On May 3rd, the 2022 Press Freedom Ranking was published by Reporters Without Borders. The annual press freedom ranking compares the situation for journalists and media professionals in over 180 countries. This year, the ranking is published for the 20th time. Germany has dropped from 16th to 21st place for the third year in a row.
Volunteers had to fight for a long time in order to get the city to take care of the city pigeons, but slowly the issue is also reaching City Hall. At the moment, the former pets are multiplying almost unchecked and this also shows in Hamburg’s cityscape. A concept for pigeon management is supposed to provide a remedy.
Almost everyone knows the colourful street and its funny housemates. This year, Sesame Street celebrates its 50th anniversary. The day was celebrated at the Elbphilharmonie on January 28. But this was not the only highlight: A new housemate is moving into the colourful street and her name is Elin. Elin is in a wheelchair and will be a permanent fixture on the German Sesame Street starting in the fall. The seven-year-old was officially introduced on March 19. Our author Lara went there to get to know the fluffy new housemate and her characteristics.