The Brexit deadline has been pushed back again — this time until Oct. 31, granting U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May six months to consider a new plan. We talked to London-based German journalist Imke Henkel to hear more about what the extension means for Britain and Europe.
In light of continued rent increases in Berlin, a radical approach has fueled the housing debate: expropriation. We talked to Ralf Schönball from Der Tagesspiegel about the initiative and how Berlin politicians are reacting.
This week in politics: A controversial new copyright directive is approved by the EU and #FridaysForFuture leader Greta Thunberg joins the Berlin rally. We found out more from Deutschlandfunk Kultur’s Nana Brink.
At last week’s Munich Security Conference, Angela Merkel received a standing ovation for her remarks, in which she critiqued President Trump’s foreign policy approach. We asked journalist Erik Kirschbaum for his take.
On Monday, the German government will hold a hearing regarding a proposed bill to revise paragraph 219a, the country’s law on advertising abortion. We break down some of the essential questions around this discussion.
It started with Greta Thunberg in Sweden and has spread worldwide. Fridays for Future, the climate change protests led by students, has drawn thousands since beginning in Germany. We asked Tagesspiegel’s Susanne Ehlerding to tell us more.