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PSG: Superstar Zoff – Messi talks about “Beast” Mbappé – FOOTBALL INTERNATIONAL


Does that settle the dispute or is it only going to get worse?

At Paris Saint-Germain, things are currently going flawlessly. Apart from one game (1-1 in the league against Monaco), Christophe Galtier’s (56) team has won everything this season.

But despite the success, the team is seething. And that between the superstars Kylian Mbappé (23) and Neymar (30). Storm colleague Lionel Messi (35) also spoke up!

After France’s 2-0 Nations League win over Austria, Mbappé told reporters: “I have more freedom in the national team than at PSG. I play differently, they ask different things of me.”

A bang! The Sturm jewel has already scored ten goals in nine competitive games this season…



Look and be amazed
Messi statement just before the World Cup!

Source: IMAGE

In an interview with ex-Barcelona professional Hristo Stoichkov (56), the Argentine international now said: “Kylian is a completely different player, a beast who is very strong in one-on-one, goes into space, is very fast , scores a great goal, is a very complete player and has been proving that for years, and he will definitely be among the best in the years to come.”

“A beast”! Does Messi mean that positively or negatively?

Probably positive! Messi is trying to calm things down at the French capital club. Because despite the good start to the season, tensions between players and club could once again fuel the club from within and make the situation untenable. In particular, there is the relationship between Mbappé and Neymar. The Zoff has already escalated twice this season.

Because after the international match between Brazil and Ghana (3-0), Neymar caused explosives again. Journalists asked Neymar about his relationship with Mbappé. During the question, Neymar immediately grimaces, then hurries away and says “I don’t” as he goes, which he probably meant to say that he didn’t want to answer the question.

Is the mood at rock bottom? Perhaps Messi’s statements can help calm things down…

United Airlines confirms new Polaris Business Class in the Airbus A321XLR


United Airlines will install a new inflight product in the Airbus A321XLR, which is scheduled to join the fleet in 2024. The business class will be similar to the current Polaris business class and will also be called Polaris.

Will the Airbus A321XLR be the future for transatlantic flights? The answer is “Yes!”, especially on routes that are less frequented, or on routes that are not overly busy. United Airlines is currently planning a completely new inflight product that will be installed exclusively in the A321XLR, among other things Executive Traveler reported.

New Polaris Business Class for the Airbus A321XLR

The hopes of many airlines rest on the Airbus A321XLR, especially after the experiences made during the corona pandemic. The Airbus A321XLR will represent the future for many airlines, especially on routes that are otherwise operated with less busy wide-bodied aircraft such as the Boeing 767, the Boeing 777 or the Airbus A330. At the same time, the Airbus A321XLR, a single-aisle aircraft, poses a wide range of challenges for the airlines – especially with regard to the cabin equipment. United Airlines may have already solved that challenge. For the first time, Patrick Quayle, United Airlines senior vice president, speaks about the upcoming solution and the challenges solved in developing a new seat that can be competitive.

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United Airlines would have preferred to use the Polaris seat, which is installed in both the Boeing 777 and the Boeing 787, in the Airbus A321XLR. However, this is not so easy to do, since the geometry of a narrow-body aircraft is not comparable to that of the aircraft types mentioned above. So a seat had to be created that had to be specially adapted to the Airbus A321XLR. The solution is to provide a seat that is similar to the current Polaris seat. The seat should also be able to be converted into a completely flat bed – a must to remain competitive. Many details are not known to date and Patrick Quayle is also not looking into the cards:

So we have taken concepts from that original Polaris seat, what works and what out passengers like, and we’ve tried to apply that to a narrow-body. We have a seat that we’ve been working on and I’m really excited about that. I don’t want to say too much. I would just say it is a Polaris business class seat that works well on the narrow-body aircraft.

Patrick Quayle

Area of ​​application unclear, but trend recognizable

In the medium term, the Airbus A321XLR is intended to replace the Boeing 757, but not the Boeing 767. According to Patrick Quayle, however, the Airbus A321XLR could take over some routes from the Boeing 767.

I don’t see this as a 767 replacement, it’s more of a 757 replacement as well as a growth mechanism, although it will nudge aside the Boeing 767 on some routes. –

Patrick Quayle

In the future, the A321XLR will therefore be used on routes that are less popular and do not justify the use of a Boeing 767 or Boeing 777. This is where the fuel-efficient A321XLR aims to make savings. Most airlines have learned from the pandemic and will in future use fuel-efficient and smaller aircraft, such as the Airbus A321XLR. When it comes to routes, Quayle roughly sets the direction:

There are some markets where, because of range, we’re flying a 767 on it. But if the 767 is a little bit too big, those type of routes can be replaced with an Airbus 321XLR. So you will see something like New York to Bogota, but equally they could go New York to Edinburgh, New York to Glasgow or places like that.

Patrick Quayle

Whether to South America or Europe – the Airbus A321XLR will be able to be used variably. This variability represents the great advantage of the Airbus A321XLR, which will carry around 180 passengers from A to B in the future. True to the motto: “Better a full Airbus A321XLR than a half-empty Boeing 767.”

Conclusion on the new Polaris Business Class in the Airbus A321XLR

The mystery is officially solved. There will be a new Polaris seat on board the Airbus A321XLR. However, we don’t know more than that to date. This sparse information situation is quite poor. We have to wait and see next year. I am sure that United Airlines will publish the first official pictures about a year before the Airbus A321XLR enters service. Are you also looking forward to the new inflight product and the new aircraft types?

Recruiting: Why companies advertise “ghost jobs”.


Some employers advertise ghost jobs that are never filled.

The number of vacancies has skyrocketed compared to the time before the corona pandemic in the hotly contested job market.

However, some job seekers are still looking, especially given the headwinds the economy is feeling.

This could be due, among other things, to the fact that some companies are advertising “ghost jobs” for which they are not currently looking for any employees.

After applying for more than 300 jobs in the past six months, Will has stopped reading job descriptions. For him, it’s just a waste of time, he tells Business Insider. Will prefers to remain anonymous, so we changed his name.

He spends about six to ten hours every day on LinkedIn and is still looking for job offers. However, he and other applicants with the same qualifications – a master’s degree from a respected university – are having no luck finding a job. “I see all these articles about companies hiring because of the skills shortage and there would be a ton of job opportunities,” says Will, who is looking for a consulting position. “But I personally and other qualified candidates experience that we are not invited to job interviews. I’m like, ‘There’s something wrong with this system’.”

Travel: Ireland and Co.: Women can feel safe in these countries


Some countries are safer than others for women to travel to. How Germany performs in a study and which country is considered the safest.

The best thing about traveling solo is that no one tells you where to go. It means freedom in the true sense of the word and is a borderline experience that women are more willing to experience than men. At least if you believe the statistics portal Statista.com, 76 percent of men in Germany would like to travel solo, but only 23 percent went through with it. Not so women, of whom 78 percent dream of a trip alone and a surprising number have already done so – namely 64 percent.

The problem for solo travelers, however, is that not every country is safe for the supposedly “weaker sex”. The US company Bounce, which offers luggage storage worldwide, has identified the safest travel countries for women in a study. 34 countries were examined according to eight criteria, including domestic violence, murder of women, feeling safe on the streets at night, attitudes towards violence against women, domestic violence legislation and economic equality. A maximum of ten points could be scored. Ireland achieves the best score of 7.88 points with a low murder rate, strict legislation on domestic violence and high opposition to violence against women. Austria has 7.7 points. Norway took third place with 7.45 points. Here, women feel extremely safe walking around at night, and society’s aversion to violence against women is extremely high.

Women traveling alone can feel safe in Switzerland

Slovenia, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Canada, the Netherlands, Poland and Japan (tied on points) occupy the remaining top ten positions. The Federal Republic does not make it into the top ten and is in the lower ranks with place 25. Of the Western European countries, only Great Britain does even worse with rank 26. A certain indifference on the issue of violence against women, mediocre scores on safety at night and not top marks on economic equality deny better performance to Germany and the UK.

However, it is also quite interesting that almost the rest of the world did not even make it into Bounce’s security study. China, India and Russia are missing. The continent of Africa, the Middle East and, with the exception of Chile, South America were left out completely.

Why less security sometimes means more adventure when traveling

The absence of three quarters of the world from the list means less adventure. States trimmed for efficiency with a functioning infrastructure leave little room for the unforeseen. The less reliable a country’s means of transport and infrastructure are, the higher the potential for tension. How many acquaintances have been made because a woman was stuck somewhere in the tropics because of rain for days? There’s also something about rattling through the traffic jams of Ho Chi Minh City in a tuktuk, even though it’s not very safe by German standards. The more a country’s way of life differs from one’s own, the greater the realization that the world dances to many whistles.

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The differences are not the problem. What makes countries as different as Russia, India, but also many countries in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America so dangerous for women is the fact that they are often misogynistic macho societies.

Nations League – France avoid embarrassment – Sport


The world champions luckily avoided relegation to Group B of the Nations League thanks to support from Croatia, but France’s form curve is pointing downwards ahead of the World Cup in Qatar. “I will not paint the situation black,” said national coach Didier Deschamps after the 2-0 defeat in Denmark on Sunday evening, also with a view to the current injury situation, but he sent a warning to his players afterwards: After this “note” in Copenhagen, he will ” no more excuses,” said Deschamps, the players must be ready for “what Qatar awaits us”. The Danes, on the other hand, triggered a euphoric mood similar to that at the EM 2021 when they defeated the world champions in the national stadium in Parken. However, because Croatia won in Austria in the parallel game in the group, Denmark missed despite goals from Dolberg (33rd) and Skov Olsen ( 39.) the Nations League Final Four tournament.

In addition to Croatia, the Netherlands will also be there next spring. In the group ‘final’ against neighboring Belgium, a late goal from Virgil van Dijk secured Louis van Gaal’s side a 1-0 home win. It’s been 15 games Eleven Valley already undefeated with the former FC Bayern coach. Van Gaal commented in Van Gaal fashion: “If our streak lasts until the end of the year then we’ll be world champions.”

Sweden – Norlén remains President of Parliament – Politics


Two weeks after the parliamentary elections in Sweden, the conservative politician Andreas Norlén was re-elected speaker of the parliament. The Reichstag in Stockholm spoke to him in a vote on Monday with a unanimous “Yes!” his support. Norlén is a member of the conservative party The Moderates. His prudent approach during government crises and changes has earned him bipartisan recognition among MPs. The post of Speaker of the Parliament is the highest in Sweden after that of the King. Norlén recently commissioned the moderate Ulf Kristersson to try to form a new government. Negotiations are currently under way by a conservative right-wing party block including the right-wing populist Sweden Democrats.

James Earl Jones: Star Wars villain Darth Vader retires – Entertainment


James Earl Jones has voiced villain Darth Vader since 1977’s Star Wars. Photo: imago images/United Archives

James Earl Jones has been the voice of Star Wars villain Darth Vader since the 1970s. In the meantime, however, the 91-year-old has withdrawn from his speaking role. Vader’s lines of dialogue are instead generated using deepfake technology in more recent “Star Wars” projects.

As has only just become known, US actor James Earl Jones (91) has withdrawn from his iconic Darth Vader role in the “Star Wars” universe. The 91-year-old has been speaking the legendary villain Darth Vader since “Star Wars” from 1977 – and is with sentences like “No… I’m your father [Luke]” went down in cinema history. Vanity Fair reportsthat Jones last narrated a line of Vader’s dialogue for the movie “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in 2019. Since then, the characteristic goosebump-inducing voice has come from the computer.

James Earl Jones retires from legendary speaking role

In 2019, Jones expressed his desire to step down from the Vader role. Ukrainian tech company Respeecher stepped in for the series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” (2022), in which the voice cast features Jones as Vader. Modern technology was used to create Darth Vader’s voice from Jones’ old archive recordings, to which the narrator agreed.

The same deepfake technology was used in the galaxy far, far away for Mark Hamill’s (71) voice in the series “The Mandalorian” (since 2019) and “The Book of Boba Fett” (2021-2022). Because the characteristic voice of an actor changes over the years, the old sound familiar to fans from the late 1970s should be recreated for the “Star Wars” projects mentioned here. In the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series mentioned at the beginning, Darth Vader spokesman Jones then merely assumed the role of a “benevolent godfather” and “steered” the efforts of the Ukrainian technicians, according to “Vanity Fair”.

Duke of Norfolk: Queen’s funeral organizer must surrender driver’s license – Entertainment


Edward Fitzalan-Howard (r) has to give up his driver’s license for six months. Photo: Pa/PA Wire/dpa

Looking at cell phone, the Duke of Norfolk, Edward Fitzalan-Howard, drove through a red light in London. He is one of the organizers of the Queen’s state funeral.

London – One of the main organizers of the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II has to give up his driver’s license for six months. The Duke of Norfolk, Edward Fitzalan-Howard, pleaded guilty to using his mobile phone while driving in a London court on Monday, the PA news agency reported.

Police caught the 65-year-old in April driving through a red light in the Battersea district of London. He didn’t even notice this because he was concentrating on his cell phone, the accused said in court. The Duke of Norfolk had been noticed in the past for speeding and scored a number of points.

Fitzalan-Howard, who is also a member of the British House of Lords, had tried to prevent his driver’s license from being handed over – on the grounds that he needed it to organize the coronation of King Charles III. An exact date for this ceremony is not yet publicly known, but the coming spring or early summer is considered a likely period.

However, the court did not recognize the exceptional circumstances as so significant that the duke was spared the penalty. In addition to the driving ban, he has to pay a fine of around 1,200 pounds.

Sham referendums in Ukraine: “election observer” loses energy manager job | hessenschau.de


After appearing as an “election observer” at the Russian mock referendum in the Ukraine, the managing director of the North Hessian energy supplier EWF has been relieved of his duties. Even his belated insight didn’t help anymore.

The district administrator had called for it, and now it has been decided: The managing director of the North Hessian utility Energie Waldeck-Frankenberg (EWF), Stefan Schaller, will be released from his duties with immediate effect. This was announced by the supervisory boards and the EWF association board after a special meeting on Monday. The decision was therefore unanimous.

The reason for this is Schaller’s trip to Ukraine – at the invitation of Russia, he accompanied the Russian mock referendums there as an “election observer”.

“The behavior of the managing director clearly violates the world view, the moral values ​​and the philosophy of the company, which resolutely rejects violations of international law and any form of violence,” emphasized the chairman of the supervisory board of the energy company and district administrator of the Waldeck-Frankenberg district, Jürgen van der Horst ( independent), according to a press release.

“Set a clear signal”

The exemption should “not only send a clear signal, but also avert damage to the company, which supplies around 90,000 households as a local energy supplier in Waldeck-Frankenberg,” the statement continues.

Schaller was relieved of his duties with immediate effect as a result of the immediate release. The future management of the energy supplier should be decided “perspectively”.

Manager: “Would never do it again”

Schaller himself regretted his trip to hr on Monday, which was purely private. “I would never do it again,” said the manager, who is still in Moscow. “I was just naive enough to think I could separate the technical observation from the political dimension.”

He had examined the technical process of voting. “Were people forced to vote, were there voting booths?” He also spoke to the people in the queues – with the help of a translator who had been put at his side. The manager admitted that he does not speak Russian himself.

Surprised by media attention

He was aware that the “polling stations” he was allowed to go to were carefully selected beforehand. “Of course the Russians didn’t show me the whole picture.” But he is convinced that it is always worthwhile not just looking at one side.

Schaller was surprised by the media interest, not only in Germany. “The whole thing has reached a dimension that I would never have thought possible.” In the Russian news he was portrayed as someone who would lose his job in Germany if he spoke his mind. When asked if the Russians used him, Schaller said, “Yes, of course.”

County asked for an exemption

After Schaller’s commitment became known through media reports on Saturday, the district reacted. The Council of Elders and District Committee had come together for an urgent special meeting.

“In today’s meeting, which was scheduled at very short notice, the vast majority of the committee members, with the exception of the AfD, spoke out in favor of the immediate release of the managing director,” said District Administrator van der Horst afterwards.

The municipal utility EWF employs around 380 people and, in addition to the energy supply, also operates local public transport and swimming pools.

The “Zweckverband Energie Waldeck-Frankenberg” holds the majority of the energy supplier with 51.8 percent, which in turn is an association of around 20 North Hessian municipalities. Most of the shares in the association belong to the district of Waldeck-Frankenberg (73.6 percent) and the city of Korbach (10.2 percent).

Mock referendums until Tuesday

With the vote, Russia wants to make Ukrainian regions part of the Russian Federation. The residents of the regions around Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia should cast their votes by Tuesday. They are asked whether their territories should be annexed to Russia. Due to reprisals, with a majority “Yes” expected.

A delegation of AfD politicians from Saxony-Anhalt and North Rhine-Westphalia also wanted to travel to the mock referendum. After severe criticism, including from within the party, they broke off the trip.

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