Every fourth German brewery was threatened with bankruptcy because of the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. This is stated in a statement of the German Brewers’ Association. According to a Deutscher Brauer-Bund (DBB) study, 25% of the industry players surveyed believe that the crisis caused by COVID-19 threatens their existence. […]

Bernard Madoff, 82-year-old founder of one of the largest pyramid schemes in history, has died in federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, where he was serving his 150-year sentence since 2009. It was reported by the Accociated Press on April 14. After Madoff’s arrest in the 2008-2009 trial, it emerged […]

Notre Dame, damaged by a fire on April 15, 2019, will reopen in 2024, French Culture Minister Roseline Bachelot said April 14. She said more than 830 million euros in donations have been raised to repair the cathedral, which will allow restoration work to begin. “This is an unprecedented amount. […]

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan misspoke during a speech in parliament on Wednesday and called Vladimir Putin President of France, not Russia. Pashinyan spoke about the history of the escalating conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and, recalling details of three cease-fire agreements in the region, said: “In accordance with the statement made […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has postponed the date of her vaccination at Tempelhofer Feld with a drug produced by AstraZeneca. This was reported on Sunday, April 11, by the newspaper Bild. According to information from the newspaper, the immunization appointment for the German president was supposed to take place on […]