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Britain should demand a level playing field from the EU

May 26, 2020 12:02 pm

Lufthansa will now be able to undercut British airlines on fares


Ontario and Germany’s simple alternative to the R number

May 22, 2020 9:37 am

Link the lifting of lockdown measures to the number of infections per 100,000 population

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Germany’s flag burning ban is a threat to freedom of expression

May 19, 2020 10:12 am

The defilement of flags is not about the protection of individuals


France’s bid to tame the German giant

May 15, 2020 12:02 pm

Fear is rising of an asymmetric European economic exit from the pandemic


League of nations: the race out of lockdown

May 13, 2020 11:59 pm

We’re taking part in a worldwide laboratory experiment


COVID-19: the bluffer’s guide

May 12, 2020 11:28 am

‘That’s the viral test. I’m talking about the antibody test’


Merkel has lost control of Germany’s coronavirus response

May 7, 2020 12:24 pm

The fate of the country and its success story in this crisis now lies in the hands of the 16 state governments

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A German court has just plunged the eurozone into fresh crisis

May 5, 2020 9:59 am

It is a mess, and at a moment of maximum danger, no one knows anymore what the central bank can or can’t do anymore

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Germany offers a worrying lesson in lifting the lockdown

April 29, 2020 9:41 am

Berlin fears that five weeks of confinement were for nothing if the numbers go up again


Why Germany is reluctant to bail out Italy

April 27, 2020 8:28 am

Coronavirus is breathing new life into old European divisions

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Germany’s coronavirus crisis may have just revealed Merkel’s successor

April 26, 2020 11:08 am

Markus Söder does not lack the self-confidence to think he can take over Merkel’s job


Macron talks grandly about Europe — and then cuts a deal with Germany

April 18, 2020 11:36 am

Over the last four years there has not been a single significant reform of the EU

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Five measures that could prevent future lockdowns

April 18, 2020 11:33 am

Avoiding draconian lockdowns was perhaps not possible for many countries with insufficient testing or intensive care capacity

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Merkel faces some tough decisions as Germany eases its lockdown

April 17, 2020 1:37 pm

German health experts have disagreed with one another a worrying amount over the past two months


Does Germany need China more than Europe?

April 12, 2020 4:19 pm

For its future prosperity, Germany may be forced to look east


COVID antibody test in German town shows 15 percent infection rate

April 10, 2020 10:37 am

Scientists randomly sampled 1,000 people in Gangelt


The best recordings of my favorite Passion

April 9, 2020 3:56 pm

The St Matthew is all about drawing us in closer, giving us time to reflect, feel, interject, to doubt even


Coronavirus is straining an already fractured EU

April 8, 2020 1:11 pm

The EU is splitting between a group of ‘giving’ countries in the north and less successful ‘receiving’ countries in the south


Is Germany treating its coronavirus patients differently?

April 8, 2020 9:41 am

One German doctor has described his astonishment at the extent to which ventilators have been used to treat patients in Italy


How Germany has managed to perform so many COVID-19 tests

April 6, 2020 11:20 am

Since February, between 200 and 300 German laboratories have become involved in the rapid testing scheme


Germany may never be the same after coronavirus

March 30, 2020 12:24 pm

At breathtaking speed, rights that have been fought for centuries are being overturned

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‘Germany will pay!’ is Macron’s coronavirus mantra

March 27, 2020 12:40 pm

Without the weight and prestige of the northern states corona bonds will not go ahead


Why is the coronavirus mortality rate so much lower in Germany?

March 23, 2020 12:48 pm

The main difference between Germany and Italy lies in those countries’ respective attitudes towards testing


Uniform beats

March 3, 2020 9:29 am

Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schütte reviewed


Wouldn’t the migrant crisis make fantastic reality TV?

February 20, 2020 12:58 pm

The Hungry and the Fat by Timur Vermes reviewed