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the mother of Angela Merkel died (18.54 PM): bus service due to measles stopped (17.17 PM)Cobra plastic triggers police action (16.42 hrs), researchers are shooting for the first time, black hole (15.13 o’clock)the higher regional court rejects lawsuit against cowbells (9.51 PM)

the news of The day in the star-Ticker:

+++ 18.54 PM: Mother of Angela Merkel, has died +++

The mother of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, Herlind Kasner, is dead. A government spokesman for the German press Agency confirmed on Wednesday in Berlin. At the same time, he asked to respect the privacy of the Chancellor and of your family.

First of all, the magazine “SuperIllu” and the “image”newspaper had reported on the case of death. Accordingly, Kasner should be at the beginning of April at the age of 90 years died.

+++ 18.13 PM: man as a stroke victim of Paris – imprisonment +++

A Frenchman who has spent as the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks of January 2015, has been sentenced to two years in prison. A court in Paris found the 44-Year-old guilty. A year of the prison sentence was suspended. The man had tried to money from a state Fund for Victims to fraudulently obtain.Islamists were killed in November 2015, in Bars, Restaurants and in the music club Bataclan in Paris a total of 130 people. The now convicted man had claimed to have the attack on a Cambodian Restaurant survived, in which three people died. Investigators found that he had looked in truth at the time of the home football.

The defendant justified his Action by the fact that he had suffered in the attacks on a Paris metro in 1995, a Trauma. Algerian terrorists killed eight people. His Trauma was not recognised by the state, said the man. He did not receive sufficient psychological care. The 44-Year-old was compensated with 108,000 euros. More than a dozen people have now been convicted of attempted fraud in connection with victim compensation after the Paris attacks.

+++ 17: 56: Two Dead in fire in shopping centre in Bangkok +++

In case of a fire in one of the busiest shopping centers in Bangkok, two people were killed. At least 17 people have been injured according to the authorities at the fire. The fire broke out, therefore, in the evening, on the eighth floor of the shopping center “Central World”, the building has been evacuated.

According to police one of the victims died when it jumped to escape the flames from the building. The fire occurred during the evening rush time, many tourists were on the surrounding roads.

+++ 17.17 at: Austria: Klagenfurt bus due to measles, a +++

Because of a measles epidemic feared, the Austrian city of Klagenfurt sets the bus until further notice. The operation will resume as soon as the vaccination status of all bus drivers to be checked, said the transport authority on Wednesday. A driver in the 100,000 inhabitants of the city had, therefore, at the 3. April measles-symptoms shown, two further suspected cases are known so far.

The highly contagious disease occurs in many Western countries. This is mainly due to the fact that a part of the population, vaccines are increasingly distrusted. On Tuesday, the city of New York responded and wrote in some of the most measles-affected town of vaccinations prior to share.

+++ 17.16 at: May relies on Brexit before the European elections +++

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May committed to leaving the EU in your country prior to the European elections in may. “It is important that each extension gives you the possibility to withdraw, once we have ratified the agreement,” said May at the time of arrival to the EU special summit in Brussels on Wednesday. Thus, the United Kingdom, the community of States could, on 22. May leave. In the European election of 23. to 26. May would not have to participate in the UK then.

+++ 16.42 PM: Putative Cobra provides for the police +++

With a supposed poison snake have to get it to do police officers in baden-württemberg, Rastatt. You were brought in on Tuesday afternoon from a concerned caller in a Park, where the reptile lay motionless, like the police headquarters in Offenburg said. “Because it was a poisonous Cobra, was approached the animal with caution,” it said in the police report.

As the snake did not move still, she was taken under the microscope. “The inscription ‘Made in China’ is finally brought clarity,” said the police. Apparently someone had inadvertently left back, the deceptively real-looking plastic imitation in the Park.

+++ 16.34 PM: survey: A third of the German is worried about fine dust +++

The burden from fine dust in the cities is preparing according to a recent survey, every third German. In a representative study of the Opaschowski Institute for future research (O. I. Z.) and by the Ipsos Institute, 34 percent of the respondents agreed with the statement that the burden from fine dust could be the biggest health risk for generations to come. The Younger between the ages of 14 and 24 years, 42 per cent were even worried. In the over 65-Year-olds, only 29 percent hold this type of air pollution is cause for concern.

In the development of a strategy for air pollution control in Germany is just the beginning, said Institute Director Horst Opaschowski on Wednesday. In addition to improvements in public transport would need to be thought about a transport policy for the short distances. Opaschowski called for a move away from the commuter society: “The paths between Work, Housing, care and leisure have to be shortened.”

+++ 16.10: Ex-world Boxing champion storm remains in custody +++

The former professional Boxing world champion Felix Sturm remains for the time being in custody in the prison of Cologne-Ossendorf. This is a writ of habeas corpus in the district court of Cologne. Accordingly, the investigating judge has issued, according to storm’s attorney, Gottfried Reims, while an arrest exemption decision with conditions. These requirements would not have passed the public Prosecutor’s office, however, said Reims, the German press Agency. For this reason, the public Prosecutor’s office have filed a complaint. Details of the requirements were not known.

The 40-year-old native of Leverkusen, storm, whose birth name Adnan Catic, is accused of tax evasion.

+++ 15.13 PM: researchers reveal first images of a Black hole +++

For the first Time, astronomers have managed the shooting of a Black hole. The image of the “Event Horizon”-telescopic network, which shows a dark spot in front of a blurry shining Ring, was presented on six press conferences around the globe. So far, there were Black holes, only the illustrations. When the recorded copy is the extremely high-mass Black hole in the center of the 55 million light-years away in the galaxy Messier 87.

in this gigantic distance sufficient Details, had concluded the researchers, eight of the individual observatories on four continents, with a calculator to a super telescope. “The results give us for the first Time a clear view of a super massive black hole”, – said Anton Zensus, Director of the Bonn Max-Planck-Institute for radio astronomy. There, the data of the participating radio telescopes were combined.

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+++ 15.09 PM: cause of death of Ex-rowers Reinelt is fixed +++

Olympic rowing champion Maximilian Reinelt at 9. February to a sudden cardiac death. Trigger a rhythm disturbance, such as the Germany-Eighth GmbH announced on Wednesday in Dortmund. The families of the autopsy had been finding in the last week, it said. The rhythm disorder was the result of a sarcoidosis-condition that the 30-Year-old suffered. Sarcoidosis, an inflammation disease that can affect the whole body. From the autopsy findings it follows that the suffered while cross-country skiing in St. Moritz, Switzerland, died Reinelt “in a previously asymptomatic at-heart sarcoidosis of the already well-abtrainierten heart,” it said. This disease is explain the by Arrhythmia-induced sudden cardiac death.

Reinelt with the Germany-Eighth in the London 2012 Olympic champion, and had won in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro the silver medal with the flagship of the German rowing Association.

+++ 15.00 p.m.: investigators are examining in the case of Monika fresh wood excavation results +++

After the two-day excavation in search of the missing schoolgirl Monika fresh wood from the upper Palatinate, the investigators will check your results. There are several items had been ensured, which would now need to be examined, said police spokesman Florian Beck on Wednesday. It is still unclear whether they are related to the Disappearance of the girl. In addition to a car and a lot of debris, the officials have unearthed also scraps of cloth. The Work at the pit were completed.

search for Monika fresh wood

The police are looking for the body of a Girl. And stumbles upon a buried VW beetles. No accident


Monika fresh wood for almost 43 years missing. The findings after the student had at 25. May 1976, in the afternoon, your parents leave home to meet a young man. A little later, their trail was lost. On the basis of witness statements the investigators were able to reconstruct their walk in part. At the end of last year, they received a new note, a homicide close. Then, the officials rolled back on the case.

+++ 14.50 at: European election survey for the UK Labour far ahead of the +++

The British have to prepare for it, in the middle of the Brexit-armed to the vote – but how would you vote? A new survey commissioned by the think-tank Open Europe looks at the oppositional Labour party. The British social Democrats might hope, therefore, to 37.8 per cent, while the conservatives, Tories, Prime Minister Theresa May, are only at 23 percent. The new Brexit-party to the EU-Nigel Farage MEP with 10.3 percent, followed by the liberal Democrats (8.1 percent), and the anti-EU Ukip (7.5%). If the British do not to 22. May from the EU to escape, they are obliged, at the election of the European Parliament of 23. up to the 26. May participate in. You would then send members, many of whom, as soon as possible, the Union want to leave, but nevertheless, their future could have a say.

+++ 14.49 PM: Ex-Deutsche Telekom CEO Obermann. Airbus chief overseer +++

The former Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann will be in the coming year, the Board of Directors Chairman at Airbus Top man is already sitting in the Board of Directors and shall be elected in 2020 at its peak, announced that the current Chairman, the Frenchman Denis Ranque, in the case of the annual General meeting in Amsterdam. At the meeting, the Frenchman Guillaume Faury to be elected as the new head of the group, and the German Tom Enders replace. Traditionally is maintained between the two countries, a balance in the top jobs of the group.

+++ 14.43 PM: Due to incorrect information in the first referendum cancelled +++

Because the Swiss government had gone with the wrong information in a popular vote, cancelled the highest court in Lausanne for the first time, a result of at the Federal level. The government had violated “the principle of Transparency in a flagrant,” it said in the judgment. The “marriage penalty”-vote on a tax disadvantage for married double-earners from 2016, must now be repeated. The initiators of the vote to achieve that married double are not income earners for tax purposes, worse than unmarried couples. The initiative was rejected by a wafer-thin. As it turned out, had recommended to the government the vote with reference to false rejection.

+++ 14.40 PM: at Least 26 Dead in Taliban attacks in Afghanistan +++

in spite of ongoing talks for a political settlement of the protracted Afghan conflict, the fighting in the country. In battles in several Afghan provinces have been killed in the past 48 hours at least 26 members of the security forces. In the case of an attack by the radical Islamic Taliban on a control of the border police in the southern Kandahar province, at least 20 members of the government forces came to post about life, said the provincial Council Mohammed Jusuf Junisi.

+++ 14.26 PM: Boeing after the plane crash of shareholders in the US +++

After the plane crash in Indonesia and Ethiopia, shareholders sued sued the US aviation giant Boeing for alleged cover-up of safety defects. The group had concealed from investors the decisive facts with regard to the ill-plane of the series of the 737 Max, said the large US law firm Hagens Berman. According to the complaint, Boeing is accused of, for example, to have withheld that important safety functions of the aircraft as a paid add-on options that would not have bought most of the airlines. Behind the action, the well-known US law firm Hagens Berman, which Volkswagen made into the “diesel-gate”affair, or General Motors, to create the scandal of the defective ignition switches.

+++ 14.08 PM: consultant: Several factors led to the death of 22-year-old Köthener +++

A Combination of factors has led to a report of the death of a 22-Year-old, in consequence of it, in Saxony-Anhalt in Köthen right-wing demonstrations. A legal practitioner, and internist, said before the regional court of Dessau-Roßlau, the young German had due to a congenital complex heart defect are at increased risk for sudden cardiac death. The Stress of the confrontation in September of 2018, have increased the risk. The expert stressed: “It is not prove for sure that the Patient has a sudden cardiac death or a heart attack died alone.” In the process, two 17 and 18-year-old Afghan accused of grievous bodily harm and assault resulting in death.

+++ 13.50: key interest rate in the Euro area remains at zero percent +++

The European Central Bank (ECB) keeps the key interest rate in the Euro area to a record low of zero percent. The monetary authorities decided at their meeting in Frankfurt, as the Central Bank announced.

+++ 13: 33: Wikileaks: Ecuador monitored Assange +++

The unveiling platform Wikileaks has accused Ecuador to have a illegal total surveillance of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the London Embassy started. Kristinn Hrafnsson, the bears in the case of Wikileaks the title of editor-in-chief, said at a press conference in London that it had become on the Surveillance, after someone tried in Spain, to sell Videos and photos of Assange for three million euros. According to Hrafnsson, even confidential talks of Assange with his Doctors and lawyers with high-resolution video cameras and microphones recorded. “This condition must be terminated.” Assange had fled from justice in 2012 in the Embassy of Ecuador in London and is stuck there ever since. The former left-wing Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa had granted to him the message of asylum for humanitarian reasons.