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Richard Ogier

Richard Ogier is an Australian journalist and consultant based in Munich.

How Germany passed the first virus test

Germany has been a rare success story in Europe. The lesson? Resist populism, move fast — and spend big.

Crocodile Dundee in Munich: the sequel that never was

With Munich’s famous Oktoberfest coming to a climax this week, clam-handed castaway Richard Ogier has the city’s DIY denizens decidedly non-plussed.

Will Macron's fledgeling political movement break out and fly, or die in the egg?

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a series of fresh challenges ahead of France's legislative elections, writes former France correspondent Richard Ogier.