Tag : germany

The mental health of NHS workers is in jeopardy: the Conservative government should learn from Germany about how to treat doctors and nurses properly

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It’s no secret that the NHS is in crisis. Chronically underfunded by the current Conservative administration, in 2017 NHS Funding stated that it would need £30 billion to plug the funding gap. The response of Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England, was to provide a measly sum of £8 billion. … Read More

Job prospects across the Channel – are languages the future?

2 years ago / 0 comments

In an increasingly globalised and competitive job market, what can students do to help them stand out within a sea of applicants for a limited number of jobs? The answer: learn a foreign language. With this in mind, I travelled to Germany in July to complete a four-week course in … Read More

Deutschland 83: A promising start

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The UK’s ongoing love affair with foreign, and more specifically European, dramas is a much talked about phenomenon; programmes like Borgen and The Bridge have become huge critical successes, with many articles devoted to this trend. The usual home of this has been BBC Four, but now Channel 4 are … Read More

Germany: a model for energy in the future?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Germany is moving away from nuclear and fossil fuels as an energy resource and are moving towards a more renewable future. Renewables now make up 27% of the energy for Germany’s electricity. This has been rising at an unprecedented rate, especially when compared with other European countries, as the last … Read More

Sport | Germany realise considerable promise

4 years ago / 0 comments

Germany won the World Cup for the first time as a unified nation with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina. Since an abysmal showing at Euro 2004 (when they failed to win a match), they have reached at least the semi-final stage in all of the last five international tournaments, … Read More

Sport | Stage set for historic World Cup final but humiliated hosts miss out

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Germany and Argentina will meet each other in a World Cup final for the third time as both sides came through their semi-final ties; albeit in contrasting fashion. While Holland took the Argentinians all the way to penalties after a goalless 120 minutes, Germany simply blew Brazil away and truly … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

4 years ago / 0 comments

Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Brazil, Germany and France take centre stage

4 years ago / 0 comments

With the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup only hours away, Euan Cunningham previews the action. France v Germany is the first match of the day at 5pm, and both sides will be confident about progressing. France have arguably played the most attractive, free-flowing football so far, with players like … Read More

Sport | European heavyweights survive tests

4 years ago / 0 comments

At least one European side will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, after Germany and France booked a tantalising quarter-final date against each other on Friday. Both emerged shaken but not stirred from their respective round of 16 games, France beating Nigeria 2-0 and Germany taking care of Algeria … Read More

Sport | France and Germany firm favourites

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With the second round now well under way, Sunday contains two scintillating prospects with the third pair of last -16 fixtures and with Africa at the forefront of today’s World Cup action, Rhys Stevens previews the fixtures.   Group E winners France face one of only two African sides left … Read More