article 26 August 2015 World, Germany
Migrant crisis: Hungary sends extra police to border

Hungary says it is sending an extra 2,000 police officers to its border with Serbia, and may dispatch troops, as it seeks to control the record number of migrants arriving in the country.

article 25 August 2015 World, Germany
Paraic O'Brien by Dublin Procedure: Germany says EU rule 'not working'

Germany has finally publicly acknowledged that one of the cornerstones of EU migration management policy - the Dublin procedure - does not work any more.

article 08 August 2015 World, Germany
German army and volunteers provide shelter for refugees

The German army and scores of volunteers are helping to build homes for the mass flux of migrants that have descended to the country in the last few months.

post 13 July 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog EU hopes what Alexis agreed, Athens will enact

Juncker and Merkel saying early today they are confident Athens will do as it is told and as its own leader has negotiated, but the scale of the Greek PM's U-turn remains breath-taking.

post 07 July 2015
Read more from Jonathan Rugman his blog Greece's rebellion will only harden Germany's approach

If Angela Merkel has her way, the euphoria in Athens about Sunday's referendum result will prove short lived. There is a discernible hardening of attitudes in Berlin.

post 06 July 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Merkel's dilemma: give in to Greece or stand firm against democracy

Berlin had calculated that the Greek people would come to their senses and vote yes. The opposite happened - and Chancellor Merkel must now untangle a Gordian knot of a problem.

article 03 July 2015 UK, Germany
Dustin Brown (Reuters)
Jordan Jarrett-Bryan by Wimbledon: who is Dustin 'Dreddy' Brown?

World number 102 Dustin Brown causes the first major upset of this year's Wimbledon by beating Rafael Nadal. Could his winning form take him to the quarter finals and a clash with Andy Murray?

article 24 June 2015 World, Germany
Drones to deliver abortion pills into Poland

Abortion rights activists will use drones to move packages of medical abortion pills from Germany into Poland. Access to abortion in Poland is among the most restricted in Europe.

post 19 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greek crisis: crunch time

The country will divide: right versus left - as it has been divided since British tanks rolled into Syntagma Square in 1944 to install former Nazi collaborators into office.

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