Good morning! Germany is getting a new government today, and the House is debating the lack of housing for asylum seekers.
Regular sun and dry until the evening. Strong southerly wind and maximums of 6 or 7 degrees. Over the next few days, cloudy with some rain. Wet snow is also possible on Friday. In the nights it cools down to around freezing point, during the day it is around 5 degrees.
Are you hitting the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. Check the rail timetable here.
What can you expect today?
What did you miss?
Anyone who has not had a booster shot nine months after his last vaccination will no longer receive a QR code based on vaccination. It is, however, still possible to obtain an international QR code based on a proof of recovery or negative test.
According to outgoing Minister of Health De Jonge, he and his European colleagues have reached an agreement in Brussels. The formal decision will be taken next week. The new travel rules will come into effect on February 1.
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And then this:
What does a fish sound like? British scientists in Indonesia have captured underwater sounds that have never been recorded before.
They study a recovering coral reef and not only see the reef come back to life, but also hear it.
Ten years of work went into making the reef, which was strewn with debris, livable. Fish, shrimp and other marine life are now returning to the reef, producing sounds “with the same diversity as birdsong,” according to one of the researchers at the BBC.