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Tanit Koch

Germansplaining: Our long, colonial history with elephants

Germany should accept the gift of 20,000 elephants from Botswana’s president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, with both remorse and open arms

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Germansplaining: The Green Party’s obsession with homeopathy

Scientists cannot provide evidence that homoeopathic treatment works, but the Greens’ fandom is too ingrained to ‘follow the science’

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Germansplaining: Will Germany's legalisation plans be short-lived?

The CDU Party has already announced it will scrap the law if it wins next year’s election

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Germansplaining: Germany’s ‘winter of discontent’

The ever-escalating frequency of strikes is taking its toll on our efficiency and economy

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Germansplaining: Scholz's slip of the tongue

Alienating Britain and France is a catastrophe for European security, but could this allow the chancellor to gain ground at home?

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Germansplaining: Karma catches up with Germany’s most-wanted woman

Daniela Klette, a former militant of the Baader-Meinhof terrorist group, was finally arrested last month after decades on the run

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Germansplaining: Our taxing problem with gender equality

Germany’s tax system is at the heart of the country’s institutional sexism

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Germansplaining: Our doctors of plagiarism

Germans demonstrate a remarkable zeal for pursuing fraudsters

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Germansplaining: AfD’s Dexit drama

The AfD’s flirtations with leaving the EU are helping the far right attack the union from within

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Germansplaining: Is education the answer?

Can an Israeli-Arab exchange programme work during wartime?

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Germansplaining: Auf Wiedersehen, Jürgen Klopp

After eight successful seasons at Anfield, Team Germany really needs Kloppo to come home

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Germansplaining: The AfD’s ‘remigration’ plans are a fantasy

Olaf Scholz is helping the AfD blend in when they need to be singled out

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Germansplaining: Europe’s fault lines are being exposed

Europe is not up to the challenges that lie ahead

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Germansplaining: Our farmers are furious

Their sentiment reflects a massive frustration with the government felt by most Germans

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Germansplaining: Remembering Wolfgang Schäuble

The German politician and statesman, who died on Boxing Day, stood out as the embodiment of democracy

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Germansplaining: There has been a Brexit boost - for Ireland and Malta

Shut out of the UK by exorbitant costs and complicated procedures, English-learners in Europe are heading elsewhere

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Germansplaining: We are failing our children

The way the country is neglecting the younger generations amounts to criminal negligence

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Germansplaining: Henry Kissinger's Germanic legacy

For Germans, Kissinger's is a story of forgiveness

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Germansplaining: Germany’s budget bother

Breaking with their stereotype, the country’s fiscal responsibility has gone awry

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Germansplaining: Time to celebrate St Martin

To my delight, this Germanic tradition lives on across Europe

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Germansplaining: Our relationship with poppies

Remembrance feels more important than ever this year

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Germansplaining: Sahra Wagenknecht is digging The Left’s grave

The post-GDR party she used to co-chair is on the brink of extinction, and Wagenknecht is gearing up to push her former comrades off a cliff

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Germansplaining: The “both sides” rhetoric needs to stop

Hamas has made it brutally simple to pick a side – the challenge for our society is seeing it through

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Germansplaining: Germany’s lurch to the right

Too many Germans see support for AfD as an eastern phenomenon but the party’s vote share is growing in the west

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Germansplaining: The Italians, the refugee crisis, and us

Rising tensions over the Mediterranean migrant crisis threaten to sour the special relationship between Germany and Italy

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Germansplaining: Germany's refugee crisis

Local authorities work relentlessly to organise housing, care and schooling. But they are exhausted and so is the system

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Germansplaining: Harry is a national hit in Germany

Thanks to his Invictus Games, traumatised German soldiers have been brought, rightly, into the limelight

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Germansplaining: What happened to impartial journalism?

With trust levels down, it’s time for the German media to win people back

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Germansplaining: Hubert Aiwanger’s youthful indiscretions are no laughing matter

Public opinion is divided over an antisemitic leaflet, which Aiwanger denies authorship of, that emerged from the Bavaria premier’s teenage years

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Germansplaining: Beware the 'Nazi raccoons'

Germany’s somewhat comical migration issue has captured the attention of Europe’s media

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Germansplaining: Work, holidays and the myth of Teutonic efficiency

The stereotype of hard-working Germans doesn’t hold up under scrutiny – no other country in Europe offers more paid time off

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Germansplaining: School sport

This autumn – after years of political debate – reforms will start to be implemented to make German kids move more

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