Eisenach wins the East derby of all things. ThSV coach Kaufmann extended his contract early. As a reward, his team gave him a home win.
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Promoted coach Misha Kaufmann has extended his contract with Bundesliga handball club ThSV Eisenach ahead of schedule until the summer of 2027.
In the Thuringian state parliament, several MPs have criticized delays and cost increases in the construction of a joint Thuringian-Saxon prison in Zwickau. "What a debacle", said FDP MP Dirk Bergner on Wednesday during a topical debate in the Thuringian state parliament. We neither know when the pr ..
Rail travelers must be prepared for considerable delays
With the timetable change next weekend, Deutsche Bahn is expanding its long-distance connections. There will be more and faster connections between major cities and significantly more seats.
A funding dispute between the federal government and the states of Saxony and Thuringia regarding the costs of cleaning up environmental damage caused by former GDR state-owned companies remains unresolved at the Federal Constitutional Court. The highest German court rejected applications by the two ..
Thuringia's Economics Minister warns against restricting financial support for the automotive industry
Thuringia's Economics Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee (SPD) believes that the transformation of the automotive industry is at risk if the federal government reduces its financial support. He warned against fatal signals from cuts.
Promoted ThSV Eisenach has signed Estonian handball player Mait Patrail to stabilize its defence. The 35-year-old already played in the game against Lemgo.
ThSV Eisenach also loses its eighth away game of the season against TBV Lemgo Lippe by 24:26. Samuel Zehnder and Manuel Zehnder are the best scorers of the game.
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 ..
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.
Onset of winter causes delays and cancellations on the Vogtland network.
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 Panorama Museum Bad Frankenhausen with its oversized painting of the Peasants' War by Leipzig painter Werner Tübke is to be partially renovated. Work on the outer concrete wall of the circular building, which opened in 1989, is to begin next year, as a spokeswoman for the Thuringian Ministry of ..
Controversial professional basketball player Joshiko Saibou played a competitive match in Germany for the first time since the coronavirus controversies in 2020.
The proportion of households in Saxony with modern heating systems has risen. At the same time, the proportion of particularly old heating systems has risen. The federal government is planning measures for climate-friendly heating.
Sascha Benecken, the eleven-time luge world champion, sees no possibility of Oberhof hosting the 2026 Olympic competitions due to the lack of infrastructure.
The heads of the eastern German states meet for a special conference in Brussels to discuss irregular migration and securing skilled workers.
Germany wants to increase its use of hydrogen as an energy source. Plans for a nationwide hydrogen network were presented on Tuesday. Central Germany plays a key role in this.
There is a serious shortage of bus drivers in local public transport. The situation is so tense that some companies are sometimes operating with emergency timetables or have to turn down bookings for school trips, for example, said the head of the Central German Bus Association, Mario König, in Erfu ..
Drivers of electric cars are finding it increasingly easy to find a public charging station in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. However, the ratio of the number of charging points to the number of electric cars varies greatly from region to region.
The volleyball players of Dresdner SC have continued their winning streak. Coach Alexander Waibl's team won 3:2 (25:20, 24:26, 19:24, 25:21, 15:10) against VfB Suhl Lotto Thüringen in the Bundesliga on Saturday after a tough battle. It was their sixth success in a row in all competitions.The Dresden ..
The completion of the Freedom and Unity Monument in Berlin is at risk without additional federal funding, according to the general contractor. According to information from Friday, the Stuttgart office of Milla & Partner has asked the Federal Institute for Building and Regional Planning, which i ..
In the Regionalliga-Nordost, an unusual match has been canceled. The match between FC Carl Zeiss Jena and FSV Zwickau scheduled for Saturday has been postponed indefinitely because the visitors currently have too few players available. This was announced by the North-East German Football Association ..
The expansion of solar installations has increased even more this year than in previous years. According to data from the comparison portal for solar installations "Selfmade Energy", the growth rate in the first nine months of the year was already 30 percent in Saxony-Anhalt, 31.4 percent in Thuring ..
Regional league soccer club FC Carl Zeiss Jena has filled the position of sports director with a prominent returnee. As the club announced on Wednesday, Stefan Böger, former Jena player and Bundesliga professional, has signed a contract until summer 2026. The 57-year-old most recently worked as a sc ..
On May 1, hundreds of people from both the right and the left took to the streets in Gera. There was an attempt to break through. Investigators are looking into allegations of breach of the peace and have now searched the properties of suspects in several federal states.
On May 1, hundreds of right-wing and left-wing protesters took to the streets in Gera. There was an attempt to break through. Investigators are looking into allegations of breach of the peace and have now searched the properties of suspects in several federal states.
The energy supplier EnviaM is increasing the electricity price for owners of heat pumps and heat storage systems. As of January 1, the price for heat pump electricity will rise by 4.21 cents to 33.10 cents per kilowatt hour gross, the company announced on Monday. That is an increase of around 15 per ..
The weather this year has been good for the honey bees. Thanks to their eagerness to collect, beekeepers were able to extract more honey than in previous years. However, if you want to buy a jar of German honey, you have to dig a little deeper into your pocket.
The eastern German states are already cooperating in the fight against right-wing extremism - now cooperation is to be intensified. There is also agreement on the topics of migration and anti-Semitism.
The economic development of the eastern German mechanical and plant engineering sector continues to lose momentum. Only 62 percent of companies still rated their overall situation as positive in the third quarter, according to the eastern branch of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) on Thursda ..
After new problems with the planned large prison of Thuringia and Saxony in Zwickau, members of the Thuringian state parliament want to get a picture on site. It is planned that members of the budget and finance committee as well as the penitentiary commission of the state parliament in Erfurt will ..
Actor and journalist Lutz Riemann has died at the age of 82.
Politician Sahra Wagenknecht wants to run with her new party in the three eastern German state elections next year, if possible. "We are striving to run in the three federal states, but whether we really make it in all three will of course depend on how the state associations are set up by then, whi ..
The Thüringer HC women's handball team won the Central German derby. The THC players kept the upper hand on Saturday at BSV Sachsen Zwickau with 28:23 (12:13) and have established themselves in the upper third of the Bundesliga table with their third win of the season. Annika Lott (6), Johanna Reich ..
VfB Suhl is considering an appeal against the record fine imposed on coach Laszlo Hollosy by the Volleyball Bundesliga. "This is pure arbitrariness against VfB Suhl," president Alexander Mantlik told "Freie Wort." Hollosy had been suspended for five games on Thursday for allegedly attacking the refe ..
The government factions in Berlin want to speed up the construction of infrastructure projects. In addition to highway projects, rail lines are also to be expanded.
From a national perspective, this year's grape harvest will probably be rather average. However, eastern German winegrowers are expecting better yields than in previous years.
The Commissioner for the East, Carsten Schneider (SPD), has called for a more differentiated view of the East. In recent years, the media have often reported on what is negative nationwide, said the SPD politician on Tuesday in Berlin after consultations with the state government of Saxony-Anhalt. A ..
Former German President Joachim Gauck suggests that all democratic parties join forces to prevent the AfD from governing.
The first German cross-country skiing world champion Gerhard Grimmer is dead. The Thuringian double world champion died last Monday after a serious illness at the age of 80, as the Deutsche Presse-Agentur learned from the family. This Friday, cross-country skiing fans will be able to say goodbye to ..
ThSV Eisenach surprisingly wins at home against Rhein-Neckar Löwen with 29:26 (13:13). Alexander Saul was the best scorer of the home seven with seven goals.
The rail timetable change in December brings noticeably more offers for passengers. The railroads are increasing their long-distance services in particular. It's not just the major cities that are set to benefit - the regions are too.
At the start of the autumn vacations in Saxony and Thuringia, motorists must prepare for traffic jams on the weekend. Delays and traffic jams are to be expected especially in the conurbations of Magdeburg and Halle/Leipzig, as well as the main traffic routes, the ADAC announced on Thursday.It will b ..
Private households in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia saved more energy than the national average
Private households in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia saved more energy last year than the national average.
Owners of oil or pellet heating systems in the southeast can still receive money from a hardship fund. So far, just under 5% of heating cost subsidies have been paid out in Saxony.
Before the start of the fall vacations in Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt this weekend, the German Automobile Association (ADAC) has pointed out possible traffic jams on roads and highways caused by vacationers, day trippers and commuters. A large part of the holidaymakers will head for destinations in Ger ..
In Nordhausen, Thuringia, a neck-and-neck race between the incumbent and the AfD candidate is emerging in the mayoral election after more than half of the voting districts have been counted. The AfD politician Jörg Prophet was after counting 31 of 42 voting districts on Sunday evening exactly equal ..
The ThSV Eisenach gets reinforcement in the back after the sixth Bundesliga matchday. The 22-year-old Dustin Kraus changes from the second-division handball team VfL Potsdam to the Wartburgstädtern. Managing director René Wittig explained after the lost game (23:28) against HC Erlangen: "The commitm ..
Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia want to woo new settlements and investments at the Expo Real real estate fair in Munich. Twenty-nine exhibitors, including cities, counties and companies, will present the region at the fair from Oct. 4 to 6, the Central German Metropolitan Region announced Friday ..
A few months ago, ARD journalist Jessy Wellmer already showed the special view of East Germans. Now she was on the road again for the film "Listen to us! We East Germans and the West".
The former Thuringian world-class athlete Ruth Fuchs has died at the age of 76. Fuchs was the first woman to throw a javelin over 60 meters and won a total of eleven GDR championship titles and two Olympic victories. After her athletic career, Fuchs was politically active and ran a fashion business.
Ruth Fuchs was defeated only three times in her career. The two-time Olympic javelin champion has died at the age of 76.
People in eastern Germany rate schools among the worst in Germany, according to an Ifo study. Only in North Rhine-Westphalia was the rating even worse, the Munich-based Ifo Institute reported Tuesday. 19 percent of adults surveyed in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia gave the grade 4 or worse, 56 ..
While the number of traffic fatalities in Thuringia and Saxony decreased in 2022, it increased significantly in Saxony-Anhalt. Most notable was the fact that the number of traffic fatalities involving people 75 years and older tripled from the previous year's figure of 41, said Dekra's regional spok ..
Recently, Olympic javelin champion Thomas Röhler has been plagued by repeated injuries. He considers a start at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris to be realistic - and after that?
Saxony-Anhalt's Minister President Reiner Haseloff has called for a fair distribution of grid fees for electricity consumers. Companies in regions where there is a particularly strong expansion of renewable energies should not be disadvantaged, the CDU politician said at the start of the East German ..
With nearly 30 events, Deutsche Bahn is celebrating a "Rail Day" in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia from September 15 to 17. The prelude for the region southeast forms a rally with special trains to Leipzig as well as the central German railroad summit with panel discussions, as the German cours ..
At the moment, the former national basketball player Saibou is not yet fit. However, he has reached an agreement with second-division club Jena about a commitment.
Olympic bobsleigh champion Mariama Jamanka is to become a TV presenter. The 33-year-old Berlin native, who ended her competitive sports career after winning the silver medal in Beijing 2022 together with Alexandra Burghardt in the two-man bobsled, will take over the sports block in ARD's midday maga ..
Thuringia's AfD state party and parliamentary group leader Björn Höcke has sworn in his supporters in Oranienburg for the election year 2024 and underlined the party's ambitions. "We must achieve one thing (...) that those who love Germany with all their hearts come to the high state offices - to th ..
The mayors of eastern German cities see the Germany ticket from 2024 before the end. The reason is enormous additional costs for public transport in the coming years, for which the federal government has so far refused to provide financial compensation, Leipzig's mayor Burkhard Jung (SPD) said on Tu ..
The eastern German textile industry is calling on the German government to ensure lower energy prices. The industrial electricity price currently under discussion completely bypasses medium-sized companies, the Association of the North-East German Textile and Clothing Industry (vti) announced on Fri ..
Car insurers had to spend around 23 million euros on damage caused by severe weather in Saxony last year. This is roughly the same level as the previous year, according to figures released by the German Insurance Association (GDV) on Wednesday. In both 2021 and 2022, about 7500 losses due to storms, ..
Also in the area of the Central German Transport Association (MDV), the Deutschlandticket is in good demand. According to its information on Tuesday, more than 90,000 people have been using it since the beginning of May, and according to initial estimates, the number of contract-based users - subscr ..
EnviaM, the energy supplier from eastern Germany, has criticized the federal government for the protracted grid expansion in Germany. According to CEO Stephan Lowis, the federal government is forgetting about grid expansion, which is criminal. Lowis stressed that while targets relating to the energy ..
The traditional East German brand Vita Cola sold a total of 95.5 million liters of non-alcoholic soft drinks last year. According to the company, this is the best result in the more than sixty-year history of the brand. The company said the result was achieved despite difficult conditions, such as h ..
According to a survey, support for the coal and nuclear phase-out is declining among people in the Central German coalfields. Although a majority of 52 percent still fundamentally support the goals of the energy turnaround. In the two previous years, however, the approval was even higher at 55 and 6 ..