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?

The coronavirus ‘emergency brake’ is set to be mandatory across Germany soon. But Hamburg has already had tougher Covid measures in place for weeks, including a curfew - and it appears to be working.

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new nationwide Covid-19 rules

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new nationwide Covid-19 rules

EXPLAINED: These are the planned changes to Germany’s ’emergency brake’ Covid rules

EXPLAINED: These are the planned changes to Germany’s ’emergency brake’ Covid rules

When will Germany decide on new nationwide Covid-19 restrictions?

When will Germany decide on new nationwide Covid-19 restrictions?

German lockdown measures could last ‘until the end of May or mid-June’

German lockdown measures could last ‘until the end of May or mid-June’

OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown
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OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown

Germany to tighten national coronavirus law in bid to ‘create uniform rules’

Germany to tighten national coronavirus law in bid to ‘create uniform rules’

German virologist warns of ‘permanent lockdown’ amid rising Covid infections

German virologist warns of ‘permanent lockdown’ amid rising Covid infections

Merkel backs ‘short national lockdown’ to slow down Covid spread

Merkel backs ‘short national lockdown’ to slow down Covid spread

How Berlin’s new Covid curfew and contact rules affect you

How Berlin’s new Covid curfew and contact rules affect you

Furry friends help Germans ease pandemic blues

Furry friends help Germans ease pandemic blues

Could a ‘bridge lockdown’ be the answer to Germany’s spiralling Covid cases?

Could a ‘bridge lockdown’ be the answer to Germany’s spiralling Covid cases?

German health experts call for strict lockdown to quell rising Covid cases

German health experts call for strict lockdown to quell rising Covid cases

Is Germany heading for a tougher Covid lockdown?

Is Germany heading for a tougher Covid lockdown?

Germany is ‘in the most dangerous phase of the pandemic’, says Merkel aide

Germany is ‘in the most dangerous phase of the pandemic’, says Merkel aide

LATEST: Berlin refuses to go back into hard shutdown despite high infection rate

LATEST: Berlin refuses to go back into hard shutdown despite high infection rate

First German state set to end coronavirus shutdown from April 6th

First German state set to end coronavirus shutdown from April 6th

Germany reaches highest number of new Covid-19 infections since January

Germany reaches highest number of new Covid-19 infections since January

Merkel admits Easter coronavirus shutdown plan her ‘mistake alone’

Merkel admits Easter coronavirus shutdown plan her ‘mistake alone’

BREAKING: Germany’s Easter lockdown ‘to be overturned as Merkel concedes mistake’

BREAKING: Germany’s Easter lockdown ‘to be overturned as Merkel concedes mistake’

Will Germans get an extra public holiday as part of the Covid Easter shutdown?

Will Germans get an extra public holiday as part of the Covid Easter shutdown?

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

This is how the major German states are implementing the new lockdown rules

This is how the major German states are implementing the new lockdown rules

‘Too little, too late’: What Germany is saying about the extended lockdown measures

‘Too little, too late’: What Germany is saying about the extended lockdown measures

German lockdown measures ‘extended until April 18th’

German lockdown measures ‘extended until April 18th’

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s planned new lockdown measures

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s planned new lockdown measures

Germany proposes new rule to allow families to meet over Easter

Germany proposes new rule to allow families to meet over Easter

German states seek Covid restrictions extension into April as case rise continues

German states seek Covid restrictions extension into April as case rise continues

Hamburg moves back into hard shutdown as third coronavirus wave gains momentum

Hamburg moves back into hard shutdown as third coronavirus wave gains momentum

Will Germany continue to reopen public life amid rising Covid-19 numbers?

Will Germany continue to reopen public life amid rising Covid-19 numbers?

From Spätzle to Blaukraut: Six German cooking skills to master during lockdown

From Spätzle to Blaukraut: Six German cooking skills to master during lockdown

Germany still has ‘three or four tough months’ to go, says Merkel

Germany still has ‘three or four tough months’ to go, says Merkel

What can we expect from Germany’s plans to ease lockdown?

What can we expect from Germany’s plans to ease lockdown?

Is this Germany’s step-by-step plan to come out of shutdown?

Is this Germany’s step-by-step plan to come out of shutdown?

Merkel proposes plan to ease lockdown measures in three stages

Merkel proposes plan to ease lockdown measures in three stages

Majority of German schools and Kitas set to reopen on February 22nd

Majority of German schools and Kitas set to reopen on February 22nd

What you need to know about Germany’s extended Covid-19 measures – and opening plans

What you need to know about Germany’s extended Covid-19 measures – and opening plans

‘The virus is our opponent’: Merkel defends Germany’s shutdown extension

‘The virus is our opponent’: Merkel defends Germany’s shutdown extension

Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown measures to March 7th

Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown measures to March 7th

EXPLAINED: What will Germany’s plan to extend lockdown measures involve?

EXPLAINED: What will Germany’s plan to extend lockdown measures involve?

German government pushes to extend Covid-19 shutdown until March 14th

German government pushes to extend Covid-19 shutdown until March 14th

Should Germany’s lockdown be tightened further over virus variants?

Should Germany’s lockdown be tightened further over virus variants?

Calls grow for Germany to offer ‘step-by-step plan’ to exit lockdown

Calls grow for Germany to offer ‘step-by-step plan’ to exit lockdown

German government dampens hopes of relaxing lockdown ahead of crunch talks

German government dampens hopes of relaxing lockdown ahead of crunch talks

Merkel assures parents that schools and Kitas will be first to open after shutdown

Merkel assures parents that schools and Kitas will be first to open after shutdown

German Health Minister hints at easing of Covid-19 measures

German Health Minister hints at easing of Covid-19 measures

Is this Germany’s road map to head out of Covid-19 lockdown?

Is this Germany’s road map to head out of Covid-19 lockdown?

Calls grow in Merkel’s party for end to German lockdown in February

Calls grow in Merkel’s party for end to German lockdown in February

ANALYSIS: Why Switzerland didn’t follow Germany’s lead and close schools

ANALYSIS: Why Switzerland didn’t follow Germany’s lead and close schools

Germany set to tighten shutdown as Covid-19 variants fuel fears

Germany set to tighten shutdown as Covid-19 variants fuel fears

‘A huge, huge mistake’: star German tenor makes emotional plea to bring back live music

‘A huge, huge mistake’: star German tenor makes emotional plea to bring back live music

Merkel says Germany could need tough lockdown measures ‘for 8 to 10 more weeks’

Merkel says Germany could need tough lockdown measures ‘for 8 to 10 more weeks’

Is Germany set to introduce tougher lockdown measures in January?

Is Germany set to introduce tougher lockdown measures in January?

German health experts slam too many ‘exceptions’ to Covid rules

German health experts slam too many ‘exceptions’ to Covid rules

Old school: How Berlin great-granddad is pitching in with teaching at home

Old school: How Berlin great-granddad is pitching in with teaching at home

New Covid-19 measures: How German states are planning different rules

New Covid-19 measures: How German states are planning different rules

Germany to restrict movement for residents in Covid-19 hotspots

Germany to restrict movement for residents in Covid-19 hotspots

Germany set to prolong lockdown measures as Covid-19 vaccine row intensifies

Germany set to prolong lockdown measures as Covid-19 vaccine row intensifies

How long will Germany’s tough lockdown measures be in place?

How long will Germany’s tough lockdown measures be in place?

LATEST: Is Germany set to extend its shutdown?

LATEST: Is Germany set to extend its shutdown?

German factory races to churn out Covid-19 syringes

German factory races to churn out Covid-19 syringes

What’s closing (and staying open) under new lockdown rules in Germany?

What’s closing (and staying open) under new lockdown rules in Germany?

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s tough new lockdown measures

EXPLAINED: These are Germany’s tough new lockdown measures

EXPLAINED: These are the German states with curfew restrictions

EXPLAINED: These are the German states with curfew restrictions

‘Less solidarity, more stress’: How Germany’s new lockdown feels different to the first
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‘Less solidarity, more stress’: How Germany’s new lockdown feels different to the first

Job fears grow in Germany as coronavirus closes shops again

Job fears grow in Germany as coronavirus closes shops again

‘It feels like a Sunday’: What German residents think about the new lockdown restrictions

‘It feels like a Sunday’: What German residents think about the new lockdown restrictions

Germany to close non-essential shops and schools to stem Covid-19 surge

Germany to close non-essential shops and schools to stem Covid-19 surge

Tough coronavirus measures in Germany expected for most of winter

Tough coronavirus measures in Germany expected for most of winter

Merkel in crisis talks for tougher shutdown in Germany

Merkel in crisis talks for tougher shutdown in Germany

‘We’ll be struggling well into next year’: German borrowing to soar amid pandemic

‘We’ll be struggling well into next year’: German borrowing to soar amid pandemic

Germany mulls three-week lockdown from December 20th

Germany mulls three-week lockdown from December 20th

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

Germany state of Saxony to close schools and shops as Covid-19 situation worsens

Germany state of Saxony to close schools and shops as Covid-19 situation worsens

Bavaria to move into tougher lockdown ahead of Christmas

Bavaria to move into tougher lockdown ahead of Christmas

Germany’s partial lockdown extended until January 10th

Germany’s partial lockdown extended until January 10th

Merkel pushes for tougher contact restrictions and school rules in coronavirus fight

Merkel pushes for tougher contact restrictions and school rules in coronavirus fight

VIDEO – ‘We stayed on our asses’: Germany hails courage of young ‘heroes’ who fought 2020 pandemic

VIDEO – ‘We stayed on our asses’: Germany hails courage of young ‘heroes’ who fought 2020 pandemic

Germany should expect ‘five more months’ of strict coronavirus measures, minister warns

Germany should expect ‘five more months’ of strict coronavirus measures, minister warns

EXPLAINED: What closes and what stays open across Germany’s states during the shutdown?

EXPLAINED: What closes and what stays open across Germany’s states during the shutdown?

LATEST: Germany enters month-long partial lockdown

LATEST: Germany enters month-long partial lockdown

WHO says Europe can fight virus without lockdowns

WHO says Europe can fight virus without lockdowns

UPDATE: Germany plans for tougher local lockdowns to ward off second coronavirus wave

UPDATE: Germany plans for tougher local lockdowns to ward off second coronavirus wave

Coronavirus: German politician floats prison sentence for billionaire slaughterhouse boss

Coronavirus: German politician floats prison sentence for billionaire slaughterhouse boss

German authorities impose second local coronavirus lockdown

German authorities impose second local coronavirus lockdown

Lockdowns and restrictions across Europe ‘averted 3 million deaths’

Lockdowns and restrictions across Europe ‘averted 3 million deaths’

Coronavirus: The key dates to know as Bavaria relaxes more restrictions

Coronavirus: The key dates to know as Bavaria relaxes more restrictions

From bars to gyms: What’s reopening in Berlin in June?

From bars to gyms: What’s reopening in Berlin in June?

Why Germany has coronavirus infections under control despite relaxing restrictions

Why Germany has coronavirus infections under control despite relaxing restrictions

Car park prayers to noodle hats: How Germany is social distancing

Car park prayers to noodle hats: How Germany is social distancing

Coronavirus pandemic not over, warns Merkel as Germany’s states devise own plans

Coronavirus pandemic not over, warns Merkel as Germany’s states devise own plans

EXPLAINED: What to know about Germany’s social distancing rules

EXPLAINED: What to know about Germany’s social distancing rules

Berlin’s coronavirus reproductive number is rising. What does it mean?

Berlin’s coronavirus reproductive number is rising. What does it mean?

Coronavirus in Germany: Which restrictions are changing from Monday May 25th?

Coronavirus in Germany: Which restrictions are changing from Monday May 25th?

Germany continues to ease coronavirus restrictions as 289 new cases logged

Germany continues to ease coronavirus restrictions as 289 new cases logged

First German state set to end coronavirus restrictions in early June

First German state set to end coronavirus restrictions in early June

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‘We thought we’d be closed for a month’: How Berlin bars are surviving the coronavirus shutdown

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‘Glimpse of hope’: The verdict in Germany on the easing of coronavirus restrictions

Why Germany remains upbeat about economic rebound despite coronavirus fears

Why Germany remains upbeat about economic rebound despite coronavirus fears

IN PICTURES: How Germany is lifting its coronavirus lockdown

IN PICTURES: How Germany is lifting its coronavirus lockdown

How and when are Germany’s gyms reopening after the coronavirus shutdown?

How and when are Germany’s gyms reopening after the coronavirus shutdown?

Berlin’s coronavirus lockdown exit plan: The key dates to know

Berlin’s coronavirus lockdown exit plan: The key dates to know

‘First phase of coronavirus pandemic in Germany behind us,’ says Merkel

‘First phase of coronavirus pandemic in Germany behind us,’ says Merkel

EXPLAINED: Here’s Germany’s plan for post-lockdown life with coronavirus

EXPLAINED: Here’s Germany’s plan for post-lockdown life with coronavirus

Germany set to reopen all shops and schools in May

Germany set to reopen all shops and schools in May

Berlin plans to reopen restaurants and all stores – under strict rules

Berlin plans to reopen restaurants and all stores – under strict rules

Bavaria unveils detailed plan out of lockdown as coronavirus cases drop

Bavaria unveils detailed plan out of lockdown as coronavirus cases drop

‘We have to think in phases’: Is this how Germany can return to life with coronavirus?

‘We have to think in phases’: Is this how Germany can return to life with coronavirus?

How Germany’s states are pushing to relax coronavirus lockdown measures

How Germany’s states are pushing to relax coronavirus lockdown measures

Merkel warns Germans to ‘remain disciplined’ despite easing coronavirus measures

Merkel warns Germans to ‘remain disciplined’ despite easing coronavirus measures

Coronavirus: Germany to reopen religious buildings, museums and playgrounds

Coronavirus: Germany to reopen religious buildings, museums and playgrounds

LATEST: Germany to extend coronavirus social distancing measures until May 10th

LATEST: Germany to extend coronavirus social distancing measures until May 10th

‘Poisoning social relations’: German coronavirus ‘snitches’ spark rows

‘Poisoning social relations’: German coronavirus ‘snitches’ spark rows

Which parts of Germany are ‘corona free’ and where is the virus most prevalent?

Which parts of Germany are ‘corona free’ and where is the virus most prevalent?

Merkel faces growing criticism over German coronavirus strategy

Merkel faces growing criticism over German coronavirus strategy

‘Orgies’ and squabbling: Why Germany is not in control of the coronavirus pandemic as much as it appears

‘Orgies’ and squabbling: Why Germany is not in control of the coronavirus pandemic as much as it appears

‘The German government has sent the wrong signal by relaxing coronavirus lockdown’

‘The German government has sent the wrong signal by relaxing coronavirus lockdown’

‘Let’s not risk a setback’: Merkel warns against easing Germany’s coronavirus rules too quickly

‘Let’s not risk a setback’: Merkel warns against easing Germany’s coronavirus rules too quickly

What are Berlin’s new rules to ease the coronavirus lockdown?

What are Berlin’s new rules to ease the coronavirus lockdown?

LATEST: Bavaria makes face masks compulsory in bid to control coronavirus spread

LATEST: Bavaria makes face masks compulsory in bid to control coronavirus spread

Baguette-loving Germans go fishing at French border for their pastry fix during pandemic

Baguette-loving Germans go fishing at French border for their pastry fix during pandemic

LATEST: Germany to begin easing coronavirus curbs in coming weeks

LATEST: Germany to begin easing coronavirus curbs in coming weeks

Majority of Germans ‘against relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures’

Majority of Germans ‘against relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures’

Why has Bavaria been hit so hard in the coronavirus pandemic?

Why has Bavaria been hit so hard in the coronavirus pandemic?

Coronavirus: Berlin plans hefty fines for people caught outside ‘with no good reason’

Coronavirus: Berlin plans hefty fines for people caught outside ‘with no good reason’

‘Saturday is crucial day’: Germany to decide if coronavirus lockdown needed

‘Saturday is crucial day’: Germany to decide if coronavirus lockdown needed

Bavarian town becomes first in Germany to impose full lockdown

Bavarian town becomes first in Germany to impose full lockdown

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

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

Merkel announces new German shutdown for month of November

Merkel announces new German shutdown for month of November

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

‘Second lockdown needed if Germany hits 20,000 new infections daily,’ warns health chief

‘Second lockdown needed if Germany hits 20,000 new infections daily,’ warns health chief