After the Paris terror attacks on November 13th still thousands of refugees coming to Germany every day. But how do the German citizens, media and politicians think about that after the events in France?
One day after the terrorist attacks in Paris, Alex Diehl, a singer from Bavaria posted an emotional song on his social media page. Just a few days later about 160,000 people shared the video and it was played six million times. What is it about the song that speaks to so many German netizens?
The attacks in Paris on November 13th were a shock for the German public. Not only because France is a neighboring country, but also because many viewers of the soccer match between Germany and France heard the three suicide bombs near the stadium go off live on TV. Even after the explosions and also after French president François Hollande left the stadium where he was watching the game, German TV kept showing the match. Many netizens ask whether that was the right decision.
Because of solid intel that a terror attack might have taken place, a soccer match was canceled in Germany,yet German netizens are joking about it.
Former West German Bundeskanzler (chancellor) Helmut Schmidt: At the age of 96 he passed away on November 10th, 2015. The chain-smoking ever grumpy-looking politician was as beloved as he was controversial: Even after his death he caused a ruckus on Twitter.
David Cameron takes the gloves off: He handed in his demands for Britain to stay in the EU. Annoyance is the #1 reaction in German social media. Why? The German Gist gives the top four reasons why #Brexit (=Britsh exit) was trending on German Twitter.