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Germany to close bars and restaurants as Merkel unveils new round of Covid-19 shutdowns

Germany to close bars and restaurants as Merkel unveils new round of Covid-19 shutdowns

Germany on Wednesday ordered a new round of shutdowns for the cultural, leisure as well as food and drink sectors, in a bid to halt a surge in new coronavirus infections.

EXPLAINED: European healthcare spending and ratings by country
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EXPLAINED: European healthcare spending and ratings by country

Most healthcare systems in Europe offer a good level of care. But which countries spend the most money on healthcare? Which do well in independent ratings? And which regions have the best life expectancy?

Explained: How to understand the German

Explained: How to understand the German 'Anmeldung'

The Anmeldung is most people's first experience of German bureaucracy. It's also a legal requirement.

Revealed: Germany

Revealed: Germany's worst public spending sins of 2020

Every October the Association of German Taxpayers publishes its “black book” of the worst public spending sins in each federal state. The winners this year include a €20 bottle of water and some very pampered hamsters.

Closing Germany

Closing Germany's hotels, restaurants and theatres is 'very hard decision', says Health Minister

Health Minister Jens Spahn has defended government proposals for a lockdown in Germany in November.

Fears over lack of medical staff in Germany amid coronavirus surge

Fears over lack of medical staff in Germany amid coronavirus surge

Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking drastic new curbs, including fresh shutdowns, amid fears over the impact of the coronavirus resurgence.

UPDATE: These are the Berlin streets where you have to wear a face mask

UPDATE: These are the Berlin streets where you have to wear a face mask

UPDATE: Berlin has expanded expanded the list of streets on which wearing as face mask is obligatory, adding 23 new streets.