Person of the day
Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted is feeling good. First-quarter results for the sportswear company were better than expected, with sales of €540 million this year compared to €455 million in 2017, with a strong showing in the US. Source:
Quote of the day
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, out of prison and running for US Senate, gave the opening speech at tech conference re:publica in Berlin yesterday. She spoke about the importance of holding agencies accountable.
Photo of the day
After 200 asylum seekers prevented police from deporting a 23-year-old man from Togo, police raided a refugee home in the southern town of Ellwangen. Police took several people into custody; others tried to escape but were injured when they jumped out of windows. Source:
Chart of the day
Revving up VW
Things are looking up for Volkswagen since Herbert Diess took the wheel in April. The automaker is still recovering from the Dieselgate emissions scandal, which badly affected its liquidity.