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+++ 14.50 PM: Deadly Easter tours: Many motorcyclists crash +++

On a Sunny Easter weekend involved lots of bikers on German roads. Many suffered injuries, at least ten bikers died, according to police information. Some outdated unhappy or pegs in the curves in the oncoming traffic, others have been overlooked by car drivers.

Fatal motorcycle accidents reported to the police since the good Friday churches (Rheinland-Pfalz), post-Hausen (lower Saxony), Essen (North Rhine-Westphalia), Schwanau, Geislingen an der Steige and Rechberghausen (Baden-Württemberg), Biebergemünd and the Frankfurt area (Hessen), Elbingerode, and Quedlinburg (Saxony-Anhalt). In many other places in Germany, motorcyclists were more or less serious injuries.

rescue in the last second

Dramatic motorcycle accident: the mother and the child falls in front of truck

Alone in North Rhine-Westphalia, had already come on the first weekend in April, six people in motorcycle accidents. In the first quarter of 2019, there had been considerably more crashes with motorised two-wheelers than in the same period in the prior year.

nationwide, more than one out of every five deaths on the road, a motorcycle is now the driver, although their share of the traffic participants is much lower.

+++ 14 p.m.: About 2000 dead piglets: the trigger of the fire is not yet clear +++

After a major fire, with around 2000 dead piglets the investigation to the cause of the fire is still at the very beginning. From Tuesday, experts were to enter the badly damaged a pig breeding plant in Saxony-Anhalt, a police spokesman said on Monday. Firefighters needed on Easter Sunday for several hours to bring the fire in Klein-Wanzleben (Landkreis Börde) under control.

The fire had broken out in one of the stables of the complex. The information suggests that up to 70,000 animals are to be housed in the complex, said the police spokesman, referring to the information of the competent Veterinary office. Exact information could not be made. First of all, it was said that about 45,000 animals were housed in the facility.

+++ 13.29 PM: Winnetou-composer Martin Böttcher is dead +++

the melodies of the “Winnetou”-movies became famous as a film music composer Martin Böttcher is dead. He died on Friday at the age of 91 years, such as the Bavarian radio reported on Monday, citing his family circle. He composed the music for numerous shows and movies.

Famous Böttcher, especially with the music for the film adaptations of Karl May’s books about Winnetou and Old Shatterhand in the 60s. For his work in 1927, received the Berlin-born composer of numerous prizes and awards.

+++ 13.11 PM: After attacks: IED, and dozens of detonators in Colombo +++

In the vicinity of one of the stop places from Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka found an explosive device has been found in a parked car. The bomb squad blew up the vehicle on Monday in the vicinity of St. Anthony’s Church in the capital, Colombo, after an explosive device was discovered, the police announced. In another place of the city had been ensured at a bus stop 87 detonator.

A man was said to be in the area around the Church. The discovery of the explosive device and the detonation caused in the surroundings of a panic, such as Videos on social media showed. Witnesses reported on Twitter that the police had to protect the detainees in front of an angry mob.

+++ 12.39 PM: a mother Duck looks at the rescue of her eleven Chicks in Vienna +++

According to the quakend a mother-Duck to Easter is a gutter in front of a drain, as the police arrive. Your Chicks have fallen short before in the tube and not come out – but fortunately, the Vienna police and the fire brigade to rescue you.


probably The bravest duck in the world

eleven Chicks, and the officials saved on Easter Sunday in the Parking lot of a grocery store from their plight, after they washed the gutter down with water and the animals at the other end detected. With a kennel, the duck family was then brought to a pond in the vicinity, and there unharmed in the freedom of the released.

+++ 12.33 PM: major fire on the moor area in Bad Bentheim +++

A major fire in the bog area Guild Hauser Venn in Bad Bentheim fought the fire brigades of the Region on Monday night. Temporarily, around 30 hectares of natural area were engulfed in flames, said a fire Department spokesman. This corresponds to a surface area of about 42 football fields.

Especially the rough terrain of disabled people working the fire. “In the Moor we will not get through to our vehicles. That is to say, we had to wear countless hoses by Manpower in there,” said fire Department spokesman. On the Morning of the fire was under control, the damping-down work should take until the afternoon. Buildings stand in the area.

+++ 12.23 PM: First lion cubs born in the zoo in Erfurt +++

In the Zoopark in Erfurt for the first time a lion was born. The two lion cubs and mother were Bastet well, informed Director Sabine Merz on Saturday. With the birth on good Friday was, for the first time succeeded in the 60-year history of the zoo is the breeding of lions. What is the gender of the two small lions, was initially unclear. “We now need to look like the pee,” said Merz.

+++ 12.19 PM: Weber wants a global Treaty to ban disposable plastics +++

The CSU politician Manfred Weber wants to use after his possible election to the head of the European Commission for a world-wide ban of single-use plastics. “We will not allow our Planet turned into the biggest garbage dump of the universe,” – said in a keynote program, the Weber on Tuesday in Athens want to introduce, and which is present the German press Agency. Weber on the European elections at the end of may as the top candidate of the conservative party family, the EPP, and could in the EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker Office follow.

+++ 11.18 PM: Radical Islamic group from Sri Lanka is said to have perpetrated attacks +++

Sri Lanka’s government has made a local radical Islamic group for the attacks from Easter Sunday to be responsible. The government is firmly convinced that the group’s National Thowheeth Jama’ath had perpetrated the suicide bombing, said Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne on Monday. Previously, it had given instructions to stop the plans of the group.

+++ 9.10 PM: Russia hopes after the presidential election on better relations with the Ukraine +++

After the presidential election in Ukraine, the Russian government hopes to Kiev on better relations. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrote on Monday on his Facebook page, after the election victory of the political newcomer Volodymyr Selenskyj was “a Chance to improve the cooperation with our country”. He was doing, but overall, “no illusions,” added Medvedev. In the runoff presidential elections in Ukraine, the actor and comedian Selenskyj on Sunday had a clear stand against the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko.