Person of the Day
Alexander Zverev has emerged as one of the top young stars on the ATP tour in 2017, although the world number three lost in a firecracker of a match against American Jack Sock on Thursday in London. “Yeah, I choked,” said the 20-year-old German. Source:
Picture of the Day
Talk, talk and more talk: The newcomers Cem Özdemir of the Greens and Christian Lindner of the Free Democrats debated several hot-button issues in forming a new government with conservatives Horst Seehofer and Angela Merkel deep into Friday morning. Talks continue today. Source:
Quote of the Day
Angela Merkel's Bavarian sister party, the CSU, could ultimately undermine the coalition of her conservative bloc with the pro-business Free Democrats and Greens whose party colors are the black, yellow and green colors of the Jamaican flag.
Graph of the Day
Germany reclaimed the top “nation brand” ranking by market researcher GfK. The United States dropped to sixth place, the only country showing overall decline in 2017. The annual study measures perceptions in 50 countries.