Father and sons rescued from the north sea

Father and sons rescued from the north sea

A father and his two sons were rescued from drowning in the north sea in the middle of the night. They had been hiking on the tidal flats and were probably surprised by the tide, a spokesman for the local police said on saturday.

"The save was in the very last second," reported the sea rescuers. At just before 11 p.M. On friday, a young man heard cries for help from the tidal flats and alerted the police, according to the german society for the rescue of shipwrecked people (dgzrs). The sea rescuers jolted out with a boat and a helicopter near the lower saxony community of butjadingen.

Shortly after, they discovered a 39-year-old father in the light of the searchlight, who was up to his neck in the tidal current. His two 9 and 15 year old sons he held on the arms. The helicopter could not land because the watt was already covered by the flood. From the boat the rescue workers pulled the father and the two children out of the water.

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This is how a smear test at the corona test center really works – habberge district prepares for a second wave

This is how a smear test at the corona test center really works - habberge district prepares for a second wave

Tested by transient eyes report. From a painful scratching that extends from the nasal septum up to the frontal lobe. Such horror stories of corona smears do not prove true at the wonfurt test station. The newly established corona center is not only a contact point for travelers returning to the area, but also a mabnahme with which the district of habberge is preparing itself for a possible second corona wave.

It feels a bit like queuing up at the border checkpoint on the way to your vacation. Make a sharp right turn and then choose line 1. At the end of the queue of cars, however, there is not a muddy border guard waiting, but a health department employee armed with a long cotton swab. The corona test center at the wonfurt district waste center has now been in operation for a week and a half. Whereas at the beginning of the pandemic there was occasional chaos at the two test stations in habfurt due to duplicate appointments, the two-hour swab round in wonfurt ran smoothly on the very first day.

Health department habberge: the corona crisis creates jobs

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Percentages and spacing rules

Percentages and spacing rules

The city center is coming back to life – and if it weren’t for the mouth-nose protection masks on many of the guards, it would have been a normal, fairly quiet tuesday afternoon in spitalgasse. Quiet, but better than monday, when the rain with icy cold kept people from strolling, as sven lotz and heiko wend unanimously report. The two are responsible for the two large department stores on the edge of the city center: heiko wend runs the wohrl store in ketschengasse, sven lotz the galeria karstadt-kaufhof in mohrenstrabe.

Both have just had time over the weekend to expand their sales areas: until saturday evening, only a maximum of 800 square meters could be made accessible to customers. Now everything is open again, and the sigh of relief can be heard formally by both of them through the phone. "Many people didn’t understand why only these 800 square meters on the first floor were available, says lotz. "We have a lot of space where the customers can spread out." But that was not allowed. If you wanted something from the assortment on the upper floors, you had to go to the salespeople. Of course, normal sales were not possible there, says lotz. "But it was better than nothing!"

Now 370 customers were allowed to be in the store at the same time and spread out over the three floors. "The department store" has even opened two of its three entrances. Customers are paid by turstehern via app. But 370 customers in the house at the same time "that’s something you first have to manage", says lotz. "This happens at best before a holiday."

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Criticism of earlier prison leave for serious criminals

Criticism of earlier prison leave for serious criminals

The german police union (dpolg) and the police union (gdp) spoke of an experiment at the expense of security and on the backs of the citizens. The federation of germany’s prison employees said the plans were a "mockery of the victims. So far, the first period of parole is possible after ten years; brandenburg and some other states want to shorten the period to five years.

The unions refer to a proposal that is supported in particular by brandenburg’s justice minister volkmar schoneburg (left). Ten federal states agreed in september to relax the penal system. A corresponding draft model is to form the basis for legislation in the individual countries. However, it is up to the countries themselves to decide which formulations of the model text they want to adopt in their respective laws. As long as the states do not have their own laws, a federal law continues to apply, according to which offenders sentenced to life imprisonment can get leave after ten years in prison.

Dpolg boss rainer wendt told the "bild" newspaper (tuesday): "to let serious criminals loose on citizens again after a very short time is scandalous and would be a dangerous experiment on the backs of the citizens."Gdp chairman bernhard witthaut said: "a so-called long-term exit after five years of imprisonment has severely shaken the citizens’ sense of justice."Witthaut expressed the suspicion that overcrowding in many prisons and the shortage of correctional staff could be a motive for the rush. "For cost reasons, however, the population must not be exposed to any increased danger."

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Weismain city council discusses variants for bypass

Weismain city council discusses variants for bypass

The weismain district of wohnsig was immersed in female splendor on saturday. This was the reason for the walk along the "old jewish path" by the city council literally in the snow. A virtue was made of necessity: farmer georg tempel opened the doors of his barn, the plan with the marked route was attached to the wall, and immediately a discussion about the right bypass for the jura got underway. Small variant in the immediate vicinity of the villages of wohnsig, wunkendorf and modschiedel or rough solution via the old jews’ path – that was the question on which both citizens and local politicians were divided. Both routes run to the west of the three places mentioned above.

There was only one thing on which everyone agreed: the wohnsiger berg must be defused. Several city council members had their vehicles skid on the slippery hairpin curve just before wohnsig and had to turn back without having achieved anything. This clearly demonstrated the problem to the participants. Tempel spoke from the soul of everyone when he stated: "not only on weekends do we have wintry road conditions in wohnsig, but also on weekdays, when the truck drivers are on the road."

The two villagers with the same name studied the plan attentively: hans herold, whose house is number 6, and his namesake, who has number 8 on his building. Both spoke against building a bypass on the old jewish path, preferring the short solution. Why? "As a full time farmer I am against it. Valuable farmland that I own was cut up as a result", said the younger of the two herolds. In the case of the older one, this sounds as follows: "the rough variant only leads to a landfrab." In their opinion, half of the village is against the jewish way. A clear contra came from klaus schreppe, who has realized his dream of owning his own home in wohnsig: "in a small lot, the trucks would whiz right past my house." He fears that it will cause pollution for all citizens living in the immediate vicinity of the bypass.

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