The holiday season can evoke so many childhood memories and in today’s “Wednesday 3 p.m.” micro story Monika Müller-Kroll is taken back to 7th grade. “Mister Mister” is about a special classroom moment. Stay tuned for more Wednesday 3 p.m. stories in 2020 and Happy Holidays!
The compromise provides for carbon dioxide emissions to become significantly more expensive than initially planned by the Grand Coalition. In return, citizens are to receive a higher commuter allowance, and lower prices on tickets for long-distance trains.
The German government vows to look on the inside, not just the outside, to combat the spread of right-wing extremism and terrorism. The domestic intelligence agency says more attention will also be paid to public service employees. This and more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with ministers and top representatives from industry and trade unions to discuss the need for more skilled workers in Germany. Officials signed off on a new plan to streamline the hiring process and attract non-EU workers in various sectors, including healthcare and IT.