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the state of Hesse is introducing the 2-G rule for retailers, only those who have been vaccinated and those who have recovered are allowed to enter shops from Sunday onwards.

Grocery stores and pharmacies are excluded.

Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) announced this on Tuesday.

In addition: There will be contact restrictions for unvaccinated people in Hesse in the future.

You can meet with a maximum of two households.

The Corona cabinet decided on Tuesday.

“All hopes that we are over the mountain have been deceived.

On the contrary, we are facing a very, very serious situation, ”said Bouffier.

Jacqueline Vogt

Editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung, responsible for the Rhein-Main section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

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The maximum number of visitors allowed at major events is also reduced, for example to a quarter of the capacity for a football game in a stadium with more than 3,000 seats. On Thursday, the federal and state governments want to make decisions about additional corona measures at a conference of prime ministers.

A judgment that will write legal history was pronounced on Tuesday by the Frankfurt Higher Regional Court. In the trial for the death of an enslaved Yezidi girl, it sentenced the perpetrator to life imprisonment. The judges spoke to the Iraqi Taha Al-J. Guilty of genocide, a crime against humanity and a war crime resulting in death on Tuesday. In addition, he has to pay the girl's mother 50,000 euros in damages. This is the first time that a representative of the terrorist organization has been convicted in front of a constitutional court on behalf of IS’s declared goal of destroying the Yazidis. Matthias Trautsch reports how the court justifies being able to judge an act that happened outside of Germany and what else happened on the day the judgment was pronounced.

Frankfurt has tackled a nuisance that preoccupies politicians and citizens in many municipalities: like Cologne, the city on the Main will no longer accept thousands of e-scooters being parked in public spaces. Mobility Department Head Stefan Majer (Die Grünen) has announced that from the 1st quarter of 2022 onwards, a start will be made on defining fixed parking spaces for the rental e-scooters in the city center. This ends the previous business model, in which the e-scooters, which were approved in German cities in June 2019 without any regulation by the Federal Minister of Transport, can be parked or rented anywhere. Read here to find out exactly how Majer's plans are and what an e-scooter provider has to say about them.

How can money be invested wisely - in times when interest rates are low and inflation is also threatening savings? These questions, but also the situation of the German and international economy in general, will be the subject of an event in the series “Frankfurter Allgemeine Citizens Talk” on Tuesday next week, which will be broadcast on the Internet. Gertrud Traud, chief economist at Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, and Andreas Hackethal, professor of finance at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, discuss the issues with Manfred Köhler, deputy head of the Rhein-Main editorial team. Those who listen can also ask questions, both when registering and during the event. The “Citizens' Talk” will be broadcast on the Internet on December 7th from 7 pm; FAZ subscriberscan register at

And in addition, a ban on carrying weapons is issued for the Frankfurt main train station and the S-Bahn stations +++ in Offenbach again opens the possibility of overnight accommodation for the homeless in the tea room of the Diakonisches Werk on Gerberstraße +++ Caritas in Wiesbaden is looking for people who Children who want to fulfill wishes can be found on the website

I wish you a wonderful evening

Jacqueline Vogt



for Wednesday


The Bahnstraße in Frankfurt-Schwanheim will be closed on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for security reasons: due to hunting in the Schwanheim and Goldstein forest districts.

During the hunt there may be crossings of game across the Bahnstrasse.

The bus line 62 between Schwanheim and the airport runs according to plan.

Wild boars are hunted, of which there are too many in the areas mentioned.


your birthday


Wednesday December 1st

Heinz Riesenhuber

(CDU), former member of the German Bundestag (constituency Main-Taunus), long-time Federal Minister of Research, recipient of the Wilhelm Leuschner Medal (86);

Rolf Müller

(CDU), chairman of the hr-Rundfunkrat, president of the Landessportbund Hessen, Frankfurt, long-time member of the Hessian Landtag (74);

Claudia Brinkmann-Weiß

, regional church councilor and department head for diakonia and ecumenism of the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck (64);

Henning Wittmann

, sculptor living in Darmstadt (60);

Klaus-Peter Hunfeld

, former Medical Director at the Nordwestkrankenhaus, Frankfurt (55);

Jan Peter Schwalm

, Frankfurt music producer and composer (51);

Timo Tschammler

, former Germany boss of the brokerage firm Jones Lang LaSalle, Frankfurt (45);

Patrick Burghardt

(CDU), State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry for Digital Strategy and Development (41);