Person of the day
German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier was delighted about the United States' temporary exemption of the EU from trade tariffs, which hold until May 1. He said talks over the next six weeks should discuss options for all parties and address discrepancies with Washington. Source:
Quote of the day
Verbal and physical attacks this year have Germany's immigrant communities looking for support from the government. Raed Saleh, a SPD politician, told Deutsche Welle he is very concerned about Islamophobia and that any attack on a religious institution is "an attack on the society as a whole."
Picture of the day
More gold for Germany
Germany's Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot were already Olympic ice skating champions when they left the winter games in Pyeongchang, but they set a world record in Milan yesterday. The pair chalked up 162.86 points, beating their Olympic best of 159.81. Source:
Number of the day
Build that wall
Denmark is building a fence to keep out Germany's wild boars, which are often infected with African swine fever. The deadly virus has been spreading across Europe, and though it's harmless to humans, it can devastate pig farms.