This week in Germany - Chancellor Merkel, the defence minister and foreign minister have all weighed in on the unrest in the Ukraine.
In February’s Film Club, Malachi Ray Rempen will be joining us to discuss the movie Wings of Desire.
Our German of the Week Wolfgang Schäuble met with his Greek counterpart in a frosty discussion and the result was not a happy one.
We take you to a unique chain of islands off the north east coast of Germany, many of which you can even walk to from the mainland.
All that, plus the rest of the week’s news in brief.
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