Vattenfall profit rises – germany remains rough market

Vattenfall profit rises - Germany remains rough market

The swedish energy group vattenfall achieved a net increase of almost 8 percent in the first half of 2019. Profit in the first six months of the year was 7.7 billion kroner (730.6 million euros), he said.

Net sales rose to 84.2 billion kronor from 75 billion kronor in the first half of 2018, the company announced friday in solna, near stockholm. The swedish energy group's earnings before interest and taxes, adjusted for non-recurring items, were 13.3 billion swedish kronor in the first half of 2019, up 1.3 percent on the same period of the previous year.


Gleusdorf castle: a borderline case for the authorities

gleusdorf castle: a borderline case for the authorities

The authorities have been investigating the gleusdorf case for two years. The information about inadequate and unworthy care of residents of the senior residence love the authorities after a report of the french day in september 2016 for the first time become bright-eyed.

A police raid followed, including arrests on suspicion of manslaughter, which in the meantime is no longer upheld due to an expert opinion. However, there are still accusations of mistreatment of the warded as well as other crimes, which have recently been fueled by recent incidents and testimonies of completely new witnesses.


Award for concert series

With the "sundowner – cultural picnic" series of events in hochstadt’s wave outdoor pool the city was named one of the ten most innovative music venues in the region in corona times by the VR-bank erlangen hochstadt herzogenaurach. This is what susanne bayer from the city administration communicates.

On six sunday evenings in the summer, the cultural management of the town of hochstadt, under the direction of susanne bayer, offered live music at family-friendly prices in the unmistakably picturesque setting of hochstadt’s open-air wave pool (we reported). From classical music to vocal and wind ensembles to rock and party music, there was something for many tastes. Demand was correspondingly high, and four events were sold out long beforehand. One of the meetings, which had to be cancelled due to rain, was made up for. The organizing team proved that demanding musical performances are possible even under corona conditions.


Researcher: German labor market shifts down a gear

researcher: german labor market shifts down a gear

For the summer, they still expect unemployment to fall and new jobs to be created, but at a subdued pace, according to the labor market monitor published by the institute for labor market and occupational research (IAB).

The labor market barometer, based on a survey of the heads of the 156 german employment agencies, fell for the second time in succession in may. It decreased slightly by 0.4 points to 104.1 payers. In april, the value had fallen by 0.9 points to 104.5 payers. The barometer scale ranges from 90 (very poor development) to 110 (very good development). He thus continues to indicate a positive climate.


Hunting is his great passion

He is known as a bullmaster, a sheep and fish farmer, and spends every possible minute outdoors. And he front for over 50 years of a rough passion, the hunt. "I shot my first wild boar at the age of 22 and since then i’ve been out and about in the surrounding areas. I know almost every tree in the area." Being on the high seat for hours at night is never boring, you can distinguish the individual sounds and trace the power of nature, he says. And when the hunting fever awakens, it is like a kick, the waiting for the event. He can’t even pay for the hunts anymore, not a week goes by without him being out on the prowl. His fellow hunters have given him credit for a sure eye and a steady hand, he says with pride. In the past, the night was often turned into day after the halali, nimrod remembers "now people have calmed down a bit". Not but what connects the travel with the hunt "there still burns desire to get to know new". Stocker points to his trophies: "I shot the chamois in slovenia, the deer in eastern poland, rabbits and pheasants in scotland, the wild sow in turkey and the mouflon in hungary.

Suddenly his eyes light up when he thinks of namibia. "I’ve already been there twice on safari, it’s unbelievable what there is to see. The most dangerous moment in his hunting life: in early southwest africa, an elan, the largest antelope at 17 hundredweight, raced past right next to him. "That was close, he remembers.
The "kniff", as his friends call him, but he also takes care of the game, sees it as a partner and not as an opponent. "I can hardly imagine a life without hunting", he says.
He recently bought a ferlacher, a handmade rifle from austria. "I don’t look at the euro." Tomorrow he will go out again, into the forest, he says in farewell.


And in the end, gerhard preb will still be “whether”

And in the end, gerhard preb will still be

Another year and a half, then life begins for gerhard preb, at least that's what udo jurgens believes. Rodental's mayor will be 66 when his term of office ends at the next municipal election. "Then I'll buy a motorcycle and a leather dress…", he told his grandson julius, who does not know udo jurgens. "No, grandpa, you're not doing that", the second grader clarified. "You stay at home and do homework with me." Which also solved the mystery surrounding the future of the local political warhorse preb. He becomes OB "opaburgermeister" after all. But these days, the first thing to do is celebrate. Preb turns 65 on thursday.

Graduation at the top of the class


Vdk bad kissingen has rejuvenated its board of directors

The vdk local association of bad kissingen, with over 1900 members, elected a totally younger board of directors at its general meeting. Only lorette weib, who already held the office of deputy chairwoman, remained from the old kissingen executive committee.

But from the beginning: a few weeks ago, the garitz vdk local association, with its over 200 members, unanimously broke up. "This would not have been absolutely necessary, because actually the two local federations garitz and bad kissingen wanted to merge", dear district secretary manuela metz the present know. "It's great how the vdk in kissingen has run so far", praised the geschaftsfuhrerin further, only that for the association with its scarcely 1700 members because of illness and age hardly still a new executive committee found itself. So the vdk local association in bad kissingen gained well over 200 new members virtually overnight, who also made up a large part of the new executive committee in the upcoming election.