Potato price-fixing costs consumers millions
Germany’s national competition regulator confirmed on Friday that it was investigating illegal price fixing at nine production and distribution plants.
A further five have been issued with written notices and the home of one suspect has been searched.
In the last year, there were 144,117 reported burglaries across the country, representing an increase of nine per cent on the year before. That amounts to a break-in every four minutes.
Daytime burglaries went up by 9.5 per cent and muggings of occupants are becoming more violent, with reports of victims being tied up, gagged and beaten, leaving many suffering from panic attacks and sleeplessness for months after the attack.
The Rheinoper said it was aware that the concept and its implementation would be “controversial”.
But the opera house’s take on Wagner’s Tannhäuser proved to be so traumatic for some audience members that they had to be taken to hospital. Others slammed doors and booed as they stormed out of the theatre mid-performance.