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Emma Thomasson

German minister chides 'irresponsible' UEFA over Euro 2020 crowds

Jul 01 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -A German minister called European soccer's governing body UEFA "utterly irresponsible" on Thursday for allowing big crowds at the Euro 2020 tournament during a spike in the coronavirus crisis from the Delta variant.

German minister chides 'irresponsible' UEFA over Euro 2020 crowds

Jul 01 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -A German minister called European soccer's governing body UEFA "utterly irresponsible" on Thursday for allowing big crowds at the Euro 2020 tournament during a spike in the coronavirus crisis from the Delta variant.

German CDU chancellor candidate: Nord Stream could be halted if Russia abuses it

Jun 26 2021

BERLIN Germany could stop gas flowing through the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia if Moscow breaks the terms of the arrangement or uses it to put pressure on Ukraine, conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet said on Saturday.

German CDU chancellor candidate: Nord Stream could be halted if Russia abuses it

Jun 26 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany could stop gas flowing through the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia if Moscow breaks the terms of the arrangement or uses it to put pressure on Ukraine, conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet said on Saturday.

German CDU chancellor candidate: Nord Stream could be halted if Russia abuses it

Jun 26 2021

* Laschet, favourite to be chancellor, says Russia must obey rules

As births slow in China and US, ex-laggard Germany bucks trend

May 31 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -China and the United States are grappling with falling birth rates but Germany has bucked the trend with a rise in births nine months after its first pandemic lockdown, testimony to recent family-friendly policies and higher migration.

RPT-As births slow in China and US, ex-laggard Germany bucks trend

May 31 2021

BERLIN, May 13 China and the United States are grappling with falling birth rates but Germany has bucked the trend with a rise in births nine months after its first pandemic lockdown, testimony to recent family-friendly policies and higher migration.

As births slow in China and US, ex-laggard Germany bucks trend

May 13 2021

BERLIN, May 13 China and the United States are grappling with falling birth rates but Germany has bucked the trend with a rise in births nine months after its first pandemic lockdown, testimony to recent family-friendly policies and higher migration.

German officials hope COVID-19 third wave has crested

Apr 29 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic seems to have peaked in Germany and a record number of vaccinations should help turn the tide, although it is too soon to sound the all-clear as hospitals remain overloaded, health officials said on Thursday.

Puma sees sales hit from China backlash and freight delays

Apr 28 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -German sportswear company Puma expects a consumer backlash against Western brands in China and congestion at ports to hit its sales though it gave an upbeat outlook for 2021 following a strong first quarter.

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'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.