Around 900,000 Poles live in Britain. Post-Brexit, many are now thinking about leaving the island nation. Their home country would greet the returnees with open arms, since the influx of qualified labor could seriously boost the Polish economy.
The patriotic song Rule Britannia tells Britons they will "never, ever be slaves." Yet millions were enslaved or traded by the British, who reaped economic gains. DW examines the debate in Britain today.
In Germany, about 600,000 care workers from abroad care for sick and elderly people. Most of them come from Poland — and right now they're having huge problems entering and leaving Germany.
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that time is running out to avoid a hard Brexit at the end of this year. He is growing frustrated with the "disappointing talks."
Poland is postponing its upcoming presidential election over coronavirus concerns. Meanwhile, Germany's lockdown has been further eased, with all stores green-lighted to open. Follow DW for the latest.
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