Germany assumes Presidency of the Council of the European Union "Filling the motto of the Presidency with life"

Since 1 July, Germany has held the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Speaking in the German Bundestag, Chancellor Angela Merkel looked ahead to the special tasks and challenges in the next six months. During the night, the Brandenburg Gate was illuminated with the motto of Germany’s Presidency, "Together for Europe’s recovery".

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Corona-Warn-App Helps us in the fight against corona

The Corona-Warn-App helps us to determine whether we have had any contact with an infected person which could result in a risk of catching the virus. This way, we can interrupt chains of infection more quickly. The app is a service by the Federal Government. Download and use of the app are entirely voluntary. It is available as a free download in the App Store and from Google Play. 

The diagram shows how the statutory minimum wage has risen since 2015.
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