Katja Hoyer

Katja Hoyer is a German-British historian and writer. She is the author of 'Blood and Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German Empire 1871–1918'.

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Katja Hoyer is a German-British historian and writer. She is the author of 'Blood and Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German Empire 1871–1918'.

Will the Rhine dry up this summer?

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Germany (still) refuses to go nuclear

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Germany’s Greens embrace coal

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany’s dangerous dependency on China

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Unlike Sweden, Austria stays neutral

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Why Olaf Scholz stopped acting like a ‘sulky sausage’

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

European gas companies buckle under pressure from Putin

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Pressure mounts on Olaf Scholz to send weapons

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

The pro-Putin protests giving Germany a headache

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany faces a spring of discontent

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany lifts Covid restrictions — and people aren’t happy

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Putin’s war sparks an existential crisis in Germany

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Gerhard Schröder’s legacy will be forever tainted

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Putin’s speech reveals a dangerous and distorted worldview

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Finally, Olaf Scholz shows some backbone with Russia

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

The German Chancellor won’t say the words ‘Nord Stream 2’

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Friedrich Merz takes Merkel’s old party to the Right

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany’s Catholic party is back in parliament

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

David Bowie at 75: why Germany will remember him

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Macron challenges Germany for EU dominance

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

The Covid wars ruined Germany’s Christmas

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Europe’s biggest economy is on the brink

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany’s new Government surrenders to identity politics

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Which way will Germany’s new chancellor go on defence?

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Angela Merkel is too soft on Russia

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Is Olaf Scholz anything more than a mini Merkel?

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Does Germany have a mercenary problem?

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

The 100 year old Nazi standing trial in Germany

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Olaf Scholz almost certain to become Chancellor

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Angela Merkel hasn’t left the building

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

East Germany’s bitter lessons for Cuba

BY Katja Hoyer / 6 mins

In Germany, our energy crisis is far worse than yours

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

The Merkel era was not Germany’s golden age

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

In Germany, nobody wants to talk about the workers

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Are we witnessing a centre-Left resurgence in Germany?

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Why the Berlin Wall lives on in German minds

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Is Germany finally standing up to Beijing?

BY Katja Hoyer / 3 mins

Germany’s floods are politically dangerous, too

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Has Angela Merkel betrayed the United States?

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Germany’s autobahn wars are intensifying

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

In Germany, the Green bubble is bursting

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Meanwhile in Germany, it’s Bismarck’s turn to be toppled

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

The UK Greens are no match for their German cousins

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

In Germany, the Greens are headed for Government

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Will a Bavarian joker be Germany’s next chancellor?

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

Angela Merkel lasches out

BY Katja Hoyer / 2 mins

When will Germany grow up?

BY Katja Hoyer / 4 mins