Charlemagne columnist at The Economist. Formerly Berlin bureau chief and Bagehot columnist.
This is welcome but not the whole story. I visited Bełchatów - home to EU's most polluting power station - and found residents as much concerned with their industrial identity as with jobs. There's a culture war brewing around carbon-reduction policies.
Berlin's mayor just issued this message for Donald Trump. It's quite something.
No class, no manners, no decency. What a disgraceful image of Britain.
A quote for the ages: "when the generation that survived the war is no longer with us, we'll find out whether we have learned from history" - Angela Merkel today