An advent calendar of cyberattacks revealing the confidential data of thousands of German public figures revealed just how far behind the country is when it comes to its cyberdefences
Each industrial revolution produced a significant reordering of manufacturing nations. As the world embarks on what many predict will be its fourth, which countries will be the main beneficiaries and how will global economic dynamics shift?
As Britain considers mobilising her own “mittelstand” of growing mid-sized companies into a collective force, Germany’s original model remains the gold standard for success. But it could be folly to try to copy Germany, writes Will Stirling.