Germany

Germany legalises same sex marriage

2017.06.30

German MPs voted by a clear majority to legalise same-sex marriage granting gay and lesbian couples full rights, including adoption. The vote passed this morning in the Bundestag by a clear majority. 393 members ...

Teaching kids in pre-school to vote fights abstentionism

2017.06.14

It has been referred to as the youngest Democracy in the world. We are talking about the preschool Dolli-Einstein Haus in Pinneberg, located in northern Germany. Where the very small children (ages 3-5) choose, ...

Not even lay people accept robot priests

2017.06.01

Go to confession and receive benediction from a robot priest. In Wittenberg, Germany, android BlessU-2 recites verses from the bible, prays, and absolves faithful parishioners in 5 languages: English, German, Spanish, French and Polish. ...

Women aren’t managers because they love leisure time

2017.05.23

It is not down to male dominance if only just 20% of managing directors in the world are women. It is often women themselves who prioritise private rather than professional life. These are the findings ...