This Week in Germany

This Week in Germany is a weekly podcast that brings the world to Germany and Germany to the world with stories from news, society and culture in the English language.

https://www.spreaker.com/show/this-week-in-germany

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 121 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 11 hours 47 minutes

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107 - Brexit! Plus: is Germany doing enough to remember WWI?


Germany is reeling after Britain decides to leave the European Union. Now, Germany will be without a policy pal in the Union, and trade between the two could be impacted. We break down the Brexit fallout and analyse what it means for Germany. Also,...


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 2016-07-01  33m
 
 

107 - Brexit! Plus: is Germany doing enough to remember WWI?


Germany is reeling after Britain decides to leave the European Union. Now, Germany will be without a policy pal in the Union, and trade between the two could be impacted. We break down the Brexit fallout and analyse what it means for Germany. Also,...


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 2016-07-01  33m
 
 

106 - Is Germany at risk of a nuclear meltdown?


In this episode, we look at Germany's nuclear energy future. In 2011, Angela Merkel announced a plan to shut down all atomic power plants - making Germany the only country in the world to do so. But is this a populist policy brought about by...


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 2016-06-08  28m
 
 

106 - Is Germany at risk of a nuclear meltdown?


In this episode, we look at Germany's nuclear energy future. In 2011, Angela Merkel announced a plan to shut down all atomic power plants - making Germany the only country in the world to do so. But is this a populist policy brought about by...


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 2016-06-08  28m
 
 

105 - Why has Berlin banned Airbnb?


You may think if you own a home you can do what you want with it - not so in Berlin. If you'd like to rent out your home to holidaymakers you could face a hefty fine. We'll be finding out why. Obama was in town to reinforce German-American ties and...


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 2016-05-10  18m
 
 

105 - Why has Berlin banned Airbnb?


You may think if you own a home you can do what you want with it - not so in Berlin. If you'd like to rent out your home to holidaymakers you could face a hefty fine. We'll be finding out why. Obama was in town to reinforce German-American ties and...


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 2016-05-10  18m
 
 

104 - Why do Germans watch dubbed movies?


Dubbing is something English native speakers are very unfamiliar with back home. Imagine Brad Pitt moves his mouth but completely different sounds come out - and in German. Olcan Hiller delves into the world of dubbing and speaks to the people that...


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 2016-04-07  35m
 
 

104 - Why do Germans watch dubbed movies?


Dubbing is something English native speakers are very unfamiliar with back home. Imagine Brad Pitt moves his mouth but completely different sounds come out - and in German. Olcan Hiller delves into the world of dubbing and speaks to the people that...


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 2016-04-07  35m
 
 

103 - Glitz and glamour at the Berlin Film Festival!


Berlin rolled out the red carpet this month for the Berlinale - Germany's international film festival. We speak to journalist Sarah Harman who attended the premieres and rubbed shoulders with the stars! Olcan Hiller returns with his take on...


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 2016-03-01  46m
 
 

102 - Why can't you buy milk in Germany on a Sunday?


Something that puzzles foreigners is that shops in Germany are forced to close on a Sunday. Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands, the UK, the United States and many more allow Sunday opening - but why not Germany? Is it for religious conservative reasons...


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 2016-01-26  42m