Like the other cities in the Hanseatic League, Hamburg was built on the precepts of free trade. Take a look back at the history of trade in Germany and Europe.
The House of Lords, the upper house of parliament, has inflicted two serious defeats on Theresa May's government at it attempts to get its EU withdrawal bill passed into law. More defeats are likely.
EU-UK ties won't be "frictionless," but there's no need for a wall between neighbors, EU Council President Tusk has said. Still, his guidelines have poured cold water on British calls for a post-Brexit free trade deal.
UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says Britain should negotiate a new tariff-free customs deal with the EU after Brexit. His announcement is likely to rouse Conservative critics of Prime Minister May's hard-line stance.
Twelve months of Brexit negotiations have shown it is impossible to leave the EU without harming yourself. That is why it is clearly time to turn back, says Bernd Riegert.
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