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Weekly update: UK MPs reply to German politicians' letter

Updated: Apr 4, 2020

By Ben Rowe

Last week we mentioned a letter penned to the UK by various prominent German figures (read it here if you missed it). Now a group of British, including several MPs and Gary Lineker, have written a response in German newspaper Die Welt. Genuinely heartfelt or empty posturing? You be the judge.

Sir Sebastian Wood, British Ambassador to Germany, shares his thoughts on diplomacy in the digital age, the difference between attitudes towards humour in Westminster and the Bundestag and Berlin jazz clubs, in this interview by The Local.

Did you know? 75% of transactions in Germany are made with notes or coins. Find out why Germans aren’t taking to contactless card payments by watching this short yet informative video on German attitude to money.

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