OPINION: The pandemic has revealed Germany’s deep obsession with rules and compliance

OPINION: The pandemic has revealed Germany’s deep obsession with rules and compliance

With Germany introducing tighter restrictions on vaccinated people - the latest in a long line of convoluted rules - Brian Melican explains the typical German traits that have made the measures harder to live with and pleads for common sense.

OPINION: Germans’ love of criticising English skills is an unappealing national habit

OPINION: Germans’ love of criticising English skills is an unappealing national habit

OPINION: Scholz won’t revolutionise Germany – but change is welcome after Merkel

OPINION: Scholz won’t revolutionise Germany – but change is welcome after Merkel

OPINION: Germans’ obsession with Pfizer jab reveals downsides of country’s health system

OPINION: Germans’ obsession with Pfizer jab reveals downsides of country’s health system

OPINION: Covid has sent Germany into hysteria again but the remedy is under its nose

OPINION: Covid has sent Germany into hysteria again but the remedy is under its nose

OPINION: Germany’s bewildering Covid rules show fierce regionalism is alive and well

OPINION: Germany’s bewildering Covid rules show fierce regionalism is alive and well

From Elternzeit to midwives: An American’s view on having a baby in Germany
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From Elternzeit to midwives: An American’s view on having a baby in Germany

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

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?

OPINION: Deadly mask row shows comparing German government to Nazis is dangerously inflaming tensions

OPINION: Deadly mask row shows comparing German government to Nazis is dangerously inflaming tensions

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