Wednesday 01 February 2023

Set malfunction gives Merkel a moustache

German chancellor Angela Merkel was shown on the 18.00 hours Nos television news on Sunday with a ‘Hitler’ moustache – thanks to the set design.

The moustache was caused by part of the news programme’s updated set decorations which crossed Merkel’s face with a black line.
‘It was an unfortunate coincidence,’ editor in chief Marcel Gelauff said using the microblogging service Twitter after the show.

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