Merkel rescues towns drowning in debt: 5 Things in 5 Minutes in Germany

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This week we are looking at:

– German government injects billions of euros into indebted local administrations
– Hundreds of people party at lake in Berlin, defying COVID-19 measures
– Berlin, Brussels agree to Lufthansa bailout package, slashing its take-off and landing rights
– Germany opens coal-fired power plant despite pledge to exit coal by 2038
– Deutsche Oper orchestra performs for nursing home residents

Our show 5 Things in 5 Minutes in Germany brings you up to speed on what’s happening in the country with the most interesting five stories of that week. Our Germany correspondent Yunus Paksoy reports.​​

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