Rudiger Buchholz worked in the office of Lufthansa Cargo for 34 years. At the end of January, he retired at the age of 65 with a rather crazy plan. He wanted to bring a Landcruiser, which his son had bought during his work-and-travel stay in Australia, to Germany — all by himself.
Deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically in tropical and subtropical regions, followed closely by Australia, Europe and the United States. From 2031 onwards there could be a 471% increase in fatalities in three Australian cities - Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
The EU's trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström has arrived in Canberra to launch official trade negotiations with Australia. The aim is to negotiate a trade deal that could boost trade in goods between them by a third, at a time when much of the world seems intent on a trade war.