Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

BERLIN, June 14 (Reuters) – Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an anti-Semitic, medieval sculpture can stay on the facade of a church in the eastern town of Wittenberg, rejecting an appeal by a Jewish plaintiff who has for years argued it is an insult to all Jews. The 13th century “Judensau” or “Jew … Read more

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more

Murray into Stuttgart final after Kyrgios loses cool amid ‘racial slurs’

Murray into Stuttgart final after Kyrgios loses cool amid ‘racial slurs’

Tennis – Surbiton Trophy – Surbiton, Britain – June 3, 2022 Britain’s Andy Murray reacts during his quarter final match against Brandon Nakashima of the US REUTERS/Matthew Childs Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 11 (Reuters) – Former world number one Andy Murray looked back to his best on grass as … Read more

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Leopard 2 tanks take position during a visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel at NATO new spearhead force “VJTF 2019” in Munster, Germany May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, June 3 (Reuters) – Switzerland’s defense procurement office said on Friday it had given the go-ahead for … Read more

Germany to change constitution to enable $110 billion defense fund

Germany to change constitution to enable 0 billion defense fund

A Leopard tank and a Puma tank are seen at the Munster military base, in Munster, Germany, February 7, 2022. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, May 29 (Reuters) – Germany has agreed to change its constitution to allow for a credit-based special defense fund of 100 billion … Read more

Morning Bid: Something’s off | Reuters

Morning Bid: Something’s off |  Reuters

Raindrops hang on a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. It’s the final day of trading … Read more

Germany aims to find alternative to Russian oil within days

Germany aims to find alternative to Russian oil within days

German Economic and Climate Change Minister Robert Habeck addresses a news conference on measures to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions and Germany’s dependence on Russian energy imports amid the Russian war on Ukraine, in Berlin, April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, April 26 (Reuters) – … Read more

Unrepentant Schroeder exposes German coalition rift over Ukraine

Unrepentant Schroeder exposes German coalition rift over Ukraine

Former chancellor has links to Russian energy firms Top Social Democrat says Schroeder should quit party Schroeder says Germany benefited from his ties to Putin German coalition divided over arming Ukraine BERLIN, April 25 (Reuters) – The co-leader of Germany’s Social Democrats called on former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to quit the party after he defended … Read more

Large fire at oil depot in Russia’s Bryansk, near Ukraine – agencies

Large fire at oil depot in Russia’s Bryansk, near Ukraine – agencies

April 25 (Reuters) – A large fire was reported early on Monday at an oil storage facility in the Russian city of Bryansk, Russian news agencies said, citing the emergency services ministry, but gave no details. There was no immediate indication the fire was related to the war in Ukraine, although Russian officials said last … Read more

OnlyFans Freezes Russian Accounts Again Amid Ukraine War

OnlyFans Freezes Russian Accounts Again Amid Ukraine War

OnlyFans temporarily paused the accounts of creators in Russia due to payment restrictions driven by the war in Ukraine.Drawing: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket (Getty Images) Nearly two months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Russia’s online creators are finding themselves increasingly limited in the platforms they can use to make content and make money. Thursday brought more bad … Read more