Saxony public holiday: What’s the history behind ‘Buß und Bettag’?

Saxony public holiday: What’s the history behind ‘Buß und Bettag’?

November 17th marks more than a day off work in Saxony (and off school for those in Bavaria). We look at why it’s celebrated.

Saxony’s Covid rules get mixed reaction from the vaccine hesitant

Saxony’s Covid rules get mixed reaction from the vaccine hesitant

German state of Saxony announces sweeping curbs for the unvaccinated

German state of Saxony announces sweeping curbs for the unvaccinated

German state sees unprecedented rise in Covid infections among school pupils

German state sees unprecedented rise in Covid infections among school pupils

Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?
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Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?

Germany state of Saxony to close schools and shops as Covid-19 situation worsens

Germany state of Saxony to close schools and shops as Covid-19 situation worsens

Study finds no dangerous radiation around nuclear Asse dump

Study finds no dangerous radiation around nuclear Asse dump

Leipzig University celebrates 600th anniversary amid student protests

Leipzig University celebrates 600th anniversary amid student protests

Dresden residents complain about city’s stinkiest street

Dresden residents complain about city’s stinkiest street

Students plan protest of university conference

Students plan protest of university conference

Online database of Soviet WWII prisoners opens to public

Online database of Soviet WWII prisoners opens to public

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