Lufthansa took a €1.5 billion ($1.78 billion) hit to their bottom line in for the year's second quarter as demand for air travel remains low and some 22,000 jobs will be cut. Despite the huge loss, it is an improvement after recording a first quarter net loss of €2.1 billion, prompting a multi-billion euro government bailout for the ailing airline. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: Germany reports more than 1,000 cases for the first time since May
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How to protect yourself against the coronavirus Got a fever? Go to the doctor, not on a trip! If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early. Avoid public places so you don't infect others. And also, explain to your doctor where you've previously traveled and who you may have come in contact with. … [Read more...] about Is Germany ready for the second coronavirus wave?
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Starting out in cart racing Born just outside of Cologne on January 3, 1969, Michael Schumacher, like many F1 drivers, got his start in kart racing, earning his kart license at the age of 12. Schumacher would go on to win numerous German and European kart championships before graduating to single-seat car racing in 1987. Here he is seen in 2011 leading his brother Ralf around the family-owned kart center in Kerpen. … [Read more...] about Sports news feed: Serena Williams crashes out of US Open
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism German government extends worldwide travel ban The beaches of the world people dream of, like here on Ko Phi Phi in Thailand, will have to do without German tourists. The German government has extended the travel warning for tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic for more than 160 countries outside the EU until August 31. However, exceptions can be made for individual countries where the spread of the virus has been sufficiently contained. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: Germany warns over rapid vaccine approvals
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 A first drivers' title It would only take two more years for Schumacher to win it all. However, the 1994 season was marred by the deaths of Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger during the San Marino Grand Prix. Here Schumacher is seen in Adelaide, Australia celebrating his first drivers' title with his Benetton team. He would go on to successfully defend his drivers' championship with Benetton in 1995. … [Read more...] about Sports news feed: Alexander Zverev reaches US Open final