What the Germans really think of Brexit (and the British) – an expat's view

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What the Germans really think of Brexit (and the British) â€" an expat's view

Anyone concerned that Brexit has put an abrupt end to the enduring Teutonic love affair with Britain and all things British needs only to switch on the publicly funded German TV station, ZDF, at prime viewing time on Sunday evenings to be persuaded that their fears are groundless.

“Herzkino”, or cinema for the heart, is the title given to ZDF’s long-running 90-minute weekly soap opera. The programme is a feast for German Anglophiles. The narratives are usually TV adaptations of Rosamunde Pilcher’s novels and they depict a pristine England in which the sky and sea are nearly always blue and summer reigns eternally.

In this world of large Devon country houses, romantic West Country fishing harbours...

Source: Google News Germany | Netizen 24 Germany

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