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Numerous pharmacists from the eastern German states gathered in Dresden on Wednesday to protest against the federal government's healthcare policy. According to the Federal Union of German Pharmacists' Associations (ABDA), up to 3,000 pharmacies in Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thur ..
Saxony-Anhalt's Minister President calls for better infrastructure connections in the new federal states
Saxony-Anhalt's Minister President Reiner Haseloff is calling for better infrastructure links between the new federal states and Berlin and Eastern Europe. He emphasizes the need for more direct international connections from Berlin and improved train connections between Dresden, Magdeburg and Berlin. He also focuses on the demographic challenges facing the East and calls for more freedom in the allocation of university places in order to combat the shortage of doctors.
The new hospital plan for Saxony stipulates that 76 hospitals will be available throughout the state from January 1, 2024.
Chemnitz will receive a further five million euros this year for the preparation of the Capital of Culture 2025 program. The government reached an agreement on this in Dresden on Tuesday. The Free State is thus increasing its contribution to the Capital of Culture year to a total of 25 million euros ..
Saxony wants to improve the integration and participation of migrants and has approved a corresponding draft in the cabinet. This is now to be discussed in the state parliament, said Saxony's Minister of Social Affairs Petra Köpping on Tuesday in Dresden. The SPD politician was optimistic that the S ..
On Wednesday, up to 3,000 pharmacies in eastern Germany will remain closed to protest against the federal government's healthcare policy. Pharmacies are under immense economic pressure.
Saxony's Minister President demands leadership from Chancellor Scholz ahead of government statement on the budget crisis
Ahead of the government statement on the budget crisis, Saxony's Minister President Michael Kretschmer (CDU) has called for leadership from Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD).
With a nationwide "education strike day", the GEW trade union wants to put pressure on collective bargaining in the public sector. Parents and children have to be prepared for some school absences.
The election of the next mayor of Pirna must be decided in a second round. In the first round of voting on Sunday, the candidate put forward by the AfD, Tim Lochner, received the most votes, but clearly missed the required absolute majority with 32.9 percent, as the city announced on its website in ..
The current Minister of Social Affairs, Petra Köpping, will be the SPD's lead candidate in the state elections in Saxony in 2024.
The SPD's designated lead candidate in Saxony, Petra Köpping, has called for more will to shape the state's most pressing problems. It is not enough to simply name the problems and enrich them with unworthy discussions, said the 65-year-old at the extraordinary state party conference in Neukieritzsc ..
Saxony's SPD wants to get in the mood for the state elections next September at a state party conference. Among other things, SPD federal chairman Lars Klingbeil is expected to give a speech on Saturday (10.00 am) in Neukieritzsch (Leipzig district). In addition, current Social Affairs Minister Petr ..
Newly arriving refugees from Ukraine are currently being transferred from Saxony to other federal states because the state has reached its admission quota.
The SPD's designated lead candidate in Saxony, Petra Köpping, wants to win over voters with trust and reliability. She is convinced that experience will play an important role in the state elections next September, the 65-year-old told the German Press Agency. "In the current crisis-ridden times, pe ..
The closure of the Climate and Transformation Fund (KTF) due to the federal budget crisis could have an impact on planned projects in Dresden.
Germany and Europe stumbled blindly into the new Middle East war. Long before the Hamas attack and immediately after the new government took office in Israel, US President Joe Biden warned against the escalation of the situation through further settlement policies. No further war, only the peaceful coexistence of two sovereign states of Israel and Palestine can be the solution.
Saxony's Left Party recorded an unusual increase of 56 members over the past weekend as a result of calls by Carola Rackete during the federal party conference in Augsburg.
In Saxony, employees in Dresden earn the most on average. According to the State Statistical Office on Tuesday, the average salary in Dresden was 37,661 euros. In Leipzig (36,438 euros) and Chemnitz (34,139 euros), gross wages were still above the state average. In Saxony, the average wage was €33,4 ..
From February to September, the number of unauthorized entries into Germany rose steadily. The Federal Police have new figures for October that point in a different direction.
Saxony's CDU state leader Michael Kretschmer wants to stand up to the AfD in next year's elections and is focusing on the topics of migration, energy and reducing bureaucracy. "Only when the problems that people are dissatisfied with are solved will this far-right AfD also dissolve," said Kretschmer ..
Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer wants to lead the CDU in Saxony for another two years. To this end, he is running for the chairmanship again at the state party conference in Chemnitz on Saturday. In the vote two years ago, the now 48-year-old achieved a rather meagre result of around 76 percent. I ..
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warns that the war in Ukraine is losing the focus of public attention and that Putin's aim is for the world to forget about Ukraine. Germany will not get used to Russia's war of aggression.
Kiev's mayor Vitali Klitschko expresses concern about the coming months and describes the current situation in Ukraine as uncertain.
The heads of the eastern German states meet for a special conference in Brussels to discuss irregular migration and securing skilled workers.
The stationary controls at the borders with Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland will be extended by a further 20 days on Wednesday. Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser (SPD) informed the EU Commission of this on Tuesday. According to her ministry, the federal police have apprehended ..