Picture of the Day
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned protestors in Berlin's predominantly immigrant Neukölln district for burning Israeli symbols in response to President Donald Trump's orders to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Source:
Jüdisches Forum für Demokratie und gegen Antisemitismus e.V./dpa
Person of the day
Tanks for art
Designer Harald Glööckler received an eight-month suspended sentence for importing two fully-equipped British tanks that he glammed up for an anti-war art installation in 2013. The court in western Germany found Mr. Glööckler guilty of buying and selling military weapons. Source:
Quote of the day
Make our planet great again
Ahead of the Paris' "One Planet" climate summit, German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks called on the finance sector to do more, like direct investments towards climate-friendly options. Corporate giants must lead the way, Ms. Hendricks said, adding that decisions should be made only after assessing climate risks.
Graphic of the day
Although machines and casinos still account for the lion's share of gambling, about 20 percent of the German gaming market is now online. Loose regulations and successful startups have made Europe an online gambling mecca.