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Weekly update: decline in German exports to Britain, Deutschland89 available to watch on More4

Trade


German exports to Britain plunged by nearly 30% in January, as the downward trend since the Brexit vote compounded trade issues caused by coronavirus. German exports to the UK have declined by an average 3% per year since 2016.

Photo: DANIEL DIAZ via Pixabay


Transport


Siemens Mobility is to build 94 new metro trains for the London Underground’s Piccadilly line, entering service in 2025 and creating over 2,000 jobs. The trains will be larger, quieter and more efficient than the existing fleet.


Entertainment


The final series of acclaimed German spy drama Deutschland 89 is now available to watch on More4. The Cold War drama series remains the UK’s highest-rated foreign-language drama. Click here for more German shows and films available to stream in 2021.


The German Embassy has marked World Book Day (4 March) with links to German titles in English and a free digital library for German eBooks, magazines and more.

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