Love in time of coronavirus: octogenarians picnic at Danish-German border

The separated couple, the eighty-nine years old German Karsten Tuchsen Hansen from Suederluegum and his eighty-five years Danish girlfriend Inga Rasmussen from Gallehus meet daily at the Aventoft border crossing after the border has been closed, as the spread of … Continue reading Love in time of coronavirus: octogenarians picnic at Danish-German border

‘Cooking for heroes’: Michelin-starred restaurant helps Berlin medics fight coronavirus

BERLIN (Reuters) – A Michelin-starred restaurant in Berlin forced to close its doors by the coronavirus lockdown has turned its culinary skills to helping to feed doctors, nurses, policemen and firefighters who cannot work from home. “We are doing ‘Cooking … Continue reading ‘Cooking for heroes’: Michelin-starred restaurant helps Berlin medics fight coronavirus

Buy ‘ice cream vouchers, not toilet paper’ to tide over coronavirus

An information sheet for neighborhood help that reads “Coupons instead of toilet paper” is displayed in the front window of the ice cream shop “Rosa Canina” during the spread the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Berlin, Germany, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Annegret … Continue reading Buy ‘ice cream vouchers, not toilet paper’ to tide over coronavirus

Berlin documentary explores value of work in Germany’s struggling car industry

BERLIN (Reuters) – Disruptions in Germany’s car industry are eroding job security and national identity, with the most vulnerable drawing more self-respect from work than the wealthy, the director of a documentary screening at this year’s Berlin Film Festival said. … Continue reading Berlin documentary explores value of work in Germany’s struggling car industry