An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

Angela Merkel is leaving office after 16 years with high approval ratings and at a time of her own choosing. How might Germans look back on her time in office? Aaron Burnett explores her legacy and how she's influencing the next chancellor.

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

Covid health pass: What can Germany learn from France?
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Covid health pass: What can Germany learn from France?

OPINION: Germany is failing its Afghan helpers – out of fear of repeat of 2015 refugee crisis

OPINION: Germany is failing its Afghan helpers – out of fear of repeat of 2015 refugee crisis

ANALYSIS: Is Germany underestimating its Covid vaccination numbers?
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ANALYSIS: Is Germany underestimating its Covid vaccination numbers?

ANALYSIS: Why Germany faces tough questions over its disaster response
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ANALYSIS: Why Germany faces tough questions over its disaster response

Delta variant: how worried should Germany be about a new wave of cases?
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Delta variant: how worried should Germany be about a new wave of cases?

ANALYSIS: How do Germany’s Covid-19 numbers compare to other European countries?
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ANALYSIS: How do Germany’s Covid-19 numbers compare to other European countries?

ANALYSIS: How did Germany get Covid cases down – and will the trend continue?
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ANALYSIS: How did Germany get Covid cases down – and will the trend continue?

How did Germany turbocharge its vaccine rollout – and what can it do better?
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How did Germany turbocharge its vaccine rollout – and what can it do better?

ANALYSIS: Why are Germany’s coronavirus numbers coming down so sharply?
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ANALYSIS: Why are Germany’s coronavirus numbers coming down so sharply?

ANALYSIS: Is Hamburg proof that an ’emergency brake’ can get Covid-19 cases down?
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ANALYSIS: Is Hamburg proof that an ’emergency brake’ can get Covid-19 cases down?

OPINION: How the Covid-19 vaccine fiasco exposes the myth of German efficiency
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OPINION: How the Covid-19 vaccine fiasco exposes the myth of German efficiency

ANALYSIS: Merkel faces mounting pressure to relax Germany’s Covid-19 shutdown

ANALYSIS: Merkel faces mounting pressure to relax Germany’s Covid-19 shutdown

6 Covid-19 vaccine challenges Germany is facing right now

6 Covid-19 vaccine challenges Germany is facing right now

ANALYSIS: How (and why) Germany tightened its target for lifting lockdown restrictions
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ANALYSIS: How (and why) Germany tightened its target for lifting lockdown restrictions

ANALYSIS: Can Germany get on board with a ‘no Covid’ strategy?
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ANALYSIS: Can Germany get on board with a ‘no Covid’ strategy?

ANALYSIS: At what point could Germany begin easing Covid restrictions?
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ANALYSIS: At what point could Germany begin easing Covid restrictions?

EXPLAINED: Which cities in Germany will recover the quickest after the pandemic?
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EXPLAINED: Which cities in Germany will recover the quickest after the pandemic?

What could Joe Biden as US president mean for Germany?

What could Joe Biden as US president mean for Germany?

OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?
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OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what’s next?

Life after Merkel: Is Germany ready to think about what’s next?

EXPLAINED: What’s gone wrong with Germany’s vaccine strategy?
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EXPLAINED: What’s gone wrong with Germany’s vaccine strategy?

Analysis: Do Germany’s new lockdown restrictions go far enough?
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Analysis: Do Germany’s new lockdown restrictions go far enough?

Fact check: What’s the latest on Covid-19 (and the new variant) in Germany?

Fact check: What’s the latest on Covid-19 (and the new variant) in Germany?

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

‘Plans ruined and job opportunities lost’: Freedom of movement ends as Brexit reality dawns for Britons across Europe

‘Plans ruined and job opportunities lost’: Freedom of movement ends as Brexit reality dawns for Britons across Europe

Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?
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Analysis: Why has Saxony been hit so hard by the winter wave of the coronavirus pandemic?

ANALYSIS: Why have the number of Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased so quickly?
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ANALYSIS: Why have the number of Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased so quickly?

ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?
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ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?

Fact check: Just how bad is the current coronavirus situation in Germany?

Fact check: Just how bad is the current coronavirus situation in Germany?

Is Germany set for a post-Christmas full lockdown?
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Is Germany set for a post-Christmas full lockdown?

ANALYSIS: Just how effective has Germany’s partial lockdown been?
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ANALYSIS: Just how effective has Germany’s partial lockdown been?

EXPLAINED: Eight things to know about Germany’s new extended partial lockdown
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EXPLAINED: Eight things to know about Germany’s new extended partial lockdown

EXPLAINED: What can we expect from Germany’s meeting on holiday rules?

EXPLAINED: What can we expect from Germany’s meeting on holiday rules?

What will Christmas 2020 be like in Germany?
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What will Christmas 2020 be like in Germany?

EXPLAINED: Is the coronavirus situation in Germany improving?
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EXPLAINED: Is the coronavirus situation in Germany improving?

What you need to know about Germany’s new Covid-19 recommendations

What you need to know about Germany’s new Covid-19 recommendations

Is Germany set to tighten shutdown measures?

Is Germany set to tighten shutdown measures?

ANALYSIS: How close is Germany to receiving a Covid-19 vaccine?

ANALYSIS: How close is Germany to receiving a Covid-19 vaccine?

Here’s what Germans think about Joe Biden becoming US President

Here’s what Germans think about Joe Biden becoming US President

The charts and maps that explain the state of the pandemic in Germany

The charts and maps that explain the state of the pandemic in Germany

Germany’s lockdown proposal to ‘save Christmas’: What you need to know

Germany’s lockdown proposal to ‘save Christmas’: What you need to know

EXPLAINED: What might a new lockdown in Germany look like?
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EXPLAINED: What might a new lockdown in Germany look like?

Analysis: How and why coronavirus cases are rising in Germany

Analysis: How and why coronavirus cases are rising in Germany

Opinion: Why Germany needs to take the smoking ban more seriously

Opinion: Why Germany needs to take the smoking ban more seriously

‘The pandemic is driven by our own behaviour’: How can Germany control Covid-19 spread?
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‘The pandemic is driven by our own behaviour’: How can Germany control Covid-19 spread?

Coronavirus second wave: What we can expect in Germany this autumn and winter
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Coronavirus second wave: What we can expect in Germany this autumn and winter

Coronavirus second wave: Why the party is over in Germany’s cities
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Coronavirus second wave: Why the party is over in Germany’s cities

Lüften: Why Germans are obsessed with the art of airing out rooms
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Lüften: Why Germans are obsessed with the art of airing out rooms

UPDATE: What you need to know about Berlin’s new coronavirus restrictions

UPDATE: What you need to know about Berlin’s new coronavirus restrictions

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

Just how bad is right-wing extremism in the German police force?

Just how bad is right-wing extremism in the German police force?

IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed since reunification

IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed since reunification

How (and why) Germany’s super rich list is growing in the pandemic

How (and why) Germany’s super rich list is growing in the pandemic

Around Europe: How countries are battling to prevent a second wave of Covid-19
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Around Europe: How countries are battling to prevent a second wave of Covid-19

Why is Germany doing better than the UK at fighting a resurgence of Covid-19?

Why is Germany doing better than the UK at fighting a resurgence of Covid-19?

‘These clusters will continue to occur’: Can Germany keep on top of new coronavirus outbreaks?

‘These clusters will continue to occur’: Can Germany keep on top of new coronavirus outbreaks?

Germany’s coronavirus R number rockets above 2. What does that mean?

Germany’s coronavirus R number rockets above 2. What does that mean?

Why Germany has coronavirus infections under control despite relaxing restrictions

Why Germany has coronavirus infections under control despite relaxing restrictions

Expert Q&A: ‘Social distancing will be needed in Germany for a very long time’

Expert Q&A: ‘Social distancing will be needed in Germany for a very long time’

ANALYSIS: When will the coronavirus epidemic peak in Germany?

ANALYSIS: When will the coronavirus epidemic peak in Germany?

You are not alone – living abroad in the time of corona

You are not alone – living abroad in the time of corona