Crazy comeback: now stefan raab is making his own esc

Crazy comeback: now stefan raab is making his own esc

As a replacement for the canceled eurovision song contest (ESC) 2020, stefan raab and the television station prosieben are planning a "new, free european song contest". It is to be held on 16. May 2020 in poland under all "current legal requirements and (…) requirements of the health authorities" and "free european song contest" heiben.

This had originally been the date of the canceled ESC. Raab wants to produce the show, as the station announced on tuesday (31. March 2020) announced. The entertainer had often shown a good nose in the matter of ESC in the past years. The last german winner of the eurovision songcontest was lena meyer-landrut, who stefan raab interviewed in his own casting show discovered.

No april joke – show will come

Prosieben clarified on inquiry of the german press agency that this action is no april joke. The broadcaster quoted raab (53) as saying: "music unites many people, especially in difficult times. This is the birth of a new free european song contest."

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Lange strabe in bamberg: cyclists and car drivers still angry

Lange strabe in bamberg: cyclists and car drivers still angry

It did not take long before our publication was full of comments. The editorial team wanted to know on its bamberg facebook page how the traffic regulation in the lange strabe was received after six months of practice. Have motorists and especially cyclists become accustomed to having to share the busy boulevard at a narrow point?? Is the anger over the banishment of cyclists faded, which had led to many nasty comments and even a wire demo in bamberg?

The rush of opinions rather suggests the opposite. Readers were unabashed in their condemnation of the removal of an apparently functioning bicycle path. Several times there is talk of a sign burger prank. B, for example, finds less flattering words: "the biggest nonsense ever devised. Makes the traffic situation only unnecessarily dangerous for cyclists."

Then there is this sentence to read: "it is an insult to cover an existing bike path with flower cubes and only wait until the first bad accident occurs."

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Brussels wants tougher tax rules for internet giants

Brussels wants tougher tax rules for internet giants

Internet companies such as google and facebook are to pay significantly more taxes in europe in the future according to the will of the eu commission.

In the future, taxes will primarily be levied where the users are located and where online revenues are generated, the brussels authorities announced on wednesday. However, the EU member states still had to approve the advances before they could come into force.

The EU commission and a number of EU countries have been complaining for some time that digital companies such as google and facebook have significant revenues and profits in europe, but pay little tax because they do not have taxable headquarters in most countries. They are also bundling their activities in countries with low tax rates. Facebook has its international headquarters in ireland, for example.

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Wilde’s vision is the third league

Wilde's vision is the third league

This week, the TG wurzburg presented further details of its plan to help the sport of handball in wurzburg regain its glory and success to several dozen interested parties, including representatives of other clubs, for example from heidingsfeld and marktsteft. "Departure to more handball" is the title of the project, the details of which for the youth sector the club has already made public recently. Now also the plans for the manner were named.

After that, the TGW wants to advance from the district league to the state league within three years. In a second project step, the promotion to the third league is to be completed within a further three years. In addition, an HC wurzburg gmbh is to be founded. TGW head of department reimund wiegand and former second division coach raimo wilde are the leaders behind the initiative. In the foyer of the TGW hall in the feggrube, the holder of the A-schein also introduced the sponsor of the ambitious action: former national player sven tiedtke.

The 32-year-old has played 64 international matches for germany (92 goals) and 370 bundesliga matches (1190 goals) and will be playing for bundesliga club HSG wetzlar next season. "Of course i will not be permanently on the spot". It is not possible to do it in time. I’m a professional," said tiedtke. But i am available for handball camps or special youth trainings"."

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How a us war hero landed in coburg county

How a us war hero landed in coburg county

The reference to the jubilarian came from florida: "walter schramm, a friend of ours, will die on the 10th anniversary of his death. May 90 years old, wrote heidrun tommasi and sam hamontree to the coburger tageblatt. The overview of schramm’s curriculum vitae they gave aroused curiosity: at the age of 15, the german was captured by the russians and later found work with the american military in bamberg. With the help of an officer, he came to the U.S. In 1953, where he became a helicopter pilot. Two tours of duty in vietnam brought him high honors.

This is how it all began

"Yes, that’s all true", schramm confirmed on request last thursday. His life story, which the rustic war veteran then describes in a personal interview lasting over 90 minutes, was to last for two lifetimes. Born in 1930 in bautzen, saxony, schramm experienced the consequences of the bombing of dresden firsthand as a 14-year-old in 1945. "A shock, so schramm. From school, the young man was assigned to disaster service and suffered from fume poisoning. After the end of the siege of his hometown by the russians, he and many of his peers were integrated into the volkssturm. "At 14, they put us in barracks, trained us on infantry weapons and showed us how to push on tanks", he describes and adds: "today’s youth can’t even imagine that." The atrocities he himself experienced on children were to be increased when, on 19. He was taken prisoner by the russians on april 1945, had to march to sagan in silesia and was interned in the camp there. Even today, he can still hear the screams of the officers who were harassed there by former concentration camp prisoners. "I’m sometimes surprised that all the things I’ve experienced haven’t left me with any lasting damage.", says schramm looking back.

Now it goes to the USA

One reason is probably that as an under 16 year old he is released after half a year. Because he no longer wanted to know anything about the russians – due to the cruelties he had experienced – the young man came to live with a family friend in bamberg in the fall of 1945. His father had already been killed in 1941, his mother had disappeared. It was not until 1947 that he was to meet her again in bitterfeld (saxony-anhalt). The daughter of his host family got schramm a job as a cake helper in the american army. But the young man wanted more: he learned to drive a jeep and rose through the ranks of the fleet, first to assistant, then to interpreter and technical employee. Schramm revealed his dream job to a U.S. Major with whom he became friends: pilot. "There will be no more of them in germany" he gave him the answer.

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Rebecca trial begins with defendant’s confession

Rebecca trial begins with defendant's confession

The teenager was after a disco visit in a deserted area according to the indictment by the 28-year-old mario B. Assaulted and raped. After that, according to the accusations, he dragged her into his apartment, kept her tied up there in the dark for hours and raped her. After four days of martyrdom, rebecca only managed to escape wrapped in a blanket.

The lawyer of mario B, who had been convicted several times as a juvenile, including for a sexual offense. Read a statement that the man had not planned the crime. He was allegedly drugged with alcohol and drugs when he left around 02.30 o’clock I accidentally bumped into rebecca on my bike. Out of anger at the confrontation, he attacked rebecca with a knife and seriously injured her. He could not remember the first rape he was accused of while still in prison, but did not rule it out.

During his questioning in the packed courtroom, the 28-year-old said that he had dragged the young woman home to treat her wounds. Mario B. Had been released from prison in 2011 and at the time of rebecca’s disappearance was under supervision of the leadership. Because he knew that even the first offenses would have serious consequences, he had wanted to wait until their wounds had healed.

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Hop heisa, in the rain and wind!

Hop heisa, in the rain and wind!

He sings of rain and wind. And of the madness of the world, which can only be drowned with wine. To the wise fools from shakespeare’s comedy "what you will" you certainly feel reminded when you stand in front of the archway on the south side of the hardenbergblock (goethestrabe). Top right the "rainmaker": an old boozer with a barrel over his shoulder, pouring his wet into a shell. On the left, the "windmaker, modeled as a buxom beauty, her cheeks puffing out like a bellows with lusciously spouting breasts. The grotesque-comical clay figures are from hans lewerenz. They are three years after his release from russian prisoner of war at the end of 1947 and previously experienced war atrocities his answer to leave the past behind him. It is an art of laughing away.
Infinitely grateful to have survived are the thousands who made their way to kulmbach at the end of the war or afterwards. At the end of 1951, 6763 expellees, refugees and former concentration camp inmates are registered in the city district with a total population of 24,015. 1046 of them standing as apartment seekers on the waiting list.
But it is a community of need, which despite everything with confidence, courage and elan to the rebuilding approached. The rapid economic upswing in kulmbach after the 1948 truth reform is largely due to outsourced companies such as the sudwerke of the essen-based krupp group, the adalbert raps spice mill, the berlin meat research institute, and efficient refugee businesses such as the erwin-schnittert works. With a herculean effort, the city of kulmbach and the kulmbach building cooperative set about dealing with the housing shortage: between 1951 and 1954, 224 buildings with 806 apartments were erected. The largest building, the hardenberg block, is ready for occupancy in the spring of 1951. In july, the first expellees arrive, mostly silesians and sudeten germans who had been housed in the plassenburg camp.
The feeling of life of these years manifests itself in four other ceramic figures by lewerenz. The ornate house entrances along the south side of the housing complex: allegories of the "four seasons". The sculptures exude a lust for life, a joy in the diversity of creation, as if the artist had the violin concertos of antonio vivaldi in his ear.
Since his arrival in kulmbach, lewerenz has been intensively engaged in modeling, casting, firing and glazing clay. He wanted to take a piece of his pomeranian home in stargard with its many brick churches to his new place of residence – a city with a lot of red brick.
Spring appears as a lovely girl from an eastern book of tales. It releases the birds held captive in the kafig to flutter out into their colorful homeland. The artist alludes to the released prisoners of war. The summer meets us as a harvester with ahrenbuschel in the arm. She has pulled her headscarf over her hat deep into her face to protect herself from the laughing sunflower sun. At the time of the autumn moon the harvest is brought in, ripe fruit and juicy grapes are brought into the winepresses. The last of the season is father frost, who trudges through the cold in felt boots and a fur-lined coat, carrying a hare on his back as hunting prey.
Amusing frescoes painted by lewerenz for the eastern entrance gate to the hardenberg farm. On the left, a father is seen picking apples on a ladder, while a helper collects the fruit in baskets. The fresco on the right shows him coming home to his family in the evening. The woman squats dutifully in the parlor and cradles the sleeping child in her arms.
The sequence of pictures in the new home is deliberately genre-like and of gentle irony. Also the well decorated coats of arms contribute to it: the kulmbacher city coat of arms is present, but also the french revenge receives the honor due to it.

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St. Nicholas in ebermannstadt: close to the churchgoers with the sermon

St. nicholas in ebermannstadt: close to the churchgoers with the sermon

The verdict of our tester:

The ebermannstadt pastor zlatko kidjemet has proven that the church still has something to say to people today. He vividly explained the words of the reading, impressively explaining the christian message. Meanwhile: the front pews remained empty. Youth worshipers? Missing. This dilemma can be seen particularly clearly in the number of altar servers, who years ago assisted the pastor in fours and sixes. This time, just one female altar server attended the service. Do the services offered by the catholic church fail to meet the needs of adolescents and young adults?? If so, it is a "phased out item". Small ray of hope: the seniors went to communion almost without exception, celebrated holy mass with everything that goes with it. But the question remains: quo vadis church?

The ratings in detail:

1. Enter

In the church all lights go on. The priest, accompanied by an altar server, a lector and a communion helper, walks down the aisle. The organist pulls out all the stops. On the console, the fingers seem to glide over the keys by themselves. In the freely chosen piece, the spectrum ranges from delicate tones to the almost inexhaustible, boundless experience of the horns. A majestic, solemn beginning to the service. By the way: in ebermannstadt, a total of seven organists share the musical arrangement of the church services. 2. Music the organist masters his instrument. The choice of songs, however, raises questions, because quite a few of the churchgoers close their gotteslob. Others seem to have trouble singing along, because they often lag behind the organist by up to one note. Real solemnity therefore does not arise. But at the end of the service, the organist once again gives free rein to his musical-artistic ambitions during a fantasy – while most of the service-goers are already leaving the church. 3. Reading/gospel

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Scholz and macron against compulsory testing when traveling in the eu

Scholz and macron against compulsory testing when traveling in the eu

Germany and france currently consider mandatory PCR testing for coronavirus when traveling within the eu to be inappropriate.

"We have no intention of introducing these tests within the european union because we attach great importance to the smooth functioning of our common area," french president emmanuel macron said at a joint press conference with german chancellor olaf scholz on friday night after the eu summit in brussel. In addition, the effectiveness of such a mabnahme would be very reduced, because cross-border commuters were usually exempt from them.

Scholz: "freedom is important"

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Hecking wishes the club victory

Hecking wishes the club victory

The 1.FC nurnberg’s offense is weak because injuries keep forcing coach michael kollner to make personnel changes. Dieter hecking, meanwhile, wishes the club "another three-goal win" in the bundesliga soccer match against SC freiburg.

Als hecking, from 2009 to 2012 coach of the 1. FC nurnberg, michael kollner gave encouragement for the end of the year against SC freiburg ("if you play like today, then the points are possible; I wish you that you make another three against freiburg"), the latter looked for a long moment lost in thought into space. It seemed as if club-coach kollner had not really noticed hecking’s words. No doubt, the 0:2 (0:0) on tuesday at the top team borussia monchengladbach has a lot to do with kollner, who was 1. FC nurnberg also after the 16. Matchday lingering on a relegation place, left its mark.

"We played a really good game and invested a lot", stated the 47-year-old. However, it was difficult to come back after the 0:1. "We had to take the lead with two great chances right at the beginning of the game. There we missed to put a sign on the display board."

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