The vehicle remained on the roof near Braunschweig on Wednesday, the police said
3:24 p.m.: Bavaria is planning restaurant and shop restrictions
In view of the coronavirus crisis, Bavaria is planning further restrictions on public life. A large-scale closure of meeting places such as bars, cinemas and swimming pools is planned from Tuesday. From Wednesday onwards, selected businesses will also close their doors, as the German press agency learned from the state government in Munich. Berlin had previously banned all public and non-public events for 50 or more people. This affected pubs, bars, arcades and clubs, among other things.
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A person suffering from the coronavirus celebrated extensively in one of the most famous Berlin clubs. Now the city and the club appeal to the guests. Apparently further infections are feared. Read everything else HERE.
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The winning streak of VfB Lübeck in the 3rd soccer league is broken. On the 12th matchday, the green-whites lost on Wednesday evening after four successes at 1. FC Kaiserslautern with 0: 1 (0: 0). The goal of the day came in the 88th minute: VfB goalkeeper Lukas Raeder showed an uncertainty when running out, so that Marlon Ritter could insert the Palatinate’s winning goal. The Lübeckers are now in 13th place and are already expecting SV Waldhof Mannheim on Saturday at the local Lohmühle.
The biggest excitement was already before the kick-off: VfB had to replace its entire coaching team due to the corona. “” As part of the usual series of tests for SARS-CoV-2, there was a positive case on Tuesday. The positive test result does not affect a player, but a member of the coaching team, “” announced the Lübeck team a few hours before the game kicked off. The responsible health department and the German Football Association (DFB) have been informed and the necessary quarantine and precautionary measures have been taken.
For all players, supervisors and officials who had started the trip to Kaiserslautern, quick tests were carried out on the match day for additional protection, all of which were negative, it said. In Kaiserslautern, sports director Rocco Leeser, supervisory board and ex-captain Timo Neumann as well as the unaffected and therefore unfit player Martin Röser represented the rest of the coaching team as supervisors at VfB-Bank.
Before the meeting of the heads of government, Prime Minister Daniel Günther gave the people of Schleswig-Holstein hope for family celebrations at Christmas. “” We definitely want to make Christmas celebrations possible in a small family circle, “” said the CDU politician on Friday in a question and answer session for the “Lübecker Nachrichten”. But people shouldn’t believe that “” New Year’s Eve is the time again for huge parties and mass rioting and wild bangs. The New Year celebrations would also have to be smaller because of the corona pandemic.
With a view to the federal-state talks on Monday, Günther said that in the north there was no need for more stringent measures than previously implemented. “” I know that there is a far more dramatic situation in other federal states than here in Schleswig-Holstein. “” Therefore, it is not surprising that in other states more stringent measures are being discussed rather than loosening.123help He is betting that the corona infection numbers will drop significantly in the coming weeks.
The goal remains to reopen “” as far as possible after the partial lockdown planned by the end of November, said Günther. “” But only if we can answer for it, because the numbers are going down accordingly. “”
The Synod of the Northern Church will meet on Thursday for its eighth session of the current electoral period. Because of the corona pandemic, the meeting will take place exclusively digitally for the first time, the northern church announced on Monday. One of the items on the agenda is a proposal by the church leadership to postpone the linear pay increase for pastors to December 2022.
The church leadership justifies this with the dramatic decline in church tax revenues due to the corona pandemic. Normally, the level of the pastors’ pay is linked to the collective bargaining agreements in the public service.
The Synod will open on Thursday (4 p.m.) with a service in Schwerin Cathedral. State Bishop Kristina Kühnbaum-Schmidt is in charge.
Further topics of the conference, which should last until Friday, are according to the information a report by Bishop Kirsten Fehrs from the district of Hamburg and Lübeck as well as elections for the Synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) and the General Synod of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (VELKD).
She is very excited about the upcoming synod conference, which will take place in digital space for the first time, said the Synod’s President Ulrike Hillmann on Monday. “” There are upheavals that need a public discourse in the vastness of our church. The synodal meetings offer an important platform for this, “” she said.
The police and the public prosecutor’s office have struck a blow against organized drug crime in Lübeck. In a raid on November 26th, in which 80 officers from the police and public prosecutor were involved, a total of 183 kilograms of narcotics with a black market value of 1.5 million euros were seized, the police and the public prosecutor said at a joint press conference on Tuesday. This is the largest amount of drugs that had been confiscated in Lübeck for a long time.
Five suspects have been arrested during the operation, it was said. A 26-year-old woman, her 30-year-old husband and three other Lübeckers aged 26, 34 and 41 are suspected of having traded drugs on a large scale. The public prosecutor initially did not provide any information about the nationality of the five suspects.
In Lübeck, the self-proclaimed Christmas city of the north, the Christmas market is canceled this year. But there should still be a festive atmosphere in the city. The lighting will be more luxurious than in previous years, said a spokeswoman for Lübeck and Travemünde Marketing GmbH (LTM). Instead of the traditional fairytale forest with its decorated houses, there will be fairytale-like decorated shop windows in the city center.
According to the cities, decorations in Flensburg and Kiel are intended to create a Christmas mood and stimulate the public’s desire to buy. Without the Nordic Christmas World with its five locations and the Stadtwerke Eisfestival, the state capital Kiel lacks an important starting point, said a spokesman for the city. Last year, the Kiel Christmas World had reportedly attracted 1.85 million visitors. More than two million visitors were counted at the Lübeck Christmas markets.
With a postage stamp, Deutsche Post commemorates the historical kneeling of the then Chancellor Willy Brandt in front of the memorial for the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on December 7, 1970. The postage value is 110 cents and will be available in all post offices from December 3 , announced the Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday.
On the first day of issue there will also be a special postmark in the Kontorhaus in cooperation with the Willy-Brandt-Haus Lübeck, which, in addition to the kneeling, will also address Brandt’s “” New Ostpolitik “”, the message continues. The special cancellation is available between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The SPD politician was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to achieve German-Polish reconciliation after the Nazi crimes and the reconciliation process within Europe.
Unknown stolen three new cars worth more than 100,000 euros from the premises of a car dealership in Wenden (Olpe district). The thieves probably removed part of the fence and got into the exhibition area, the police said on Sunday. The strangers also took two license plates with them on Friday night.
Another player at Eintracht Braunschweig tested positive for the corona virus. The second division soccer team announced this on Saturday. After the first cases on Wednesday, a total of three professionals and two members of the functional team are now in quarantine at home.
“” All other test results from the players and the functional team again showed a negative result on Friday, “” says the club’s statement. The third player who tested positive also belongs to the group of currently injured professionals who have only completed rehabilitation and no team training in the past few days. “We are lucky in misfortune, because the infected players had hardly any contact with the team, so that the infections have no effect on the rest of the team,” said Braunschweig sports director Peter Vollmann.
The Bundesliga home game of Basketball Löwen Braunschweig against Jobstairs Gießen 46ers has been postponed. The game originally planned for December 3rd is now to take place on December 8th, as the Lower Saxony announced on Thursday. With the relocation, the BBL is reacting to the posting of players for their national teams. The Basketball Lions explained that periods of time for corona tests and possible quarantines should be created.
Rasta Vechta’s game against medi Bayreuth has also been postponed. It will now take place on December 9th.
The crisis at FC St. Pauli is getting worse in the 2nd Bundesliga. The bottom of the table also lost the basement duel at Eintracht Braunschweig 1: 2 (1: 0) on Saturday and thus remained without a win for the eighth time in a row. Maximilian Dittgen scored in this north duel for Hamburg in the second minute. As a result, Eintracht fell behind very early in the tenth game of the season for the sixth time. But Marcel Bär (67th) and his substitute Fabio Kaufmann (82nd) rewarded the competitive spirit of the climber with their goals, who did much more for this weak game in the second half.
St. Pauli only woke up after falling behind and had two great chances to equalize through Igor Matanovic (88th) and Finn Ole Becker (89th). But Becker failed at Braunschweig goalkeeper Jasmin Fejzic, whom coach Daniel Meyer had put back into goal in response to the setbacks of the past few weeks.
The state parliament member Christoph Bratmann has been elected as the new president of the second division soccer team Eintracht Braunschweig. The 51-year-old SPD politician led the club provisionally for several months after the resignation of long-term club boss Sebastian Ebel. At a virtual annual general meeting on Friday evening, 394 members voted for Bratmann and only 17 against. There was no other candidate.
After Ebel’s resignation in the summer, the entrepreneur Helmut Streiff was initially considered the favorite for the presidency. However, he did not run after fan protests against his candidacy. One consequence of this dispute was that several members of the Supervisory Board were not exonerated by a majority of the members on Friday evening. This also included the chairman of the supervisory board, Frank Fiedler, who had supported Streiff’s candidacy. “” The votes on the reliefs saddened me a little, “said Bratmann. They would show that a lot of dialogue is still needed in the next few months.
A truck driver strayed from Autobahn 2 and was fatally injured. The vehicle remained on the roof near Braunschweig on Wednesday, the police said. It was initially unclear why the driver had lost control and first hit the central barrier with his truck and then left the lane. He was found dead. The A2 towards Berlin should be fully closed until late at night.
In Braunschweig, grandchildren trick fraudsters and other rip-offs are to be stopped. In cooperation with the city and several neighborhood initiatives, the police started an information campaign to better protect older people in particular from crime. As reported by Norddeutsche Rundfunk on Wednesday, information packages began to be sent to over 40,000 citizens.
This is intended to increase caution towards alleged relatives or police officers who are demanding money. Thieves disguised as “craftsmen” often sneak into the homes of senior citizens. The first letters would now be distributed in Braunschweig Weststadt. The “” Braunschweiger Zeitung “” had also reported on the prevention campaign.
Second division soccer club Eintracht Braunschweig has to do without its regular Danilo Wiebe in the Lower Saxony duel with VfL Osnabrück due to the corona. The 26-year-old midfielder was classified as the first contact of a person suffering from Covid-19 and despite two negative corona tests of his own was ordered to a ten-day quarantine by the responsible health department. The Braunschweig team announced this on Sunday just under an hour before the game kicked off.
The Basketball Löwen Braunschweig will have to do without their player Kostja Mushidi until further notice. The 22-year-old Guard has a “” serious illness “” and will immediately seek appropriate medical treatment, the Lower Saxony announced. So far this season, Mushidi has averaged 11.7 points in three league games.
“” That is certainly a setback for us. We cannot say how long we will miss Kostja Mushidi. But we will give him the time he needs and support him in getting well again and we look forward to hopefully seeing him on the field again as soon as possible, “said Braunschweig’s managing director and sports director Nils Mittmann, according to the statement on Tuesday evening. The lions did not disclose which disease it was exactly.
The suspect in the Maddie case was brought from the Kiel prison to the Braunschweig regional court on Monday. A court spokeswoman said it was about a hearing at the penal enforcement chamber. According to her, the date is a non-public meeting and it is still unclear when there will be a result.