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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Airport mess shows limits of German expertise

Efficiently  grounded

Berlin has delayed the opening of its high-tech airport - for the fourth time. The fiasco is all too typical of Germany. Ossified local politics and a penchant for over-engineering have led to many botched infrastructure projects. The legend of German efficiency is exaggerated.



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