Members of the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra bid farewell to their fans with a last concert on Sunday after orchestra officials failed to secure 80,000 euros ($103,000) in emergency funding for the bankrupt organization. Orchestra leaders had tried to find private sponsors after Berlin's city government cut three million euros in subsidies last year. The ensemble's disbandment is the latest in a long list of German orchestras that have disappeared due to lacking funds.
Mainz now move up into fifth place, level on points with Schalke. Yet the Gelsenkirchen side will wonder what could have been if Leroy Sane & co. performed in this Bundesliga clash.
The head of Spain's Socialists says he won't form a coalition with the People's Party. Pedro Sanchez met the PP's Mariano Rajoy for talks after elections in December left no clear route to a government.
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