Daily Briefing 01.12.2021, 16:54 (CET)

Germany ramps up vaccinations, but could fall short of target

More than 800,000 coronavirus vaccine doses were administered in Germany on Tuesday.

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German broadcaster DW probing anti-Semitism allegations after report

Germany's state-backed international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has referred allegations of anti-Semitism to an external investigation.

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Upamecano prefers his 'own path' to comparison with Bayern greats

Dayot Upamecano of Bayern Munich wants to avoid comparisions to great previous defenders at the club such as Jerome Boateng and David Alaba.

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Leipzig set for Union Berlin clash after latest negative tests

RB Leipzig are set to fulfil Friday's Bundesliga match away to Union Berlin after the club said the latest round of coronavirus PCR tests all returned negative after an outbreak at the club...

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Germany reports highest number of coronavirus deaths since February

The number of coronavirus deaths reported within one day in Germany has reached its highest level in nine months.

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Germany's Staab impressed by Saudi Arabian love of football

Germany's Monika Staab, the newly appointed coach of the Saudi Arabia women's football team, is impressed by the devotion of fans to the sport in the country.

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Berlin's BER airport starts using both runways

More than a year after the opening of Germany's new capital city airport BER, regular flights using both runways will be available for the first time from Wednesday.

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German town marks anniversary of deadly attack

The historic German town of Trier is marking the first anniversary of a rampage that left five people dead.

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Bavarian premier wants to ban fans at Bayern, other stadiums

Bavaria's state premier Markus Soeder wants to enforce football matches behind closed doors until the end of the year as coronavirus cases rise in Germany.

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Germany's next leader wants vaccine mandate by March

German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz on Tuesday spoken out in favour of making vaccination against Covid-19 compulsory by the beginning of March at the latest.

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