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Saving the historic Bockau Arch Bridge

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The Bockau Arch Bridge. Photo © Jason D. Smith

Saxony’s Bockau Arch Bridge, around since 1872, became the site of key events in German and European history. As a new bridge is put in place, the older structure is scheduled to be removed completely. The Friends of the Bockau Arch Bridge are asking for support to save this historic gem, with an important meeting with state parliament reps happening on 24 April.

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LeipGlo needs your help to survive

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LeipGlo needs your help to survive. Here are three ways you can support us.

At 3 years old, we find ourselves at a critical point. If you like what we do, if we have contributed to your life in any way, please help us continue! This article shows 3 ways you can support us: donation, Spreadshirt shop, sponsored post.

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A Mexican Christmas to help ‘quake victims

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A Mexican resident of Leipzig is throwing a typical party, a posada, on 16 December to benefit the victims of the Sept earthquakes that devastated Oaxaca. (Public domain photo)

How about breaking piñatas and drinking punch in Leipzig for a good cause on 16 December?

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ECPMF calls on youth to ponder hate speech

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The ECPMF launches an essay contest, amid hopes that youth can help society find the best way to curb hate speech, while preserving the right to speak out. (Picture: public domain)

Are you a millennial who can tackle hate speech in 1,000 words? If so, the ECPMF wants to hear from you, and reward you for it.

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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

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We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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Leipzig hosts fighters for press freedom

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The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom invites you to attend their conference on 5 October in Leipzig. Entry and an evening reception are FREE, and you can meet fascinating speakers and even potential employers, if you’re interested in the field.

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