National Geographic Traveler Magazine to Be Available in Germany from June


HAMBURG (March 5, 2015)—Publisher Gruner + Jahr is bringing the successful magazine National Geographic Traveler to the German market. The travel magazine, which is currently published in 15 countries, will appear in Germany for the first time on June 6, 2015, at the price of 7.50 euros. Four times per year, readers will be transported to the most wonderful places on our planet and, thanks to the exceptional quality of the photos for which National Geographic is known, they will be able to explore Read more [...]

Activity at Menlo Logistics’ Sohren Facility in Germany Thrives


Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the global logistics and supply chain management unit of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a long-term investor in the logistics infrastructure of the Rhineland of Germany. Its Sohren facility, located close to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, was established in 1996. Now, the logistics and supply chain management operation provides value-added services for the automotive industry throughout the Rhine-Ruhr and Benelux regions. Today, Menlo’s Sohren Logistics Center has a proven track Read more [...]

A personal history in 190 objects: from Germany to the British Museum and back again


Paul Kobrak, series producer, Germany: memories of a nation, BBC Radio 4 To say that it was a life-changing moment would be to seriously over-egg it. But being made the second producer on a then unheard-of project in September 2009 gave my BBC career a much-needed shot in the arm. By then I’d already celebrated my 21st ‘radio’ birthday (I started working at the BBC in 1988) and I’d been making documentaries for more than 10 years. I was beginning to wonder where I could possibly Read more [...]

Exhibiting Germany


Barrie Cook, exhibition curator, British Museum Some exhibitions almost create themselves: the subject is distinctive and circumscribed, the narrative is relatively straightforward, the star objects practically move themselves into place. There is plenty of work, of course, but curatorially there is a clear vision. However, the exhibition that I have recently been working on, Germany: […] British Museum blog Read more [...]

Putin blamed as UK factories suffer slowdown; Germany posts first surplus since 1991 – business live


Rolling business and financial news, as the latest Purchasing Managers reports show slowdown across Britains manufacturing baseSurprise drop in British manufacturing growth in August <- new readers start hereBritains economy may be unbalancing againBerenberg: Putin is to blameEurozone recovery falters as manufacturing growth slowsGermany in surplusIntroduction: Lots of manufacturing industry surveys coming up Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

The divided self: Germany, art and poetry


Edward Doegar, General Manager, The Poetry Society When the British Museum contacted the Poetry Society about commissioning an event responding to their exhibition Germany divided: Baselitz and his generation, we were thrilled. It seemed particularly fitting as the fate of the artists represented was shared by so many of the poets of the period. The exhibition traces the work of a generation who were all, at some point, forced into exile moving from East to West Germany. This unwelcome journey was Read more [...]

World Cup 2014 Final: Germany vs. Argentina Live Stream, Start Time and Preview


Germany and Argentina outlasted the competition to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on Sunday, July 13. For Argentina, the word "outlasted" is literally true. The South American nation needed extra time to beat Switzerland by a single goal in the last 16. Coach Alejandro Sabella's team then survived a 90-minute battle of attrition against Belgium by the same score in the quarter-final. The Argentines needed a penalty shootout to beat the Netherlands at the semi-final stage. By contrast, Germany's Read more [...]