Home Topics Germany

Topic: Germany

Column: Berlin’s property-owning classes are under attack

Landlords complain of “class warfare” and are threatening to hike rents ahead of the proposal coming into force in 2020, which doesn’t seem a good way to win friends. The policy will probably stop them spending on property upkeep, yet I wonder whether most Berliners will care.

The German Miracle: Proof of how far an economy can get on a few...

Today's German economy shows how far you can get on a few modest labor reforms such as those passed 15 years ago by social-democratic Chancellor Gerhard Schröder.

This week