Author Archives: Hans Greifelt

About Hans Greifelt

Hans previously worked as a journalist for Die Welt (The World) before retiring and focusing on his interests of writing fiction and technology. Today he works part-time as a reporter for Germany English News, covering all kinds of interesting stories in this country. In his spare time he enjoys debating politics and religion. Mailing address: Konstanzer Strasse 53, Birstein Hessen, 63633 Phone number: 06054 96 11 52 Email address: [email protected]

Union warns coalition partner SPD

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The head of the Union faction has warned the coalition partner SPD against a left-side slip. Even before the start of the search for a new party leadership has emerged, “the SPD moves to the left,” said faction leader Ralph Brinkhaus (CDU) on Wednesday before the start of a two-day retreat of the Union’s Executive Committee in Potsdam. “No matter… Read more »

Every tenth elementary school child goes to school on an empty stomach

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According to a survey, ten percent of elementary students leave the house in the morning without breakfast. This is the result of a representative survey by the Allensbach Institute for Demoscopy among parents commissioned by the discounter Lidl. Extrapolated to the nearly three million primary school children in Germany, around 300,000 children are affected. Municipalities and countries should intervene to… Read more »

Merkel: “There are good reasons for US soldiers being in Germany”

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Donald Trump threatens to withdraw part of the US soldiers stationed in Germany. Chancellor Merkel has now emphasized the importance of US military bases for Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasized the quality of American military locations in the debate over a potential relocation of US soldiers from Germany to Poland. “I think that the German stations are good places for… Read more »

German opencast mining makes Greta Thunberg sad

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Environmentalists want to preserve the Hambach forest, and now they have received prominent support: Climate activist Greta Thunberg surprisingly visited the Rhenish lignite mining area. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg visited the lignite mine Hambach in the Rheinische Revier on Saturday. Then the 16-year-old described how difficult the sight was to her: “It was so huge, so devastating and it… Read more »

Actor Charles M. Huber leaves CDU

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He is known from television and the Bundestag. Charles M. Huber was a member of parliament and CDU member. Now, he has left. The statements of a party comrade were too much for him. The actor and former Member of the Bundestag Charles M. Huber resigned from the CDU. The reason for this is that the African Commissioner of the… Read more »