The Wurst is Over?
Friday, 2 July
Angela Merkel bids farewell to the UK
On her last official visit before stepping down as Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel discusses travel after lockdown and trade after Brexit with Boris Johnson, who can’t resist making a sausage joke. Dr Adler is back to give us a profile one of Europe’s most influential politicians. And talking of German cuisine, we hear how Haribo might be used in the fight against covid.
England’s football fans are meanwhile turning their attention from Germany to Ukraine. Management guru Sir Michael Barber, who has interviewed Gareth Southgate in depth, gives us an insight into how the Three Lions will be preparing for their Euros quarter-final and the possibility of penalties.
Today's Newscast was made by Maz Ebtehaj with Danny Wittenberg, Natalie Ktena and Alix Pickles. The Studio Manager was Ash Taylor. Emma Close is the Assistant Editor. Dino Sofos is the Editor.