Baltic Sea

The Baltics predicted the suspension of Ukraine’s grain trade – and contributed to its resumption

The Ukraine Grain Agreement, officially known as the Black Sea Grain Initiative, is a joint agreement between Russia, Ukraine and Türkiye that promises a safe Black Sea corridor for merchant ships to export grain from Ukraine under United Nations supervision. When the deal was signed UN Secretary-General António Guterres hailed it as “a beacon of […]

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Economy

The town where Germany’s Russian dream became a nightmare – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LUBMIN, Germany – Angela Merkel and Dmitry Medvedev took to the stage in a tastefully lit auditorium north of Lubmin on Germany’s Baltic coast, all beaming. It was November 8, 2011, and the scene of a geopolitical dispute had been set photo op for […]

Baltic Sea

AS Tallink Grupp: Joonas Maunula becomes the new Creative Head of the Tallink fleet

Joonas Maunula becomes the new creative head of Tallink’s fleet Wed, Nov 16, 2022 12:30:00 +0200 This is what Tallink Grupp announced Joona’s Maulula has been appointed as Creative Head Chief of the Tallink Grupp fleet and will work in this capacity from today. Joonas Maunula first joined Tallink Grupp’s Food and Beverage team in […]

Pomeranian Coast

Weyes Blood: “I wanted to be an artist, but I didn’t have the money or family connections”

Sign up for Roisin O’Connor Now Hear This’s free weekly newsletter for the inside scoop on all things music Get our “Now Hear This” email for free Back, when Natalie Mering was a teenager and Blockbuster still existed, she was in the store with her uncle choosing a DVD. “He was a really tough guy,” […]

Baltic Sea

Timeline: Nord Stream sabotage

With Nord Stream AG, the consortium led by Russia’s Gazprom that completed the “first data collection” on the alleged pipeline sabotage in the Baltic Sea, we have compiled a timeline of events surrounding the key pipeline leaks. Over the course of that year, Nord Stream has been at the center of some controversy with maintenance […]

Pomeranian Coast

The retired Burnley couple were freezing in a ‘dingy’ hotel room after spending almost £1000 of their savings on ‘dream holidays’

An elderly couple from Burnley who had used up their savings for their dream holiday found themselves “stuck like prisoners” in a dingy room for a week. John Robinson, 82, and his wife Sally spent many summers in Southport. The Lancashire couple, who have a history with Southport, say the seaside town is one they […]

Pomeranian Coast

Hundreds of puppies were released at the Southern Harvest Cluster Dog Show

GULFPORT, Ms. (WLOX) – A good show dog is groomed early for competition. “It all starts with training,” said Carl Grotton of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Kennel Club, co-sponsor of the Southern Harvest Cluster Dog Show. “You start training a dog from the age of three months to become a show dog. They can enter […]

Baltic Sea

British Ambassador to Ukraine: ‘My hands were shaking. It was the adrenaline’ | Ukraine

OOn Monday morning, Melinda Simmons was getting dressed when she heard an explosion. It was 7 a.m. Russia bombed Kyiv for the third time in a month. Simmons, the British ambassador to Ukraine, was taking cover at her residence when cruise missiles hit the capital and other cities. “My hands were shaking. It was the […]

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern District

Refugees are being targeted by Kremlin sympathizers in Germany

Police officers secure a demonstration through the Grünau district of Leipzig. Photo: Jan Woitas/Picture Alliance via Getty Images A spate of arson attacks is hitting refugee shelters in Germany, amid a wave of xenophobic violence fueled by anti-immigrant, pro-Kremlin sentiments within the far-right and conspiracy movements, experts say. Experts say the attacks are reminiscent of […]

Baltic Sea

Nord Stream explosions reveal Europe’s underwater weakness

Explosions along the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea in September have underscored the vulnerability of Europe’s critical energy and communications infrastructure in its northern seas as tensions with Russia spiral over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Swedish and Danish investigators believe “several hundred kilograms” of explosives were used to blast huge holes in […]

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Economy

Europe’s gas crisis gives new impetus to neo-Nazis in Germany

With the first signs of an economic recession in Germany come clear signs of the rise of the country’s far right – and this time even Ukrainian refugees are concerned. A video recently surfaced on social media showing two police officers in Berlin brutally arresting a Syrian refugee at his home in front of his […]