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How Merkel caved to Macron

Angela Merkel has finally caved to France’s Emmanuel Macron | Guido Bergmann//Bundesregierung via Getty Images Opinion Redistribution will not cure Europe’s ailments. Josef Joffe serves on the Editorial Council of Die Zeit in Hamburg.
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Warehouse fire devastates San Francisco's fishing industry

A huge fire that tore through a warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf has destroyed fishing gear used to deliver about two-thirds of the city’s fresh seafood May 25, 2020, 4:40 AM 2 min read SAN FRANCISCO — A huge fire that tore through a…
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Grenfell fears prevent timber building boom

Image copyright Nist.gov Fears of another Grenfell-type fire are stunting the spread of wood-based buildings in the UK. The government is planning to reduce the maximum height of wood-framed buildings from six storeys to four. The move’s been…
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Teenager, 15, injured in a drive-by shooting in east London

A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting and the getaway car used in the attack was found burnt out just minutes later. The teenager was shot in the leg during the shooting near Plaistow station in Newham, east London, this evening. Police found a burning car…