Construction site instead of beach and sea – the battle for the coasts

The German coasts are arming themselves: millions of dollars are being invested in measures against rising sea levels – also so that tourism remains possible. In the coming years, holidaymakers on the North Sea will increasingly see construction sites rather than green dikes: the coastal dams are being raised and widened. This costs millions – […]

AfD district administrator in Sonneberg? Höcke wants the nationwide earthquake

For the first time, an AfD politician could become a district administrator in Germany. The election in Sonneberg, Thuringia, is already fueling two major concerns. Rarely is the anticipation in the AfD so great at a local election. “About three percent are still missing for the first AfD district administrator,” tweeted Björn Höcke, who, according […]

SPD incumbent wins runoff election against AfD candidates

In a runoff election, the residents of Schwerin were called upon to elect their new mayor. AfD candidate Leif-Erik Holm suffered a defeat. In the mayoral election in Schwerin, incumbent Rico Badenschier (SPD) clearly prevailed against AfD candidate Leif-Erik Holm: In a runoff election on Sunday, Badenschier received 67.8 percent of the votes, Holm came […]

FDP does not make any recommendation – criticism

In the Schwerin runoff, a candidate from the SPD meets one from the AfD. The fact that the Liberals are not issuing a recommendation for voting has now triggered clear criticism. Shortly before the runoff election for the mayor of Schwerin between SPD incumbent Rico Badenschier and AfD candidate Leif-Erik Holm, the local FDP drew […]

“I would never shake my hand with that lady. Never”

The Ukrainian Ambassador Makeiev visited Schwerin on Monday and met Manuela Schwesig. Not everyone likes that. Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksii Makeiev met Manuela Schwesig, Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in Schwerin on Monday. At the same time, Schwesig assured him of the help of her state in a “hopefully soon” reconstruction of the Ukraine. Makeiev’s predecessor […]