In addition: Laschet breaks off a visit to a refugee camp, the Bundesliga plans to return viewers – and news about the number of participants in the Corona demo in Berlin.
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• The countries are (un) prepared for starting school: Mask on or not? It is not only in the question that the plans of the federal states for school operations differ considerably. Here is an overviewwhat teachers and learners can expect. And here you readwhat experiences Israel, Australia and Denmark had at school openings.
• More infected than expected: The number of corona infections in Mamming in Lower Bavaria continues to rise: 166 out of 600 employees at a canning factory tested positive for the virus. More in our news blog on the Corona crisis.
• Video shows first complete arrest of George Floyd: The American George Floyd died in late May due to police violence in Minneapolis. Now the shot of the Bodycam by one of the police officers involved has turned up.
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• Laschet breaks off visit to refugee camp: North Rhine-Westphalia’s Prime Minister Laschet wanted to visit the crowded refugee camp Moria on the island of Lesbos. But there was an incident. He stopped the visit.
What was discussed?
• Where are the limits of freedom of association: After the major corona demonstration, politics continued to discuss the consequences. The majority of citizens have a clear opinion, according to surveys.
• The major political construction sites: Tagesspiegel editor Stephan-Andreas Casdorff describes five areas where the government must act now – away from Corona.
• The number of participants in the Corona demo in Berlin: The police spoke of 20,000 participants, the organizers of up to 1.3 million. The number of organizers is completely unrealistic, but deliberately chosen. My colleague Julius Betschka has compiled the background.
• The Bundesliga plans to return spectators: The German Football League is planning with a viewer concept that many fans do not like. Both sides basically have the same goal comment my sports colleagues at this point. How exactly the league wants fans to returnread here.
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• Minister of Construction Horst Seehofer wants to make the purchase of rental apartments more difficult. His own faction criticizes this – but the law could help tens of thousands of tenants. This is what landlords and tenants should know about the planned Seehofer law.
• It was a huge educational experiment: 8,894 pupils attended the summer schools in Berlin. But while they rediscover a lesson, everyone else goes home frustrated. For whom the summer school is worthwhile – and for whom not.
• Building boom and record prices in the Berlin bacon belt: So far undiscovered locations are in demand. We explain where costs are exploding and where Berlin’s surrounding area is still reasonably affordable. If you are looking for a house there, you should pay particular attention to one thing.
• Exploitation or blessing? Surrogate mothers are often the last hope for couples who cannot have children. It has become a business in Ukraine. A report.
What can we do?
• Our book tip: Portrait of a 50-year-old woman from the French province – Nicolas Mathieu’s grandiose, devastating novella “Rose Royal”.
• The exhibition tip: Caro Stark, a master student of Georg Baselitz, makes gods, myths and legends the starting point for her art. The Mutare Gallery shows her work.
• The streaming tip: In his cheeky Sky series “Breeders”, “Hobbit” star Martin Freeman declares childbearing to be an arch-enemy of personal development. He dares what …
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What should I know for tomorrow?
• Continuation of the process for the allegedly right-wing extremist motivated Murder of the Kassel government president Walter Lübcke. The testimony of the alleged main perpetrator Stephan Ernst is expected. According to the indictment, he acted from right-wing extremist motives. Markus H. is also charged with the subsidy
• On the offshore island of Helgoland now applies to a mask requirement for several hours a day. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., mouth and nose protection must be worn in certain places, initially until August 17 inclusive.
• The Swedish statistical office publishes economic data for the second quarter. Sweden has responded to the Corona crisis with less stringent measures and, among other things, left retail, restaurants and bars open. What effects has this special route had on the state’s economy? There will be a first answer tomorrow (a detailed background Read about the Swedish corona strategy here).
Number of the day
1,55 Euro. Berlin tenants pay an average of so much more than per tenant per square meter. Since the rent index still plays an important role in the measurement of the permitted rents, needs to be improved there too.