Person of the day
Yellow, yellow, red
VfL Wolfsburg's Alexandra Popp (in green) received two yellow cards during the Women's Champions League finals in Kiev on Thursday. Her team led defending champions Olympique Lyonnais 1:0 in overtime when she was sent off following the second yellow – Wolfsburg then lost 1:4. "I have to apologize to the team, my ejection put us in a quagmire," she said after the game. Source: DPA
Quote of the day
Your data is safe with us
Welcome to the brave new world of the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation. Designed to give EU citizens more control over their data, it is mostly just clogging their inboxes.
Photo of the day
Marriage of convenient profit
Protestors on Friday greeted investors at what is likely to be Bayer's final annual general meeting before it completes its $62.5 billion all-cash acquisition of US rival Monsanto. The tone of the protests: Monsanto is killing everything in the name of profit. Source: Reuters
Graph of the day
Criminals put fake card slots and keypads (or use hidden cameras) to steal card numbers and PINs of unwitting ATM visitors in a practice known as 'skimming.' The practice is especially popular in Germany's capital because of the prevalance of foreign tourists with out-of-date (and easy to fake) chips.