and the heads of the organized carnival agreed on Tuesday. Wüst said the current infection situation and the foreseeable soon dominant virus variant Omikron … Read more

“Want to act quickly when it is necessary”

Prime Minister’s Conference Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz (center, SPD) comes to the press conference next to NRW Prime Minister Hendrik Wüst (r., CDU) and Berlin’s Governing Mayor Michael Müller (l., SPD) after the deliberations. (Photo: dpa) Berlin Olaf Scholz (SPD) made his first major public appearance as Chancellor where his predecessor Angela Merkel (CDU) made … Read more

Federal government is not planning any new restrictions

TDespite the high number of infections with the corona virus, the Prime Minister’s Conference, which met on Thursday evening together with the new federal government, initially did not decide on any general contact restrictions over Christmas. However, one will take a close look at the data on the development of the pandemic, especially with regard … Read more