The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has upended everyday life around the world. How has Germany been handling the crisis? In this collection of videos, you will learn about the ways in which residents and businesses have coped with the changes, and what steps the government has taken to keep the country's population safe.
Brilliant — or tacky? A confectionery shop in Lower Franconia is tapping into the spirit of the times by offering a chocolate Saint Nicholas wearing a face mask. Proprietor Herbert Häcker has received orders from all over Germany for the novelty candy, and even had to bring on another employee to keep up with the demand. But on social media, not everyone is amused… Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]