World Energie -Ticker -Lindner expects the approval of the CDU and CSU
Focus 1-Merz apologizes for criticism for "social tourism" expression
merz: I regret the use of the word 'social tourism' * interior minister: shabby mood machy * merz as CDU/CSU parliamentary group leader ( continuously new: more Merz, reactions) Berlin, SEP 27 (Reuters) - After violent cross -party criticism, CDU boss Friedrich Merz apologized for the fact that he had accused Ukrainian war refugees "social tourism" to Germany. "I regret the use of the word 'social tourism'," wrote the CDU/CSU parliamentary group leader on Tuesday on Twitter.
29 SEP (Reuters) -Developments from politics and economy are followed by energy, which is becoming increasingly important as a result of the Russian war against Ukraine:
2.30 p.m. - Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner justifies the sum for the new fund of up to 200 billion euros. This is the appropriate response to Russia's aggressive war against Ukraine in connection with an energy war against Germany, says Lindner. Germany shows its "economic punch" here. In this respect, he also expects that the CDU and CSU would agree to this procedure in such a situation.
2:29 p.m. - The expert commission used to deal with the high energy costs should make a proposal for a gas price brake promptly. That says Minister of Economics Robert Habeck. This proposal will then be advised and implemented.
and Althusmann are in the sign of the energy price crisis
a week before the state election in Lower Saxony, Prime Minister Stephan Weil (SPD) and Vice-Prime Minister Bernd Althusmann (CDU), a television duel delivered a television duel in the sign of the current energy and inflation crisis . The top candidates of the SPD and CDU each promoted their own suggestions of an energy price lid in North German Rundfunk (NDR). They represented the opposite views when it comes to continued operation of the Lingen nuclear power plant.
2:25 p.m. - According to Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner, the WSF crisis fund will only be able to use 200 billion euros. The money is not available for further claims from the federal states, says the FDP politician. It is about preventing a dam break from spending.
2:13 p.m. - Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner emphasizes: "We are in an energy war on prosperity and freedom." The situation had once again intensified with the leaks on the North Stream pipelines, says Lindner at the joint press conference with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Minister of Economics Robert Habeck. It threatens that a lot is being destroyed that people have built up over decades. "We cannot accept this and will defend ourselves," emphasizes Lindner. The federal government's new program is a "crystal -clear answer to Putin".
WDHLG survey Before Election in Lower Saxony - SPD and CDU, to
(repetition from the evening before) Berlin, SEP 28 (Reuters) - The SPD and the CDU can grow in Lower Saxony, according to a new surveys before the state election. According to the Forsa survey published on Wednesday for Lower Saxony daily newspapers, 31 percent (plus two) of the respondents want to choose the SPD in the election on October 9. The CDU could then come to 27 percent (plus one), the Greens to 19 percent.
2:11 p.m. - Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck says that the new defense umbrella is to avert even larger crises. It is a big and important step. The gas surcharge to be abolished also ensures less bureaucracy. "We are still in a critical situation," added Habeck with a view to security of care. More energy had to be saved, including private households.
2:06 p.m. - According to Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the 200 billion euros to dampen energy costs will come over the economic stabilization fund (WSF). The fund is filled accordingly, says Scholz.
2:03 p.m. - Chancellor Olaf Scholz says that the gas levy has tipped. "It is no longer needed."
2:00 p.m. - Chancellor Olaf Scholz emphasizes at a press conference that Russia is now using gas as a political weapon. For Germany it is clear: "The prices have to go down."
1:19 p.m. - Chancellor Olaf Scholz will inform the parliamentary group leader at 3:30 p.m. about the resolutions of the federal government for gas and power supply. This is learned by the Reuters news agency from persons familiar with the negotiations. At 2 p.m., Scholz wants to add a press conference to the ministers Robert Habeck and Christian Lindner.
'Blind spot': Report confirms Fresno State president bungled sexual harassment claims
The review confirmed much of the findings of a USA TODAY investigation in February that led to the resignation of the Cal State chancellor, Joseph Castro.The firm’s report found then-Fresno State president Joseph Castro failed to take more rigorous action to address repeated reports of misconduct by Vice President of Student Affairs Frank Lamas over a six-year period. Castro’s "blind spot" for Lamas, the report found, negatively impacted his response to the conduct and the morale of students and employees at the school.
12.25 p.m.-Russia attributes the leaks to an "act of terrorism" in the North Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea. At least it looks like it, says Kreml spokesman Dmitry Pesow. The investigation of the circumstances requires a cooperation of several states, he adds. Peskow says that NATO's presence in the area is far greater for a CNN report that Russian warships and submarines are said to have been spotted near the Lecks of the Lecks.
11.34 a.m.-NATO assumes a sabotage act on the North Stream pipelines and is determined in the event of attacks on critical infrastructure. "All currently available information indicates that this is the result of a deliberate, ruthless and irresponsible sabotage act," explains the military alliance with a view to the leaks at the gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg emphasizes: "Any intentional attack on the critical infrastructure of allies is countered with a closed and determined answer." (If you have any questions, please contact our editorial team at firstname.lastname@example.org (for politics and economy) or email@example.com (for companies and markets).)
Leave the open doors of an air-conditioned or heated trade now prohibited in France .
© Mathilde Roux / Archives Ouest-France Any offender, however, exposes an administrative fine of up to € 750. Illustration photo. everywhere in France, heated or cooled stores using one or more heating or air conditioning systems, now have the obligation to close. The decree concerning the prohibition of leave the open doors of an air -conditioned or heated trade was published Thursday October 6 in the Official Journal, while The French government presents its energy sobriety plan.