Photo of the Day
Working Like a Dog
Over 31,000 pups are heading to the east German city of Leipzig to participate in the World Dog Show. It's the seventh time the show has been held in Germany, and events include dog diving, international flyball and dog dancing. Source:
Chart of the Day
With the high-speed autobahn at their disposal, is it any surprise that working professionals in Germany prefer traveling by car? Trains are a close second, followed by airplanes.
Person of the Day
Georg Fahrenschon, former finance minister of Bavaria and the current president of Germany's savings banks network, was accused of tax evasion by public prosecutors in Munich. The charges put Mr. Fahrenschon's re-election today at risk. Source:
Quote of the Day
Out in Front
US economist Jeremy Rifkin says countries worldwide are looking at, and copying, Germany's energy transition. Mr. Rifkin believes the country's efforts to boost renewable energy will prove to be a huge advantage for going digital.