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• The debate in the Bundestag turns into a general settlement with the AfD: Pressed, harassed, filmed: The Bundestag wants to deal with the disruption caused by AfD guests. But there is a lot more trouble breaking out in the debate.
• Partial lockdown will likely last until after New Year’s Eve: According to Tagesspiegel information, restaurants, cafés, pubs and cultural institutions in Berlin will remain closed until shortly before Christmas – probably even over New Year’s Eve into the new year.
• Majority of voters do not trust Greens to be chancellor: The Greens want to take on the CDU in the 2021 federal election. A survey on behalf of the Tagesspiegel shows: Most people get it too early.
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• Suspected cannibal worked as a teacher at Pankower secondary school: The bones found in Berlin at the beginning of November came from a missing person. The police assume a sex crime. A man was arrested.
• Udo Walz died at the age of 76: The star hairdresser Udo Walz dead. He was last treated in a Berlin hospital.
What was discussed?
• Alliance of Corona Skeptics and Constitutional Enemies: The AfD constantly exceeds pain thresholds. The state must finally show toughness towards the party: The protection of the constitution should consider the party as a suspected case and also observe corona deniers. A comment by Frank Jansen.
• What language does Orban understand? The heads of state and government of the EU absolutely want to avoid a major conflict. But the veto of Hungary and Poland could lead to it. A comment by Albrecht Meier.
• A society must also be able to withstand silicone breasts: Some just do their thing, and others rise above it. About forced happiness through feminism and anti-racism and who it is of use. A column by Fatina Keilani.
What can subscribers read?
• What we know about pandemic schools, safe buses and unsafe homes: The knowledge about the coronavirus is fresh and not nearly as certain as it often seems. Part 1 of the series “Corona Myths”.
• This happens in the final moments of our life in the brain: In death, the brain unfolds a puzzling activity. That could explain the intoxicating images in near-death experiences, believes a Berlin neurologist.
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• Does Corona make loneliness socially acceptable? “Egg liqueur is also something fine!” – many Berliners have no one to listen during shutdown. The “Silbernetz” initiative helps. And can save lives.
• Shoes instead of traveling and dining out: While public life is being massively restricted again, one thing remains possible: shopping. But does that really lighten the mood?
What can we do?
Cook: Little effort, great pleasure: simple recipe ideas from our editorial team. Part 19 carefully follows the old rule “and fish on Fridays”.
Watch TV: Agatha Christie’s classic “And then there weren’t any more” is the inspiration for the French series “They Were Ten” on ZDFneo. To be seen on Saturday at midnight.
Listen to music: Every Friday from 9 p.m. onwards, pop critics present the albums of the week on Radio Eins. This time with Stella Sommer, Elvis Costello and Eels.
Read a book: The Scot Douglas Stuart received the Booker Price, the most important literary award in Great Britain, for his novel “Shuggie Bain”. In the book he tells of a childhood with an alcoholic mother.
What should I know for the coming days?
Meet again in Leipzig on Saturday Corona skepticsto demonstrate against the pandemic measures. Right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists probably in tow again. It could be another ugly day in the Saxony metropolis. As always, we will keep you up to date on tagesspiegel.de.
The starts on Saturday G20 summit. The virtual conference is hosted by Saudi Arabia, which is notorious for its human rights abuses. Here is our preliminary report.
Start of the trial against the former French President Nicolas Sarkozywho is charged with bribery. The conservative politician is accused of trying in 2014 through his legal advisor to obtain secret information from an advocate general at the Court of Cassation.
Number of the day
30th of Trump’s lawsuits against the election results in the US states have so far failed. But instead of giving in, Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani announced on Friday in a really bizarre appearance (you can see the video in the article) further lawsuits. The former mayor of New York talked so furiously during his appearance that the hair color ran down his face. I felt kind of reminded of Frankenstein. What’s up; because Trump’s fight for the White House is developing more and more into a horror film. The victim: democracy.