Constantin Eckner

Europe

Merkel’s blundering lockdown U-turn

The CDU is rapidly losing the support of voters — their approval rating has dropped 9 percent to just 26 within a week

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Merkel declares a ‘new pandemic’ as Germany locks down again

How much longer will Germans tolerate their lives being put on hold?

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany’s vaccine debacle goes from bad to worse

Only 9.3 million Germans have received their shots

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

The mask scandal threatening to destroy Merkel’s legacy

The CDU risks sliding back into a morass of corruption and bribery accusations

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany is regretting its criticism of the AstraZeneca shot

German politicians are pleading with people to go and take the ‘Oxford’ vaccine

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Are Germans losing faith in the European project?

As of this week, 4.4 million Germans have received a COVID shot

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany’s border controls risk an EU rupture

These closures might not be Germany’s last act

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Why Germany is eyeing up the Sputnik V vaccine

Anger is growing in Germany over the slow pace of vaccinations

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germans face a ‘lockdown light’ for Christmas

One criticism of Germany’s approach is that citizens have been buried under a pile of rules and recommendations

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Berlin is banking on Biden

Chancellor Merkel and her German officials have been put off by Trump’s erratic behavior

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

The race to replace Merkel is turning nasty

A party convention on December 4 was supposed to elect a new chairman but it has been postponed

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Angela Merkel’s executive power-grab

Critics believe Merkel and her cabinet have effectively neutralized Germany’s national parliament

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany’s growing COVID revolt

Berlin has introduced its first ban on all-night drinking since 1949

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany’s second wave puts an end to the party

Some restrictions that had been lifted during the summer have been put back in place

By Constantin Eckner

Europe

Germany’s ‘reckless’ coronavirus era is over

Germany’s leaders are reintroducing restrictions after lifting most of them during the summer

By Constantin Eckner

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