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In Germany, 500 years later, the hotel will be renamed “Three Moors”

By the end of the year, the sign will be replaced by the hotel "Three Moors" in the Bavarian city of Augsburg, over which clouds have long been gathering because of the allegedly "racist" name. This is written by Die Welt. The publication notes that the owners until recently resisted renaming the institution with a five-hundred-year history, whose threshold was once crossed by Mozart, Goethe, Haydn, Paganini, Wagner, count von Zeppelin and Franklin Delano Roosevelt - they are listed in the list of famous guests on the hotel's website, which is still called in the old way. Now the hotel will be called rather impersonally - "Maximilian's". But its original name is associated with a romantic legend about how the owner of an Inn sheltered four Abyssinian monks in the cold. Then they decided...

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Covid is in the dictionary

An updated edition of the main German dictionary Duden has been published in Germany. It contains three thousand new words. Among them, of course, "kovid" - the main sign of the time. According to Deutsche Welle, the German vocabulary has officially expanded with such concepts as" lockdown "(closing borders)," Ghost matches "(competitions without spectators) and" herd immunity", which do not leave the pages of Newspapers. Another newfangled word - "shame for air travel" came into use with the help of eco-activist Greta Thunberg. However, this season, due to widespread flight cancellations, it is no longer so relevant. In Germany, the rules for dog breeders will be tightened The dictionary has found a place for the charming neologism "bee-loving". It owes its appearance to the figh...

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A spike in coronavirus infections has been reported in Europe

France reported on Thursday a sharp increase in the number of cases of coronavirus - 4771. This is a thousand more than was recorded a day earlier. This is the first time that more than four thousand cases of infection have been registered daily in the Fifth Republic since may. Meanwhile, Spain, Germany and Italy also registered the highest number of COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours since the end of April and may, when there was a spike in infections in these countries. At the same time, the number of confirmed cases of the disease has been increasing daily since mid-August, which leads experts to Express fears about the imminent onset of a second wave of the pandemic. The virus hits the young The French Ministry of health said that the country has increased its ability to diagn

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Lukashenko has appointed a Minister by protesters booed the Governor

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko appointed Vladimir Karanik, who headed the Ministry of health, as the Governor of the Grodno region. This is reported by the BelTA news Agency. The head of state suggested Karanik's candidacy during a meeting with deputies of the regional Council in Grodno. They are reported to have approved the appointment. Earlier, on August 17, Karanik escaped from protesting medics shouting " Shame!". Doctors demanded that the Minister let them go to the detainees at mass protests. But he refused to do so and was booed. Mass protests are taking place in Belarus for the second week. Citizens are opposed to the official results of the presidential election, according to which Alexander Lukashenko won more than 80 percent of the vote. Thousands of emp...

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