Tension, games and sexism

Tension, games and sexism

With one click i can now find the address of the herzogenaurach editorial office. If our page had already existed half a year ago, I would not have been lost forever in the area, because infranken had shown me the address of the FT store instead of the editorial address. Because as of today, almost every article shows where the writer is actually located. Where to find the right store. And who to really contact if you have a question about the subscription.

It makes sense – and so does the community, where from now on my esteemed commentators will be able to write great, excitingly written, stringent columns, which I in turn – I promise – will comment on lovingly.

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One year after 5g frequency auction: here we go

one year after 5g frequency auction: here we go

With the fifth generation of mobile communications (5G), providers want to offer ultra-fast mobile internet in germany as well.

But before the first cell tower could be rigged with the new technology, deutsche telekom, telefonica and vodafone, as well as newcomer 1&1 drillisch, had to pay billions a year ago for the rights to use the 5G frequencies. In the meantime, the first 5G stations are online. But the big push is still to come.

The auction for the required frequency spectrum was held on 12 december. June 2019 ends after 52 days and 497 individual bidding rounds. All in all, the four providers spent more than 6.5 billion euros, significantly more than experts had expected – also because 1&1 drillisch, as a newcomer among the network operators, was a lively bidder.

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Chemical weapons inspectors take rehearsals in duma

chemical weapons inspectors take rehearsals in duma

Two weeks after a suspected poison gas attack, chemical weapons experts have begun their investigation in duma, syria.

The organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) team has taken samples from the town near damascus, which will now be analyzed in rijswijk in the netherlands, the OPCW said. "The OPCW will assess the situation and consider future steps, including a possible further visit to duma," the statement continued.

OPCW experts had been waiting for days for the mission and were stuck in the capital damascus. Security problems were cited as the reason. United nations security officials had recently come under fire as they sought to assess the security situation for the OPCW team.

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Rwe warns of electricity bottleneck and sets course for savings

Rwe warns of electricity bottleneck and sets course for savings

"The whole continent is manoving into a critical situation in the long term."One of the reasons for this is the announced closure of coal and gas-fired power plants, which have become increasingly unprofitable due to the rapid expansion of renewable energies and falling prices on the electricity exchange.

According to a report in the "handelsblatt" (wednesday edition), the group is allegedly facing a radical reorganization. So the company is to be completely geared to the energy turnaround. The newspaper referred to a confidential paper with the title "RWE corporate story". A company spokeswoman did not wish to comment on the matter. According to the newspaper, the group only plans to invest in renewable energies ? And no more investment in new fossil-fuel power plants. At the same time, terium intends to develop business models for decentralized energy in the sales and distribution network.

RWE’s business is in danger of collapsing due to the problems in conventional power generation. "Our earnings will drop dramatically," predicted the ceo in the newspaper interview. That’s why the company, which employs 70,000 people and generates annual sales of around 50 billion euros, has to step up its game with a new savings program. Terium’s main aim is to reduce costs, cut back on investments and cushion the impact on profits in new business areas. "Our business is becoming more decentralized," he said.

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City council sets the course

City council sets the course

The day after. Mayor kay blankenburg (SPD) praises hotel developer feuring's proposals with open arms. He found the plan "great, he liked them very much. He hopes that they were soon implemented, said blankenburg on tuesday.

There was no sign of euphoria when the council unanimously approved the concept "in principle" consent. Many details need to be clarified. Nothing is final yet, says feuring representative matthias lowin several times. He called the design an urban planning proposal: "we can't and don't want to specify many details today." It is unclear how the facades are to be designed.

With his design, feuring had essentially been able to prevail over the city's earlier objections. She will make her contribution to the project. This is how the short zone is to be reformed, and this is where they want to start, said blankenburg. Then condominiums were also allowed there.

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Favre sees potential for improvement – midfield at vfb

Favre sees potential for improvement - midfield at vfb

After the coup in swabia, lucien favre did not seem really satisfied. Borussia monchengladbach had made an impressive comeback from the international break with a 2-0 (1-0) win over harmless stuttgart, but the swiss coach still found room for improvement.

"We sometimes lost our order after 2:0 because we were in front with seven players, and that must not happen. If we had scored 1:2 here, it would have been very difficult," favre criticized after his team’s fourth win in the fubball bundesliga in a row. "In the end we could have even won 3:0 or 4:0"."

Favre, however, also found enough words of praise for the relaxed performance of the eleven from the lower rhine. "That was a very good game from us. We controlled 70 percent of the game," summed up the 56-year-old. "The whole team defended well and never panicked in any situation. The midfield did a really good job," said favre, who gave his team three days off after a friday night run-out at the mercedes-benz arena in stuttgart.

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Marriage is not a show

Marriage is not a show

The summer months are once again the time for weddings. The last few weeks have been dominated by discussions in the media about the church, the cross, and christian symbolism. In the end it was about the value of faith and church in general. The impression has been given several times that the church is only concerned with the correct performance of its rites, and that the people standing before the altar (or the pastor) are of secondary importance. In contrast, the providers of free weddings (not infrequently theologians who have left the service of the church) were very intensively responsive to the wedding couples and then designed a personalized wedding, responding to all wishes and ideas. A couple that is having a church wedding writes the following: "the articles suggest that free weddings have a high degree of flexibility and that church weddings, on the other hand, are rigid and monotonous. In our wedding conversation, but also in other church weddings, we have had the experience that the pastors are very interested in the life story of the bridal couples and largely respond to their wishes regarding the wedding ceremony."
I ask the following questions during a wedding interview, for example: how did you get to know each other?? Why did you like to get married in church?? Where do you see your similarities? Where do you see your differences? What family situation do you come from? Addressing the bride: why HE of all people?? – and vice versa: why YOU? What are you arguing about? Which of the two gives way? What are your vacation ideas? What common goals do you have? Similar wedding ceremonies are sure to be held in other parish offices. A church wedding is about placing the life of the individual in the rough framework of god’s grace and love. And this is – of course – also reflected in certain rites that convey security and a feeling of safety. These rites are central, but they have a serving function: the couple is assured of god’s help, the couple is told that togetherness in all its facets (including sexuality) is a gift!) is a good thing, wanted by god. Looks so an "impersonal wedding from?
It seems to me that some couples reenact movies, series or what they have seen at other weddings, but that this show has nothing (or very little) to do with their own lives. There are golden gates erected, behind which stand simple hats …
A church wedding is more honest, because it is simpler. Wedding ceremony is not a show. Marriage is the request for god’s guidance in the face of an uncertain future. But unfortunately, today’s people are hardly determined by tradition, but very much by the media. Whether this helps more?

Heinrich arnold is a protestant pastor in untersiemau.

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Pictures full of emotion

pictures full of emotion

Josef hofbauer a watercolor must touch the senses, thinks renate knottner, who will be exhibiting from today, saturday, 16. Marz exhibits her pictures in forchheim in the inn sonne am weingartsteig. Primarily it is flower motifs, but also landscapes and still lifes are presented by the native of forchheim, who has devoted herself to painting for over 30 years.

She inherited her talent from her father, who also painted, says renate knottner, who taught herself everything. When her daughter left home, renate knottner started painting again and attended many courses throughout europe.

"In the meantime, I’ve become obsessed with painting." The artist, who has been working for years at the "kulturwerkstatt frankische schweiz gave lessons in watercolor painting in morschreuth. "I will probably still be there in ten years", laughs the lecturer of the volkshochschule forchheim. Her courses have always been fully booked in recent years. The demand is enormous.

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The “angel of the plassenburg” dies under the guillotine

The 'angel of the plassenburg' dies under the guillotine

"The potsdam pewter angel on the flight to plassenburg", so it says under a comic, which shows a winged man with a briefcase thickly filled with money, on the "clio" stands. Then continues: "like all good institutions in the world, the german pewter figurine museum at plassenburg castle has a guardian angel. Unfortunately, however, he resides in potsdam, far away …"

Amusing picture

The amusing picture from the "news of the friends of the plassenburg" alludes to the publisher august bonneb. It is mainly thanks to him that the plassenburg today houses an internationally important collection in the form of the german pewter figurine museum.

In the late 1920s, bonneb was a constant in kulmbach. He wanted to contribute to the proud hohenzollern fortress being transformed into a place of culture after 110 years of being a forced laborer’s house, a prison camp for russian and french officers during the first world war, and a prison again.

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Researchers seek source of vitamins for space travelers

Researchers seek source of vitamins for space travelers

Dewatered sausage patties as well as salmon salad and chocolate pudding: on their historic journey to the moon in july 1969, the three u.S. Astronauts also carry a pit of earthly food science in their pack.

Some 50 years later, space travel is aiming for destinations far more distant than the earth satellite – such as mars. However, the further the cosmic excursions went, the more important food became. "Everyone wants to go to the moon and mars, but the question of resources is unclear – especially for a stay in space that lasts longer than three months," says expert jens hauslage.

The scientist from the german aerospace center (DLR) will oversee the launch of a rocket in sweden in mid-june, which will also have 20 grams of yeast on board: a small amount for research, but perhaps a rough step for space travel. For hauslage and his partners in the palatinate are interested in whether yeast can form B12 in weightlessness – the vitamin is important for humans. Normally people take it together with meat, but the universe demands alternatives. "Once we have clarified the B12 question," says hauslage, "we will have one less problem."

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