Brexit touches German funny bone

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Britain's handling of Brexit is seen as inept and funny by some Germans ... but not all.
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel look at a tablet ahead of a European Council meeting on Brexit at the Europa Building at the European Parliament in Brussels on April 10.

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