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Volleyball players on the ball / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolic image

Dresden volleyball players win first round of 16 match

Dresdner SC's volleyball players have put themselves in a good position to reach the quarter-finals of the European CEV Cup. The team of coach Alexander Waibl won the first leg of the round of 16 against SSC Palmberg Schwerin 3:0 (30:28, 25:23, 25:22) in front of 1778 spectators in a hard-fought mat ..

An employee of the City History Museum points to a golden Krakow nativity scene / Photo: Patricia Bartos/dpa

Christmas exhibition in Leipzig shows Krakow nativity scenes

Colorful Krakow nativity scenes have been on display in a Christmas exhibition in Leipzig since Wednesday. The special exhibition in the Old Town Hall was created in cooperation with the Muzeum Krakowa, as the city administration announced on Wednesday. It is also intended to celebrate the 50-year p ..

A pharmacy sign is displayed at the entrance to a pharmacy / Photo: Oliver Berg/dpa/Symbolic image

Thousands at pharmacist protest: Pharmacies closed

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 ..

Food lying in a shopping cart in a supermarket / Photo: Fabian Sommer/dpa/Symbolic image

More expensive cookies - but overall inflation rate is easing

Christmas baking is expensive for many Saxons this year. The prices for a number of baking ingredients are significantly higher than a year ago, the State Statistical Office announced on Wednesday. Sugar (20.3 percent), baking powder and vanilla sugar (13.3), jam (11.4) as well as eggs and flour (2. ..

Reiner Haseloff (CDU), Minister President of Saxony-Anhalt, speaks at the "East Germany 2030" conference in Leipzig / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

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 striking clock tower stands on the site of the former Schubert & Salzer machine factory / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Archivbild

Five million euros for Chemnitz as Capital of Culture

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 ..

Petra Köpping (SPD) speaks at the extraordinary state party conference of the Saxon SPD / Photo: Sebastian Willnow/dpa

Cabinet presents draft for Saxon integration law

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 ..

A security guard extinguishes pyrotechnics next to police officers at the Bruno Plache Stadium / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

Fine for Lok Leipzig after riots

Regional league soccer club 1. FC Lok Leipzig will pay dearly for the misconduct of its fans in the first round DFB Cup match against Eintracht Frankfurt (0:7). On Tuesday, the DFB sports court sentenced the Saxons to a fine of 25,000 euros. The court punished the burning and throwing of pyrotechnic ..

A security guard extinguishes pyrotechnics next to police officers at the Bruno Plache Stadium / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

Fine for Lok Leipzig after riots

Regional league soccer club 1. FC Lok Leipzig will pay dearly for the misconduct of its fans in the first round DFB Cup match against Eintracht Frankfurt (0:7). On Tuesday, the DFB sports court sentenced the Saxons to a fine of 25,000 euros. The court punished the burning and throwing of pyrotechnic ..

Saxony's Energy Minister Wolfram Günther in Berlin / Photo: Jens Kalaene/dpa/Archivbild

Saxony calls for rapid solution for major projects

Saxony's Energy Minister Wolfram Günther has called for swift certainty for planned and eligible projects following the budget ruling. "In Saxony, we are talking about the chip industry, the solar industry and large hydrogen projects, among others," said the Green politician on Monday after consulta ..

Halle's Niklas Kreuzer fails against the Dresden wall / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa/Archivbild

After chemotherapy: Kreuzer about to return to Hallescher FC

Niklas Kreuzer is about to return to training at third-division soccer club Hallescher FC after completing his chemotherapy. The 30-year-old defender was diagnosed with testicular cancer in August of this year and has been out of action ever since. "The final examination is due in a few weeks, which ..

Leipzig's Timo Werner on the pitch / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

Leipzig travel to Manchester without injured Werner

RB Leipzig will also have to do without Timo Werner at Manchester City. The international striker will miss the Champions League group game on Tuesday (21:00/DAZN) due to adductor problems. The 27-year-old, who has lost his regular place with the Saxons, had already missed Saturday's 2-1 defeat in W ..

Visitors to a Christmas market stand at a stall selling sweets. / Photo: Monika Skolimowska/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolic image

Christmas market season opens: Meissen makes the start

The Christmas market season opened in Saxony on Monday. The Free State is particularly known for its unique Christmas craftsmanship, from Erzgebirge arts and crafts to Dresden Christmas stollen and Herrnhut stars, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Monday. Highlights in many cities are ..

The AfD candidate for mayor Tim Lochner stands in front of a pub in the old town of Pirna / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa

Second round needed in Pirna mayoral election

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 ..

Dynamo's Stefan Kutschke (l) against Regensburg's Florian Ballas / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Ballas heads Regensburg to victory at Dynamo Dresden

With a knockout in stoppage time, Jahn Regensburg won the top match of the 3rd Football League at leaders Dynamo Dresden and took the lead in the table. Former Dresden player Florian Ballas (90.+3), of all people, headed the visitors to victory in front of 29,578 spectators at the Rudolf Harbig Stad ..

Police officers stand behind a police tape / Photo: Hannes P. Albert/dpa

Riots at Chemie against Lok Leipzig: One injured

A police officer was injured on Sunday during rioting after the regional league match between BSG Chemie Leipzig and 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig. After the city derby between the two long-time local rivals (final score 1:1), Lok Leipzig fans threw garbage cans and objects at the police officers, a poli ..

Leipzig coach Saban Uzun reacts on the touchline / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

RB Leipzig's women miss out on a surprise in the cup

The RB Leipzig women's soccer team missed out on a surprise in the round of 16 of the DFB Cup and a place in the last eight. The Bundesliga promotion contenders lost 3-0 (0-1) at favored league rivals TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Sunday. At the Dietmar Hopp Stadium, Jill Janssens put the hosts ahead after ..

View of the production building of TechniSat Vogtland GmbH. / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

Technisat counts on growth through DAB+ and sees potential in disaster alerting

Electronics manufacturer Technisat, which produces radios in Schöneck in the Vogtland region, is building on further growth through digital reception via DAB+. Since the introduction of this broadcasting standard, around 16 million devices have been sold in Germany, Managing Director Stefan Kön told the German Press Agency. And in future, these radios could also play an important role in alerting the population in the event of a disaster.

Leipzig coach Marco Rose stands on the sidelines / Photo: Swen Pförtner/dpa

Leipzig coach Rose: "I'm really angry"

RB Leipzig coach Marco Rose is extremely angry about the 2-1 defeat at VfL Wolfsburg and the loss of a Champions League place in the Bundesliga. "I'm really angry about what we ended up with here today: nothing!", the 47-year-old grumbled at the press conference for the game on Saturday.Leipzig were ..

The HFC logo can be seen on the jersey and on the captain's armband. / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Hallescher FC loses 2-0 against 1 FC Saarbrücken

Halle FC have suffered another setback in their fight to stay in the league. Coach Sreto Ristic's charges lost the clash between their neighbors in the table against 1. FC Saarbrücken 0:2 (0:2) on Saturday.

Saxony's Minister of Social Affairs and designated SPD top candidate Petra Köpping / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Köpping calls for more financial leeway

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 ..

Lars Klingbeil, SPD Co-Chairman / Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa

Lars Klingbeil at the state party conference of the SPD Saxony

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 ..

Leipzig coach Marco Rose arrives at the stadium / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

Without Werner: RB Leipzig hot for revenge against Wolfsburg

Without national team player Timo Werner injured again, RB Leipzig want to take revenge for their DFB Cup defeat at VfL Wolfsburg. "That hurt. We want to do better," said RB coach Marco Rose ahead of this Saturday's Bundesliga match (3.30pm/Sky) at the Lower Saxony club. Werner is missing the fourth ..

A basketball lands in the hoop / Photo: Thomas Kienzle/dpa/Symbolic image

Chemnitz storms to the top after 96:87 against Hamburg

The Niners Chemnitz basketball team is still riding a wave of success and has taken over the top spot in the German Basketball League. The players of Head Coach Rodrigo Pastore defeated Veolia Towers Hamburg 96:87 (45:40) in front of their home crowd on Friday to celebrate their 15th win in a row in ..

The bus stop at Bartlake in Dresden / Photo: Daniel Schäfer/dpa/Symbild

Information shows bus and train capacity utilization in real time

Passengers on Dresden's public transport system (DVB) can now see how full their streetcars or buses will be before they set off. A corresponding automatic passenger counting system has been installed in the vehicles, as the DVB announced on Friday. The display in the timetable information on the In ..

A passer-by with an umbrella / Photo: Marcus Brandt/dpa/Symbolic image

Rain, squalls and snowfall expected in Saxony

Thick clouds, squalls and showers dominate the weather situation in Saxony. There may be isolated thunderstorms, according to the German Weather Service (DWD) on Friday. Snow is also expected, with 1 to 5 centimetres of fresh snow falling above 600 meters by the evening, according to the forecast. T ..

Coach Julian Nagelsmann (l) of Munich and coach Marco Rose of Dortmund stand together before the game. / Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa/Archivbild

Rose strengthens Nagelsmann: National players have a duty

Following the disappointing performances of the German national soccer team against Turkey and Austria, RB Leipzig coach Marco Rose stood up to Julian Nagelsmann and called the players to account. "None of this feels good right now. I think we all feel that way. I think it's first and foremost up to ..

Petra Köpping (SPD), Minister of Social Affairs of Saxony / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Köpping: Winning voters with trust and reliability

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 ..

Leipzig coach Runar Sigtryggsson (M) gives his team tactical advice / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

SC DHfK Leipzig fights for a draw at Bergischer HC

The handball players of SC DHfK Leipzig still have to wait for their second away win in the German league. However, the team of Head Coach Runar Sigtryggsson at least secured a 31:31 (16:19) draw at Bergischer HC on Thursday evening. After four defeats in a row, it was the Leipzig club's first point ..

Dynamo's Tom Berger plays the ball / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Dynamo advance to the quarter-finals with a 4:0 win in Glauchau

Third-division soccer team SG Dynamo Dresden have reached the quarter-finals of the Saxony Cup. Coach Markus Anfang's team won 4:0 (2:0) against Landesliga side VfB Empor Glauchau on Wednesday afternoon and confidently lived up to its role as favorites in front of 4,000 spectators at Sportpark Glauc ..

A pair of reading glasses lies on an open paper book / Photo: Monika Skolimowska/dpa/Illustration

Book Day: Schoolchildren receive a story as a gift

Ahead of World Book Day next year, pupils in Saxony are to receive a story written especially for the day as a gift. Teachers of fourth and fifth graders as well as special education and welcome classes have been able to order book vouchers for this purpose since Wednesday, the Saxon Ministry of Cul ..

Many euro banknotes are in a wallet / Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Illustration

Dresdeners earn the most on average in Saxony

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 ..

A fire department ambulance drives along a road / Photo: Fernando Gutierrez-Juarez/dpa/Symbolic image

Oncoming traffic overlooked: Driver injured in accident

One of the two drivers was seriously injured in an accident involving two cars in the Zwickau district. The man at the wheel of the other car had turned left at a junction on Monday and had overlooked the oncoming vehicle of the 73-year-old, according to the police. A third vehicle was damaged by de ..

Tracks are laid in the ballast bed at a railroad station / Photo: Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa/Symbolic image

Restrictions between Halle and Magdeburg

Train travelers between Halle and Magdeburg must be prepared for restrictions due to construction work from 24 November to 1 December 2023. The Köthen junction will be equipped with modern control and safety technology during this time, Deutsche Bahn announced on Monday. It will be necessary to clos ..

Passers-by watch the erection of a 55-year-old Colorado fir tree on the Altmarkt / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa

Dresden Striezelmarkt opens on November 29

Dresden will soon be able to "striezel" again. Construction for the 589th Dresden Striezelmarkt is in full swing, the city announced on Monday. From November 29 to December 24, more than 200 stalls ranging from arts and crafts to culinary delights will attract visitors to the Altmarkt. The Stollen F ..

Raindrops can be seen on a car windshield. / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB/Symbolic image

Rain and wind expected in Saxony

Wind and squalls as well as rain are expected in Saxony at the start of the week. According to the German Weather Service (DWD) on Monday, it will be mainly overcast during the course of the day. There will be prolonged rain on the border with Brandenburg and showers in western Saxony. There will be ..

A soccer ball lying on the grass / Photo: Andreas Gora/dpa/Symbolic image

RB Leipzig's female soccer players give away victory in Leverkusen

The RB Leipzig women's soccer team gave away their first win after four consecutive Bundesliga defeats in stoppage time. The promoted team only managed a 1:1 (0:0) draw at Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. Vanessa Fudalla took the lead in the 78th minute before Verena Wiederen equalized with a bicycle kic ..

A corner flag with the Dynamo logo blows in the wind / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Dynamo Dresden votes for women's soccer and e-sports

Third-division soccer club Dynamo Dresden voted at its ordinary general meeting for the new areas of women's soccer and e-sports. The two motions to amend the content of the articles of association were approved by the 733 members present (7 of whom were not entitled to vote). The General Assembly, ..

Volleyball balls lying in a heap / Photo: Soeren Stache/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolic image

VC Bitterfeld-Wolfen misses out on a place in the cup semi-finals

The VC Bitterfeld-Wolfen volleyball team missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the DVV Cup. The team from Saxony-Anhalt lost the match at Bundesliga rivals SG Lüneburg 1:3 (12:25, 25:22, 12:25, 17:25) after 81 minutes on Saturday and was thus unable to take revenge for the 0:3 defeat suffered ..